Mark and Tami Riley Music Missions International Kaua`i
Mark and Tami Riley, have lived on the island of Kaua`i since 1985 and raised their 3 children, Cory, Lauren and Lucas. Mark is an ordained pastor with a local church as well as a itinerate minister with Music Missions International Hawai`i.
Mark and team have recorded 7 albums to date and regularly lead times of worship as well as many other music engagements both in and outside church venues.
Mark and Tami also speak on various topics such as worship, the power of thanksgiving, hope, supernatural forgiveness and the Father’s love. They share at schools of ministry such as Youth With A Mission as well as churches around the world. In their travels, their goal has been to make God’s presence known and provide and atmosphere to encounter Jesus.
June 2014, Tami suffered a brain aneurysm and was suddenly medivacked to the island of Oahu. Her life instantly changed! The amazing story behind her survival has been a great testimony of what God’s love can do in a life
threatening circumstance. She was told by four doctors that she was a survivor of an incredible miracle of total recovery. So with that said, her hope is to see others activated in this same hope and be inspired to go
beyond their comfort zones. Her life's journey has been overflowing with the hope for the impossible and with great expectation to see God touch others lives. She strongly believes that God’s territory is the impossible and the kingdom of God is here and now!!! Any fear of death experienced previously is now gone. God is using the testimony of being confident in Him to pray for people with anxiety and fear and seeing them set free. Tami also regularly prays for people with physical ailments and has numerous testimonies of the goodness of God healing and restoring their bodies.
August 2016 earmarks a life changing time in their life. Their youngest son, 24, Lucas Makana Riley was tragically killed by a drunk driver only a few months before being married to his lovely fiancé. Their loss has taken them into a deep faith walk with the Father. In the midst of suffering, God’s love and kindness has given them incredible hope. Their journey of grief has brought a beauty for ashes story to those who have lost loved ones. Tami’s honest approach has helped others see forgiveness as the best option and in turn has helped unlock freedom to others and restore their hope in God.
Part of Tami and Mark’s ongoing testimony is that God uses regular people to do extra ordinary things on earth as it is in Heaven. With all they have been through, they are very grateful for this time. They have found that the power of thanksgiving, which leads to hope, and hope then leads to seeing with a heavenly perspective.