Ps Ray McCauley is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Rhema Bible Church North. He is also Founder and President of the International Federation of Christian Churches of SA, and the President of the Rhema Family Churches. He presently serves as Chairperson for the National Religious Leaders Council of South Africa. He held the first service at the home of his parents, Jimmy and Doreen, where 13 people attended; today the church has a 45 000 strong congregation. As a church statesman, he and other religious leaders facilitated peace initiatives that led to SA is peaceful transition. Pastor Ray continues to be an instrumental figure in the Political and Religious activities of the country.