John Christopher Power was born in Nova Scotia, Canada on September 30th, 1951. As a young man, he pursued a career in radio broadcasting and quickly became a highly successful and well-known radio announcer. In 1972 he married Claudette Theriault, and together they had one son and four daughters. Together with his wife and children, he lived in Victoria British Columbia, Minneapolis Minnesota, Saskatoon Saskatchewan, Dalmeny Saskatchewan, and Woodstock Ontario.
In 1973, after a near-fatal rock climbing accident, he came face to face with the frailty of life and his need of savior. Turning his back on the life he was living, he pursued Jesus Christ with a radical passion and enthusiasm that few had ever seen before. He served God in full time ministry as a pastor and traveled the world as a preacher, reaching thousands of people with the good news of the Gospel. His ministry has personally impacted the lives of countless numbers of people across the globe.