Paul and Nancy are the founders and directors of the Esther Arise Movement.

Paul and Nancy Knopp met at the House of Prayer in Kansas City. Paul is from Virginia and Nancy is from Ontario, Canada. They have both been in leadership with local churches, movements, campuses, and praying communities for over 20 years.

Paul and Nancy are called to raise up the body of Christ who will stand as watchmen and woman on the wall of intercession and be voices in the nations for righteousness and truth. They also have a passion to see the body of Christ set free body, soul, and spirit. They also are called to prepare the bride for the return of Jesus.

Paul and Nancy are ministry licensed with the leadership of the Well Global Alliance. Nancy Knopp has also been ordained by Patricia Kings apostolic ministry called Women In Ministry Network (WIMN).

Paul and Nancy love the word of God, worship, coffee dates, biking, and their family. They reside near Charlotte, North Carolina, and have three sons.