About Lion’s Light International Members

About Lion's Light International

Our Mission

Lions Light International exists to extend prayer and a global voice of encouragement, exhortation, and edification through instilling help, hope, healing and the Heart of Jesus.

Meet the Directors

Angi Slaughter
Angi Slaughter
Treasurer
Angela Slaughter is married and has one grown daughter. She is a hair stylist working as an independent contractor for 30 years. Angela has served as a Volunteer Girl Scout Leader, Church Youth Group Leader and Sunday School Teacher. Angi was ordained as a Reverend through Christ Fellowship Church, in 2005, allowing her to lead small groups and bible studies. Angela has coordinated fundraising events for missions and emergency needs for over 5 years.
Bailey Vance
Bailey Vance
Secretary
Bailey Vance has been serving in Ministry with elementary to college aged students for over fifteen years. Within those years, she has mentored children, teenagers, young adults, worked in administration and helped shape generations of youth to serve in the Kingdom. Bailey has her Master’s Degree in Education and Curriculum, as well as her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. She is currently teaching Transitional Kindergarten at a Private Christian school in Orange County, California, and serves as the Vice President and Secretary for Lion's Light International, Inc.
Caitlin Hammer
Caitlin Hammer
Teaching Director
Caitlin was born and raised in southern California. As a university student in southern California, she accepted Christ and was baptized. Caitlin lived in Panama City, Panama from 2008-2011, learned the Spanish language and shared her faith in Christ with others. While in Central America, she met and married Haitian student, Guslet Pierre. They are raising three children in the nurture and admonition of the LORD and currently homeschool. Caitlin has been teaching and tutoring in many subjects, especially the language arts, since 2000. This God-given love of language often provokes her to write in her preferred genre, creative non-fiction. She enjoys weaving a Christ-centered perspective into every lesson she shares.
Craig Castle
Board Member Director
Craig Castle graduated from UCLA with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and worked in the computer disc drive industry in Santa Cruz, California. While in Santa Cruz, Craig began attending Twin Lakes Church where he accepted the Lord in July of 1994 and went on his first of four mission trips to Guatemala, Dominican Republic, and Honduras. Craig organized and led the kids basketball league at Twin Lakes for six years, helping at the Cornerstone Cafe for its duration. He also supported many of their missionaries. Craig joined the Board of Directors for Lions Light International Inc. in January 2019.
Deborah Hunter
Spiritual Advisor
Deborah G. Hunter is a wife, mother, author, inspirational speaker, philanthropist, and CEO & Publisher of Hunter Heart Publishing and co-owner of Hunter Entertainment Network. Deborah has written seven books, including the newly released best seller, HOLY SPIRIT: THE PROMISE LEFT FOR THE BELIEVER. Deborah and her husband Chris live in the beautiful mountains of Colorado Springs, Colorado. They have three children together and are the father and stepmother to three, along with four beautiful grandchildren.
John Russo
Chairperson
John Russo is the Chairperson on the Board of Directors for Lion's Light International Inc. Mr. Russo’s experience covers many years as a businessman and entrepreneur in areas which include Engineering, Software Development, Technology Training, Business Management, Real Estate, Property Management and retail stores. He has owned and operated a number of businesses and has used his experience and knowledge of corporate structure, accounting, government licensing, compliance and fiduciary oversight to help others start, manage and grow their own businesses.
Lori Jean Medina
Lori Jean Medina
CEO/Ambassador of Missions
Lori’ Jéan Medina, was born and raised Jewish, however; she had an encounter with Jesus when she was five years old. Lori’Jéan has traveled to over twenty-two countries as a missionary. Her heart is to continue missionary work through Lion's Light International and to train up the younger generation for global missions. She has been involved with numerous ministries including: Inner Healing/Deliverance, Spiritual Advisor, Intercessory Prayer, Fund Raising, and Teaching Bible Studies. Lori’Jéan is in the process of writing her first of several books. She is also an inspirational speaker. Her qualifications, certifications and achievements include: Ordained as a Stephen Minister, Licensed Ordained Minister, Assistant Pastor, and a Youth Leader. She was also ordained in Inner Healing through Moriah Freedom Ministries, and Child Ambassador with World Vision. Lori’Jèan also served as a Crisis Counselor for battered woman in Ventura county and was a volunteer for Shanty located in Laguna Beach, CA as a resource counselor for men and women with HIV/Aids.

Lori’Jéan has been married to Ray for 23 years. Raymond is also an Ordained minister and has served on mission trips globally. He has been on several praise & worship teams singing, playing guitar and running sound. They don’t have biological children; however, they have been blessed with God’s children around the world.
Susan Emery
Susan Emery
Intercessory Prayer Director
Susan Emery is the Spiritual Advisor – leading Intercessory prayer for Lions Light. She is a Prophetic Intercessor who partners with the Holy Spirit as she mentors, prays and teaches at the Bridge Church in Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca.  She has served in the Mission Field, working with local churches in worship, children's ministry, and evangelization.  Susan is passionate about intimately knowing God and making Him known to others through prayer, worship, and wise counsel.  Her testimony is a reflection of God's great love and faithfulness.  Susan is a Graduate of the University of Utah, and has earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Counseling from Pepperdine University.

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