Impact ministries

Reaching upwards, teaching inwards and impacting outwards.

Basic Mission training, mentoring and discipling, to take the Gospel to the Nations.

About Impact ministries

Impact Ministries began in 2010 in Alberton and now have premises on the Vaal River and in Mozambique. We are a registered NPC in the Republic of South Africa and we are in association with International missions Organisations.

Our covering: New Life Ministries International. In collaboration with: SIM, SIMPLY MOBILIZING, ICBC AND THE GIDEONS.

The Founding Pastors are Ray and Lynne Lopez.

Ray is a Businessman, Missionary, Ordained Pastor, Marriage Officer and a Commissioner of Oaths.

Qualifications: NH Diploma Mech. Eng (1979) 
Msc Biblical Counselling and Life Skills (2014)

Ministry: New Nations co-ordinator for Simply Mobilizing courses (Southern African Region)  |  Member of the Gideon’s International Bible distributors.

Languages: Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


Lynne’s passion for young adults goes back 43 years.  She has always wanted to encourage, love and disciple young adults to their full potential.  Lynne has done many courses to gain the knowledge and equipping for her calling.  She is an ordained Pastor and earned her PhD in Behavioural Science and Counselling. Lynne is also the Youth Kairos Co-ordinator for South Africa for Simply Mobilizing.

Lynne has trained up young adults in Missions for over 20 years and has taken many on various mission trips, locally and internationally. Lynne’s background as a Chef, Events and Wedding Co-ordinator, Professional Conference Organiser and Swimming Teacher, has all been invaluable in running the Impact GAP year program.

Lynne also heads up a Ladies Ministry and has been a Presenter / guest speaker on many platforms. She has also spearheaded an Anti-Bullying Campaign and is at present working on getting the program in as many schools as possible, working with the Police, Parliament and the Education Department.


Mission trips

Youth ministry

Gap Year



Considering sending your child to a Christian GAP year?  Take a look at what IMPACT offers:

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