The Empowered21 Global Council, esteemed international organizational, denominational, educational and ministry leaders, establishes the focus of Empowered21, giving inspiration and oversight to 14 regional cabinets across the world, and helps bring resources to bear on crucial issues faced by the Spirit-empowered Movement.

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E21 Global Council

The Empowered21 Global Council, esteemed international organizational, denominational, educational and ministry leaders, establishes the focus of Empowered21, giving inspiration and oversight to 14 regional cabinets across the world, and helps bring resources to bear on crucial issues faced by the Spirit-empowered Movement.

E.A. Adeboye

The Redeemed Christian Church of God | 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 four million people each year and is held in a complex with a one-by-one-half-mile, covered worship center.

Paul Adefarasin

House On The Rock | houseontherock.org.ng/lagos/

Paul is the founder and Senior Pastor of the fast-growing House On The Rock, a multiracial, multi-tribal and multifaceted church with several branches and several ministries in Africa and Europe. He is an author, motivator and conference speaker, and is one of the most respected and sought-after ministers in Nigeria. His weekly television program “SOMETHING IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN!” is broadcast into millions of homes across Africa and Europe. Paul is well known for his clear message of hope, healing and empowerment.  His ability to transcend race, tribe and creed with his unique approach to ministry has  forged many strategic relationships between the church and secular communities in Africa.

Daniel Alm

Pentecostal Alliance of Independent Churches | pingst.se/

Daniel Alm is the General Superintendent of the Swedish Pentecostal Movement; The Pentecostal Alliance of Independent Churches.  Daniel is also the senior pastor of the pentecostal church in Vasteras, Sweden, and has authored several books.

Heidi Baker

Iris Global | irisglobal.org

Heidi co-founded Iris Global in 1980, and in 1995 was called to Mozambique.  She earned her BA & MA degrees from S.C.C., Vanguard University, and her PhD from Kings College, University of London.  She is calling for a passionate tribe of believers who will pour out their lives for Love’s sake and bring all children of all ages home to the Father’s embrace!

Glyn Barrett

Audacious Church Manchester | https://audaciouschurch.com

Pastor of Audacious Church in the heart of Manchester, England. Glyn is a powerful and sought-after communicator and his messages and motivational teaching continue to inspire people of all generations throughout the world.



Doug Beacham

International Pentecostal Holiness Church | 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.

Charles Blake, Sr.

Church of God in Christ | 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 five million people in 60 countries.

At Boshoff

Christian Revival Church (CRC) | https://church.crc.org.za/

At Boshoff is the founder and pastor of Christian Revival Church (CRC) in South Africa.  He is a greatly sought-after speaker, both nationally and internationally and can be seen weekly on TBN, CTV and Rhema TV.  At is described as focused, passionate and fervent in his hunger for the Word of God and explosive in his dynamic teaching. His powerful, bold and practical messages are equally refreshing in relevance to authenticity and doctrinal accuracy.

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.

Glenn Burris, Jr.

Int’l Church of the Foursquare Gospel | 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.

David Burrows

Bahamas Faith Ministries Int'l | https://bahamasfaithministries.org

Dave Burrows is one of the foremost authorities in youth development and ministry. He is president of Dave Burrows Youth and Family Ministries, and founder and president of The Christian Youth Leaders Network. Dr. Burrows was a close associate of Dr. Myles Munroe whom he succeeded as senior pastor of Bahamas Faith Ministries International upon Dr. Munroe’s passing.

Omar Cabrera

Iglesia Visión de Futuro | visiondefuturo.org

Senior Pastor/President of Visión 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.

Cesar Castellanos

International Charismatic Mission | g12.co/en/

During a time of prayer whilst on holiday with his family in 1983, God spoke to Pastor Cesar Castellanos about raising up a church that would reach so many people that the multitude of its members would not be able to be counted. One month later, Pastor Cesar and his wife Claudia founded International Charismatic Mission (MCI) with just 8 people in their living room, in the city of Bogota, Colombia. Today, the church has hundreds of thousands of members, with influence extending all over the world. 

Juanita Cercone

Enlace | 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.

Hugo Sai Keung Chan

Business Men's Fellowship | www.lhc.com.hk

Dr. Hugo Sai Keung Chan is a partner at the law firm 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

Church of God | 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.

Rick Ciaramitaro

Windsor Christian Fellowship | windsorchristianfellowship.com

Rick Ciaramitaro is the senior pastor of Windsor Christian Fellowship in Windsor, ON and oversees a network of churches, Open Bible Faith Fellowship, with over 500 active ministries and churches. Rick has a dynamic gift to connect and motivate people and has tremendous insight which enables him to mediate church problems and generate unity.

Doug Clay

Assemblies of God | ag.org

Doug Clay was elected chief executive officer of the General Council of the Assemblies of God at the 57th General Council in August 2017. Prior to his present position, Clay served the church as its general treasurer for nine years. Clay has a passionate love for the local church; he is a church health enthusiast and he effectively equips leaders to grow in their calling. Clay is the author of Ordered Steps and Dreaming in 3D.

Sam N. Clements

Church of God of Prophecy | cogop.org

Bishop Clements’ passion is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to help in leading the Church of God of Prophecy in fulfilling the Great Commission in greater measure and to reach every lost soul. A true visionary, Bishop Clements has challenged: “Let us go forth get the most Gospel to the most people in the shortest time possible.”

Phil Cooke

Cooke Media Group | cookemediagroup.com

Phil Cooke has created media programming in more than 60 countries. He’s produced many of the most influential Christian TV programs in history, and his book “The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get it Back” challenges Christians to confront the real reasons our faith is losing influence in the culture. He’s been called “one of the most innovative communicators of our generation.”

Danny De León

Templo Calvario | tcsocal.com

Danny de León 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

Abundant Life Church and Ministries | 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 El Aouad is recognized as an anointed preacher and teacher. His mandate is to teach faith that will lead God’s church to walk in the abundant life that is theirs in Christ, mobilizing the body of Christ to go and obey the great commission. Having opportunities to preach in more than 85 nations, Pastor El Aouad’s teachings have helped strengthen and change the body of Christ all over the world. He has answered his apostolic calling of God having a burden for the salvation of the Middle East and the Arab world. In December 2013, Pastor Chady and his wife, Zeina, married. In September of 2014, they celebrated the birth of their first daughter, Zoe.

Russell Evans

Planetshakers Church | planetshakers.com

Russell and his wife, Sam, serve as senior pastors of Planetshakers church. Russell’s ministry journey began by overseeing the teenage and young adult ministries of his home church. In 1997, the Planetshakers Ministry was founded with the mandate to “empower generations to win generations.” Planetshakers Church was launched in Melbourne, Australia in 2004. To date, every service has included a salvation alter call resulting in over 25,000, first-time decisions and counting! Planetshakers Church has grown to nine locations on multiple continents.

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

Free Chapel Church | freechapel.org

Jentezen Franklin is the Senior Pastor of Free Chapel, a multi campus church. Each week his television program, Kingdom Connection, is broadcast on major networks all over the world. A New York Times best-selling author, Jentezen has written nine books including his most recent Love Like You’ve Never Been Hurt, the groundbreaking Fasting and Right People-Right Place-Right Plan.  Jentezen and his wife Cherise have been married 32 years, have five children and four grandchildren, and make their home in Gainesville, Georgia.

Claudio Freidzon

King of Kings Church | 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.

Daniela Freidzon-Mccabe

King of Kings Church | claudiofreidzon.org

Daniela is a pastor and international speaker from King of Kings church in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has a passion for reaching this generation and seeing them living and experiencing the fullness of Christ through a Spirit Empowered life. She serves as the Empowered21 NextGen Co-chair as well as an active executive board member of the national evangelical alliance in Argentina.

Alton Garrison

Acts 2 Journey Initiative | Acts2journey.com

Alton Garrison has served as evangelist, Pastor of First Assembly North Little Rock, AR, Arkansas District Superintendent, Executive Director of US Missions and Assistant General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God. Presently, he serves as Director of the Acts 2 Journey Initiative, a church planting, rebirth, revitalizing, and recalibrating template.

Jonás González

Enlace Costa Rica | enlace.org

Jonás 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. Jonás is married to Juanita Cercone who partners with him in Enlace´s ministry.

Edward Grabovenko

Russian Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith | russianpentecostal.org

Edward Grabovenko was elected the head bishop of the Russian Church of Evangelical Christians in 2009 (Pentecostal Union of Russia). He has served with missionary teams planting churches throughout Russia. He is also serving as co-chair of the newly formed E21 region of Central and Eastern Europe.

Mart Green

ORU Board of Trustees | martgreen.net

Mart is the Ministry Investment Officer for Hobby Lobby and serves as Board Chair.  From 2008 to 2014 he served as the Board Chair for Oral Roberts University’s Board of Trustees and is now serving as Trustee Emeritus.  Mart served as the producer for the films, End of the Spear and Beyond the Gates of Splendor.  In 2010, Mart began a journey to help build a digital Bible library through an alliance called Every Tribe Every Nation. Its goal is to empower ministries by creating the world’s largest library of Bible translations digitized for easy and immediate access in print, audio, and video.

Prince Guneratnam

Calvary Church | 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

Pentecostal European Fellowship | 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.

Fakhry Hanna

Heritage of Nations

Egyptian born and noted theologian, Pastor Fakhry Hanna and his wife, Mary, began their ministry in the year of 2000 with a missions outreach in Syria. They have now planted churches in Tunisia, Algeria, Syria and Egypt. They oversee several regular churches as well as house churches in Cairo, Asiout, Alexandria, Ezbet, Elnakhel, and Swiss. Fakhry and Mary have established many teaching and training schools to equip these youth for life and ministry. The influence of this ministry continues to grow
across the Middle East and America.

Tom Hess

Jerusalem House of Prayer for All Nations | 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.

Dag Heward-Mills

Jesus Healing Crusade | https://www.daghewardmills.org/dhm

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, singularly forged by the fire of the Word of God, has his eyes burning with a vision for the Body of Christ that shall impact the entire world. He is a dynamic apostle, evangelist, pastor, teacher, and prophet. His teachings and books show God’s power and truth working in his life and the lives of others. Bishop Dag Heward-Mills is the founder of the Anagkazo Bible Schools, a full-time Bible school with several thousand students worldwide, aimed at inspiring others to ministry. Bishop Dag Heward-Mills is happily married to Adelaide Heward-Mills and they have been blessed with four children.

Marilyn Hickey

Marilyn Hickey Ministries | 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.

Timothy M. Hill

Church of God | churchofgod.org

Dr. Tim Hill is general overseer of Church of God International, where he leads the ministries of approximately 7.4 million members of nearly 39,000 churches in 183 countries and territories worldwide. Dr. Hill is the author of the newly-released, Life in the Exit Row. He has also written, The Amos Paradigm: Life at the Speed of Favor and Beyond the Mist: A Quest for Authentic Revival. Other writings include six books of sermons and 150 gospel songs. At the core of Dr. Hill’s ministry is his passion for revival and completing the Great Commission.

Wayne Hilsden

Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries | kkcj.org

Wayne is the president and co-founder of King of Kings Community in Jerusalem. He helped plant three congregations in Israel, as well as several institutes for training Israeli believers in Bible, theology, counseling, media, the arts, and practical ministry. Under Wayne’s leadership, King of Kings purchased Jerusalem’s largest movie theater and transformed it into the Pavilion, a worship and conference center, as well as the Jerusalem Prayer Tower, located on the top floor of the same building. Recently, Wayne initiated FIRM: Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries. FIRM is  “a global fellowship of believers committed to Messiah-centered relationships that bless the inhabitants of Israel and the worldwide Jewish community.” Wayne has invested much of his life in mentoring young Israeli leaders, many of whom now play key roles in Israel’s believing community.

Rob Hoskins

One Hope | 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

Hillsong Church | myhillsong.com

Brian Houston is the Global Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church, a global family of congregations comprising more than 100,000 weekly attendees. Considered by many as a leading voice in the shaping of contemporary leadership values and church culture; Brian is highly regarded for his bold innovation and passion for the local church.

Cindy Jacobs

Generals International | 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

Bethel Church | 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.

Shekhar Kallianpur

New Life Fellowship International Church | nlfa.org

Shekhar Kallianpur, founder and senior pastor of New Life Fellowship International Church in Mumbai, India, also serves as the national director, New Life Medical and Educational Trust and is a committed social worker in India with ministry focus on the poor and persecuted Christians in India.

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

Faith Community Church | 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

Christ For All Nations | new.cfan.org

Daniel, a fifth-generation preacher, is a modern missionary evangelist who has led more than 21-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. As the successor to world renowned Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, Daniel is the president and CEO of Christ for All Nations; a ministry which has conducted some of the largest evangelistic events in history, has published over 190 million books in 104 languages and has offices in 10 nations around the world. He also hosts an internationally syndicated television program.

Marcus Lamb

Daystar Television Network | daystar.com

Marcus Lamb, is the founder and president of Daystar Television Network.  Called to preach at age 15, Marcus Lamb has an enduring passion to reach the lost with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Over the course of his life, he’s devoted himself to developing a personal relationship with the Holy Spirit that has marked his ministry with miracles. As Founder and President of the Daystar Television Network, he’s built the fastest growing faith-based network around the globe with one mission in mind: to transform the world, one life at a time.

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

Christ for the Nations | 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

Generation Next | generationnext.me

Ron’s passion is to represent the 1.8 billion youth in the world connecting them to vibrant faith communities, and empowering them to be the ones that solve the world’s greatest problems. Ron served for 30 years as the president of Teen Mania Ministries, a Christian youth organization that reaches millions of young people worldwide. He 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.

Cash Luna

Casa de Dios | https://casadedios.org/

Luna, a recognized speaker, and author, is the founder, senior pastor and influential leader of Casa de Dios Ministries in Guatemala, dedicated to reaching people and pastoring their spiritual growth through Friendship Groups. He is the organizer of two annual, international conferences in Guatemala: The Ensancha Leadership and Hechos Youth Conferences, as well as organizer of the Nights of Glory healing crusades in a number of cities throughout the continent.

Henry Madava

Victory Christian Church | victorychurch.org.ua/en

Henry Madava is the founder and senior pastor of the Christian Victory Church network and the founder of the international ministry Christ for All Cities. Born in Zimbabwe, he arrived in the Soviet Union in 1986. After graduating from the Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation, he founded the Victory Church in 1992. Pastor Madava is serving as co-chair of the newly formed Empowered21 region of Central and Eastern Europe.

Gordon McDonald

Pentecostal Holiness Church | 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.

Elvis Samuel Medina

Church of God | iglesiadediosrd.org

Born in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic, Bishop Medina was called to the ministry at a very young age. Bishop Medina has served at the Church of God in various capacities since 1984 and was recently elected as Overseer for the Dominican Republic. Rev. Medina is married to Dorka Raquel and they have four children.

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.

Sam Monk

Equippers Church | equipperschurch.com

Sam and Kathey Monk have been leading Equippers Church since the year 2000. Sam is the visionary leader of Equippers, and the national leader of ACTS Churches NZ. They personify vision, strength, and grace, and have consistently led Equippers for many years, after taking on the leadership of the church in their mid-twenties.

Robert Morris

Gateway Church | gatewaypeople.com

Robert Morris is the founding senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multicampus church in Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than 39,000 active members. He is featured on the daily television program The Blessed Life and hosts Worship & the Word on radio stations across America. He serves as chancellor of The King’s University and is the bestselling author of 14 books.

Niko Njotorahardjo

Gereja Bethel Indonesia | hmministry.com

Pastor Niko started a congregation in Jakarta in 1988 with 400 persons and now the church has exceeded 250,000 members with 6,000 cell groups and 900 branches in Indonesia and around the world. Prayer, praise, and worship are an integral part of the Gereja Bethel Indonesia church and a trademark of the worldwide ministry of Pastor Niko and the church.

Michel Ouédraogo

African Hope Initiative | 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.

Nick Park

Church of God | evangelical.ie

Pastor Nick, with his wife Janice, founded the Solid Rock Church in 1994. He grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and found the Lord through the ministry of the Salvation Army when he was sleeping on the streets as a homeless alcoholic. Pastor Nick serves as the national bishop of the Church of God in Ireland, executive director of Evangelical Alliance Ireland and has authored several books.

Terry Parkman

River Valley Church | rivervalley.org/ministries/youth/

Terry Parkman serves as the Global co-chair for Empowered21 NGN and is passionate about seeing an emerging generation of Spirit-filled leaders rise up to lead the Church into the future. Terry is also the NextGen Pastor at River Valley Church in Minneapolis, MN. There he oversees all things kids, youth, young adults, and emerging leaders. Along with his responsibilities at River Valley, Terry also travels and speaks internationally on leadership trends, and more specifically,  generational shift and how that affects the Church today.

Phil Pringle

C3 Church International | iccrs.org

Phil Pringle is the founder and president of C3 Church International, a global movement of over 315 churches, and the senior minister of C3 Church in Sydney, Australia. Phil and his wife, Christine, started C3 Church in 1980, and it is now one of the fastest-growing, exciting and powerful churches in Australia.

Mike Rakes

Winston Salem First Church | wsfirst.com

Mike is a pastor, educator, motivator, author, and storyteller who – along with his wife, Darla – serves the body of Christ and has a passion to help people model God’s love. Since 2006 he and Darla have served as Lead Pastors at Winston Salem First in North Carolina. They are passionate about the spiritual health of the US church and are committed to mobilizing faith communities for God and the good of humanity.

David Ramírez

Church of God | thechurchofgod.org

David  Ramirez, a dynamic preacher and extraordinary leader, serves as Third Assistant General Overseer for the Church of God. He brings to the position a wealth of experience in ministry, having served as local pastor, church planter, Bible school president, and founder of the South American Seminary in Quito, Ecuador. In recognition of his leadership gifts, the church appointed him to World Missions Director for South America (2008-10) and then director of World Mission for all of Latin America (2010-16). He and his wife, Fernanda, are parents to Santiago, Fernando, and Valeria.

Edson Rebustini

Biblica de Paz | biblicadapaz.org.br

Born in Rio Claro, which is located in the interior of São Paulo, God placed the call of being a pastor and preacher of the Word in the heart of Pastor Edson Rubustini on his 16th birthday. Pastor Edson and his wife Celia founded the Biblical Church of Peace in June 1987.  A scholar of the Word of God, Pastor Edson Rubustini preaches weekly on Sundays. Among other titles, he is the author of: “The Gadareno” and “In the room of the Throne”.

Gordon Robertson

Christian Broadcasting Network | 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 | nhclc.org

Samuel Rodríguez, 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.

Steve Strang

Charisma Magazine | 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, Casa Creación, Realms, and Frontline. Strang has earned a reputation as the world’s leading charismatic publisher.

Greg Surratt

Seacoast Church | seacoast.org

Greg Surratt is founding pastor of Seacoast Church, located in Mt. Pleasent, South Carolina and one of the early adopters of the multi-site model. Surratt is the president and co-founder of the Association of Related Churches (ARC), which has established 673 churches worldwide. He is also the author of the book IR-REV-REND, as well as a contributor for Outreach Magazine, Ministry Today Magazine, and Charisma Magazine.

Vinson Synan

Oral Roberts University | oru.edu

Dr. Vinson Synan is one the leading authorities on the history of Holiness, Pentecostal, and the Charismatic Movements. His work and writings are authoritative resources on the history of Pentecostalism and various other topics in the church. In addition, he was one of the founders of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (SPS) in 1970. He now serves as Dean Emeritus in the School of Divinity of Regent University and is the former Interim Dean of the College of Theology and Ministry at ORU.

Matthew K. Thomas

Central India Outreach | 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.”

Jean-Luc Trachsel

International Association of Healing Ministries | healing-ministries-org

Jean Luc works actively to bring unity among Christians and to proclaim the Gospel with mercy and compassion to this generation. His sensibility to the Spirit allow the manifestation of the supernatural with signs, miracles, healings and the salvation. Jean-Luc is the International director of IAHM, where the mission is to restore the healing ministries in the body in Christ. As the Primary Vision Carrier, Jean-Luc is a member of the Core Team of « Europe Shall Be Saved – ESBS » which has the aim to see Europe change with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Married to his beautiful wife Josiane, father of 4 children, he loves to spend time with his family.

Kenneth Ulmer

Faithful Central Bible Church | faithfulcentral.com

Kenneth Ulmer is the senior pastor-teacher of Faithful Central Bible Church. Dr. Ulmer is the former president of The King’s College and Seminary where he is also a founding board member and an adjunct professor. He has served as instructor and adjunct professor at many universities and seminaries including Grace Theological Seminary, Biola University, Pepperdine University and United Theological Seminary.

Gilberto Vélez

Iglesia Cristiana Misericordia | icm.church

Dr. Gilberto Vélez, MD, is the Pastor and Founder of Iglesia Cristiana Misercordia. Pastor Vélez 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.

Stovall Weems

Celebration Church | celebration.org

Weems is the founder and senior pastor of Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida. Since 1998, Celebration has grown to 12,000 in weekly attendance and now includes local, regional, and international campuses. Pastor Weems is also the author of Awakening: A New Approach to Faith, Fasting and Spiritual Freedom and The God-First Life: Uncomplicate Your Life, God’s Way. His ministry focuses on building the local church through reaching people with the gospel of Jesus and developing passionate followers of Christ.

David Wells

The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada | paoc.org

Dave Wells has served as general superintendent of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC) since May 2008. The PAOC has over 1,100 affiliated churches and 3,500 credentialed ministers with a constituency of close to 250,000 people across Canada. Dave serves as the vice-chair of the Pentecostal World Fellowship and on the executives of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship and the Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches of North America. Dave has served as Canadian chaplain for the Olympic Games since 2004.

Billy Wilson

Oral Roberts University | 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

Assemblies of God | ag.org

Dr. Wood served as General Superintendent of the General Council of the Assemblies of God in the United States of America (AG) from 2007-2017 and has been Chairman of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, the largest Pentecostal denomination in the world, since 2008. He authored Living in the Spirit and other books for the Spirit-empowered church.

Caleb Wehrli

Empowered21 | empowered21.com

Caleb Wehrli serves as the executive director of Empowered 21. He has been helping with E21 since 2010 and has 20 years of experience in executive leadership roles through missions, church, and leadership initiatives in over 55 countries.  He previously served on the executive leadership team at Victory Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma.