Steve Cioccolanti is a Christian social media influencer with over 250,000 followers on YouTube, the pastor of Discover Church (www.discover.org.au), and a prolific author of hundreds of videos and multiple books. Known for his unique gift of researching complex concepts and presenting them in simple and multi-sensory ways, he emphasizes Biblical balance and 'heart' transformation over 'head knowledge'. His appealing approach to End Time prophecy is both practical and spiritual: we should pray and preach the Gospel AND we should engage in the politics of Justice and honor God's chosen vessel, which in America is currently Donald Trump. His mission is to help usher in the next Great Awakening with others who feel the sense of urgency. A sought-after speaker on history, prophecy and justice, he appears as a guest minister at big and small churches, and on international TV including Daystar. He has traveled to more than 45 countries for Jesus. https://cioccolanti.org/
Lance Wallnau is a strategist, futurist and compelling communicator who has shared platforms with Ben Carson, Mike Pompeo and best-selling authors Ken Blanchard and John Maxwell. He has conducted training for the United Nations and spoken at Harvard, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and London School of Theology. With a thirty-year background consulting business and non-profits, Lance’s students represent a global tapestry spanning governments, CEO’s, entertainers and entrepreneurs. Lance is the innovator who introduced the “Seven Mountains of Culture” as a fresh template to explain how the church must engage culture at the turn of the century. https://lancewallnau.com/
Jonathan Cahn is a Messianic Jewish Rabbi and pastor best known for his best selling novel The Harbinger, in which he compares the United States and the September 11 attacks to ancient Israel and the destruction of the Kingdom of Israel. In particular, he sees Isaiah 9:10 as a prophetic warning to the United States. Hope of the World is an end-time ministry of Jew & Gentile committed to spreading the Gospel of salvation, His word, and His love to every tribe and tongue, fulfilling the biblical mandate of the Great Commission to the Jew, to the Gentile, to all unreached nations and peoples of the earth. It does this through broadcasting the Gospel worldwide, via short-wave and AM radio, broadcasting to an area spanning the major continents, also through the free distribution of Bibles overseas to those who have not. Hope of the World also ministers to strengthen believers in the richness and power of the Gospel through audio, DVDS, and printed media. http://www.hopeoftheworld.org/
Joyce Meyer has a God-ordained mandate to impact the world. Her ministry is called to present the Gospel to the lost, disciple nations, feed the hungry, clothe the poor, minister to the elderly, widows and orphans, visit prisoners and reach out to people of all ages and in all walks of life. God requires that we teach people how to apply biblical truth in every facet of their lives and encourage Christians to influence every aspect of the world around them. With the prayers and support of friends and partners around the world, they present a creative and relevant message of Christ and His love for people worldwide using the most powerful forms of media and communications available, as well as the development and distribution of practical teaching resources. Joyce Meyer Ministries provide global humanitarian aid to
hurting people and teach Christians and non-Christians alike how to enjoy everyday life by applying biblical principles in all they do. https://joycemeyer.org/
Ray Comfort is the Founder and CEO of Living Waters and the bestselling author of more than 90 books, including How to Know God Exists and The Evidence Bible. He cohosts the award-winning television program Way of the Master, airing in every country in the world, and is an Executive Producer of “180,” “Evolution vs. God,” “Audacity,” and other films. He is married to Sue and has three grown children, and hasn’t left the house without gospel tracts for decades. https://www.livingwaters.com/
Carol Sewell attended Washington for Jesus in 1980, and that event impacted her devotion to educating herself and her fellow citizens about Americas Christians heritage and our responsibility to engage in the political process. She and her husband of 52 years lives in Plano, Texas. Her first book “What Were They Thinking?...on TRUTH, Liberty & Legacy is a recommended book of the Mamie Eisenhower Library Project. (MELP)
Churches Steve recommends in Metro Phoenix
Dr. Michael Maiden is the senior pastor of Church for the Nations in Phoenix, Arizona. Here he strongly and lovingly prepares God’s people for service in God’s Kingdom. The messages are always relevant, timely and life-changing as well as prophetic. Dr. Maiden has earned both a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Christian Psychology. He has authored seven books including: The Joshua Generation: God’s Manifesto for the End Time Church, and his most recent book, Turn the World Upside Down, which speaks to this present generation about the next step to be taken. In addition to his work in the local church, he is a strong prophetic voice to this generation and has ministered to those holding Public Offices as well as Pastors and Ministers throughout the world. Dr. Maiden is President and CEO of Church On The Rock International – a dynamic ministry that oversees more than 6,000 churches worldwide.
Pastor Rowdy and Pastor Ashli Van Horn - One Church Scottsdale is a contemporary Christian Church. We honor yesterday and inspire tomorrow, holding fast to the Bible as the ultimate standard. We honor all people and believe that God created each of us to love us, grow us, and call us according to His powerful purpose. Everyone is valuable to fulfill our purpose! We are passionate about leading, discipling and empowering souls for the glory of God, and we seek to have Christ lead everything we do! Our focus is to be a dynamic church, reaching our community, our nation, and the world with the love of Christ. Pastor Rowdy & Pastor Ashli Van Horn married in 1995, and spent the first 10 years traveling together, speaking and singing at churches of every denomination across America and to 13 countries throughout Europe, Asia and Africa. Their hearts are to love and help people discover how amazing it is to be totally sold-out to God, and how to live a Jesus-centered life. The heart of Pastor Rowdy’s ministry is summed up in these words you’ll hear him say quite frequently, “My goal in life is to move people closer to Jesus!”.
Pastor Rob and Pastor Kay Winters - The mission of Prepare the Way International Church is to prepare the way of the Lord, by making disciples and making straight in the Arizonan desert a highway for our God, so that the glory of the Lord may be revealed and that all flesh shall see it together (Isaiah 40:3-5). In order to effectively and collaboratively participate as a steward and facilitator of the Holy Spirit’s glorious outpouring over our state (i.e. The Arizona Awakening), they have established a regional apostolic and prophetic equipping church to prepare the way of the Lord and disciple the remnant church. As a household of God, they welcome as member saints who align with their mission and vision. Built on the apostolic ministry of discipleship and prophetic ministry of repentance, members are being fitted together, growing into a holy temple in the Lord, and being built together for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit (Ephesians 3:19-22).
Pastors Scot and Holly Anderson co-pastor at Living Word in Mesa Arizona. They are leading experts in personal development, who focus on “changing your outer world by changing your inner world.” They travel the globe teaching on parenting, relationships, finances and “being the best you can be.” Scot serves as one of the lead pastors in Mesa and Scottsdale, has many books, seminars, audio and video resources, and television spots, reaching thousands. Holly is the founder of Moms of Destiny (MOD), a group specifically designed for moms of all ages, encouraging over 300 moms to “stay the course.” They married in 1993 and have four amazing boys and a little princess.
Pastors Jason and Kelli Anderson have a worldwide calling to strengthen families. Recognized authorities and authors on both parenting and marriage, they pastor The Living Word, a multi-site church that is committed to “Equipping families to win through acceptance, laughter, and love.” Pastor Jason Anderson is a co-host of Wake Up Daily Bible Study, viewed around the globe. He and Pastor Kelli have planted several family-focused churches in the United States and abroad, and Pastor Jason has led crusades in India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico, and Uganda, preaching the Gospel to as many as 50,000 people at a time. He has authored Bible college curriculums and has been a certified Leadership Trainer for John Maxwell. He received a Bachelors of Science Degree from Arizona State University in 1992 and continued his training at Fuller Theological Seminary, where he learned to read both in Ancient Hebrew and Greek. Jason and Kelli Anderson married in 1993 and have four children.
Mark A. Driscoll (born 1970) is an American evangelical pastor and author best known as the founder of Mars Hill Church. He is currently Senior and Founding Pastor of The Trinity Church in Scottsdale, Arizona, which was founded in 2016. In 1996, Driscoll co-founded Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington. As of March 2014, Mars Hill Church had 14,000 members in five states and fifteen locations. He also founded The Resurgence (a theological cooperative) and co-founded other parachurch organizations, such as Acts 29 Network, Churches Helping Churches, and The Gospel Coalition. He has written for the "Faith and Values" section of the Seattle Times, On Faith, and the Fox News website. Driscoll has also authored a number of popular Christian books, including A Call to Resurgence.