Empowered21 Reveals Global Congress Momentum and Event Details at #NRB15
More than 130 Spirit-empowered Leaders, Worship Artists and 21 Global Partners Confirmed
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Empowered21 hosted a press conference on Tuesday, February 24 at the annual National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention to talk about the worldwide momentum and event details of the upcoming Global Congress to be held in Jerusalem May 20-25 of this year. This historic event will feature more than 130 Spirit-empowered leaders and worship artists from around the world as well as attendees from more than 120 nations. Also, today 21 global partners were confirmed for the event.
Ossie Mills, executive director for Empowered21, shared about the details of this global effort.
“We have been hard at work preparing to host the world at this unprecedented event in the Holy Land. There is great anticipation for how attendees will be inspired in their walk with Christ as they experience Pentecost in the land of the Bible,” said Mills.
Jürgen Bühler, executive director for the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem and Empowered21 global council member, was on hand to share his thoughts on the significance of this event.
“I am proud to be involved with Empowered21 and this Global Congress in Jerusalem—a city that I cherish and call home. The opportunity to learn and worship with Spirit-empowered believers in the land where God’s Spirit was first poured out to the human race will be a life-changing experience,” said Bühler.
The Jerusalem 2015 Global Congress is a call to all believers from around the world to celebrate Pentecost in the land of Pentecost. The event will attract Spirit-empowered Christians from every continent to Jerusalem during the week of Pentecost to unite in faith for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit. See the full list of the more than 130 speakers and worship artists at www.jerusalem2015.com.
The Jerusalem 2015 Global Congress will be a pivotal event that will begin with a grand opening celebration in the Pais Arena on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The next day will feature general sessions and focused tracks including: “Next Gen Trending, Values and Ministry,” “How to Pray and Intercede Effectively,” “Prophecy and the End Times,” “Scholars Gathering and Paper Presentation,” “Signs, Wonders and Healing,” “The Effective Evangelist,” “Spirit-empowered Discipleship,” “Exploring the land of Pentecost,” “Business Leadership God’s Way,” “The 21st Century Church: Leading, Planting and Prospering,” “Happening Now: The Book of Acts,” “True Religion: Compassion,” “Leading Effective Praise and Worship,” “How Shall We Talk Between Cultures?,” “The Word of the Hour,” “Israel and the Church Today,” “Your Sons and Daughters,” “Communicating the Word: Publishing, Media and the Arts,” “Media: Creating and Producing Effective Television Media.”
On Friday, May 22, an outdoor worship event will be held in Manger Square in Bethlehem. Reinhard Bonnke and Daniel Kolenda will be the feature speakers. This will be a time of praise, prayer and preaching focused on the coming of Jesus in Bethlehem.
There will be a special service on Saturday, May 23, at the Jordan River at the spot where it is believed that Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. This part of the river also narrowly divides the nations of Israel and Jordan. Christians will gather on both sides of the river to pray and worship God together in unity.
Also, on this day and other points in the week, Empowered21 and Convoy of Hope are partnering together for “Hope in the Holy Land.” Hope in the Holy Land” is an outreach created to show love and appreciation for those who reside in the region.
Sunday, May 24, attendees will spend the entire day in continuous worship and prayer at several points around the city of Jerusalem including the King of Kings Community.
The Global Congress will end Sunday night in a grand Pentecost celebration at the Jerusalem Arena. This will be a special impartation service for the next generation and everyone seeking the power of the Holy Spirit to reach the world for Jesus Christ.
Mills also announced 21 global partners who have signed on to support the congress. Jerusalem 2015 Global Congress Partners include Charisma Media, My Healthy Church, Museum of the Bible, Integrity Music, the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) and the 700 Club, David C Cook, 100 Huntley Street, the Bible App for Kids, Bible Lands Museum, Heart to Heart, Bridges for Peace, Evangel University, Oral Roberts University, Gateway Church, GEB America, Christ for the Nations, Friends of Zion Heritage Center, The Hayford Institute, Convoy of Hope and Sar-El Tours.
Individuals can register for the Global Congress online at www.jerusalem2015.com or by phone at 855-890-0676. Groups will get an 11th person free for every 10 people registered. Church groups of 25 or more can get special rates by emailing E21@sareltours.com.
Empowered21 aims to help shape the future of the global Spirit-empowered movement throughout the world by focusing on crucial issues facing the movement and connecting generations for intergenerational blessing and impartation. Their vision is that every person on Earth would have an authentic encounter with Jesus Christ through the power and presence of the Holy Spirit by Pentecost 2033. Get more information at www.empowered21.com. Registration is open for the Empowered21 Global Congress to be held May 20-25, 2015 in Jerusalem. Empowered21 is a Kingdom initiative served by Oral Roberts University, www.oru.edu.