While visiting Mumbai/Bombay, Indiagene found herself ministering in the Red Light District where over 40,000 prostitutes, some as young as 12 years old live and work within a 16 block radius. There she discovered that in the darkest of places, God’s light shines the brightest. Her name is Marlene Rice and her personal passion and ministry is fulfilling her role as a board member for Jubilee Campaign, an international human and religious rights organization with offices in England and Washington DC. Jubilee Campaign’s purpose is to speak out on behalf or those who do not have the power or strength to speak for themselves. She’ll share about that and more heart felt leadings of God’s might work.
An award winning television and film producer Marlene Rice has worked with national and international ministries such as Campus Crusade For Christ, Trinity Broadcasting Network, Open Doors International, Azusa Pacific University, Life Bible College, Jubilee Campaign, Luis Palau Evangelistic Association, Reinhard Bonnke, and Dr. D. James Kennedy–Coral Ridge Ministries. Having traveled extensively throughout China, Vietnam, Cuba, Eastern Europe, Siberia and India—Marlene has produced and directed several film documentaries focusing on Christian persecution. As a result of numerous Bible smuggling trips she has brought love, hope, encouragement and Christian materials to believers, living where faith costs the most. Marlene attended Fuller Theological Seminary and Trinity International University. She graduated Suma Cum Laude and holds a Master’s in Religion. Mother of four children and nine grandchildren Marlene resides on the island of Maui, Hawaii with her husband Frank Rice. Marlene is the Development Director for the Maui Food Bank. She serves as board chair for Book Trust Hawaii and produces Heart 2 Heart with Marlene Rice–a one minute devotional which airs Monday – Friday on KPOA 93.5.
John 8:12 “When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life’.”