Charisma Media Editors

Steve Strang

Publisher and Founder

Steve StrangSteve Strang, publisher and founder of Charisma magazine, is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, businessman and author. He is founder and president of Charisma Media, which in addition to Charisma, publishes Ministry Today, the Spanish magazine Vida Cristiana, The Church Bookstore, excel, Passage and two trade magazines. His Orlando, Florida, based company also includes Charisma House, Siloam, Creation House, CharismaKids, Casa Creación, Realms, and FrontLine plus many other innovative products that in the last 31 years have earned a reputation as the world's leading charismatic publisher.

Marcus Yoars


Marcus YoarsMarcus Yoars is editor of Charisma. After serving as editor of Ministry Today for the past three years, Marcus now leads the team at Charisma as only the third editor in the magazine's 35 years. Marcus has worked in publishing for more than 15 years as a writer and editor for magazines, books, newspapers and online ventures. His unique background (born and raised in Hong Kong as a missionary kid) and ministry experience (worship pastor for more than 12 years) help to shape an editorial vision that includes making Charisma more accessible, relevant and helpful than ever.

Jennifer LeClaire

News Editor

Jennifer LeClaireJennifer LeClaire is news editor of Charisma. After freelancing for Charisma for seven years, Jennifer now brings her blend of news savvy and charismatic perspectives to the magazine. Jennifer has worked in publishing since 1990 as a journalist, editor and marketing copywriter, and is also the author of several Christian books, including The Heart of the Prophetic and Doubtless: Faith that Overcomes the World. Her combination of publishing and ministry experience offers a unique take on the news that matters most to charismatic believers.

Gina Meeks

Assistant Editor

Gina MeeksGina Meeks, assistant editor, graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. She has pursued journalism since she found her passion for writing in eighth grade. Gina was on her high school newspaper all four years, acting as the co-editor-in-chief her senior year. She continued her newspaper experience at ISU's Daily Vidette, where she was a copy-editor and senior staff reporter. In addition to writing, she also loves to copy-edit, design and take photos. Gina and her husband, Erik, are both from Illinois and moved to Florida in August 2010.

Other Contributors

  • Matt Barber
  • Ted Baehr
  • Dennis Balcombe
  • Michael Brown
  • Phil Cooke
  • J. Lee Grady
  • Dawn Hawkins
  • Steve Hill
  • Bishop Harry Jackson
  • Alveda King
  • Bishop Joseph Mattera
  • Jay Sekulow
  • Tom Synder
  • Larry Tomczak
  • Ronn Torossian
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