Leadership

The Empowered21 Global Council is an esteemed group of International Christian leaders, co-chaired by George Wood and Billy Wilson. These leaders give inspirational oversight to13 Regional Cabinets across the world and seeks to provide resources to address the crucial issues faced by the Spirit-empowered church.
E.A. Adeboye

E.A. Adeboye

The Redeemed Christian Church of God | www.rccg.org

E.A. Adeboye is deeply impacting nations with RCCG churches in Nigeria and other African nations, Europe, Haiti, Jamaica, and the USA. He coordinates an annual Holy Ghost Congress attended by more than 4 million people each year and is held in a complex with a one-by-one-half-mile, covered worship center.
Doug Beacham

Doug Beacham

International Pentecostal Holiness Church | www.iphc.org

Dr. Beacham is serving as General Superintendent of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. He has also been the Executive Director of World Missions Ministries and of Discipleship Ministries. Earlier he pastored in Georgia for many years and served as superintendent of the Georgia Conference.
Lisa Bevere

Lisa Bevere

Messenger International | www.messengerinternational.org

Passionate. Edgy. Relatable. Powerful. Funny. These words describe Lisa Bevere—International speaker, bestselling author, and co-host of The Messenger television program, which broadcasts in more than 200 countries.
Charles Blake

Charles Blake, Sr.

Church of God in Christ | www.cogic.org

Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr is the presiding worldwide leader of the Church Of God In Christ (COGIC). COGIC is one of the largest African-American denominations in the United States, and has a worldwide membership of 5 million people in 60 countries.
Reinhard Bonnke

Reinhard Bonnke

Christ For All Nations | www.cfan.org

Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke is principally known for his Great Gospel Crusades throughout the Continent of Africa. It has now been some thirty-five years since Reinhard Bonnke founded the international ministry of Christ for all Nations (CfaN), which currently has offices in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Nigeria, South Africa, Singapore, Australia, and Hong Kong.
Jürgen Bühler

Jürgen Bühler

International Christian Embassy Jerusalem | icej.org

Dr. Jürgen Bühler serves in Israel as the Executive Director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ). The ICEJ represents a network of evangelical Christians, churches and denominations from more than 70 nations. They mobilize worldwide prayer and support for the State of Israel, reaching out to both Jews and Arabs.
Isak Burger

Isak Burger

Apostolic Faith Mission | www.afm-ags.org

Pastor Isak Burger currently sits as the President of the Apostolic Faith Mission in Johannesburg, South Africa. He serves as Chairperson for the Theological Advisory Committee, is on the Executive Committee for the World Pentecostal Fellowship, and is the Director of Radio Pulpit.
Glenn Burris, Jr.

Glenn Burris, Jr.

Int’l Church of the Foursquare Gospel | www.foursquare.org

Since 2010, Pastor Glenn Burris Jr. has held the position of President of the Foursquare Church. President Burris graduated from Mount Vernon Bible College in 1976. He served as youth pastor in Concord, N.C., for a year and, in 1977, became a senior pastor in Macon, Ga. His passions are planting churches and caring for pastors.
Omar Cabrera, Jr.

Omar Cabrera, Jr.

Vision de Futuro | www.visiondefuturo.org

Senior Pastor/President of Vision de Futuro and Regional coordinator in Buenos Aires. His consecration to the Lord and the answer to his supreme call had an important place in his heart since he was a youth. He and his wife Alejandra work as a team in ministry. She has the gift to minister inner healing and also to raise up leaders that may help in the vision that the Lord gave them for Argentina.
Juanita Cercone

Juanita Cercone

Enlace | www.enlace.org

Juanita Cercone serves as President of Enlace Television Network and is actively participating in the Christian television ministry with her husband Jonas Ortiz. She received direct instruction from the Lord to raise up intercessors in the Spanish- speaking world to encourage female Christian leaders.
Lazarus Chakwera

Lazarus Chakwera

Assemblies of God Malawi | www.malawiassembliesofgod.org

Pastor Chakwera, is currently serving as the president of Malawi Assemblies of God and Executive Council member of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship and World Assemblies of God Relief Agency. He is founding senior pastor of International Christian Assembly.
Hugo Sai Keung Chan

Hugo Sai Keung Chan

www.lhc.com.hk

Dr. Hugo Sai Keung Chan is a Partner at the Law Firm of Liau, Ho & Chan, a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong, Legal Advisor to the City of Shenzhen, and member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He is National Director of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International in Hong Kong.
Ishmael Charles

Ishmael Charles

International Worship Center | www.ntcogbvi.org

Serving as Pastor since 1989, Bishop Ishmael Prince Charles has worked to grow the international Worship Center congregation in Tortola, British Virgin Islands from 125 to over 600. He currently serves on the International Executive Council and as the Caribbean Field Director for the Church of God.
Frank Chikane

Frank Chikane

AFM International | www.afm-ags.org

Frank Chikane has been a member of the African National Congress’ National Executive Committee since 1997. He is currently the president of AFM International, a religious body to promote the image of the Apostolic Faith Mission worldwide and to coordinate fellowship between AFM National Churches in All countries
Rick Ciaramitaro

Rick Ciaramitaro

Windsor Christian Fellowship | www.windsorchristianfellowship.com

Pastor Rick Ciaramitaro is a recognized voice to the nation of Canada; crossing denominational lines across Canada for the past 25 years. Pastor Rick serves as Senior Pastor of Windsor Christian Fellowship and presides over the Open Bible Faith Fellowship of Canada.
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Sam N. Clements

Church of God of Prophecy
Kenneth Copeland

Kenneth Copeland

Kenneth Copeland Ministries | www.kcm.org

Rev. Kenneth Copeland is the founder and president of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. He is the host of the TV program Jesus Is Lord, which is seen by millions of people around the world. Rev. Copeland is a renowned author and is a New York Times Best Seller. He is married to Gloria Copeland with three children.
Daniel de Leon

Daniel de León

Templo Calvario | www.tcsocal.com

Danny de Leon has served as the pastor of Templo Calvario in Santa Ana, California since 1976. He also is a member of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.
Chady El-Aouad

Chady El-Aouad

Abundant Life Church and Ministries | www.chadyelaouad.com

Pastor Chady El-Aouad is the Founder & Senior Pastor of Abundant Life Church and Ministries in Beirut Lebanon. ALC is one of the leading churches in the Middle East, and the fastest growing evangelical and charismatic church in both Lebanon and Syria. Pastor Chady has preached in more than 65 nations.
Ingolf Ellssel

Ingolf Ellssel

Pentecostal European Fellowship | www.pef.eu

Pastor Ellssel has been the pastor of Christus-Centrum-Tostedt/Hamburg since 1979. He served as Chairman of the Pentecostal Movement in Europe (PEF) from 2001-2013. In 2013, he was appointed the Chairman of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem.
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Russell Evans

Planetshakers Church
Jeff Farmer

David Ferguson

Intimate Life Ministries | www.pccna.org

Jeff Farmer is currently the Chair of PCCNA and the former President of Open Bible Churches. Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America promotes spiritual renewal and fellowship among Pentecostal believers and is committed to the message of reconciliation through the cross and unity in the power of the Holy Spirit.
John Francis

John Francis

Ruach City Church | ruachcitychurch.org/

John Francis is Senior pastor of Ruach City Church, one of the largest and fastest growing churches in the UK. The church started with only 18 faithful members and today several services are held each Sunday in three locations with more than 6000 in regular attendance. Pastor Francis is also an accomplished musician and author.
Jentezen Franklin

Jentezen Franklin

Free Chapel Church | www.freechapel.org

Jentezen Franklin delivers inspirational messages as the Senior Pastor of Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia; and his ministry impacts generations through various global outreaches and his televised broadcast, “Kingdom Connection.” Jentezen Franklin and his wife, Cherise, have five children.
Claudio Freidzon

Claudio Freidzon

King of Kings Church | www.claudiofreidzon.com

Claudio Freidzon is the pastor of Rey de Reyes Church in Buenos Aires, Argentina which he began in 1986. He is the host of the TV program Rey de Reyes TV, best selling author, and was among the first in South America to lead the way as an Evangelist with miracle services. Pastor Claudio is married to Betty and they have three children.
Alton Garrison

Alton Garrison

Assemblies of God | www.ag.org

Alton Garrison serves as the assistant general superintendent of the Assemblies of God. Pastor Garrison is an accomplished author and has published numerous books, the most recent being, The Spirit-empowered church, outlining an Acts 2 ministry model.
Jonas Gonzales

Jonás González

Enlace | www.enlace.org

Jónas González serves as the president of Enlace TBN, the most influential Christian television network in Latin America. Enlace also reaches the USA, Europe and in Asia. Jónas is married to Juanita Cercone who partners with him in Enlace´s ministry.
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Edward Grabovenko

Church of Evangelical Christians
Mart Green

Mart Green

ORU Board of Trustees | www.martgreen.net

Mart Green is the Chair of the Board of Reference at Oral Roberts University and served as the chairman of the Board of Trustees from 2008-2014. He is the Chief Strategy Officer for the Green Family Businesses. Mart began a journey to help build a Digital Bible Library through an alliance called "Every Tribe Every Nation," with a goal to centralize, digitize, standardize and finalize the Bible texts of the world.
Prince Guneratnam

Prince Guneratnam

Calvary Church | http://www.calvary.org.my/

Pastor Prince Guneratnam is the senior pastor of Calvary Church in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 2010, Pastor Prince was elected Chairman of the Pentecostal World Fellowship. He is extremely well respected around the world, and has a heart to maximize the potential of the body of Christ and equip them for service in the kingdom of God.
Arto Hämäläinen

Arto Hämäläinen

Pentecostal European Mission | pem.pef.eu

Arto Hämäläinen, Senior Advisor of the Pentecostal Church of Finland, also serves as the chairman of the Pentecostal European Fellowship and the World Missions Commissions of the Pentecostal World Fellowship. He is also a member of the Acts 1:8, a committee that has become part of the WAGF.
Tom Hess

Tom Hess

Jerusalem House of Prayer for All Nations | www.jhopfan.org

Tom serves as a pastor and president of Jerusalem House of Prayer for All Nations, All Nations Convocation Jerusalem and Watchmen's tour of Israel and Progressive Vision Publishing and Media. He and his wife, Kate work with Jews and Arabs and have kept non-stop 24/7 prayer for 25 years on the Mt. of Olives in Jerusalem and they bring close to 200 nations to Israel each year.
Marilyn Hickey

Marilyn Hickey

Marilyn Hickey Ministries | www.marilynandsarah.org

Encouraging, optimistic, always upbeat and energetic, Marilyn Hickey is still going strong. In recent years, she ministered in Sudan, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, India, China and Pakistan. She is the first woman on the Board of Directors of Dr. David Yonggi’s Church Growth International in South Korea.
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Timothy M. Hill

Church of God
Wayne Hilsden

Wayne Hilsden

King of Kings Community Jerusalem | www.kkcj.org

Pastor Wayne Hilsden, a resident of Jerusalem since 1983, gives leadership and oversight to the King of Kings Ministry team. In addition to preaching regularly in Jerusalem, he travels the world sharing with the nations about the restoration of Israel.
Al Hollingsworth

Al Hollingsworth

Boss Global Inc. | www.bossthemovement.com

Al Hollingsworth and his wife Hattie are successful business leaders, international speakers, and ministers of the Gospel. Al and Hattie Hollingsworth are the founders of the internationally acclaimed, Christ-centered BOSS.
Rob Hoskins

Rob Hoskins

One Hope | www.onehope.net

Rob Hoskins currently serves as the board chair of the ORU Board of Trustees. He is a noted author, missionary, and the President of One Hope. Rob serves as the ministry’s visionary and is responsible for the strategic oversight, with a heart for the unity of the global church. He resides in Florida with his wife, Kim, and daughters, Diandra and Natasha.
Brian Houston

Brian Houston

Hillsong Church | www.myhillsong.com

Pastor Brian is passionate about the Cause of Christ, consumed with seeing people come into relationship with Jesus. With over 30 years of leadership and ministry experience, Brian’s commitment and ability to present the timeless message of Christ in a relevant and practical way has seen countless lives impacted.
Cindy Jacobs

Cindy Jacobs

Generals International | www.generals.org

Cindy Jacobs is a respected prophet who travels the world ministering not only to crowds of people, but to heads of nations. Perhaps her greatest ministry is to world influencers who seek her prophetic advice. Cindy is an accomplished author, television personality, and the founder of Generals International.
Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson

Bethel Church | www.ibethel.org

Bill Johnson is the Senior Pastor of Bethel Church in Redding, California. Bill is a fifth generation pastor. He and his wife Beni lead a growing apostolic network that crosses denominational lines and builds relationships that enable church leaders to walk in both purity and power.
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Shekhar Kallianpur

New Life Fellowship International Church
Scott Kelso

Scott Kelso

Charismatic Leaders Network

Dr. Scott Kelso has been a leader in the renewal movement for 30 years and is the current Chairman of the Charismatic Leaders Network. He served with YWAM in the 1980’s, pastored for 23 years, and earned a Doctor of Ministry degree by writing about short term missions.
Lawrence Khong

Lawrence Khong

Faith Community Baptist Church | http://www.fcbc.org.sg/

Apostle Lawrence Khong is the Senior Pastor of Faith Community Baptist Church in Singapore. In recent years, Pastor Khong has followed his calling from God to enter the entertainment world by producing movies and performing magic shows as a platform for him to share Christ with unbelievers and to “reclaim the media for God’s kingdom”.
Daniel Kolenda

Daniel Kolenda

Christ For All Nations | new.cfan.org

Daniel, a fifth-generation preacher, is a modern missionary evangelist who has led more than 10-million people to Christ face-to face through massive open-air evangelistic campaigns in some of the most dangerous, difficult and remote locations on earth. Daniel is the president and CEO of Christ for All Nations; a ministry established by Reinhard Bonnike, which has conducted some of the largest evangelistic events in history.
Young Hoon Lee

Young Hoon Lee

Yoido Full Gospel Church | english.fgtv.com

Dr. Young Hoon Lee, the Senior Pastor of the Yoido Full Gospel Church, who succeeded Dr. Yonggi Cho, has served as the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God of Korea Yoido General Council since 2009. Lee also has served as the Co-President of Christian Council of Korea.
Dennis Lindsay

Dennis Lindsay

Christ for the Nations | www.cfni.org

Dennis Lindsay is the president and CEO of Christ for the Nations, in Dallas, TX. Founded in 1948, CFN prepares and trains world changers and networks with CFN Associate Bible Schools to become part of the extreme generation that will go to the edge to evangelize the lost.
Ron Luce

Ron Luce

Teen Mania Ministries | www.teenmania.com

Ron is the President and Founder of Teen Mania Ministries, a Christian youth organization that reaches millions of young people worldwide. Ron passionately declares the truth of the Gospel without compromise as he challenges teenagers to take a stand for Christ in their schools, communities, and throughout the world.
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Alexis Lukombo

Azusa Street Afrique-Francophone
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Henry Madava

Victory Christian Church (Ukraine)
Gordon McDonald

Gordon McDonald

Pentecostal Holiness Church | www.phcc.ca

Pastor Gordon McDonald and his wife Glenda serve as senior pastors for Calvary Christian Church in Surrey, BC and as the head Bishop for the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Canada. He has a heart for Missions and has instilled that vision in the hearts and lives of many of the people around the world.
Chadwick Mohan

Chadwick Mohan

New Life Assemblies of God Church | nlag.in/

Senior pastor of New Life Assemblies of God Church in Tamil Nadu, India, Pastor Mohan a member of the corOree ministry team of Bless India Vision 2020 – a broad based network of churches and Church planting organizations in India. He also serves on the board of Project Rescue in India, the Global Advisory Board of One Hope, and the Presidential Task force for globalization of the Oral Roberts University.
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Sam Monk

Equippers Church
Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore

C3 Church Bridgeman Downs | www.c3bd.com

Gordon Moore is the senior minister of C3 Church Bridgeman Downs, Australia and national director for the C3 Church Global movement of churches. He is a teacher and holds a PhD in Bible Theology (USA). He works, along with is wife Jo, to to build strong local churches that are successful at reaching the unchurched.
Robert Morris

Robert Morris

Gateway Church | www.gatewaypeople.com

Robert Morris is senior pastor of Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas. With over 20 years of experience imparting biblical principles on prosperity and personal growth, his passionate, practical and often humorous presentation touches believers and impacts the un-churched.
Sándor Németh

Sándor Németh

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Pastor Sándor Némoth is the Founding Pastor of Faith Church in Budapest, Hungary. Faith Church is one of Europe’s largest Pentecostal-Charismatic churches. Started in 1979 under a Communist regime by seven believers, it now has more than 70,000 regular attenders in 300 local church branches around Hungary and beyond its borders.
Niko Njotorahardjo

Niko Njotorahardjo

Gereja Bethel Indonesia | www.hmministry.com

Senior Pastor of GBI Jl Gatot Subroto, Niko Njotorahardjo has a passion to see the Holy Spirit overtake the region of Asia. He is the founder and president of Healing Movement Ministries in Asia. Pastor Niko is Co-Chair for Empowered21 Asia and on the cutting edge of the Spirit-empowered movement.
Opoku Onyinah

Opoku Onyinah

Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council | gpccghana.org

Apostle Dr. Opoku Onyinah is president of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, and Chairman of the Church of Pentecost with branches in 84 nations. He is also the Chairman of Ghana Evangelism Committee and is a Commissioner of World Missions and Evangelism of the World Council of Churches (WCC).
Michel Ouédraogo

Michel Ouédraogo

African Hope Initiative | www.africanhopeinitiative.org

Michel Ouédraogo is President of the Burkina Faso Assemblies of God, Founder at Word of Hope Foundation, President at Ouagadougou District Assemblies of God, and Founder and Senior Pastor at Antenne Ville Assembly of God Church.
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Nick Park

Evangelical Alliance
Oreste Pesare

Oreste Pesare

Int’l Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services | www.iccrs.org

Oreste Pesare has been Executive Director of International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS) since 1996. Born in Italy, Oreste was introduced to the Charismatic Renewal in 1984 through a strong spiritual experience with God that changed his life.
Gordon Robertson

Gordon Robertson

Christian Broadcasting Network | www.cbn.com

Gordon Robertson was appointed CEO of The Christian Broadcasting Network in 2007. He hosts the TV program 700 Club, which is seen by millions around the world. After graduating from Yale in 1980, Gordon earned his Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University. For 10 years, he practiced law in Norfolk, Virginia.

Samuel Rodríguez, Jr.

Nat’l Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference | www.nhclc.org

Samuel Rodriguez Jr. is President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, and Overseer of Third Day Worship Centers, Assemblies of God. The Wall St. Journal has identified him as one of America’s 7 most influential Hispanic Leaders, and the only religious leader on the list.
Gerald Seale

Gerald Seale

Evangelical Association of the Caribbean | www.caribbeanevangelical.org/

Gerald Seale serves as the EAC's General Secretary of the Evangelical Association of the Caribbean. He is also a member of the International Leadership Team of the World Evangelical Alliance, serves as Chairman of the Board of the Bible Society in the East Caribbean, Deputy Chairman of the Queen's College Board, and a member of the Board of Governors of Wycliffe Caribbean Bible Translators.
Steve Strang

Steve Strang

Charisma Magazine | www.charismamag.com

Steve Strang, founder of Charisma magazine, is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, businessman and author. He is president of Charisma Media which includes Charisma House, Siloam, Creation House, CharismaKids, and Casa Creación. Steve has earned a reputation as the world’s leading charismatic publisher.
Greg Surratt

Greg Surratt

Seacoast Church | www.seacoast.org

Greg is founding pastor of Seacoast Church, one of the early adopters of the multi-site model. Located in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, Seacoast has been recognized by various media as an innovative and influential thought leader in future strategies for church growth and development.
Vinson Synan

Vinson Synan

Regent University | www.regent.edu

Dr. Vinson Synan has been Dean Emeritus of the School of Divinity at Regent University since 1994. Before that he served as a pastor and the General Secretary of the Pentecostal Holiness denomination. Dr. Synan has produced 15 works as the premier historian of the Pentecostal / Charismatic movement.
Matthew Thomas

Matthew K. Thomas

Central India Outreach | www.matthewkthomas.org

Pastor Matthew Thomas is founder and president of Central India Outreach (CIO). “The vision of CIO is to penetrate and pervade the hardest and darkest sections of our society with the love and light of Jesus Christ.”
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Kenneth Ulmer

Faithful Central Bible Church
Gilberto Velez

Gilberto Velez

Iglesia Cristiana Misercordia | www.icm.church/

Dr. Gilberto Velez, MD, is the Pastor and Founder of Iglesia Cristiana Misercordia. Pastor Velez also serves as Global Chairman for The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference / CONEL and as a member of the Oral Roberts University Board of Trustees. He is the former President of Latino Mega Church Association.
David Wells

David Wells

Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada | www.paoc.org

Rev. David Wells is General Superintendent of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. He has pastored several churches, and has also served as a chaplain for Canada’s Olympic teams. Rev. Wells serves as Chair of the Board for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and has an MA in Christian Ministry from Briercrest Seminary, SK.
Billy Wilson

Billy Wilson (President and Global Co-Chair)

Oral Roberts University | www.oru.edu

Dr. Billy Wilson currently serves as the fourth president of Oral Roberts University. He is the host of a weekly television program World Impact with Billy Wilson, which is seen in over 170 nations. Dr. Wilson has also fostered unique global partnerships through Empowered21.
George Wood

George Wood (Co-Chair)

Assemblies of God | www.ag.org

Dr. George O. Wood was elected to the position of General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in August of 2007. He pastored Newport-Mesa Christian Center in Costa Mesa, California, for 17 years. Dr. Wood is author of seven books which include his brand new book called Living in the Spirit.
Ossie Mills

Ossie Mills

Global Director of Empowered21 | www.empowered21.com

Ossie serves as the E21 Executive Director and Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Oral Roberts University. He has 30 years experience in senior leadership roles focused on strategic planning, media, fundraising and global synergistic partnerships within for profit and faith-based organizations.