He grew up in a Christian Ministry family and spent his youth working alongside his parents who were in active ministry for over 50 years. Prayer became his life passion at a very early age, and for 36 years he has had the opportunity to speak on this subject over 5,000 times. He has trained many thousands of prayer leaders across America. During his ministry, he has also had the privilege of serving as Pastor of Prayer for several leading Churches.
He is known as the "PASTOR TO PASTOR'S". often called the best friend, confident, and Armor Bearer to God's leaders. Here is a brief description of his life and involvement in mobilizing prayer throughout the Church. He is the author of the book "Pastors Need Prayer" which is changing Churches everywhere. Dr. Rose received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from Epic Bible College in Sacramento; CA. Ted travels extensively and ministers the prayer message in Local Churches, National, Statewide, Regional and City Wide Church Prayer gatherings and conferences throughout the United States.
Rev. Rose is considered to be a Ambassador, Statesman and a Spiritual Father in the prayer movement throughout the world. Ted and his wife Dee have been married for 35 years. They have had three grown children, Ted III, Tiffany and their late beloved son Johnny. They live in Sacramento, California. (Their Dog- Chance and Cat- Kitty)
Appointed an official Ambassador of Love to all the nations of the world, United Nations Peace Initiative
Recipient of the 2015 "Golden Rule Award"from the United Nations Peace Initiative - IChange Nations.
He also received their Lifetime Achievement Award.
Recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. 2015 Difference Maker Award for Unity in the Church, in Sacramento, California.
Received the 2014 Spiritual Father Award in Washington DC as one of 300 Spiritual Fathers of America, from God Bless America.
He is Listed in Strathmores WHO'S WHO in America.
Dr. Rose received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from Epic Bible College for their 40th. Anniversary and was their keynote speaker at their graduation and commencement. in Sacramento, CA.
Areas of leadership
Current Prayer Director for California for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Member of America's National Prayer Committee, which provides leadership to the National Day of Prayer Task Force.
Serves on the Executive Boards and Committees for numerous Regional, National and International Prayer Initiatives.
International and National Director of “Pray for Your Pastor Initiative” Founder and President of World Wide Prayer.
Chairman of the United States National Prayer Council. With praying Christians in over 100 nations, all part of the “Pastors Prayer Initiative”.
Pastor of Prayer at New Season Christian Worship Center with Senior Pastors Samuel and Eva Rodriguez.
Chief Intercessor to Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference/CONELA. The largest network of Hispanic Churches in the world. 500,000+ Churches
Co-Chair Prayer Committee -Luis Palau Sacramento Festival 2012
Speaker and Instructor of the "How to be a Praying Pastor Leadership Seminar"
Author of “Pray for your Pastor Prayer Guide” translated in multiple languages.
Author of the book, entitled, “Pastors Need Prayer”.
Prayer Chair for Martin Luther King Coordinating Committee of Sacramento
Former California State Coordinator for the National Day of Prayer Task Force, --National Day of Prayer events tripled under his leadership
Member of the International Prayer Council
Member of the Mission America Coalition.
Member of Awakening America Alliance.
Originator of Armor Bearer Prayer Network - Pastors Personal Prayer Teams.
Former Instructor for the “Dick Eastman’s Change the World School of Prayer” 9 years.
Founder and Executive Director for Pray America President of Prayer Center Ministries – Establishing Houses of Prayer within local Churches.
Director of California Capitol Prayer Watch - Daily prayer at Capitol since 1992.
Director for the 24 Hour Dick Eastman International Prayer Corps Center.
State Prayer Coordinator for “California For Jesus”
State Prayer Coordinator for California “March for Jesus”
Personal Confidential Intercessor, Mentor and Friend to Pastors.
Frequent guest on Christian Television and Radio programs.
Led public prayer at Political party conventions. Both parties.
Leader of Prayer in our Nations Capitol, Supreme Court, State Capitols, Supreme Courts, City Halls, and with Government Leaders.
Leads prayer in many Fortune 500 boardrooms.
Member of the Weekend of Prayer Coalition to End Sex Trafficking.
Member of Infragard Sacramento chapter. Partnership between the FBI, Homeland Security and the private sector for the defense of America from Terrorism.
Member of the California Listening Team. A coalition of ministry leaders throughout the state of California.
Prayer Director for City Pastors Prayer in the Sacramento area.
Member of the Transform USA Coordinating team.
National Adviser Board to Women in Prayer International.
Current California State Director of Prayer for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. BGEA.
Endorsements from Pastors and Leaders
Dr. Dick Eastman – President of Every Home For Christ, with over 129 Million decisions for Christ, over 4,000 supported staff and over 40,000 monthly volunteer workers in 120 nations. President of America's National Prayer Committee.
“I have a deep respect for Ted as both an intercessor and fellow prayer mobilizer. Ted is a close friend of and intercessor for countless pastors, (including myself!). If we follow Ted's efforts and urging, it truly has the potential to change the church as we know it today.”
Dr. Samuel Rodriguez – President of the NHCLC, which is the largest Hispanic Christian Organization in the world. “500,000 plus churches.
Pastor Ted Rose represents the quintessential intercessor. As a result of Rev. Rose and a lifetime committed to servant leadership via the conduit of praying for ministers, countless lives have been saved, pastors covered and pulpits protected.
Personally, I can attest that as I travel in advancing the Lamb's agenda. I approach the podium with confidence knowing that Christ is my rock, and His servant Ted Rose, stands in the Gap so I can preach the word, in and out of season.”
Dr. Luis Palau – President of the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association.
Ted Rose doesn't just preach about the importance of prayer, he lives the life as a powerful and transparent example. I had the privilege of serving with Ted in 2012 during our major evangelistic campaign in Northern California. Ted was our Co-Chair of the Prayer Committee for the Sacramento City Festival where thousands came to Christ. It was there that I learned of his passionate commitment to the Lord to prayer and the local church. His testimony was a blessing to me, and I know he will be a blessing to you.
H.B. London – Called America’s Pastor. The founder of Pastor Appreciation Month, Clergy Appreciation Day, embraced world-wide. Bestselling author over 50 books on Pastoring. “The Pastors Heart”.
“Ted Rose absolutely has one of the deepest loves for pastors that I know of. His understanding of their needs, as well as the genuine call of God upon him, propels him to lay down his own life in hour upon hour of intercession on their behalf.”
Info regarding the
United States National Prayer Council (USNPC)
“The largest network of prayer ministry leaders in America”
II Chronchles 7:14
"If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways. Then will I hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land."
Our mission is to call the church of God to prayer, with a focus on intimacy with the Lord and intercession for others, including those in authority, the Church, the lost, and all who need God's love.
"And shall not God avenge His own elect,
which call upon Him day and night."
Calling forth and instructing believers to Pray for their Pastors.
Mobilizing prayer throughout America and the nations as the Lord opens the doors to proclaim the Gospel.
Forming a membership where believers have an information and relationship source connected to the national and global prayer movement.
Encouraging and assisting prayer leaders as they serve the church in prayer ministry.
Serving the Church in developing the house of prayer within their churches.
Honoring and partnering with other like-minded prayer ministries as we jointly call the church to prayer for the healing of our nation.
Have a focus of praying for the lost to come to Jesus Christ.
All leaders in the USNPC are responsible to pray, be faithful to the local church, trust the Lord and raise their own funding at all levels of leadership.
Ted serves as the Chairman of the USNPC.
The Prayer Council is in over 100 nations and has 45 National Directors.
There are 39 State Directors in America.
We have 125 staff members who are volunteers and live by faith.
Pastors Prayer Initiative, Christians throughout the world praying for their Pastors. Armor Bearer Prayer Network.
Pray for America Prayer Initiative, churches praying on the first Sunday of every month Corporately for America.
Oversees and develops personal prayer teams for Godly leaders. “Ricky Skaggs, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett and others”.
State Capitol Directors conducting prayer meetings in state capitol buildings as well as in our National Capitol in Washington D.C.