Empowered21 Global Council Meets in Johannesburg

Members of the Empowered21 Global Council began two days of meetings to hear reports of progress and updates from the fourteen E21 regional cabinets located on six continents and to plot the strategy for the future of the movement.

Ministry Seeks Evangelism Strategies During Event

Because open evangelism in Russia is now illegal, Mission Eurasia—a ministry equipping and mobilizing the next generation of Christian leaders in the region—will capitalize on a closing window of opportunity. The campaign will enlist Russian evangelical churches to distribute 100,000 Russian-language New Testaments to soccer fans who come to watch 2018 World Cup matches. The evangelistic campaign will coincide with the games, which start June 14 and conclude July 15.

A New Vision for Promise Keepers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Promise Keepers announces the appointment of their new Chairman of the Board, Ken Harrison. Harrison comes from a successful business background, having built and sold a national real estate company to Colliers International Valuation and then served as CEO of Valuation for five years.

Donna Barrett Elected General Secretary for AG

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Assemblies of God Executive Presbytery has unanimously elected Donna L. Barrett to serve as the 11th general secretary of the U.S. Fellowship. With this election, the 21-member executive board fills the unexpired term of James T. Bradford, following his midterm resignation to pursue full-time pastoral ministry at Central Assembly in Springfield, Missouri.

Frontier Mission Champions Announce Sale of Campus

The board of directors of William Carey International University (WCIU, www.wciu.edu) has announced the planned purchase of its long-term missions campus by EF Education First (EF, www.ef.edu), the world’s largest private international education organization.

Prison Fellowship Announces New CEO

Prison Fellowship International (PFI) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Andy Corley as President and CEO, effective immediately. To ensure a seamless transition, outgoing CEO Frank J. Lofaro will remain on PFI’s executive leadership team, providing strategic counsel as Senior Vice President.

E21 Caribbean Cabinet Adopts Historic Three-Year Plan

Tulsa, OK – In a historic meeting February 8, 2018 in Miami, Florida, the Empowered21 Caribbean Work Group adopted a three-year plan to bring the Caribbean Spirit-empowered community together to see lives changed through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Ministry Marks Decade of Programming to Closed Countries

Christian media group SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) is marking a major milestone at “Proclaim 18,” the 75th annual National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Convention—a decade of children’s broadcasting in the Middle East and North Africa, where churches may be outlawed and sharing the gospel openly is widely restricted.

Empowered21 Announces USA Cabinet Leadership

TULSA, Okla. – Empowered21, a global organization that resources the worldwide Spirit-empowered movement, announced today that the next iteration of leaders has been selected to give leadership to the E21 USA Cabinet.

Fellowship Wins Injunction Against School District

An Indiana federal district court has granted Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) a permanent injunction against an unconstitutional policy that the School District of Pike Township used to discriminate against after-school Good News Clubs, one of the ministries of CEF for children K-5.

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