Pastor Darnell and his wife Karen both spoke at the morning Lifefest festival in The Emmanuel Centre. Darnell and Karen Starks have been married for 31 years and are the proud parents of five children and eleven grandchildren. Originally from Illinois, they have spent the past fifteen years in the U.K.
Darnell is the pastor of the Crookston Baptist Church in Glasgow, he and Karen are also co-founders of Instruments of Grace Ministries. Darnell and Karen have a personal connection with abortion and pro-life issues and both have a powerful testimony of how God’s grace, mercy, forgiveness, and love have had a profound impact on their lives.