Bishop T.D. Jakes
Bishop T. D. Jakes is a charismatic leader, visionary, provocative thinker, and entrepreneur, who serves as senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church located in Dallas. Through his nexus of charitable works, Bishop Jakes is known for extending a hand of help to the needy, heart of compassion to the hurting, and message of inspiration to the disenfranchised. His worldwide impact is also felt through high profile conference series such as MegaFest, which recently drew more than 75,000 participants and an empire that spans film, television, radio, best-selling books, and the T.D. Jakes School of Leadership. Celebrating 32 years of marriage, Thomas Dexter and Serita Jakes are parents to five children and three grandchildren. He credits his own parents as the source of his perseverance and sense of self-reliance. After more than 36 years in ministry, Jakes continues to be a leading voice of innovation, inspiration, and influence in Christendom today.
Monday, October 29
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 eight books including the groundbreaking Fasting and Right People-Right Place-Right Plan. Jentezen and his wife Cherise have been married 30 years, have five children and two grandchildren, and make their home in Gainesville, Georgia.
Bishop Henry Fernandez
An anointed and gifted minister, motivational speaker, entrepreneur and best-selling author, Henry B. Fernandez is driven by a God-given mandate to teach faith and show God’s people how to exercise their faith to prosper and live victoriously. As senior pastor of The Faith Center Ministries in Sunrise, Florida, a thriving, multi-racial congregation of nearly 10,000 members, Fernandez cuts through denominational, cultural and economic barriers with a prophetic message of hope as he encourages people with the truth that it is God’s will for everyone to enjoy the abundant, successful life God has promised.
Tuesday, October 30
Michael Utterback is the Director of Ministry to Israel at Ezra International. Michael has been involved in Aliyah since 1991. He served as International Director and Aliyah Director for the International Christian Embassy and assisted in the establishment of the Exodus project in the early 90’s. He began working with Mel Hoelzle and Ezra International in Siberia in 1997. Michael has traveled worldwide on behalf of Israel, speaking in conventions, conferences, and local churches. He has written articles for various magazines and newspapers, and writes a monthly periodical called Perspective. He and his wife Gina live in Jerusalem, Israel. They have two daughters, seven grandchildren.
Wednesday, October 31
Jimmy Evans is Senior Pastor of Gateway Church, a multi-campus church in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than 36,000 active members.
Jimmy is the Founder and CEO of MarriageToday, a ministry that is devoted to helping couples thrive in strong and fulfilling marriages and families. Jimmy and his wife Karen co-host MarriageToday, a nationally syndicated television program. He also serves as the Senior Elder of Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo, Texas. Jimmy holds an Honorary Doctorate of Literature from The Kings University and has authored more than seventeen books.
Jimmy and Karen have been married for 45 years and have two married children and five grandchildren.
Thursday, November 1
Claud Bowers is Founder, President and GM of WACX TV SuperChannel 55 Television in Orlando. The network reaches across Central Florida from the Atlantic to the Gulf. Along with his wife Freeda and family, they are devoted to the work of God and Christian Television.
SuperChannel is now in the finishing phase of the Majesty Building Project, an 18 story office high-rise, broadcast facility and network headquarters in Orlando being completed debt free.
Claud is a visionary, marketplace missionary, business entrepreneur, and Bible teacher with emphasis on the Kingdom of God, the work of the Holy Spirit and the blessing of Abraham.
Apostle Leo Lewis, Sr.
Apostle Lewis is an endtime Apostle of God with a strong prophetic anointing; often causing the manifestation of miracles, signs, & wonders! He is the Senior & Founding Pastor of Macedonia Miracle Kingdom & Worship Center in Montgomery, AL! This apostolic center of prophetic reformation serves as headquarters for the Prophetic Miracle Ministries Worldwide, over which Apostle Lewis serves as Presiding Prelate.
He is the husband of one wife, Executive Pastor Sharon Lewis, and the father of four children all of whom work in the ministry.