Lou Engle: thecall.com
Lou Engle is a revivalist, visionary and co-founder of TheCall, Inc.
For more than three decades, Lou's passion has been to call believers into radical consecration through prayer, fasting, and acts of justice. Lou has been involved in church planting, establishing prayer movements and strategic houses of prayer. He is the founder of the pro-life ministry, Bound 4 Life, and has inspired other justice movements.
Lou resides in Pasadena, California, where he is a part of the leadership team at the Pasadena International House of Prayer. He recently launched the Spiritual Air Force Academy with a mandate to train and deploy teams across the world for breakthrough intercession in partnership with missions.
Lou and his wife, Therese, have been married for 34 years. They have seven children.
Brian Simmons: stairwayministries.org
Brian and Candice have been described as true pioneers in ministry. As a spiritual father and mother, their teaching and spiritual gifts have opened doors in many nations to take the message of authentic awakening and revival to many. For the last 40 years they have labored together to present Christ in His fullness wherever God sends them. Dr. Simmons is currently working as the lead translator of The Passion Translation on course to release a leather-bound version of the New Testament/Psalms/Proverbs/Song of Songs in 2017.
After a dramatic conversion to Christ in 1971 Brian and Candice answered the call of God to leave everything behind and become missionaries to the tribes. Taking their three children to the jungle of Central America, they pioneered church plants for many years with the Kuna people group. While serving as missionaries, Dr. Simmons planted churches and established leadership for the churches that Jesus birthed. As a linguist, Brian also was the co-translator for the Kuna New Testament.
John Perks: breakthroughministries.ca
John Perks serves as President of Breakthrough Ministries International and Be A Hero International. Known as a man of unwavering faith, John travels internationally to release the apostolic and prophetic that imparts a radical faith in the ‘God of the Breakthrough’. John knows no limitations. Neither his circumstances nor his young age keeps him from ministering all over the globe; John has been in ministry since he was 15 years old. His passion to see people free, walking in their destiny is only matched by his desire to see children freed from the sex trade and nurtured back to wholeness. He desires to inspire those of his generation to take up their mantle and make a change in the world, bringing reformation by using the influences that have been given to each Christian. This inspired John to start an online and in-person teaching center called the Reformation Academy, which has had incredible growth in only one year. He also mentors classes throughout North America, from Equipping Entrepreneurs to Kingdom Ministry, John is impacting those who are hungry to learn and know God on a deeper level. An innovative thinker, a man of action, and a firm believer of going to the next level; John keeps moving forward to see more children-at-risk rescued and God’s people stepping into their authority as the kingdom of Heaven is established. In 2016, John and his wife Marivick started a church, called Breakthrough Church in Kelowna, BC Canada, where they have lived since 2013.
Bishop Joseph Garlington: bishopjlg.com
Bishop Joseph L. Garlington, Sr., PhD is the Senior Pastor of Covenant Church of Pittsburgh, a multiracial and cross-cultural community of more than three thousand members, which he founded with his wife, Barbara, in 1971.His preaching and teaching ministry, known for its humor and deep insight, has made him a popular speaker at many national conferences such as Promise Keepers, the international men’s movement, where he has regularly addressed tens of thousands of men. Bishop Garlington regularly consults for pastors, churches and organizations that are eager to develop similar models of racial reconciliation and healing.
Charles Stock: lcmi.org
Charles and Anne Stock have been the Senior Pastors of Life Center for more than 25 years. “It is our privilege to inspire and lead young radicals and the devoted faithful, augmented by our friendships with many guest ministries. Our desire is that our lives will always be generous, our exploits impacting, and that our lives will always be ‘stuck on full’.”
Mike & Deena Van’t Hul: loavesandfishesintl.com
Deena holds a Doctorate of Ministry from United Theological Seminary. For the past 12 years, she and her husband Mike have been full-time missionaries in China. Together they lead Hidden Treasures Home, a foster home for orphaned children with significant special needs. They also run a school for disabled children and a nursing home for elderly widows. Mike and Deena are senior leaders of a home church and are working with many brothers and sisters in China across denominational lines and government affiliations.