Dave and Lori Malnes

Dave Malnes is the founder and president of Praise and Proclaim Ministries.  He and his wife, Lord, live in Meridian, Idaho and have been married for over thirty years. They are blessed with four adult children and two grandchildren. He is a certified staff minister with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Church (WELS).

Praise and Proclaim Ministries was officially launched in January, 2016 and is recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt organization under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501c(3).  It is a WELS-based parasynodical gospel ministry and is listed in the WELS yearbook. (www.wels.net)

Dave has served in the ministry for twenty years. His first call was to serve as a staff minister for evangelism at Trinity Lutheran Church in downtown St. Paul, MN.  He arrived in Idaho in 2001 to serve as a staff minister at Peace in Jesus Vietnamese Lutheran Church followed by Truth in Love Ministry.


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Dave Malnes
President, Praise and Proclaim Ministries