Rakesh and Preethy Kurian are the Founders and Senior Pastors of Capstone Church. They have a passion to see transformation take place in the lives of people, cities and nations. After the Lord spoke to them with the mandate to “re-dig the wells of revival” and a heart for UK, they started a prayer meeting on Friday nights in 2006 and walked the streets of East London, sharing the gospel. From that “small prayer meeting”, God has birthed a movement, Capstone Church, in 2009 which is impacting the world.
Rakesh is an apostle, pastor and visionary in both the spiritual and financial community. Having travelled to more than 45 countries as the head of financial organisations and as a minister of the gospel; wherever he goes, he is an agent of revival. Rakesh has a heart to see people have radical encounters with God, which results in changed lives. He is a messenger of God’s Spirit, healing, restoration, financial breakthrough for this generation. Rakesh has a heart to see the supernatural as natural in every Christian’s life. Rakesh is also the Founder and CEO of CrossPay, a FinTech payment institution based in London that has coverage in 150 countries.
Preethy is a well-respected prophet, pastor and teacher. Preethy travels around the world as an itinerant speaker. Preethy’s practical wisdom and prophetic insight combine to give her a distinctive ministry. Preethy has unique humour and communicating style. She has appeared on television and radio. She is tuned into the Spirit of the Lord and the Word of God, with a deep understanding of entering into the presence of the Lord. She focuses on impartation and training, to see identity realised, hearts ablaze, spirits revived and lives surrendered to God, walking in complete victory and joy! Preethy is am Engineer and director at CrossPay.
They have been married since May 2000 and have a beautiful daughter, Rhema.