Dennis Okang

Senior Pastor

​Pastor Denis is the lead Pastor and founder of Lifespring International Church, (LIC) in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Denis and his wife Rose have taught the uncompromising word of God for over twenty years. Denis also travels throughout the country, teaching, preaching, and encouraging the Body of Christ. His ministry brings a healing and refreshment to those in need of a touch from Jesus. ​

Pastor Denis became a born again Christian at a young age in 1971 when he placed his faith in Jesus Christ. Since that time, he has been involved in a number of Christian missions as well as multiple church activities. Denis founded and pastored Great Commission Fellowship Inc. for 14 years. Prior to this he was both a pastor and district youth president of the Nazarene Church in Kenya. He has traveled widely for the ministry in Africa, here in the US, and around the world.

Pastor Denis holds a Bachelors Degree in Theology with a Major in Ministerial Education from God’s Bible School & College Cincinnati, OH, Masters of Counseling Degree from Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati, OH, and Diploma of Theology from Southern Africa Nazarene University (SANU) College of Theology, Swaziland. He has been a visiting Instructor CFM Bible College. Pastor Denis is currently working on an MDiv degree program. He is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Ohio. He is certified as a PREPARE/ ENRICH marriage builder. He completed his training in counseling at the Cincinnati Christian University and has practiced professionally in Ohio, where he resides with his wife and their three children. He is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and Professional Pastoral Counseling Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio. He regularly receives ongoing training through various seminars offered by these and other professional organizations.

Denis has practiced counseling from a distinctly Christian perspective, and integrates a biblical worldview into his work with individuals, marriages and families. He has worked in the public schools of Hamilton, Butler, Montgomery, and Brown Counties in Ohio. He also worked for Camelot Community Care, and The Counseling Source Inc. He coordinated care and counseling services at the 4000 thousand member Church on Fire Ministries in Harrison, Ohio, where he treated clients with a variety of issues, including emotional, relational, and spiritual needs. Along with his counseling practice, he has led workshops, retreats, and seminars in a number of churches, transcending denominations.