About the Director

Karen Murchison, Director of IHOPABQ

Karen Murchison is the founder and director of prayer of the International House of Prayer Albuquerque. She is an ordained minister, and has been passionate about corporate prayer for the past twenty-five years. She has led city-wide prayer meetings as well as weekly prayer meetings in the local churches she has been a part of. She enjoys going to the International House of Prayer in Kansas City, and visits as often as she can.

Karen and her husband, Bill, have been married for forty years. They have ten children and thirteen grandchildren. She home-schooled all of their children through high school. Bill is both a pastor and business man. He is the pastor of the Connection Church of Albuquerque, which is Bill and Karen’s fourth church plant. Bill is also the CEO and president of Murchison Drilling Schools, a world-wide leader in training in drilling operations and well control, with several different training centers around the world.