Ryan Hall - executive director

Ryan and his wife Karen are passionate worshipers who desire to see Jesus exalted and a generation fully surrendered to Him. After serving as Internship Director and then Director of Worship at Pasadena House of Prayer (PIHOP) for 5 years, God called Ryan and his family to move to suburban Nashville. Ryan has joyfully partnered with Franklin Prayer House and helped to establish a prayer room and further Kingdom efforts in the city of Franklin and beyond.

More about Ryan:

  • Ordained with Messenger Fellowship in 2016
  • Serves as the Vice President and CFO of Resurgent Sound
  • Worship leader, songwriter, and recording artist


ryan [at] franklinprayerhouse.com


Steve Garrett - director

Steve is a worshiper fueled with a passion for encouraging people to fulfill their God-given destiny. Steve's mission statement is Create, Equip, Inspire. Steve lives in suburban Nashville with his wife Milissa and their 5 children.

More about Steve:

  • Co-founder of Franklin Prayer House
  • Next Generation pastor at The Gate Community Church
  • Served as Lead Pastor at New River Fellowship from 2008-2013
  • Ordained 18+ years ago
  • Has traveled extensively as a recording artist, speaker, and short-term missionary and has worked on projects with Integrity Music, Promise Keepers, Provident, and Kingway Music.


steve [at] franklinprayerhouse.com


Gayla Newton - prayer admin

Gayla was called to be an intercessor for city-wide and national transformation. She serves in a variety of leadership roles in the local Churrch and in the governmental sphere. Gayla has a strong desire to see the next generation live out God's original design for them.

More about Gayla:

  • Native Tennessean
  • A professional educator for many years in the public school system

gayla [at] franklinprayerhouse.com