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5) What is Deliverance Ministry?
By Doris Wagner - Doris specializes in training up the Body of Christ for the ministry of deliverance. She is author of “How to Cast Out Demons: A Beginners Guide”
I believe an excellent definition for deliverance can be found in the unabridged dictionary, of all places. Although certainly not theologically slanted, the dictionary gives a very accurate definition. Definition #7 for “deliver” reads, “To set free or liberate: They were delivered from bondage.” Two synonyms for definition #7 are “emancipate” and “release.” In this book, we will be using the word with this exact definition in mind. The fact that the italicized phrase “They were delivered from bondage” was used gave this definition a perfect meaning for our purposes.
Much of a general ministry of deliverance can be learned. I would even say that it could be an acquired skill, and that with experience and the help of the Holy Spirit, it can become a valuable ministry tool. Some seem more gifted than others, but it is hard to get away from the fact that Jesus told His followers to do it. So every Christian should have the basic ability to cast out a demon. Even the disciples got to see Jesus do it and to apprentice with Him for a few years. They got to ask Him questions after their first evangelistic trip when they asked, “Why couldn’t we cast it out?” and they were instructed that there are different kinds of demons and that “this kind comes out by fasting and prayer.” So instruction is helpful along the way. My prayer is that this basic manual will help many of you receive a burden for those in bondage and will go and set the captives free.
In the past there has been some misunderstanding about casting out demons. I have heard of several deaths because of mistreatment when demons were manifesting, such as holding a person down and placing pressure on an artery until a heart attack ensued. Another couple tried to bludgeon a demon out of their son with a cement block and he died of injuries. A grandmother in New York fed her five-year-old granddaughter a lethal mixture of ammonia, vinegar, cayenne pepper, and olive oil because the child’s relatives thought she was full of the devil. She, of course, died. I have these cases documented, but will spare you further details. Casting out demons has gained a bad reputation in some circles because of misunderstanding and abuse.
I believe the most unfortunate reason why people have misgivings about deliverance is that they were prayed over once and “it didn’t work.” People are often far too hasty in casting out a demon without knowing why it is there and dealing with that entry point. They scream at a demon of rejection or lust, but, in an attempt to cure the symptom, they neglect the cause. The person may have temporary relief, but before long, if the entry point has not been healed, the demon returns again and may bring along more demons. The unfortunate problem is that there are too many good-hearted people out there who have never learned how to minister to the whole personality of an individual.
Another misunderstanding arises from the fact that we are dealing with the invisible world and can’t see with our eyes what is going on. It has taken on a “spooky” aura. People don’t like to mess with something they don’t understand well or that they can’t even see. Some of my friends have an unusually keen sense of discernment and can literally see demonic beings. They are usually correct, but I don’t have a strong gift of discernment at all. However, my “gift of deduction” is rather advanced. Once you’ve been in this business for any length of time, things fall into very predictable patterns and I am convinced that a great deal of the ministry of casting out demons can be learned.
Note Doris is also author of the “Deliverance Questionnaire” her [quote] “…methodology is not explained in the questionnaire. I attempt to get to the entry point of what I think is demonic…” before Deliverance ministry can take place the “Releaser” must sign a “VOLUNTARY RELEASE, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT” which a sample form of the agreement and the questionnaire can be purchased at “The Arsenal Bookstore” at GHM. (15)
The Apostolic Roundtable of Deliverance Ministers (ARDM) is a newly formed group of deliverance ministers. The Roundtable is considering a number of issues regarding deliverance ministry that include validation, a system for referrals, and identifying existing local churches and ministries that provide deliverance. The next meeting of the ARDM is scheduled in September. Members are accepted to the Roundtable by invitation only.
The workload on deliverance ministers in local churches and ministries is overwhelming! Many good ministers that this ministry could recommend have requested not to be listed because they are already backlogged with requests for deliverance ministry. The solution to this problem seems to be to provide more training for existing and future deliverance ministers. Global Harvest Ministries and some excellent co-laborers in the field of deliverance ministry have expanded their seminar and training schedule in an effort to equip more of the church for this life-changing ministry.
There are a number of different styles and methods of deliverance ministry in the body of Christ. Finding a local church or ministry that performs deliverance ministry is not like looking in the "Yellow Pages" under Deliverance. That said a great number of churches with a New Apostolic Reformation paradigm embrace the operation of deliverance ministry. Generally speaking, many local churches prefer to provide deliverance to those within the boundaries of their church or geographic focus. In that way they are able to provide pastoral after-care. (16)
6) Who are the people involved in the Prophetic, Apostolic, and Spiritual Warfare/ Deliverance Ministries? *Note these are the various Prophet/Apostles own descriptions and profiles
C.Peter Wagner Horizontal Apostle
President of the Global Harvest Ministries/The Observatory, and Chancellor of the Wagner Leadership Institute. For about two decades, Peter Wagner has been associated with several global movements of the Holy Spirit. This exciting journey began back in 1982, when he and John Wimber, founder of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship, co-instructed the course “Signs, Wonders and Church Growth” at Fuller Seminary. His outspoken advocacy of praying for the sick, spiritual mapping, identificational repentance, the ministry and role of apostles and prophets in the church today, and demonic deliverance have identified Peter as a pioneer in the arena of spiritual warfare. Perhaps his most significant contribution so far has been his relentless effort to promote strategic and effective prayer. My mentor for helping me make a paradigm shift into what I now call spiritual principles of church growth was John Wimber, founder of the Association of Vineyard Churches and Vineyard Ministries International. This began my second season of research, focusing first of all on the relationship between supernatural signs and wonders and church growth, then on prayer and spiritual warfare. This began in the early 1980s and continued to the mid-1990s. My third season of research is now focusing on the New Apostolic Reformation. What is the Observatory?: The research division of Global Harvest Ministries we act as a repository for spiritual mapping information. Much of our time is spent corresponding with people seeking ways to communicate the spiritual needs of their community. We also manage the resources in the research center, the Global Harvest Ministries website(s), and coordinate research for the Target 40/70 Window initiative. Being a repository, the Observatory has select information received from mappers and intercessors. Occasionally, we receive a request for a global or regional map of demonic, territorial structures. I suppose as we collect mapping information that such a pattern will become apparent, but as far as I am aware no map like that exists. The information we have will be made available online as we are able. “Why should I share my spiritual mapping?” Spiritual mapping reports are similar to intelligence reports. An intelligence report is designed to provide the type of reconnaissance needed to plan an effective strategy for dislodging an enemy from its stronghold. By itself, a report is of nominal value, but used within the context of a Holy Spirit inspired strategy a report is an awesome tool. Consider those that will use your spiritual mapping information as allies with whom you share a common goal.
Bishop/Dr. Bill Hamon Prophet/ Apostle
Founder & President of Christian International Ministries Network/ Accredited CI Ministry Training College founded 1995 Several years ago, the Lord began to speak to me about the end-time prophets, apostles, and saints that He is restoring and releasing in the Body of Christ. I received several prophecies confirming His will for Christian International to train, equip, and activate His end-time, twenty-first century army of five-fold ministers and saints. The end-time army of God is a prophetic/apostolic army that will demonstrate His power and prepare the way for His return.For a look at MSOG teaching see “THE ETERNAL CHURCH” where he states:
"Each restorational advancement of the Army of the Lord has established denominational forts that are given responsibility to maintain the purity and power of that truth. . . New recruits are now being drafted and trained and older soldiers and generals are being put through intensified training for the next advancement of the Church Army. They are being purified by the Baptism of Fire. . . Are you Ready? Where do you start? What will you do? A new government must be established, a new way of life for those millions of people. You are now ready to rule and reign on your overcomer's throne!"
So, what is ahead? The MANIFESTED SONS OF GOD. Bill Hamon on page 385 of the same book lays it out.
"The Earth and all of creation is waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God, the time when they will come into their maturity and immortalization.... When the Church receives its full inheritance and redemption then creation will be redeemed from its cursed condition of decay, change and death....the Church has a responsibility and ministry to the rest of creation. Earth and its natural creation is anxiously waiting for the Church to reach full maturity and come to full sonship. When the Church realizes its full sonship, its bodily redemption will cause a redemptive chain reaction throughout all of creation." [Paradigm Shift.]
Doris Wagner Deliverance/Spiritual Warfare
Executive Vice President Global Harvest Ministries Doris has completed her Doctor of Practical Ministry training with Wagner Leadership Institute and is an ordained minister. She specializes in training up the Body of Christ for the ministry of deliverance. She is author of “How to Cast Out Demons: A Beginners Guide” she believes that… “Much of a general ministry of deliverance can be learned. I would even say that it could be an acquired skill” Doris is also author of the “Deliverance Questionnaire” her [quote] “…methodology is not explained in the questionnaire. I attempt to get to the entry point of what I think is demonic…” before Deliverance ministry can take place the “Releaser” must sign a “VOLUNTARY RELEASE, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT” which a sample form of the agreement and the questionnaire can be purchased at “The Arsenal Bookstore” at GHM.
Chuck Pierce Apostle
Glory of Zion International/Vice President Global Harvest Ministries He has served as Executive Director for several non-profit missions organizations and ministries. He presently serves on various national Boards of ministries within our nation, including Aglow International - U.S., Generals of Intercession, and the Global Strategic Prayer Network. He is a member of the International Coalition of Apostles and the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders. Chuck coordinates prayer for many of the major spiritual events and gatherings around the world. He also serves as Mobilizing Apostle of the U.S. Strategic Prayer Network.
John P. Kelly Apostle
Is one of the founders of International Coalition of Apostles (ICA) and serves Dr. C. Peter Wagner, the presiding apostle, as an ICA ambassador to apostolic networks worldwide.
John P. Kelly is an international ambassadorial apostle with a three-fold calling:
- To be a voice concerning the apostolic movement
To be a mentor to emerging apostles
To give council to apostles in transition
To advance this calling he developed LEAD as a serving ministry to help men and women achieve their apostolic destinies. LEAD is an acronym for Leadership, Education, for Apostolic Development.
Views & Teachings
The purpose of the New Apostolic Reformation is to take dominion, so the glory of God will fill the earth. "By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established" (Proverbs 24:3). The house of the Lord is built by first laying the strong foundation of the five-fold ministry. To accomplish this, it is necessary that the restoration of the apostle, as the fifth part of the five-fold ministry, be released and received by the Church. Then the Church will be able to reach it's full potential as a transforming power on the earth...
Simply put, an apostle is a leader of leaders and a servant to the body of Christ. The apostle is a master builder who is called to:
Unify a region by effectively bringing the five-fold ministries together to form an effective army (Ephesians 4:4). Impart strategy as a general to the Church in a city or region ( Timothy 1:18). Help the Church take authority in every segment of society, including economics, politics, and education (Genesis 1:28, Ephesians 4:11).
The Church will not achieve the fulfillment of its vision if it does not know the steps to take and how to succeed in the mission. The function of LEAD is to equip and strengthen church and marketplace leadership to realize their vision and bring God's glory to their sphere of influence. The Holy Spirit has anointed John P. Kelly as a General Apostle to the End Time Church to helps these goals be accomplished. (excerpted from the LEAD website)
Cindy Jacobs Prophet
Generals of Intercession - The Josiah Center Cindy is widely regarded for her prophetic call, and her ministry is geared towards bringing insight and spiritual breakthrough to individuals, churches, regions and nations. Cindy and her husband Mike are active members of Springs Harvest Fellowship, pastored by Dutch Sheets Additionally; Cindy serves as the United States coordinator of the Spiritual Warfare Network, headed globally by C. Peter Wagner. Most recent teaching is that of the “Third Day Church In the New Millennium” The Josiah Center Our ministry headquarters is located in the Josiah Center, 1035 Garden of the Gods Road, Colorado Springs, CO. More than an office building, the Josiah Center provides a work environment for ministries sharing similar visions to interact and labor together in fulfilling God’s call. In addition to Generals, the Josiah Center is home to the Colorado office of the Jeremiah Project (founded by researcher Ron Campbell), and Soldiers for Jesus, an evangelistic ministry founded by Ken and Solveig Henderson. The Josiah Center also serves as the headquarters of the United States Spiritual Warfare Network
Dutch Sheets Prophet
Springs Harvest Fellowship Dutch Sheets is the Senior Pastor of Springs Harvest Fellowship in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has served on the faculty of Christ for the Nations Institute, has been a guest lecturer at Fuller Theological Seminary and is currently an instructor for Christian Life School of Theology and Wagner Leadership Institute. He serves as an advisor on the National Board of Aglow International and is an author with Regal Books (a division of Gospel Light)
George Otis Jr. Spiritual Warfare
The Sentinel Group was founded in 1990 by well-traveled missions researcher George Otis, Jr. The ministry's early emphasis on restricted or under-serviced frontiers was a natural extension of Otis' earlier work with the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, an international missions movement launched in the early 1970s by Billy Graham. Throughout the latter half of the 1980s, Otis served as the movement's senior associate for restricted-access peoples, a role that took him into many nations of the 10/40 Window. It was during this period that his interest in prayer and spiritual warfare was honed to a sharp edge. During his travels, Otis noted that certain regions of the world manifested exceptional idolatry and spiritual oppression. The observation led to a salient question: Why does spiritual darkness linger where it does? In search of answers, Otis spent much of the 1990s interviewing a wide variety of subjects in some fifty nations. His conclusions were eventually published in a landmark book entitled, The Twilight Labyrinth. During this same period, reports began to surface or dramatic spiritual breakthroughs in some of the most unlikely places-places that included towns and territories within the 10/40 Window. What particularly interested Sentinel Group researchers was the number of cases in which spiritual revival was followed by rapid improvements in a community's political and social fabric. Something was clearly going on. In 1995, the ministry began to investigate these reports in earnest. Fanning out across four continents, Sentinel researchers were able to document numerous examples of spiritually transformed communities. They were also able to identify the factors responsible for these remarkable changes. In June of 1999, their discoveries were released to the public in a widely acclaimed video documentary called Transformations i.e. "Transformations Video"
Mike Bickel Prophet
International House of Prayer Director of the International House of Prayer of Kansas City, a 24 hour a day city-wide spiritual warfare ministry. In May 1983, the Lord promised us that He would release in our midst a 24-hour a day, citywide ministry to the Lord in the spirit of the Tabernacle of David (Acts 15:14-18). This prayer ministry includes continuous worship, intercession and warfare. Mike is also Ministry Director of ‘Friends of the Bridegroom’, a ministry dedicated to equipping forerunners in the beauty of God. He is the author of two books, Passion for Jesus & Growing in the Prophetic. Mike’s teaching emphasis is in the area of developing passion for Jesus through the knowledge of the beauty of God. He especially focuses on the bride of Christ, and the message of the forerunner ministry in context to a fasted life-style that proclaims Jesus as Bridegroom, King and Judge. He has a deep conviction of a victorious end-time church
Paul Cain Prophet
Shiloh Ministries a Prophetic Sanctuary OCTOBER 2000 - Paul Cain and Mike Bickle Announce Enhanced Shiloh Vision Ancient Shiloh was a small town in the time of the Judges where the tabernacle and the Ark of the Covenant were located. It was a place where God’s people went to pray and worship before the Lord to seek His face and hear His voice. In the early 1950s, the Lord revealed to Paul Cain in a variety of ways His desire to raise up a generation of “nameless and faceless people” who would be a part of a world-wide end-time revival—ordinary men and women blessed with extraordinary gifts and anointing. In 1997, 93 acres in South Kansas City were purchased to establish a prophetic retreat center that would contribute in some way to the fulfillment of this vision. Alongside this move of God would be the reality of seeing the body of Christ ministering in the fullness of the Holy Spirit and His gifts (Eph. 4:11-13). One result of this will be Christians all over the world discerning the prophetic voice of the Lord so as to be thoroughly equipped to strengthen, encourage, and comfort others. The ministry of Shiloh, through God’s enabling grace, is committed to this goal. Original Board Members of Paul Cain Ministries: Jack Deere, Mike Bickle, Rick Joyner, Paul Cain & John Wimber.
Bob Jones Prophet
Bob Jones Ministries with Keith Davis Bob Jones seems to walk with the Lord both day and night, and the supernatural is an everyday occurrence to Bob. As Bob begins to minister prophetically to an individual the Lord moves through Bob, touching on their past wounds, present circumstances, and future dreams that they may be made whole. “I just tell them what the Lord reveals to me,” Bob said. Bob was born in Gravely, Ark., the son of a sharecropper. One summer day when Bob was nine years old, he was walking down a dust road when an angel appeared to him. The angel told Bob that he had come to announce the calling the Lord had placed on his life. In early 1983, Bob heard about a group of young people who had only recently begun a new church in the south Kansas City area. After visiting them, he knew this was some of the “new breed” the Lord had told him about in the visions in 1976. The Lord brought Bob to Kansas City Fellowship just a few months after its beginning. He was often used supernaturally to confirm the Word of the Lord to the leadership team. Since those days, the Lord has allowed Bob to grow in both gifts and influence. Bob has been released in full-time ministry and today spends a great deal of his time traveling across the country, ministering at many conferences and churches. During these years Bob has regularly had as many as five to 10 dreams or visions a night. The greatest strengths of Bob’s ministry today are in the areas of revelation, power over the enemy and creative miracles.
Keith Davis Prophet
White Dove Ministries P. Keith Davis spent twenty years in the business arena before being called into full-time ministry. He and his wife Wanda founded WhiteDove Ministries after the Lord sovereignly sent a beautiful white dove to them as a sign of their commission to the Body of Christ. They have traveled extensively over the past seven years speaking at conferences and churches with a prophetic message of preparation for the Glory and Manifest Presence of Christ. Keith has written a number of prophetic articles appearing in Christian publications, including the MorningStar Journal and Church Growth International. For each of the past seven years, he has also written with Bob Jones the prophetic book entitled “The Shepherd’s Rod”. This booklet has been translated into several different languages overseas with an emphasis on providing insight with understanding, mobilizing the church for her prophetic destiny. Keith Davis has spent many years involved in an extensive study of the Apostolic and Prophetic Ministry, with an emphasis on the roles these played during the early part of this century. His heart desire is to see the full restoration of Biblical Apostolic ministry manifested through the Spirit of Truth residing in God’s people, expressing salvation, healing and deliverance to the Glory of God and His Christ. He has a unique gift for imparting prophetic understanding of times and seasons with a message of preparation and expectancy for the Lord’s Empowering Presence. He has traveled with Bob Jones for the past seven years and has chronicled many of the revelations the Lord has given Bob.
John Paul Jackson Prophet
Streams Ministries International John Paul Jackson has been at the forefront of prophetic ministry for more than 20 years. As founder of The Streams Institute for Spiritual Development, John Paul travels around the world teaching and ministering in the area of revelatory gifts dreams, visions and the supernatural. John Paul has served as senior pastor of two churches. He has also served on the staff at the Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Anaheim, California and Metro Christian Fellowship in Kansas City, Missouri. It was his great love for the Body of Christ that prompted John Paul to launch Streams Ministries International, an outreach that endeavors to encourage, motivate, and equip individuals to walk in greater maturity, wisdom, character and holiness.
Evangelical Foundation Ministries Inc. From September of 1988 until April of 1992, Jack served as an Associate Pastor at the Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Anaheim, California. From 1994-1996, Jack pastored the First Presbyterian Church in Whitefish, Montana. He has also served as dean of Wagner Leadership Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he served as core faculty providing proactive teaching in classroom courses on Power Ministries Concentration as well as Old Testament and Biblical Languages. Currently, Jack is an Associate Senior Pastor at Trinity Fellowship Church, in Amarillo, Texas, and an Executive Director of Covenant Ministries International (CMI). CMI is an organization that connects apostolic church networks and provides resources and training for the apostolic churches. In addition to his responsibilities at Trinity Fellowship Church, Jack is working on a number of writing projects and conducting a conference ministry with Paul Cain, Mike Bickle and Rick Joyner. Jack’s newest book release, The Beginner’s Guide to the Gift of Prophecy, is a wise, balanced, very readable and practical book that is full of common sense, healthy warnings and correctives, encouragements, and illustrations on the subject of Prophecy. Jack’s other two books, Surprised by the Power of the Spirit and Surprised by the Voice of God, are international best sellers and have been translated into many different languages.
Bobby Conner Prophet
Demonstrations of God’s Power This “Gentle Giant” is uniquely anointed with refreshing humor and razor-sharp prophetic accuracy which has been documented around the world. Bobby’s dynamic capacity to release outstanding demonstrations of the miraculous—healings, signs and wonders—reveals the very heart of the Father toward us! Bobby has an extensive ministry background as a Southern Baptist pastor and he ministers in a high level, proven prophetic anointing. He believes his calling is to equip the Body of Christ to hear and discern God’s voice in these times. He is well loved and best known the world over for his sensitivity to and leading of the Holy Spirit. Highly esteemed as an internationally acclaimed conference speaker, Bobby has ministered effectively to 45 foreign countries as well here in the states for many years.
Rick Joyner Prophet/Apostle
MorningStar Ministries Founder of Morning Star Publications/Ministries which include: The MorningStar Fellowship of Ministries, The MorningStar School of Ministry, The MorningStar Fellowship, Apostolic and Prophetic Councils, Center for 24-Hour Worship and Intercession, EagleStar Productions, Author of such books as “The Final Quest” based on visions, prophecies and dreams he claims God gave him, his most recent book being “Shadows of Things to Come”.Rick Joyner was knighted by the Knights of Malta, a secret order (Catholic)based on midievil chivalry.Rick’s written 26 books that are available in 32 languages. The Morning Star Journal along with his tapes and worship recordings have earned his North Carolina based ministry over $5 million per year. Frances Frangipane serves on his advisory board. Rick says he’s accountable to his board and a “roundtable” of church leaders he meets with annually. Rick Joyner is associated with the “Apostles/Prophets” of the new apostolic reformation.
Ted Haggard Pastor/Apostle
Senior Pastor New Life Church / World Prayer Center The World Prayer Center is a trans-denominational effort spearheaded by two Christian leaders. Each was called to play a strategic role with the Center. They are: Dr. C. Peter Wagner of Global Harvest Ministries, and Pastor Ted Haggard of New Life Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The World Prayer Center (A division of New Life Church) is home for two ministries joined to serve the church and mobilize prayer for the lost. Global Harvest Ministries collects and broadcasts strategic prayer requests, spiritual mapping data, and reports evangelistic breakthroughs. New Life Church, under the direction of Rev. Ted Haggard, has mobilized over forty local churches for 24/7 prayer at the World Prayer Center. The World Prayer Center trains and mobilizes local church prayer leaders under the banner of the National Association of Local Church Prayer Leaders (NALCPL). He is the author of four books: Primary Purpose; Loving Your City Into the Kingdom (co-authored by Jack Hayford); The Life-Giving Church; and Confident Parents, Exceptional Teens (co-authored by John Bolin). teacher, respected board member of NAE, Global Harvest, Every Home for Christ and the Center for Christian-Jewish Dialogue. He is senior editorial advisor for Ministries Today and a member of the Mission to all the World 2000 Board of Reference. Lastly according to Arise Magazine article posted on GHM website Ted Haggard of New Life Church has been officially recognized as an apostle of a certain sphere of churches called the NET.
John Bevere Prophet
John Bevere Ministries John Bevere is internationally known as one of the most preeminent prophetic voices of our time. Since its inception in 1990, John Bevere Ministries has grown into a multifaceted international outreach, which includes a weekly television broadcast called "The Messenger." A frequent guest of various Christian television programs, John is the author of many compelling top-selling books including "A Heart Ablaze", "Breaking Intimidation", "Victory in the Wilderness", “The Bait of Satan” and “Fear of the Lord” John is also a proponent of the “Third Day Church” teaching.
Jim Goll Prophet
Ministry to the Nations Jim Goll, the former Dean of the School of the Spirit at Grace Training Center, Kansas City, Missouri, along with his wife, Michal Ann, has founded Ministry to the Nations. After pastoring for 13 years, Jim was thrust forth in 1987 into an itinerant role of equipping leaders and churches. Along with traveling widely, around the world including North and Central America, Europe, and the Caribbean, teaching and imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and the life in the Spirit , Jim and Michal Ann Goll have authored several books and Jim has also has written a number of intercessory training manuals. Ministry to the Nations is an outreach service arm of the local church, involved in various missions endeavors, including these four main activities: Networking with intercessory and prophetic leaders; Friendship and relational covering for itinerant, outreach, and missions ministries; Training believers through conferences, seminars, schools of the Spirit and various outreaches; Publishing and distributing quality materials to reproduce what the Holy Spirit has given to us.
Barbara Wentroble Prophet/Apostle
Wentroble Christian Ministries Barbara Wentroble is gifted as a strong apostolic leader with a powerful prophetic anointing. Her pioneering spirit is evident through her apostolic prophetic teaching and impartation that releases God’s purposes. Nations are significantly impacted as Barbara ministers to leaders and churches. She travels extensively conducting leadership conferences with an emphasis on releasing the prophetic and apostolic anointings in cities and regions. With former pastoral experience alongside her husband Dale. Barbara has clarity and understanding of the authority and functioning of the local church. Barbara is the author of Prophetic Intercession (Renew Books), A People of Destiny (Wagner Publications) and a contributing author of Women’s Destiny Bible (Thomas Nelson). Barbara is President and Founder of Wentroble Christian Ministries. She is a member of the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders and the International Coalition of Apostles. Dr. Peter C. Wagner is the presiding apostle of these organizations. Barbara serves on the boards of several ministries including the Federation of Ministries and Churches, an international, apostolic network for churches and leaders. She and Dale serve as apostolic leaders of Glory of Zion Outreach in Denton, Texas, where they are members. Barbara has a BA from Christian Life School of Theology and a Doctor of Practical Ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute.
Alice Smith Prophet/Intercessor/Spiritual Warfare
U.S. Prayer Center Alice Smith is executive director of the USPRAYER CENTER and a member of America’s National Prayer Committee, the International Reconciliation Coalition, and the International Spiritual Warfare Network. She is an intercessor, an internationally-known conference speaker, and the author of the best-selling book, Beyond the Veil: Entering into Intimacy with God Through Prayer, published by Regal Books, Ventura, California. Alice conducts seminars, retreats and conferences on a variety of subjects including prayer intercession, spiritual warfare and spiritual mapping. Founded by Eddie and Alice Smith in 1990, the US PRAYER CENTER exists to mobilize prayer for revival and spiritual awakening in the United States.
John Eckhardt Apostle Deliverance/Spiritual Warfare
IMPACT Network (International Ministries of Prophetic and Apostolic Churches Together) Apostle and Overseer of Crusaders Ministries, located in Chicago, Illinois, with close to 4,000 in attendance weekly in several locations, John Eckhardt is gifted with a strong apostolic call and has ministered throughout the United States and overseas to more than 40 nations. John is an apostolic reformer called to perfect the saints by imparting biblical truths, including deliverance and spiritual warfare, and activating the gifts of the Spirit in order to raise up strong ministries in the body of Christ.
John founded the IMPACT Network (International Ministries of Prophetic and Apostolic Churches Together) in 1995. Since that time, it has grown to include over 400 churches and ministries in 25 nations. IMPACT Network is being raised up as a vehicle for global apostolic reformation. As part of his calling as an Apostle of Jesus Christ, John is activating and ordaining apostles and prophets around the world to facilitate this current reformation, along with conducting powerful apostolic breakthrough conferences in many nations. Along with his apostolic responsibilities, John Eckhardt is a sought after international conference speaker, has authored more than 20 books including “The Demon Hit List”, produces a daily radio broadcast, and his television program “Perfecting The Saints” is seen weekly throughout the United States on the WORD Network. He is also founder of the Apostolic Institute of Ministry (AIM), dedicated to teaching present truth, and training leaders in apostolic and prophetic ministry, currently through workshops and seminars, but with a future vision for full time facilities to be established in many nations. Dr. C. Peter Wagner says, “my good friend John Eckhardt has both the gift of apostle and teacher. I shall make his book ‘Moving In The Apostolic’ required reading of my students so they might get to know him and say, John Eckhardt is my role model for ministry today.” John is part of the faculty of the Wagner Leadership Institute. He also holds an Honorary Doctorate Degree.
Barbara J. Yoder Prophet/Apostle
Barbara J. Yoder is the founder of Shekinah Christian Church, a racially and culturally diverse church in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which she and her husband Paul, have overseen as senior co pastors until his death in February, 1999. Upon her husband's death, she assumed the role of senior pastor. Barbara is known for her cutting-edge prophetic ministry. She travels extensively within the United States as well as in other countries ministering in churches, conferences and seminars. Barbara serves on the Board of Governors of Christian International headed by Dr. Bill Hamon. She is a member of the International Coalition of Apostles under the direction of Dr. Peter Wagner. She is the Great Lakes/Midwest Regional Coordinator (8 states) and Michigan State Coordinator for the U.S. Spiritual Prayer Network under Dr. Peter Wagner. She serves on the faculty of Wagner Leadership Institute directed by Dr. C. Peter Wager. Barbara also serves on the board or as apostolic oversight of various churches and ministries. Barbara has authored “The Breaker Anointing” published by Wagner Publications. She is also one of the contributors to the Women of Destiny Bible edited by Cindy Jacobs and published by Nelson Bibles. She is currently working on her second book. Barbara has a passion to establish the prophetic presence of Jesus and to see a revival anointing released in cities, regions and nations. She moves powerfully in the area of spiritual warfare and breakthrough on a corporate level. She preaches the Word of God, which thunders through hard and impossible situations in individuals, churches and cities. She is known for releasing life and liberty. Barbara has been instrumental in bringing together the prophetic movement with the prayer movement to pave the way for visitation in this nation as well as others. Recently she has been teaching and releasing a strong apostolic anointing that will unlock the evangelistic thrust. Prior to the ministry, Barbara worked in the academic field. She has taught at three major universities in the fields of medicine and nursing.
Mahesh Chavda Prophet
Mahesh Chavda Ministries International Mahesh Chavda is founder of “The Watch Of The Lord “ along with his wife Bonnie. Both Mr. & Mrs. Chavda have written several books including,” Victory is Ours” and “The Hidden Power of The Believer’s Touch” among others. Chavda is the main proponent of the “gold dust/angel feathers” manifestations. These manifestations are on video and can be viewed via Chavda’s website. The Watch of the Lord ministries claims to “represent a restoration of something very dear to the heart of our Savior: PRAYER”. Chavda has been a speaker at many of the prophetic conferences held around the world, including the National School of the Prophets held in Colorado Springs.
Emanuele Cannistraci Apostle
Evangel Christian Fellowship Apostle Emanuele Cannistraci has been serving the body of Christ for over 53 years, and is considered by many pastors and leaders as their ministry “father,” imparting spiritual covering, guidance and leadership. Apostle Cannistraci has preached in over 25 countries around the world, serving as evangelist, conference speaker and missionary. He flows powerfully in the gifts of healing, faith and prophecy. The anointing upon him has released thousands into the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Apostle Cannistraci serves Evangel Christian Fellowship Serving the Body of Christ right alongside of Dr. Cannistraci is his beautiful wife of 45 years, Sister Shirley Cannistraci.
Dr. David Cannistraci Prophet
Evangel Christian Fellowship Dr. David Cannistraci is the Senior Pastor of Evangel Christian Fellowship in San Jose, California, where he has assisted Dr. Emanuele Cannistraci in the oversight of the growing congregation and its family of churches and ministries since 1979. Pastor David travels nationally and internationally as a conference speaker, prophetic minister, and an exciting voice to the body of Christ. His consuming passion is to pastor, prepare and plant harvesters around the globe. Pastor David’s first book, Apostles and the Emerging Apostolic Movement, a Biblical look at apostleship, was published in April 1996, has received worldwide acclaim. To date, it has been translated into four additional languages, and is being used as a textbook at Fuller Theological Seminary. David’s articles have also appeared in major Christian publications, his highly anticipated second book, God’s Vision for your Church has received worldwide acclaim.
Kim Clement Prophet
Kim Clement Prophetic Ministries Kim Clement was born in South Africa and functions in the five fold ministry office of a Prophet. Kim now lives and ministers extensively in the USA. He has prophesied about “A New President” & “A Swift change in the Government” in ‘92, “Devils Night in Detroit” ‘95, “The White House”, “The Economy”, “The Church”, “The Political Arena”, “The Middle East”, “The Nation” and “What God has in store for the Islamic nation” ‘96 Kim’s ministry has taken him around the globe, with ministry in South Africa, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States of America. Kim’s latest prophecy: HOLLYWOOD WILL NOW BE CALLED HOLY WOOD * I WILL SURROUND WITH ANGELIC VISITATION * A COLLAPSE IS COMING * THE DISTRICT OF WILSHIRE—I WILL SURROUND IT—BAPTISM OF FIRE UPON THE CHILDREN * “MY NAME SHALL BE IN THE LIGHTS” * “I WANT YOU TO DO STUPID THINGS” THUS SAYS THE LORD
Francis Frangipane Prophet
Ministries of F.F. – Advancing Church, Arrow Publications, In Christ’s Image and River of Life Church Francis Frangipane is the founder of River of Life Ministries and the President of Advancing Church Ministries. His books, The Days of His Presence and The Three Battlegrounds, have become modern classics for Christian readers. Frangipane is also one of Rick Joyner’s directors for MorningStar and has partnered with Ed Silvoso and the City Reacher Schools, as well as Mission America, a coalition of 90 denominations representing 200,000 churches in North America, all being guided toward prayer and Christ-centered unity.
The Elijah List – Steve Schultz Prophet
Our purpose is to dispense some of the more significant words we encounter of what the Holy Spirit is saying to the church today. We are sent literally hundreds of words for submission to this list, -- and many of them are very good, but perhaps a little more for the personal use of the one hearing. But when we encounter a mature word that we believe to be from the Lord---which seems to be for the entire Body of Christ, and it appears that this word will either Encourage, correct, exhort, edify, (etc) the Lord’s Family, we put that word out to the whole list. It is then up to you, the individual, to discern and/or “judge” the word FOR YOURSELF if its from the Lord.
Jill Austin Prophet
Jill Austin Ministries Jill is from Kansas City where she is a part of the prophetic team at the International House of Prayer. Her mission and vision is: To ignite the church with passion for Jesus, calling people to return to their first love. To equip believers of the nations to function (minister) in the gifts of the Spirit, to do the works of Jesus, and to bring in the harvest of prodigals and lost souls. To exhort, comfort, and encourage believers in their destiny, calling, and birthright. To draw the focus of believers to the person of Jesus Christ and His work on the cross. To be a prophetic voice to the church by fulfilling what John the Baptist declared in Matt. 3:11, “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.”
Bob Beckett Spiritual Warfare
The Dwelling Place Local strategic intercession, as taught by Pastor Bob, is a subject that has been 25 years in development; literally since he and his family moved into the valley. Pastor Bob taught on this subject matter as part of C. Peter Wagner’s World Missions Class and Spiritual Issues in Church Growth classes at Fuller Seminary. He has produced a full audio series along with a syllabus Pastor Bob’s book, Commitment to Conquer, was released in June of 1997. Pastor also authored a chapter in C. Peter Wagner’s book Breaking Strongholds; both books published by Chosen Books of Baker Book House. Pastor Bob currently serves as a committee member on the Spiritual Warfare Network with C. Peter Wagner, and is on the Executive Board of Generals of Intercession with Mike and Cindy Jacobs.
Embassy Christian Center The directive of the Holy Spirit to Pastor Liardon is that he raise up a bold new generation of spirit-filled men and women to bring the message of salvation, revival, and reform to the nations. In order for this mandate to be fulfilled, there is a need for a training institute and a strong church base from which these ministers can be launched and supported while in the field. Roberts Liardon Liardon claims he was transported to heaven and there met Jesus face to face and that he and Jesus had a water fight in the River of Life! Liardon further claims he was shown a building filled with unclaimed body parts (hair, eyes, skin, legs, etc.). This heavenly warehouse of unclaimed body parts is overstocked, according to Liardon, simply because here on earth believers have failed to appropriate them by faith
( See, John MacArthur, Charismatic Chaos, Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1992, pp. 28-31 and The Glory Of Heaven, Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books, 1996, pp. 44-45.)
Ron Campbell Prophet
Sound the Trumpet Ministries Born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ron Campbell is the founder and President of Sound the Trumpet Ministries based in Grapevine, TX. Ron currently travels and ministers both in churches and conferences. He is an ordained minister and serves as a Prophetic Teacher with the gifts of the Word of Knowledge, Word of Wisdom, and the Word of Power. Through his teaching, preaching and prophesying. Ron’s desire is to see the awareness and acceptance of the Apostolic and prophetic offices of the Five-fold ministry restored in fullness in this generation. These are the foundation building blocks for the “ Government of God”
Randy Clark Prophet
Global Awakening On January 20, 1994, Randy and a team from his church were asked to come to the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship to have four days of meetings. The move of the Holy Spirit, which began during those four days, has yet to end. 52 weeks a year! 6 days a week! Since that wonderful occurrence, the ministries of Randy Clark and Global Awakening have touched the lives of thousands.
Prophetess Juanita Bynum
J.B. Ministries Bynum was raised in a Pentecostal Church, St. Luke Church of God in Christ in Chicago. She currently attends Greater Bethel Ministries in Hempstead, New York, where she teaches a mentoring class of 70 women. ‘In my class I teach about character, submission and time management it takes a lot to sit in my class because ministry is not for immature people,’ she says. In June, Bynum received a doctoral degree in theology from Truth for Living Bible College in Jacksonville, Florida. As a prophet, Bynum says there is a prophetic word for the new millennium. God is saying to me there are demonic forces that will be released in the year 2001 that we are not acquainted with.” She says the Lord is withholding ministries that will later be released for warfare. The word of the Lord to me is to encourage God’s people and to make sure they get a good understanding of His Word because they’re going to need it”
Graham Cooke Prophet
Graham Cooke Ministries Graham’s vision has always been to build and envision the church and become a catalyst for people to find their identity in Christ and a place of service in the local church. Personal renewal leads to corporate revival. The Lord Jesus is calling leaders to work together to establish the foundations for a revival impetus to reach a needy world. Graham is part of the apostolic team of c.net, the Cornerstone network of churches based on every continent. The c.net team is an exciting mix of all the five-fold giftings with proven track records in their ministries over many years. They are all rooted in local church and have a positive, dynamic and faith-filled approach to the practical issues of the present-day church. One of the prime c.net goals is to work across streams and to network relationally with other teams and ministries. A significant part of Graham’s diary has been released to enable him to itinerate in a ministry capacity across the wider Body of Christ. “I believe Graham Cooke has both prophetic and apostolic giftings. He has a strong gift in discerning where churches are and what God’s heart is for them. He has been able to bring peace to churches that are in turmoil due to transition. His teachings, which deal with the ways of God in our lives, have been some of the most helpful teachings that my church and I have ever heard. I believe Graham to be a builder in the Kingdom, not just a blesser.” Randy Clark, Global Awakening “Graham Cooke has demonstrated a unique gifting from God to bring unity in the Body of Christ; lead His children into greater maturity and demonstrate a level of intimacy with the Lord that inspires others to pursue God at all costs.” John Paul Jackson, Streams Ministries International
Kingsley Fletcher Prophet
Kingsley Fletcher Ministries Missionary, Evangelist, Pastor, Best-Selling Author, Humanitarian, Internationally Acclaimed Public and Inspirational Speaker, Prophetic Voice . . . . . . Dr. Fletcher founded Life Community Church in the Triangle area of North Carolina in 1985. This multi-cultural and international church is committed to a fresh understanding and powerful demonstration of the Word of God in every day life. Kingsley has remained as Senior Pastor of this consistently growing body of active members, now over 1200 strong. Kingsley has an anointed, God-given ability of forecasting, or seeing into the future.
Ed Silvoso Spiritual Warfare
Harvest Evangelism Harvest Evangelism is an inter-denominational ministry committed to helping fulfill the Great Commission (Matt.28:19,20) in this generation. The Harvest team, led by founder and president, Rev. Ed Silvoso, is dedicated to serving the entire Body of Christ around the globe in pursuit of the vision to reach entire cities for Christ by implementing the principles and strategy of Prayer Evangelism (Luke 10:1-9 & I Tim. 2:1-8). In its nineteen year history, the Lord has allowed Harvest Evangelism to develop a prototype for reaching entire cities for Christ based on the biblical principles of unity, reconciliation and prayer. The first “laboratory” was Resistencia, Argentina, where the implementation of these principles produced 102% growth in church attendance during the three year period of time from 1988 to 1991. Since that time, Church growth in Resistencia has multiplied over 300% and there has been significant change in the spiritual climate of the city. Other cities, such as San Nicolas and Mar del Plata in Argentina are also beginning to see similar breakthroughs.
John Dawson Spiritual Warfare
Evangelist/Author Founder/Director of YWAM (Youth With A Mission)
The main congress speaker, New Zealand-born, John Dawson lives in Los Angeles, California. John served as Founder/Director of Youth With A Mission-Los Angeles until appointed the organization’s International Director of Urban Missions, a network of around 3,200 full-time evangelism and social service personnel working in the 300+ world-class cities in over 100 countries. John Dawson is a key author for Identificational Repentance and for City Transformation with his books “Taking Our Cities for God “, “Engaging the Enemy: How to Fight and Defeat Territorial Spirits” Satan’s plan includes assigning demons to geographical areas, and you need to be prepared for spiritual attack. Engaging the Enemy features John Dawson, PeterWagner, and 16 others who provide guidance based on their experiences with territorial spirits. In addition “Healing America's Wounds: Discovering Our Destiny” Breaking Strongholds through Reconciliation & Intimacy With God. Peter Wagner introduces John Dawson, an instrumental outreach leader and pioneer for reconciliation efforts around the world. Dawson shares how God yearns for intimacy with us but sin violates our relationship with Him and with our fellow man.
Gerald Coates Spiritual Warfare
Pioneer Team Gerald Coates leads the, Pioneer Team one of the larger networks of New Churches in the UK. The Team care for churches, plant new churches, train leaders and evangelists and have spawned a number of ministries. There are over 80 churches in the UK and overseas with around 15,000 attending. The church he founded, Pioneer People, based in Leatherhead, Surrey, support Gerald and the company that runs a teaching, training, prayer, revival centre - the prestigious Waverley Abbey House in Farnham, on the Surrey/Hampshire border. With colleagues from Ichthus (Ichthus consists of three circles of leaders comprising an Apostolic team, led by Roger Forster, a team of London Leaders led by Simon Thomas, and a team of Prayer Elders led by Faith Forster. Together these oversee the management of the movement, the London congregations and the spiritual growth and development of the whole.) and Youth with a Mission, he founded March for Jesus. Over 10 million were out on the streets for Jesus Day on June 10th 2000. Gerald has several books to his credit including his biography 'An Intelligent Fire', his teaching book entitled 'Kingdom Now!' and 'The Vision - An Antidote to Post Charismatic Depression' which was published in 1995. Also in 1995 he wrote a book on Non Religious Christianity published by Nelson Word in the Pioneer Perspective series. Updated in 1998 and with 5 extra chapters, Non Religious Christianity was republished by Destiny in the USA. It was such a success that it was reprinted in 10 weeks. The Nelson Word video 'Spiritual Warfare - a Different Kind of Army' is the top selling video in the range. The programme was scripted and narrated by Gerald Coates. He has also filmed 'Rumours of Revival' - also by Nelson Word. He chairs the annual charismatic Round Table and is patron or on the council of reference for a wide range of Christian organizations.
Robert Stearns SpiritualWarfare/Worship
Eagles’ Wings Ministries “The sound of the Lord is producing change in the earth. There is a turning in the spirit. Holy aggressiveness. Determination. Fearlessness. The army of God following the Lord as their only standard. Hear the Word of the Lord, hear the sound of the Lion’s roar and be changed!” - Robert Stearns, Director of Eagles’ Wings. Eagles’ Wings is a relational network of believers around the world who are believing for God’s glory to be displayed in the earth through His Body. We believe that the quality of unity called for in Psalm 133 and John 17 is paramount for maturity to come to the Body of Christ. EW seeks to be a bridge between churches, denominations, generations, and Jews and Gentiles. We believe the Body of Christ will grow to be a mature Bride at the end of the age (Ephesians 4:13). We believe the last days church will be marked by extraordinary empowerment of the Holy Spirit. We believe this anointing will include strong healthy biblical community, ministry to the poor, signs and wonders, and apostolic and prophetic anointing of biblical proportions. Those who are a part of the full-time ministry team of Eagles’ Wings divide their time between EW bases in New York City and Buffalo, New York, and also spend considerable time in Jerusalem, Israel.
God Chasers Network Tommy Tenny is the author of the best-selling books The God Chasers, God’s Dream Team, and God’s Favorite House. Tommy is a well-known revivalist who has been used to both spark and fuel the fires of revival he is also not ashamed to associate himself with the United/Oneness Pentecostals.
Kathie Walters Prophet
David & Kathie Walters Good News Ministries The miracle power of God, the Angels, heavenly visitations, are supposed to be a normal part of our lives. My book, Living in the Supernatural, will help you to enter into your inheritance in Christ. God wants you to be free from the spirit of religion. It will keep you from God’s best and keep you in measure instead of fullness. Condemnation, fear, false standards, intimidation, unbelief, inferiority etc. are all manifestations of Satan’s attack against your fulfilling the great destiny that is in your life. Everyone of us has a destiny to fulfill and God’s supernatural power and anointing is available to us. My books, tapes, and articles will help you to leave behind the negative imprints of the enemy. Kathie has also written several books referred to as “Celtic Streams” titles are Columba- The Celtic Dove, Celtic Flames, Angels - Watching Over You and Seers List and Health Related Mindsets. After being asked by Bob Jones to pray over Charlotte N.C. Kathy received the following vision from God “ a vision of a wizard- like person in the heavenlies. He had a long pointed hat it was blue with gold moons and stars. His gown was also blue with moons and stars all over it and he was running around laughing. He then leaned over trying to touch the ministry. I sensed it was not some little demon playing games, but a real stronghold, even though he looked old-fashioned, almost comical and was laughing. The Holy Spirit said "Merlin."…” The Holy Spirit showed me that the spirit of MORGAN LE FAY was also positioned above Charlotte with Merlin.
Other names …
Carlos Annacondia, Billy Joe Daugherty (Victory Christian Center, Tulsa, OK) Bill Yount, Graham Kendrick, Dick Eastman, Bill Bright, Dick Bernal, Frank Damazio, Ana Mendez, Beverly Pegues (Coordinator Christian Information), Luis Bush (International Director, AD2000 and Beyond Movement) , Claudio Freidzon, Che Ahn, Lou Engle, Wes Campbell, John & Paula Sanford, Gwen Shaw
1) Introduction to the New Apostolic Reformation- GHM website
2) Ministries Today Magazine July-August 2000
3) ICA website www.apostlenet.net
4) Random Notes by C. Peter Wagner (Revised March 16, 2001)
5) Prophets and the Prophetic Movement – God’s Prophetic Move Today by Dr. Bill Hamon
6) The Kansas City Prophets Excerpted from “Heaven Can’t Wait” by William M. Alnor, 1996
7) Uplook Ministries Just the facts about Strategic Level Spiritual Warfare http://www.gospelcom.net/uplook/index.html
8) Wagner, Confronting the Powers, 20-22.
9) Graham Kendrick, et al., March for Jesus: The How and Why of Public Praise (Eastbourne: Kingsway, 1992), 35
10) Strategic-Level Spiritual Warfare in Historical Retrospect Gerald Ediger Direction Journal Fall 2000 Vol.29 No. 2 125 -41
11) Global Harvest Ministries Website C. Peter Wagner speaking
12) Confronting the Queen of Heaven by C. Peter Wagner
13) The Queen’s Domain General Editor: C. Peter Wagner Contributors: Chuck Pierce, Cindy Jacobs, Robert Mitchell, Martha Lucia and Marty Cassady
14) Terms taken from “The Observatory” at the GHM website
15) Excerpt from How to Cast out Demons By Doris M. Wagner; Wagner Publications
16) Deliverance Ministry Links page GHM website