Mordekhi V'Yisraela - Marc & Teresa Hiatt - are currently worship leaders at Or HaOlam (Light of the World) Messianic Congregation in Overland Park, KS (Kansas City). The couple has been leading worship together in churches, plus doing some outside travel and ministry, since the mid-eighties, and moved into the Messianic Jewish movement in 2002. Mordekhi is a keyboard player and writes the songs, Yisraela is vocalist and plays a djembe and other percussion. Guest artists from the congregation and also from the International House of Prayer (IHOP) in Kansas City appear on the album, which was recorded at a studio near IHOP. Although not Jewish by blood, Mordekhi and Yisraela have a Jewish heart, that is, a heart for Israel and a heart for the Jewish people. The couple have two married adult children, a son and daughter, and three healthy and happy grandsons, ages 2, 6 & 11.