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Our Team

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Our Team


Meet Karissa Larson

Karissa Larson

School Leader

Karissa Larson grew up in Seattle, Washington and always had a tender heart towards Jesus and a desire to know Him more. At Seattle Pacific University, she earned a degree and certification in Elementary and Special Education. She later attended Catch the Fire – School of Ministry and completed First Year at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry.

In 2014 Karissa moved to Austria, and while she no longer teaches children, she is still passionate about helping others learn, grow, and become equipped to live out the fullness of life available in God’s Kingdom.


One of her other passions is to see people who are suffering and broken-hearted find healing and wholeness. In 2020 Karissa completed a degree in Christian Counseling from Christian Leadership University and alongside Living the Kingdom –  Karissa is also part of the core leadership team and prophetic teams at 4Corners Christian Fellowship.

Starla Pöschl

School Leader

Starla was born in 1973 in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in a pastor’s family, where the Word of God and the gifts of the Holy Spirit were part of everyday life. She has been involved in church music and worship all her life. After earning a degree in violin performance from New England Conservatory of Music she moved to Vienna to study. Starla continued to teach and perform here in Vienna where she met and married Chris. They now have four children, and since 2014, both Starla and Chris have been the senior leaders of 4Corners Christian Fellowship.

Starla has a passion for instilling the truth and love of Scripture into believers, and much of her preaching and teaching reflects this. Her life is a testimony of the faithfulness of God, from generation to generation.


Meet Starla Pöschl


Meet Chris Pöschl

Chris Pöschl

School Leader

Chris was born in Austria in 1973 and is married to Starla. They have four children and together lead 4Corners Christian Fellowship as its senior leaders. Chris has a Master's Degree in Practical and Applied Theology from AMES Christian University and is ordained with the Pentecostal Church of Austria.

He has been a worship leader since he was 18 years of age and has produced numerous worship CDs. He has also led worship at major national and international events such as Awakening Europe in Nuremberg, Stockholm, Prague and Vienna. Chris is the  founder of the Christian Healing Rooms Vienna, a multi-church ministry reaching believers and unbelievers with the power of God to heal the spirit, soul and body.

Chris has a desire to see people healed, set free and equipped in their God-given calling so that they can release the Kingdom of God wherever they go. He unpacks many of these aspects of Kingdom Living in his book "The Kingdom of God, What are we waiting for?"

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