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Executive Update

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The Foundation
Vision Renewal Trends / 2020 Report Empowered21 Story: From Azusa to the World The Global Council Vision, Mission & Purpose Goals 5 9 13 15 27 31 33 37 39 41 45

Pentecost Sunday NGYN21 Scholars Research Generations Weekend Experience Global Congress

The Global Movement

Regional Cabinet Chairs and Empowered21 Schematic Regions Africa Asia Asia Congress Amrica Latina Canada Europe Middle East Oceania | Caribbean USA Congreso Hispano USA Converge21 E21 USA Resolution 47 49 51 55 57 59 61 63 65 67

The Future
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That every person on Earth would have an authentic encounter with through the Power and Presence of the Holy Spirit ... by Pentecost 2033.

Jesus Christ






EmpowErEd21 The Global Movement




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Serving a Movement 30% of all Christians are Pentecostal or Charasmatic
4% Europe 565,560,000 614 Million

2 Billion TOTAL


8% Middle East 12,840,000 47% 34% Asia-Oceania 285,120,000 Africa 516,470,000 ~Pew Forum, 2011

Americas 804,070,000

the Future

According to Todd Johnson and the Pew Forum, there are 2 Billion adherents to Christianity and 614 Million of them are Renewalists (Pentecostals / Charismatics).

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50% of the Renewal Movement is already connected to Empowered21 through leadership involvement.

rowth rates for the Renewal Movement between 1910-2010 was nearly four times the growth rate of both Christianity and the worlds population. From 2010-25, it is expected to grow twice as fast as both.


enewalists were most numerous in Latin America in 2010, but Africa will likely surpass this before 2025. ver the period 1910-2010, Renewalists grew fastest in Asia. This will likely continue through 2025. hile Charismatics grew faster from 1910-2010, Pentecostals may grow faster from 2010-2025.
~ Vinson Synan, Regent University

Harvey Cox, Harvard University professor, says of Spirit Empowered (Renewalist) Christianity that it is the fastest growing Christian movement on earth.

Outlook 2020: The Delphi Study
Over 130 global leaders in the Empowered21 network were invited to participate in a study to determine which issues will most shape the future of Spiritempowered Christianity. A total of 13 emerging trends were classified according to their probability of occurring by 2020, the level of impact an occurrence would have, and its desirability for the Church.
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Leadership Development Meet Human Needs Fresh Outpouring of the Holy Spirit Pentecostal Cooperation Practice of Divine Healing Digital Church Speaking in Tongues Diverse terminology Generation Wealth Gap Moral Failure End-Time emphasis Women as Senior Pastors Political Action`
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the Future

The study revealed four highly important trends where the Spirit-empowered Church is most likely to grow and positively influence the World:
By 2020, there will be an increase in leadership development within Spirit-empowered churches. By 2020, the Spirit-empowered movement will increasingly be known for meeting human needs in the community. By 2020, the church will experience a fresh, historic outpouring of the Holy Spirit. By 2020, Pentecostals will be more open to work with newer expressions of Spiritempowered ministry. The fifth trend is only slightly less likely, but highly desired by the Global Church: By 2020, the practice of divine healing will increase among Spirit-empowered churches. Empowered21 is actively seeking to meet the needs of the Global Spirit-empowered Church and is working to address each of the top five emerging trends identified by the Outlook 2020 study.

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From Azusa Street to ORU to the World


pril 25-29, 2006 the International Center for Spiritual Renewal facilitated and hosted the Azusa Street Centennial. This one hundred year anniversary celebration of the Azusa Street revival was attended by over 50,000 people from 106 different nations. The streams of Spirit-filled Christianity converged in Los Angeles to rejoice in a century of blessing on this movement that now numbers over 600 million people around the world. n 2008, the new Oral Roberts University Board of Trustees began work on clarifying the mission of the university for 21st century ministry. An initiative was launched by the Board of Trustees called Empowered21 and the International Center for Spiritual Renewal was asked to facilitate this process to focus on new generations and the power of the Holy Spirit. Immediately, it was discerned that the


convergence of these dynamics was leading toward questions and answers that would serve the entire Spirit-filled movement. Empowered21 began to be understood as a natural kingdomwide follow up to the Azusa Street Centennial. The Azusa Centennial reflected on what God had done for the last 100 years and Empowered21 would focus on the future of the movement.


uring 2009 and early 2010, Empowered21 held 17 unique conversation events around the world with leaders, scholars and new generation voices to ascertain their insights into the issues facing the movement in the 21st Century. Over 500 people from 54 nations and over 15 different universities were involved in the conversations. Questions like: What does it mean to be Spirit-empowered in the 21st century? and What steps can be taken to engage new generations in the Spirit-filled experience? were asked.

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onversation input and discoveries were used to inform the program of the Empowered21 Global Congress on Holy Spirit Empowerment which was held in Tulsa, OK April 8- 11, 2010. The Congress focused on shaping the future of the Global Spiritempowered movement by focusing on crucial issues facing the movement and connecting generations for intergenerational blessing and impartation. Over 10,000 people from 95 nations attended the April Congress where over 210 learning conversations and numerous general session events informed and connected them. It became obvious that the Congress was forming a launch base for further exploration.



he International Center for Spiritual Renewal was asked to lead Empowered21 into the future and Empowered21 was officially transferred to the Center in the summer of 2010. Empowered21 is now witnessing a convergence and collaboration of Spirit-empowered ministries around the world. A series of regional Empowered21 gatherings are forming to focus on unique issues faced by Spirit-empowered churches operating within disparate socioeconomic climates. leven Regional Cabinets are now pursuing initiatives and events in their area of the world to address the future of Spirit-empowered Christianity and find ways to connect the generations for spiritual impartation. Each regional cabinet will operate under the same vision and purposes for Empowered21 in their region.


GLOBAL Leadership
The Empowered21 Global Council establishes the focus of Empowered21, gives inspirational oversight to 11 regional leadership teams across the world, and helps bring resources to bear on crucial issues faced by the Spirit-empowered church.

global CounCil

E.A. Adeboye
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 4 million people each year and is held in a complex with a one-by-one-half-mile, covered worship center. - www.rccg.org

Doug Beacham
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 - www.iphc.org

Lisa Bevere
Passionate. Edgy. Relatable. Powerful. Funny. These words describe Lisa BevereInternational speaker, best-selling author, and co-host of The Messenger television program, which broadcasts in more than 200 countries. www.messengerinternational.org

Jrgen Bhler
Dr. Jrgen Bhler 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. - int.icej.org

Charles Blake
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 5 million people in 60 countries. - www.cogic.org


global CounCil

Isak Burger
Pastor Isak Burger currently sits as the President of the Apostolic Faith Mission in Johannesburg, South Africa. He serves as Chairperson for the Theological Advisory Committee, is on the Executive Committee for the World Pentecostal Fellowship, and is the Director of Radio Pulpit. Pastor Isak is also the Co-Chair for E21 Africa. www.afm-ags.org

Glenn Burris, Jr.

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. - www.foursquare.org

Juanita Cercone
Juanita Cercone serves as President of Enlace Television Network and is actively participating in the Christian television ministry with her husband Jonas Ortiz. Receiving direct instruction from the Lord to raise up intercessors in the Spanish-speaking world, she ministers strongly to female Christian leaders. - www.enlace.org

Lazarus Chakwera
Pastor Chakwera, is currently serving as the president of Malawi Assemblies of God and Executive Council member of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship and World Assemblies of God Relief Agency. He is founding senior pastor of International Christian Assembly.

Ishmael Charles
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 also served on the Church of God World Missions Board and currently serves on the Church of God International Executive Council. - www.ntcogbvi.org

Rick Ciaramitaro
Pastor Rick Ciaramitaro is a recognized voice to the nation of Canada; crossing denominational lines across Canada for the past 25 years. Pastor Rick serves as Senior Pastor of Windsor Christian Fellowship and presides over the Open Bible Faith Fellowship of Canada. - www.windsorchristianfellowship.com

Kenneth Copeland
Rev. Kenneth Copeland is the founder and president of Kenneth Copeland Ministries. He is the host of the TV program Jesus Is Lord, which is seen by millions of people around the world. Rev. Copeland is a renowned author and is a New York Times Best Seller. He is married to Gloria Copeland with three children. - www.kcm.org

Margaret Court
Pastor Margaret Court is the founder and senior pastor of Victory Life Centre (VLC) in Osborne Park, Western Australia. Pastor Margaret is Australia's most successful and celebrated tennis player. No player in tennis history has ever surpassed her incredible record of 62 grand slam titles. Pastor Margaret's desire for VLC is to train an army of strong believers. www.victorylifecenter.com.au

Danny de Leon
Danny de Leon 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.

Ulf Ekman
Dr. Ulf Ekman is the founder and senior pastor of Word of Life Church in Uppsala, Sweden. Dr. Ekman travels extensively to maintain, develop and consolidate the various aspects of the churchs international work. Pastor Ekman has a heart to train local Christian pastors and leaders, who can reach out to their respective regions. - www.ulfekman.org

Chady El-Aouad
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 Chady has preached in more than 65 nations. www.chadyelaouad.com

Ingolf Ellssel
Pastor Ingolf Ellssel serves as the Chairman on the Pentecostal European Fellowship. Pastor Inglof resides in Tostedt, Germany and is excited to see the Spirit-empowered church advance all throughout Europe.


global CounCil

Jeff Farmer
Jeff Farmer is currently the Chair of PCCNA and the former President of Open Bible Churches. Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America promotes spiritual renewal and fellowship among Pentecostal believers and is committed to the message of reconciliation through the cross and unity in the power of the Holy Spirit. - www.pccna.org

David Ferguson
Dr. David Ferguson, LPC, is the author/developer of the Intimacy Therapy model. David is also a minister, author, Licensed Professional Counselor, and speaker. He earned a M.Ed. from Southwest Texas State University, a Ph.D. and a Litt.D. from Oxford Graduate School. www.greatcommandment.net

Jentezen Franklin
Jentezen Franklin delivers inspirational messages as the Senior Pastor of Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia; and his ministry impacts generations through various global outreaches and his televised broadcast, "Kingdom Connection." Jentezen Franklin and his wife, Cherise, have five children. - www.freechapel.org

Claudio Freidzon
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. - www.claudiofreidzon.com

Alton Garrison
Alton Garrison serves as the assistant general superintendent of the Assemblies of God. Pastor Garrison is an accomplished author and has published numerous books. He and his wife, Johanna, have one daughter. - www.ag.org

John Glass
John has been General Superintendent of the Elim Pentecostal Church since 2000. Prior to this he was Elim's Regional Superintendent in Scotland and pastored churches across the UK, including four that he pioneered. - www .elim.org.uk

Jons Gonzlez
Jnas Gonzlez 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. Jnas is married to Juanita Cercone who partners with him in Enlaces ministry. www.enlace.org

Mart Green
Mart Green is the Chair of the Board of Trustees at Oral Roberts University. He is the founder and president of Mardel, a chain of Christian and educational supply stores, and the President of Hobby Lobby, a chain of over 400 arts and crafts stores. He and his wife, Diana, have been married for over 30 years. www.martgreen.net

Prince Guneratnam
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. - www.calvarychurch.org.my

Jack Hayford (Co-Chair)

Pastor Jack Hayford is the founder and Chancellor of The Kings University in Los Angeles, CA. Pastor Hayford is the founding pastor of The Church On The Way in Van Nuys, CA. He is a prolific and best-selling author, who has penned more than 52 books and composed 600 hymns and choruses. www.jackhayford.org

Marilyn Hickey
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 Yonggis Church Growth International in South Korea. www.marilynandsarah.org

Wayne Hilsden
Pastor Wayne Hilsden, a resident of Jerusalem since 1983, gives leadership and oversight to the King of Kings Ministry team. In addition to preaching regularly in Jerusalem, he travels the world sharing with the nations about the restoration of Israel. www.kkcj.org


global CounCil

Al Hollingsworth
Al Hollingsworth and his wife Hattie are successful business leaders, international speakers, and ministers of the Gospel. Al and Hattie Hollingsworth are the founders of the internationally acclaimed, Christ-centered BOSS. www.bossthemovement.com

Rob Hoskins
Rob is a noted author, missionary, and the President of One Hope Inc. Rob serves as the ministrys 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. - www.onehope.net

Brian Houston
Pastor Brian is passionate about the Cause of Christ, consumed with seeing people come into relationship with Jesus. With over 30 years of leadership and ministry experience, Brians commitment and ability to present the timeless message of Christ in a relevant and practical way has seen countless lives impacted. - www.myhillsong.com

Cindy Jacobs
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. - www.generals.org

Steve Kelso
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 1980s, pastored for 23 years, and earned a Doctor of Ministry degree by writing about short term missions.

Lawrence Khong
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 Gods kingdom.

Young Hoon Lee

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. english.fgtv.com

Dennis Lindsay
Dennis Lindsay is the acting 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. - www.cfni.org

Ron Luce
Ron is the President and Founder of Teen Mania Ministries, a Christian youth organization that reaches millions of young people worldwide. Ron 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. - www.teenmania.com

Gordon McDonald
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. www.phcc.ca

Gordon Moore
Gordon Moore is the senior minister of C3 Church Bridgeman Downs, Australia and national director for the C3 Church Global movement of churches. He is a teacher and holds a PhD in Bible Theology (USA). He works, along with is wife Jo, to to build strong local churches that are successful at reaching the unchurched. - www.c3bd.com

Robert Morris
Robert Morris is senior pastor of Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas. He is a gifted communicator with over 20 years of experience imparting biblical principles on prosperity and personal growth. His passionate, practical and often humorous presentation touches believers and impacts the un-churched. www.gatewaypeople.com


global CounCil

Myles Munroe
Myles Munroe is the president and founder of the Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), a Christian growth and resource center that includes leadership training, missions, publishing, television, radio and Web communications, and a church community. His wife, Ruth, is co-pastor and serves alongside Dr. Munroe. - www.bfmmm.com

Niko Njotorahardjo
Senior Pastor of GBI Jl Gatot Subroto, Niko Njotorahardjo has a passion to see the Holy Spirit overtake the region of Asia. He is the founder and president of Healing Movement Ministries in Asia. Pastor Niko is Co-Chair for Empowered21 Asia and on the cutting edge of the Spirit-empowered movement. www.hmministry.com

Sndor Nmeth
Pastor Sndor Nmoth is the Founding Pastor of Faith Church in Budapest, Hungary. Faith Church is one of Europe's largest Pentecostal-Charismatic churches. Started in 1979 under a Communist regime by seven believers, it now has more than 70,000 regular attenders in 300 local church branches around Hungary and beyond its borders. - eng.nemethsandor.hu

Opoku Onyinah
Apostle Dr. Opoku Onyinah is president of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, and Chairman of the Church of Pentecost with branches in 84 nations. He is also the Chairman of Ghana Evangelism Committee and is a Commissioner of World Missions and Evangelism of the World Council of Churches (WCC). - gpccghana.org

Oreste Pesare
Oreste Pesare has been Executive Director of International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS) since 1996. Born in Italy, Oreste was introduced to the Charismatic Renewal in 1984 through a strong spiritual experience with God that changed his life. - www.iccrs.org

Gordon Robertson
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. - www.cbn.com

Samuel Rodrguez, Jr.

Samuel Rodriguez 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 Americas 7 most influential Hispanic Leaders, and the only religious leader on the list. www.nhclc.org

Ricardo Sanchez
Grammy-nominated, Dove-Award winning, Atlanta-based worship leader and Christian recording artist, Ricardo sanchez, is known as a singer, song writer, conference speaker, and preeminent worship leaders. www.ricardomusic.com

Steve Strang

Steve Strang, founder of Charisma magazine, is an awardwinning journalist, entrepreneur, businessman and author. He is president of Charisma Media which includes Charisma House, Siloam, Creation House, CharismaKids, and Casa Creacin. Steve has earned a reputation as the worlds leading charismatic publisher. www.charismamag.com

Greg Surratt
Greg is founding pastor of Seacoast Church, one of the early adopters of the multi-site model. Located in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, Seacoast has been recognized by various media as an innovative and influential thought leader in future strategies for church growth and development. - www.seacoast.org

Vinson Synan
Dr. Vinson Synan has been Dean Emeritus of the School of Divinity at Regent University since 1994. Before that he served as a pastor and the General Secretary of the Pentecostal Holiness denomination. Dr. Synan has produced 15 works as the premier historian of the Pentecostal / Charismatic movement. - www.regent.edu


global CounCil

Matthew K. Thomas
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. www.matthewkthomas.com

David Wells
Rev. David Wells is General Superintendent of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. He has pastored several churches, and has also served as a chaplain for Canadas Olympic teams. Rev. Wells serves as Chair of the Board for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and has an MA in Christian Ministry from Briercrest Seminary, SK. - www.paoc.org

Mark Williams
Pastor Mark Williams was elected to Second Assistant General Overseer in 2008 with the Church of God. Pastor Williams was an international evangelist, and also pastored several local congregations. He currently serves on many diverse boards across the nation. - www.churchofgod.org

Billy Wilson (Co-Chair)

Dr. Billy Wilson currently serves as Executive Director of the International Center for Spiritual Renewal which is facilitating Empowered21. He is the host of a weekly television program World Impact with Billy Wilson, which is seen in over 170 nations. He also serves as chair of the Awakening America Alliance. - www.icfsr.org

George Wood
Dr. George O. Wood was elected to the position of General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in August of 2007. He pastored Newport-Mesa Christian Center in Costa Mesa, California, for 17 years. Dr. Wood is author of seven books which include his brand new book called Living in the Spirit. www.ag.org



That every person on Earth would have an authentic encounter with through the Power and Presence of the Holy Spirit ... by Pentecost 2033.

Jesus Christ


Empowered21 will 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.

Mission | purposes

To Unite the Global Spirit-filled movement together intergenerationally for the purpose of seeking a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit in the 21st Century To Focus the energy and resources of the Spiritempowered global church on the harvest and challenges before us To Provide a platform for addressing the crucial issues facing the 21st Century Spiritempowered church To Discover contemporary methods, vocabulary, spiritual grace and relational favor needed for engaging every generation in Spirit-empowered living To Witness greater convergence and collaboration of Spirit-empowered ministries around the World

Form and serve a Global Council of leaders in the Spirit-Empowered movement that will give inspirational oversight to the Empowered21 process. Form and serve a network of international regional leadership teams, which are intergenerational, multi- ethnic, gender inclusive and broad in denominational / movement representation that will give guidance to the Empowered21 process in their region. Organize regional and global events that provide a platform to address the issues facing SpiritEmpowered Christianity in the 21st Century. Mobilize and resource the global Spiritempowerment movement to utilize Pentecost Sunday (and the weeks before it) each year for focused teaching/preaching on the Holy Spirit inviting every generation to experience Him. Form and serve a global network for next generation leaders who are empowering future generations in every segment of society including church, family, government, business, education, arts/entertainment, sports and media. Discern, develop, and distribute a framework for Spirit-Empowered discipleship which includes age and stage outcome-based benchmarks of what a Spirit-Empowered Christ follower looks like and lives like.


Identify and create models and resources for local churches and Kingdom ministries to use in answering the continuing cry for spiritual fathers and mothers. Commission and recognize research to bring understanding to Spirit-Empowered Christianity and serve the movement by focusing on new generations. Discover, assess and interpret emerging vocabularies that will help communicate the eternal truths of scripture to new generations in the power of the Holy Spirit. Create a 24/7 platform to facilitate connectivity, unity, prayer, worship, resources, etc. that will encourage Spirit-Empowered living. This would include the use of video resources, teaching helps, etc. Identify giftings and resources in each region and provide platforms for these unique contributions to be shared with the global church. Utilize the Empowered21 initiative to create fresh new ways that Kingdom ministries can be brought together for fellowship and mutual exposure.

One day. One message. One fresh outpouring on a new generation.

Commit to join us in rediscovering the power of Pentecost

at www.empowered21.com

On May 27, 2012, Pastors around the world united in preaching and teaching ON THE HOLY SPIRIT. Thousands of CONGREGATIONS participated and NEW GENERATIONS experienced Him!



In 2012, pulpits all over the world proclaimed the transforming, renewing, empowering truth about the Holy Spirit. Pentecost Sunday became a time to experience the healing, miracles, and strength that the Holy Spirit brings to Christian lives. The Holy Spirit lifts up Jesus and, through Jesus, the world will be saved. This movement is continuing to help churches discover afresh the power of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday.

Every Empowered21 region has been asked to commit to hosting a regional event the weekend prior to Pentecost Sunday in 2014. The next E21 Global Congress will celebrate Pentecost from Jerusalem in 2015!

A wide variety of materials on the Holy Spirit including sermon notes, videos, artwork, and scholarly articles, are being made available to pastors and church leaders on an ongoing basis through the web platform at: www.pentecostsunday.tv

On Pentecost Sunday, we celebrated in 117 cities around the country, with an approximate attendance of 21,100 people. People came with reverence, and whole families were together to the altar. We could see the younger generation being filled and worshiping the King of Kings. Everyone at the altar was heartbroken, contrite, and received physical healing (sight, bones), inner healing (joy, freedom, peace, and renovation) and the baptism in the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues. Two young people quit drugs right there at the altar. Argentina We celebrated Pentecost beginning with 10 days of praying, fasting, and Bible studying prior to that Sunday. We celebrated with two services. Both were packed and people came expecting. After preaching, the Holy Spirit began moving. People (young, adults and children) were weeping, dancing, speaking in tongues, interpreting tongues, falling on the floor, running...it was powerful!!! After the services, people were receiving from the Spirit in their houses and still in awe. Puerto Rico Great service with teenagers and adults being filled up and speaking in tongues for the first time. Others were re-filled up. Extremely encouraging for whole church. Australia


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All of a sudden, the congregation started going down one by one on their knees. About 13 people came forward and a wind just blew over them and all of them started opening their mouth and speaking with other tongues. Seven among them were healed. It was a blessing by God. Ghana On Pentecost Sunday we preached the message of the Holy Spirit as power to change our life as He did in the time of the Disciples. More than 250 were filled with the Holy Spirit. Sixty pastors were renewed with Gods power and forty people were healed from different diseases. Burundi We had great services this weekend. Its the first time we had a full-on celebration of Pentecost Sunday in 24 years of the churches existence. We started a new tradition! South Carolina The fire of Pentecost filled the whole Church and the children were at the altar. People were still there three hours after the service ended waiting for the anointing to lift. Michigan I used the entire month of May to preach on the Power of Pentecost, using some of the tools provided by Empowered21. We had 18 people baptized in the Holy Spirit and are now seeing the results as they are sharing Christ with their friends and families. Ohio



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For the first time in history, an international network that exists specifically to connect and empower next generation youth ministry leaders in the Spirit-empowered movement is in place and operational.


Igniting a New Generation of Leaders
Jude 20 2 Timothy 2:1-2 Romans 14:19 Ephesians 4:24 Matthew 3:3 Romans 15:6 Acts 2:44 Acts 4:22 Philippians 2:3-4 Ephesians 4:3-6 John 17:21 Luke 5:6-7 Acts 5:42, 9:20 2 Corinthians 4:5 Hebrews 13:8

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Intl Pentecostal Holiness Church

Charles Boyd

Gary Lewis
Church of God

Mark Casto Tessie DeVore

Charisma House

Ron Luce
Indonesia NHCLC

Regional Cabinet Rep.

Billy Njotorahardjo Ramero Quiroz Timothy Ross Esteban Solis

Costa Rica Tim Ross Ministries

Church of God in Christ Foursquare Church Inner-city Youth Ministries

Linwood Dillard Kelly Fellows

Vince Hungate

William Lamb
Lee University

Billy Wilson

Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal

Global Scholars Consultation

Building a foundation on the word of God

June 2012 OxfOrd, england July 2013 Sidney, auStralia



June of 2012, a group of select international scholars came together with the stated goal: To reflect on the theological challenges Spirit-empowered Christianity faces in the 21st Century. Informing, deepening and make more efficacious the goals and purposes of all E21 initiatives, their work will culminate in a theological track at the 2015 Global Congress in Jerusalem. Steering Committee
Chair Co-chair Europe Canada USA Hispanic USA Latin America Asia Caribbean Middle East Africa Francophone Africa Oceania Eurasia Roman Catholic Liaison Dr. Vinson Synan Dr. Amos Yong Dr. David Hilborn Dr. Pamela Holmes Dr. Clifton Clarke Dr. Dan Ramirez Dr. Elisabeth Del Carmen Salazar-Sanzana Dr. Connie Au Dr. Agustina Luvis Dr. Yohanna Katanacho Prof. J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu Rev. Philipe Ouerdraogo Dr. Mark Hutchinson Dr. Olga Zaprometova Dr. Neil Ormerod

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The Empowered21 Generations Weekend Experience is designed to provide a replicable model for local churches to answer the cry from new generations for spiritual fathers and mothers. The goal of providing intergenerational relationship opportunities is ultimately for mentoring to take place and spiritual parenting to be experienced. The weekend contains worship, teaching, fun, food, fellowship and impartation moments. A variety of presentation styles including small group discussion, teaching, music, fellowship, expert panels, and individual interaction are used to engage the participants. The weekend is intentional in connecting the generations. Grace North Foursquare Church in Anthem, Arizona helped conduct the first Generations Weekend with 100 people in attendance. Three generations were engaged; the youngest participant being 15 years old and the oldest 78.



The Generations Weekend Experience will be tested further this year in other congregations with the goal being to produce a Weekend Experience resource for churches to use to live out Empowered21 among their constituency. The Generations Weekend Experience is designed for broad local church participation, anticipating that Spirit-empowered churches around the world will utilize this tool. Three variables were measured. Each showed signiciant improvement upon completion of the Weekend Experience: (1) An Increased Understanding of the Biblical Terminology and Process for Intergenerational Mentoring (2) An Increased Sense of Personal Well-Being and Enrichment Through Increased Intergenerational Connections (3) An Increased Desire for and Intentionality Toward Intergenerational Relationships.




June 1-8








The First Global Congress in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in April 2010, had 10,000 people from 95 nations in attendance. They took part in 210 learning conversations. The next Global Congress is being planned for:


Meet people from all corners of the globe, Learn about issues facing the Spirit-empowered Church, Discover what the Holy Spirit is doing now, and Worship God together, ... in Jerusalem !

May 17-22

Plan to be there!
While each Empowered21 region will host a 2014 Regional Celebration, in 2015, all eleven regions will gather in Jerusalem to learn, connect, and worship as one Spirit-empowered body. Together, Christians from the entire world will celebrate the Holy Spirit the week before Pentecost, 2015.

International Center for Spiritual Renewal

Empowered21 Regional Cabinets
Youth Leaders Network (NGYN)

E21 Canada E21 Europe E21 Asia E21 Middle East E21 Africa

Discipleship Commission


E21 Hispanic USA

E21 Caribbean

E21 Amrica Latina

E21 Francophone Afrique

E21 Oceania

Regional Cabinet Chairs

Apostolic Faith Mission South Africa


Isak Burger

Lazarus M. Chakwera
Assemblies of God Malawi



Azusa Street Afrique-Francophone Congo

Alexis Lukombo

Michel Ouedraogo
Assemblies of God Burkina Faso West Africa

Niko Njotorahardjo
Gereja Bethel Indonesia Indonesia

Lawrence Khong
Faith Community Baptist Singapore

Juanita Cercone
Enlace Costa Rica, USA

Claudio Freidzon
Iglesia Rey de Reyes Argentina

Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

David Wells

Rick Ciaramitaro Sndor Nmeth

Faith Church Hungary

Windsor Christian Fellowship

Pentecostal European Fellowship Germany

Ingolf Ellssel


Wayne Hilsden

King of Kings Community Jerusalem

Chady El-Aouad

Abundant Life Church & Ministries Lebanon

Alton Garrison
Assemblies of God

Greg Surratt
Seacoast Church


Daniel de Len
Templo Calvario

Margaret Court
Victory Life Centre

Gordon Moore
C3 Churches

Bahamas Faith Ministries International

Myles Munroe

Ishmael Charles

International Worship Center

Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in Malawi, Africa, and Empowered21 Africa co-chair, Lazarus Chakwera, said, I believe that Empowered21 has the potential to accelerate the move of God and the revival that is taking place here in Africa. What we are accomplishing is nothing less than historic for the future of the Spirit-empowered movement here in Africa.

2011: November 28-30, Accra, Ghana Cabinet Meeting 2012: May 13, Nairobi, Kenya Council Meeting 2012: October 29-30, Burkina Faso Cabinet Meeting 2013: June 4-8, Accra, Ghana CONGRESS

2011: July 47, Democratic Republic of Congo Cabinet Meeting 2012: October 30 - November 1, Burkina Faso Cabinet Meeting



The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Nigeria Apostolic Faith Mission, South Africa Lausanne Comm. for World Evangelization, S. Africa
Co-Chair Lazarus M. Chakwera Co-Chair Isak Burger

A.E. Adeboye

Barnabas W. Mtokambali
Assemblies of God, Tanzania

Simeon Nzishura Patrick Oben

Apostolic Church of Cameroon

Union of the Christian Church, Burundi

Esme Bowers

Assemblies of God, Malawi

Ransford Obeng David Oginde

Council of Charismatic Churches, Ghana Jubilee Ministry Centre, Kenya

Apostolic Faith Mission, South Africa International Revival Ministry, Ethiopia Apostolic Faith Mission, Zimbabwe

Frank Chikane

Daniel Tassew Haile

Opoku Onyinah
Church of Pentecost, Ghana

Aspher Madziyire

Ayo Oritsejafor

Word of Life Bible Church, Nigeria

Dag Heward-Mills Steven Kabachia

Healing Jesus Crusade, Ghana Jesus Harvesters, Kenya

Michel Ouedraogo Franco Co-Chair

Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso

Manuel Panza

Assemblies of God, Angola

Deeper Christian Life Ministry Worldwide

William Kumuyi Wilfred Lai


Christian O. Raymond Joyce Shiuza

Charismatic Womens Alliance of Congo

CPM Management Services, South Africa

Franco Co-Chair Alexis Lukombo

Chris Lodewyk

L. Ernest Turner Billy Wilson

Intl Pentecostal Holiness Church, South Africa Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal, USA

Azusa Street Afrique-Francophone, Congo Church of God of Prophecy, Swaziland Minister/United Nations Manager, Sudan Calvary Family Intl Min., Malawi

Stephen Masilela

Pam Yakubu

Christian Association of Nigeria, Nigeria

Emad Massoud

Makela Yamale
Four Square Church, CAR

Madalitso Mbewe

Ngwiza Mnkandla

Faith Ministries, Zimbabwe

oday more then 3.9 billion people live in Asia, making up 61% of the entire worlds population. The rising influence of Asia has been the focus of much media worldwide, especially in the areas of economy, business & technology. This phenomenon continues as the whole world looks to Asia as the frontline of change and progress in this millennium. Empowered21 Asia is building a specific network in India. Pastor Matthew Thomas of Central India Outreach, and Pastor David Mohon from New Life Assembly of God are spearheading this effort. India has 1/6th of the worlds population. Starting in 2013, E21 Asia will have a specific outreach to share the Holy Spirit with them.

Asia Congress | Sentul International Convention Center October 2528, 2011

2011: February 2122, Jakarta, Indonesia First Conversation 2011: July 56, Hong Kong Cabinet meeting 2011: October 2528, Jakarta, Indonesia CONGRESS 2012: March 2022, Shanghai, China Cabinet meeting 2012: October 2324, Soul, Korea Cabinet meeting 2013: May 1417, Jakarta, Indonesia CONGRESS 2013: October 1114, Kyoto, Japan E21 Asia Convention 2014: June 47, Hong Kong, China Celebration of the Holy Spirit



Revival Chinese Ministries Intl Hong Kong Business Mens Fellowship China Hong Kong Bread of Life Church Taipan Taiwan

Dennis Balcombe Hugo Chan

Daniel Pham Dinh Nhan

United Gospel Outreach Church Vietnam Gereja Bethel Indonesia Indonesia

Niko Njotorahardjo, Chair Jerome Ocampo

Jesus Revolution Now Philippines

Nathaniel Chow

Prince Gunaratnam
Calvary Church Malaysia

Augustine Pinto

Ryan Intl Group of Institutions India

Bethany Church Singapore Singapore/Indonesia


Djohan Handojo

Matthew K. Thomas
Central India Outreach India

Faith Community Baptist Singapore

Lawrence Khong Wirachai Kowae

Romyen Church Thailand

Caleb Wehrli

Inspire International Hong Kong/USA

Dishan Wickramaratne
Peoples Church Sri Lanka

Yoido full Gospel Church Korea Citywide Renewal Hong Kong Family of God Christian Life Intl Japan New Life Assembly of God India

Young Hoon Lee

Billy Wilson

Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal USA

Linda Ma

Akihiro Mizuno David Mohan

Yoshinobu Murakami
Charis Chapel Japan

Empowered21 asia congress This is asias TIme

NEXT Empowered21 Asia Congress

Join us for the

May 14-17, 2013

Jakarta, Indonesia


asia Congress

Sentul International Convention Center October 2528, 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia

49 Nations | 72 Learning Conversations 14,000 Worshipers

The Empowered21 Latin America cabinet meetings are some of the most unique meetings so far. Not only do cabinet members from 10 countries gather together, but they are also accompanied by their spouses and oldest children who are actively involved in ministry. This unique blend of voices allow for a dynamic that contribute to the shaping of the future of Empowered21 Latin America and will contribute toward a radical Holy Spirit transformation in the region.

2011: May 1719, Miami, Florida Cabinet Meeting 2011: October 1113, Orlando, Florida Cabinet Meeting 2012: May 48, Miami, Florida Conference with Expolit 2013: May 25, Miami, Florida Conference with Expolit


aMriCa l atina

Iglesia Centro Familiar de Adoracin Paraguay

Emilio y Bethany Abreu Edwin lvarez

Hosanna Visin Panam

Javier Olivares
Enlace Mxico

Jesus y Teresita Perez David Ramrez Evelio Reyes

Enlace Honduras Honduras

Ministerio Obispal Latinoamerica Venezuela Iglesia de Dios Misiones Mundiales Amrica Latina Supervisor

Iglesia Visin del Futuro Argentina Centro Cristiano Betania Panam


Omar Cabrera Ilya Carrera

Juanita Cercone Jons Gonzlez

Hugo y Ruth Sols

Centro Evangelistico Costa Rica

Enlace Costa Rica, USA

Guido Luis Nez

Kingdom Takers Costa Rica

Ral y Dinorah Vargas

Iglesia Oasis Costa Rica

Iglesia Fuente de Agua Viva de Carolina Puerto Rico


Otoniel y Omyra Font Claudio Freidzon Betty Freidzon Francisco Loor

Enlace Ecuador

Billy Wilson

Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal USA

Iglesia Rey de Reyes Argentina

Guillermo Maldonado Juan Carlos Manzewitsch

Ministerio Intl El Rey Jess USA

Ministerios Visin Internacional Argentina

First Time Ever for Canadian Pentecostal / Charismatic Leaders to Network at This Level

mpowered21 Canada, a unique, history making movement, will assist in focusing select Spirit-filled, Christian leaders, next gen voices and leading scholars who will be representative of voices from across Canada on the future of Spirit-empowered Christianity.
The diverse group of leaders who have joined the E21 Canada cabinet have done so because this means of linking Pentecostal/Charismatic organizational leaders, scholars and Next Gen leaders nationally is needed in Canada and the focus of Holy Spirit Empowerment for the 21st Century is a priority.
~ David Wells General Superintendent of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

2010: November 1819, Toronto, Ontario Inaugural Cabinet 2011: April 2021, Burlington, Ontario Cabinet Meeting 2011: November 2830, Alberta, Canada Cabinet Meeting 2013: February 11-12, Burlington, Ontario Eastern Gathering 2013: February 13-14, Surrey, BC Western Gathering



Barry Buzza
Foursquare Canada

Rick Ciaramitaro, Vice-Chair

Windsor Christian Fellowship

Glenn Forsberg Claude Houde

Eglise Nouvelle Vie

Fellowship of Christian Assemblies

Faytene Grasseschi Mike Love

Extreme Dream

Faytene Kryskow Ministries

Ron Mainse

100 Huntley Street

Gordon McDonald Marie Miller Wes Mills

Foundations Ministry Inc.

Pentecostal Holiness Church

Apostolic Church of Pentecost

Woodroe Thompson
Church of God of Prophecy

Daniel Vassell

Church of God in Ontario

David Wells, Chair

The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

Michael Wilkinson
President, CBN Canada

Trinity Western University

George Woodward Billy Wilson

Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal, USA

We are here to launch an initiative that will have significant impact on the Pentecostal and Charismatic churches all across Europe. I believe that Empowered21 is going to greatly contribute to revival throughout Europe. Dr. Ulf Ekman, Founder and Pastor of Word of Life Church Sweden

The strategy that is being pursued is to connect European Pentecostals and Charismatics in an United Effort for Europes Spiritual Future.

2011: March 2324, Hamburg, Germany Inaugural Cabinet 2011: November 13, Munich, Germany Cabinet Meeting 2012: April 1617, Munich, Germany Cabinet Meeting 2012: November 19-20, Budapest, Hungary Council Meeting



Pentecostal Churches of Germany Germany

Palmer Appiah-Gyan

Sndor Nmeth Co-Chair

Faith Church Hungary

Anne Christiansen
Jesus Church Norway

Nick Park

Solid Rock Church of God Ireland

Gary Clarke

Hillsong Church United Kingdom

Imre Pinter

Pentecostal Church Hungary

Pentecostal European Fellowship Belgium Co-Chair Ingolf Ellssel Pentecostal European Fellowship Germany

Daniel Constanza

Rick Renner

Moscow Good News Church Russia

Max Schlaepfer

Pentecostal Assemblies of Switzerland Switzerland

Ruben Holmgreen Falk

Pinsekirken Bornholm Denmark

Paul Schmidgall Billy Wilson

European Theological Seminary Germany Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal USA

Elim Pentecostal Churches England Russian Evangelical Church of Christians Russia

John Glass

Eduard Grabovenko Arto Hamalainen Edwin Jung

Nicolay Zalutsky

Russian Church of Evang. Christians Russia

Fida International Finland

Pente. Euro. Forum for Youth Ministries Belgium Foursquare International Missions France

Daniel Lucero

First Ever Middle-East Spirit-Filled Network

The first Empowered21 Middle East meeting was held in Nicosia Cyprus in April, 2011. Leaders gathered from across the Middle East. Many met for the first time. Because of prevalent religious persecution toward Christians in some regions, many of the leaders are risking their lives to be a part of this movement. The cabinet discussed how Empowered21 Middle East could help bring a great harvest in the midst of unrest and turmoil.

2011: April 1314, Nicosia, Cyprus Cabinet Meeting 2011: November 1517, Larnaca, Cyprus Cabinet Meeting 2012: May 2224, Istanbul, Turkey Council Meeting 2012: December 4-6, Athens, Greece Summit on the Holy Spirit


Middle east

Wayne Hilsden, Co-chair
King of Kings Community Jerusalem Abundant Life Church and Ministries Lebanon

Chady El-Aouad, Co-chair

Gail Stathis Administrative Coordinator

EME Ministries Greece

Names and ministries of other Empowered21 Middle East Cabinet Members have been withheld for security reasons

Wayne Alcorn
ACC / AOG Kenmore Baptist Church

John Macknamara

Rick Benson
CityLife Church

Gordon Moore, Co-chair

C3 Churches

Mark Conner

Mark Ramsey
Citipointe Church

Margaret Court
Victory Life Centre

Dean Rush
Australia ICFM

C3 New Zealand & Pacific Islands

Paul DeJong

Life Church, Auckland Victory Life Centre

Col Stringer Bill Vasilakis

CRC International

Rob Greaves

World Harvest Center, Fuji

Suliasi Kurulo

Billy Wilson

Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal, USA

2011: November 89, Brisbane, Australia Cabinet Meeting 2012: March 56, Brisbane, Australia Cabinet Meeting 2012: November 27-29, Sidney, Australia Council Meeting


oCeania | Caribbean

Jacque Antoine
Foursquare - Grenada

Raphael Massiah
Assemblies of God - Guyana Foursquare - Jamaica

Faith Revival Min. - Trinidad & Tobago Right Choices & Practical Solutions - Curacao

Bertril Baird

Mervelyn Joy Mullings Myles Munroe Co Chair

BFM International - Bahamas

Josephine Bakhuis Barrington Brown David Burrows

New Testament COG - Jamaica

Joycelyn Nelson Patrick Paul

Woodbrook Pentecostal Church - Trinidad & Tobago Assemblies of God - Bahamas

Youth Alive Ministries - Bahamas

Ishmael Charles - Co Chair

Church of God - Tortola Family Focus Broadcasting - Trinidad & Tobago

Juan Carlos Prez Gmez

Cntico Nuevo - Dominican Republic

Margaret Elcock

John Smith

Assemblies of God - Guyana

Charlie Finocchiaro Pat Glasgow

Foursquare - Dominican Republic PAWI - Trinidad and Tobago

David Stone

Foursquare - Caribbean

Andre Symmonds
Peoples Cathedral - Barbados

John N. Humes

Church of God - Bahamas

Billy Wilson
Empowered21 - USA

2012: July 30 - August 1, Nassau, Bahamas Cabinet Meeting 2013: February 4-5, Montego Bay, Jamaca Cabinet Meeting 2014: June 1-8, Global Celebration of the Holy Spirit in every Caribbean nation.

The Empowered21 Hispanic Congress will help shape the future of the Spirit-empowered movement among Hispanics in the United States by focusing on critical issues facing the movement and connecting generations for intergenerational blessing and impartation. Hispanic churches represent some of the fastest growing congregations in America. E21 Hispanic Congress has formed a partnership with the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) to help address issues facing the Spirit filled Hispanic church.

2010: November 23, Santa Ana, California 2011: April 1112, San Antonio, Texas Cabinet Meeting 2012: September 21-22, Tulsa, OK Midwest Summit 2012: October 26-27, San Juan, Puerto Rico East Coast Summit 2013: April 25-26, Orlando, FL Hispanic USA National CONGRESS


usa Congreso hispano

Eliezer Bonilla
Abundant Life

Wilfredo de Jess
Templo Calvario

New Life Covenant Ministries

Daniel de Len, Chair Daniel Guajardo

Oral Roberts University

William Hernandez Jesse Miranda Carlos Moran

Church of God

Inglesia Evangelica Apostoloesy Profetas Jesse Miranda Center for Hispanic Leadership

Rogelio Ovalle Daniel Prieto

Foursquare Church

NPLAD Asambleas de Dios

Chris Richards
Vino Nuevo El Paso Assemblies of God

Dennis Rivera Samuel Rodrguez. Jr. Juan Carlos Salcedo

Jireh Resources Natl Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

Jim Tolle

Church on the Way

Billy Wilson

Intl Center for Spiritual Renewal

hurches in the United States continue to serve a critical role in advancing the Spirit Empowered movement through leadership, funding, media, and modeling. Early in 2012, a Summit called Converge21 USA brought together leaders, scholars, and next generation voices in an intimate three days.

Spirit-empowered leaders haveand willchange the world. Bringing together intergenerational, multi-denominational leaders to bless a new generation with the power of the Holy Spirit is a transformational opportunity.
Dr. Carlos Campo, President of Regent University

2010: November 11-12, Regent University Cabinet Meeting 2011: March 9-10, Memphis, TN Cabinet Meeting (with SPS) 2011: October 67, Virginia Beach, Virginia Cabinet Meeting 2012: Feb 29Mar 3, Virginia Beach, Virginia Converge21 SUMMIT 2012: August 1718, Dallas, Texas Cabinet Meeting



Paul Alexander
Eastern University

Jerry Macklin Ossie Mills

Church of God in Christ Oral Roberts University

Intl Pentecostal Holiness Church

Doug Beacham

Sarah Bowling

Saving Moses

David Roebuck Tim Ross

Dixon Pentecostal Research Ctr. Tim Ross Ministries

Sterling Brackett
The Foursquare Church

Carlos A. Campo Robert Canton Clifton Clarke David Daniels

Regent University

Charles Scott

Pentecostal Church of God

Charismatic Catholic Renewal Regent University

David Shibley
Global Advance Church of God

Wallace Sibley Greg Surratt, Co-Chair

Seacoast Church

McCormick Theological Seminary

Sharon Daugherty Craig Dunnagan David Ferguson

Victory Christian Center Integrity Media

Vinson Synan
Regent University NHCLC

Gilberto Velez Billy Wilson

Intimate Life Ministries

Chair Alton Garrison

Intl Ctr. for Spiritual Renewal

Assemblies of God

Rock Church International First Assembly NLR

Anne Gimenez Rod Loy

Converge21 USA
Empowered21 USA, in partnership with the Society for Pentecostal Studies, brought select leaders, scholars and next generation voices together at Converge21 USA at Regent University and Rock Church in Virginia Beach. The four days featured high-impact general sessions, as well as 100 practical learning conversations and workshops, attended by more than 800 registrants. At the concluding Impartation Service, Tim Ross said, Converge21 was an incredible amalgam of wisdom, passion, and intellect. As a Next Gen leader I felt a deep sense of responsibility to honor the Pentecostal tradition of our spiritual fathers/mothers and a very strong conviction to preach and teach sound theology.

Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, said, Converge21 provided a historic multi-ethnic and multi-generational platform for the Spirit-empowered American church. I stand convinced that as this generation touches God, He will rise up and touch the next generation. God is not done with America!

February 29 March 12, 2012 regent university, Virginia beach, virginia

E21 | SPS

usa: ConVerge21


WHEREAS a major contributor to the erosion of Biblical Christianity in America has been the loss of a clear understanding of and commitment to the Biblical teachings and practices of the person, immediacy, and power of the Holy Spirit; and WHEREAS some Pentecostal and Charismatic Christian communities in America are experiencing an increase in Biblical illiteracy, a decreased desire for holiness, a lack of the fear of God, and significant moral and leadership failure; and WHEREAS a significant gap exists between the aging leadership of many Spirit-empowered communities and the leadership formation and empowerment of students and young adults; and WHEREAS a separation continues to exist between scholarship on the Holy Spirit and the praxis of Spirit-empowered communities; and WHEREAS many Pentecostal and Charismatic Christian communities report a decrease in Christ-centered, Spirit-filled, mission awareness and involvement at home and abroad; now THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Empowered 21 USA gathering of scholars, Christian leaders, and next generation voices held at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, February 29 March 3, 2012, affirms its unmoving belief in and commitment to the Biblical teaching of the holiness, immediacy, and power of the Spirit of God and the Spirits empowerment of the Christian life and community (1 Corinthians 2:13); and BE IT RESOLVED that we recommit ourselves to humbly seeking the fear of God (Acts 9:31) by immersing ourselves in His Holy Word (Hebrews 4:12) and cultivating the desire for a renewed holiness that His Spirit brings (Romans 1:4); and


usa: ConVerge21

BE IT RESOLVED that we will endeavor to answer the cry of the next generation for spiritual fathers and mothers by serving them through training, guidance, and modeling a complete surrender to the work of the Holy Spirit (Habakkuk 3:2); and BE IT RESOLVED that we will seek to further our understanding and cooperation with the Spirit of God through a commitment to both scholarship and practice, recognizing that they both are empowered and guided by the same Holy Spirit (2 Timothy 2:15); and BE IT RESOLVED that we will revere and utilize Pentecost Sunday of each year for teaching and preaching on the Holy Spirit, inviting every generation to experience the Spirit; and BE IT RESOLVED that we will discern and develop a framework for Spirit-empowered discipleship, which will include age and stage outcome-based benchmarks of what a Spirit-empowered, Christ follower looks like and lives like; and BE IT RESOLVED that we will boldly obey the call of Christ to make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28: 1820), proclaiming Gods Kingdom, Gods liberation, and Gods justice to the least of these (Matthew 25:40), while affirming that it is not by might nor by power but by Gods Spirit that Gods mission is fulfilled (Zach 4:6, Mark 16:17-18, Acts 1:8), and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that we will unite together around the vision: That every person in the United States of America and on earth would have an authentic encounter with JESUS CHRIST through the power and presence of the Holy Spirit by Pentecost 2033. This resolution was drafted during the Converge21 USA meeting. First signed by attendees at the concluding Commissioning Service, it continues to be endorsed by people all over the United States at Empowered21.com .

International Partners


Australian Pentecostal Ministers Fellowship BOSS the Movement


The Christian Broadcasting Network




Gateway Church


Healing Movement Ministry


Integrity Music


International Christian Embassy Jerusalem


King of Kings Community Jerusalem






Oral Roberts University


Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America


Pentecostal European Fellowship


Pentecostal World Fellowship


Regent University

Rock Church International


The Society for Pentecostal Studies


This is a partial list of the numerous major Charismatic/ Pentecostal denominations and organizations that have joined together in support of Empowered21. This list continues to grow.

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Cleveland, Tennessee NGYN21 Jakarta, Indonesia Conversation Memphis, Tennessee Cabinet with SPS Hamburg, Germany Inagural Cabinet Johannesburg, South Africa Cabinet San Antonio, Texas Cabinet Nicosia, Cyprus Cabinet Burlington, Ontario Cabinet Miami, Florida Cabinet Dallas, Texas Executive Team Congo DR Cabinet Hong Kong Cabinet Anthem, Arizona Generations Weekend Rome, Georgia NGYN21 Regent University Cabinet Orlando, Florida Cabinet Jakarta, Indonesia Cabinet Munich, Germany Cabinet Brisbane, Australia Cabinet Larnaca, Cyprus Cabinet Accra, Ghana Cabinet Alberta, Canada Cabinet

Calendar of events
Jan 10-12 Feb 29 - Mar 3 March 5-6 March 20-21 April 16-17 May 1-3 May 4-8 May 22-24 June 4-8 July 30 - Aug 1 Aug 17-18 Sept 21-22 Oct 9-11 Oct 23-24 Oct 29-30 Oct 31 - Nov 1 Oct 26-27 Nov 19-20 Nov 27-29 Dec 4-6



Orlando, Florida Regent University Brisbane, Australia Shanghai, China Munich, Germany Nairobi, Kenya Miami, Florida Istanbul, Turkey Oxford, England Nassau, Bahamas Dallas, Texas Midwest, USA San Jose, Costa Rica Soul, Korea Burkina Faso Burkina Faso East Coast, USA Budapest, Hungary Melbourne, Australia Athens, Greece Council Converge21 Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet Council Conference with Expolit Conference Scholars Meeting Cabinet Cabinet Regional Summit Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet Regional Summit Cabinet Summit Summit

Calendar of events
July 30- Aug 1, 2013 Feb 11-14, 2013 Apr 25-26 2013 May 2-5 May 14-17, 2013 June 4-8, 2013 October 11-14, 2013 June 1-8, 2014 June 4-7, 2014 May 17-22, 2015



Montego Bay, Jamaca Cabinet East and West Coast Intergenerational Gatherings Orlando, Florida National Congress Miami, Florida Conference with Expolit Jakarta, Indonesia Congress Accra, Ghana Congress Kyoto, Japan E21 Asia Convention Across Caribbean Celebration of Holy Spirit Every Continent Global Celebration of Pentecost Jerusalem, Israel Global Congress

July 2012