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Leadership

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Dr. William Wilson

USA

Chairman

Dr. William M. Wilson is the fourth president of the globally recognized Oral Roberts University, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Wilson is instrumental in developing Spirit-empowered leaders through whole person education to impact the world. Wilson possesses over four decades of executive leadership. He is a global influencer and a dynamic speaker with undeniable passion and a profound ability for equipping new generations of leaders. Along with his role as the Chair of the Pentecostal World Fellowship, Dr. Wilson’s leadership influence includes Empowered21, the National Association of Evangelicals, Mission America Coalition, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the City of Tulsa Chamber of Commerce. Wilson is a sought-after Bible communicator whose weekly television program, “World Impact with Dr. Billy Wilson,” inspires viewers in over 150 nations and multiple languages. Wilson has authored several books, including Father Cry, A-Z Guide on Marriage, A-Z Guide Sexual Intimacy in Marriage, The Parenthood Plan, The Exclusive Claims of Jesus Christ, Today’s Church: A Look at Yesterday’s Church to See Today’s Church More Clearly, Foundations of Faith, Fasting Forward, As the Waters Cover the Sea, (with Dr. Vinson Synan). Wilson’s most recent book, “Gen Z: Born for the Storm,” is due for release in 2021. Wilson and his wife Lisa, have one son, Ashley, who with his wife Jamie, have three children. Their daughter, Sara and her husband Shaun have four children. The Wilson family resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Dr. David Wells

Canada

Vice-Chairman

Rev Dr David Wells is the General Superintendent of The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada which has over 1,100 affiliated churches in Canada, and 3,500 credentialed ministers with a constituency of over 235,000 people. Internationally the PAOC has close to 300 workers serving in over fifty nations. Rev Wells has also served as a chaplain for Canada’s Olympic teams and Commonwealth Games teams. He has pastored several churches and is past Chair of the Board for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.

Dr. Doug Beacham

USA

Secretary

General Superintendent Doug Beacham is the Presiding Bishop of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (www.iphc.org), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. IPHC serves Christ in 100 nations and has nearly 2 million members world-wide. Beacham has authored several books, including “Plugged In To God’s Power” (Charisma House); “Rediscovering the Role of Apostles and Prophets” (LifeSprings Resources); “Azuza East: The Life and Times of G.B. Cashwell” (LifeSprings Resources); and “The Christmas Spirit: Stories for Children, Stories from the Manger, Stories for Grown-Ups” (LifeSprings Resources).

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills

Ghana

Committee Member

Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, known for the grace to challenge many to do the work of ministry, is also the founder and Presiding Bishop of the Lighthouse Chapel International (LCI), a worldwide denomination with over 2,600 branches in 81 countries. In his Healing Jesus Crusades, many receive salvation through Jesus Christ as he preaches the gospel under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. The gospel is preached, the lame walk, the blind see and the deaf hear. He has authored many books including the bestselling, “Loyalty and Disloyalty”. He is the founder of the Anagkazo Bible School which trains many to give themselves wholly to the work of missions and ministry. He also holds “Give Thyself Wholly” conferences all over the world.

Bishop Dr. Marek Kaminski

Poland

Bishop Dr. Marek Kaminski – in full-time ministry since 1989 when he began successfully pastoring a church in Koszalin, northwest of Poland. In 2008 he was appointed to the leadership of the national ministry and became the bishop of the Pentecostal movement in Poland which has over 280 local churches. Besides his church ministry, he is active academically, holds a Ph.D. in theology, and is an author of the book on the history of Polish Pentecostalism. Marek has been involved in building the Pentecostal European Fellowship [PEF] for more than a decade now. From 2016 until recently he held the position of vice-chairman of PEF. His heart’s passion is to see the Church of Jesus Christ full of the Holy Spirit. His wife Ewa is an academic teacher at the University of Warsaw and has always been deeply involved in church ministry. They have two sons: Beniamin and Noe.

Dr. Younghoon Lee

South Korea

Committee Member

Dr. Younghoon Lee is the Chairman of the Christian Council of Korea (C.C.K.) and the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God of Korea. He also serves Yoido Full Gospel Church as the Senior Pastor. Anticipating the continuous church revival in Korea, he leads the Holy Spirit Movement and the Church Unity Movement. He emphasizes the Holy Spirit-Baptism, Christian sanctification, inner healing, and fruit-bearing life. Dr. Lee also urges his people to live by Spirit-filled faith, centered on the Cross of Jesus. Under the leadership of servant hood within the church, he aims to steer the church in the direction of serving the underprivileged, bringing about change in society.

Rev. Dominic Yeo

Singapore

Committee Member

Reverend Dominic Yeo serves as the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God (AG), Singapore, Chairman of the Asia Pacific AG Fellowship, Executive Council Member of the World AG Fellowship, and is part of the Advisory Council of the Pentecostal World Fellowship. He also serves as the Senior Pastor of Trinity Christian Centre in Singapore, a church with an average weekly attendance of 7,500 people. Having been dramatically transformed by God in his youth, he is widely recognized as a prophet that carries the heart of God. Known for his visionary and strategic leadership, Rev Yeo trains and provides consultations to churches around the world, helping them to experience transformation and break into new levels of growth.

Advisory COMMITTEE

Rev. Daniel Alm

Sweden

Rev. Daniel Alm is the General Superintendent of the Swedish Pentecostal Movement; The Pentecostal Alliance of Independent Churches. Rev. Daniel is also the senior pastor of the pentecostal church in Vasteras, Sweden, and has authored several books. He was elected as a committee member of the Pentecostal World Fellowship in September 2016.

Rev. Glyn Barrett

Great Britain

Pastor Glyn Barrett serves as a Senior minister at Audacious Church in Manchester, United Kingdom. Audacious Church is a bible-based church that has grown to over 2000 members under the leadership of Pastor Glynn and his wife Sophia. Pastor Glynn is a highly sought-after communicator who travels the world promoting the gospel and encouraging people to live life to the fullest. He and his wife have been married for over 20 years and they have two children.

Pastor Lako Bedasso

Ethiopia

Rev. Lako Bedasso has served as the President of Ethiopian Full Gospel Believers since December 31, 2020. Rev. Bedasso has a MA in Christian Leadership and works throughout Ethiopia and Africa training church leaders. The Ethiopian Full Gospel Believers Church has 3,507 local churches in 40 regions. The Ethiopian Full Gospel Believers Church was started more than fifty years ago by university and high school students and was the first Pentecostal Indigence church in the country.

Rev. Chris Cartwright

Great Britain

Rev. Chris Cartwright is the General Superintendent of the Elim Pentecostal Church, a movement of Christian congregations in Ireland and the United Kingdom founded by George Jeffreys in 1915. Rev. Cartwright began his ministry in the 1980s serving in different roles on the pastoral team of Kensington Temple. In 1997, he was appointed the senior pastor of the then-City Temple in Cardiff where he served until 2010. In 2016, he was appointed the General Superintendent of Elim. Chris and his wife Annie are blessed with three children.

Rev. Richard Ciaramitaro

Canada

Rev. Ciaramitaro is the senior pastor of Windsor Christian Fellowship in Windsor, ON and oversees a network of churches, Ministers Network Canada, with over 500 active ministries and churches. Rick has a dynamic gift to connect and motivate people and has tremendous insight which enables him to mediate church problems and generate unity.

Rev Douglas Clay

USA

Doug Clay was elected chief executive officer of the General Council of the Assemblies of God at the 57th General Council in August, 2017. As general superintendent of the Assemblies of God, USA, part of the largest Pentecostal denomination in the world, he is a member of the denomination’s Executive Leadership Team and Executive Presbytery. Prior to his present position, Clay served the church as its general treasurer for nine years. He is a 1985 graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. Clay has a passionate love for the local church; he is a church health enthusiast and he effectively equips leaders to grow in their calling. Clay is the author of Ordered Steps and Dreaming in 3D. He and his wife, Gail, have two grown daughters and five grandchildren.

Bishop Timothy Coalter

USA

Bishop Tim Coalter serves as the presiding bishop of the Church of God of Prophecy. He is a leader of leaders, providing inspirational leadership to the COGOP general presbyters, national bishops, and members in 135 nations of the world. Timothy and his wife Kelly have been blessed with three children and eight grandchildren. They presently reside in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Rev. Timothy M. Hill

USA

Dr. Tim Hill is General Overseer of Church of God International, where he leads the ministries of approximately 7.4 million members of nearly 39,000 churches in 183 countries and territories worldwide. A graduate of Lee University, Hill previously served as a member of the Executive Committee of the denomination, holding various positions. Dr. Hill is the author of the newly-released, Life in the Exit Row. He has also written, The Amos Paradigm: Life at the Speed of Favor and Beyond the Mist: A Quest for Authentic Revival. Other writings include six books of sermons and 150 gospel songs. Many of his songs have been recorded by the nation’s top gospel musicians, choirs, and contemporary and traditional artists. Hill has traveled extensively throughout the United States and around the world, ministering in denominational and interdenominational conventions, camp meetings, and conferences. At the core of Dr. Hill’s ministry is his passion for revival and completing the Great Commission.

Rev. Machiel Jonker

Netherlands

Rev. Machiel Jonker has been on the National Board of the Dutch Assemblies of God since 2012, and has served as General Superintendent since 2016. Jonker has a great passion for the glory of the Lord in the local churches, as well as a desire for unity among the Pentecostal domain and in the whole body of Christ. Jonker and his wife Yvonne are pastors of a multicultural church near Amsterdam called Sjaloom Church. They have five children and ten grandchildren. 

Rev. Eddy Kwok

Hong Kong

Rev. Eddy Kwok is the Field Superintendent in Hong Kong of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC). Rev. Kwok is an Executive Member of the Global Leadership Council of IPHC, which is based in U.S. and has operations in over 100 nations around the globe. Locally, Rev. Kwok is the Pastor of Wing Kwong Pentecostal Holiness Church, which has a 7,000-strong congregation.

Bishop Sudarshan Jyoti Komanapalli

India

Bishop Sudarshan Jyoti Komanapalli is the Chairman of the Manna Group of Ministries and President of Manna International. A Pastor to Pastors and overseer of the Manna Group, he comes from a lineage of multi-generational ministerial families. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Political Studies from Gordon College. He has also studied at Fuller Seminary, The Jack W. Hayford School of Pastoral Nurture/The Kings University and Harvard University. Prior to his present positions in the Manna Group of Ministries, he worked as the Administrator for Manna/Rock Church Ministries in India. During this time he also pioneered and Pastored Manna Church in Hyderabad. Over the past years he has had the privilege of speaking in various evangelistic gospel meetings, churches and conferences in India, Europe, Africa, South America, Australia, and USA. For 20 years, he was the featured speaker on Manna Madhuryam TV programs which were seen around the world. He and his wife Asha are passionate to see people transformed by the gospel through Word and action, encourage people to fulfill their calling, raise up leaders for the next generation, and make a difference for generations to come.

Rev. Ong Sek Leang

Malaysia

Rev Ong Sek Leang is the Senior Pastor of Metro Tabernacle, a fast growing and dynamic church in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God of Malaysia. He is the International Chairman of WAGRA (World Assemblies of God Relief Agency) also a member of Executive Council of the WAGF (World Assemblies of God). He also serves as an Executive Council Member of NECF (National Evangelical Christian Fellowship) of Malaysia.

Dr. David Mohan

India

Dr David Mohan is the Senior Pastor and founder of New Life Assembly of God (NLAG) in Chennai (Madras), which grew from seven people to 40,000 people in the last thirty years. Dr Mohan is the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God of India, which has 8,000 churches as well as being Vice Chairman of the World Assemblies of God. He is also Chairman of the Indian National Prayer and Church Planting Initiative and serves on the Board of Directors of Church Growth International.

Rev. Wes Mills

Canada

Rev. Wesley Mills has been the President of the Apostolic Church of Pentecost of Canada since 2004. This movement was founded in 1921 and currently has 450 credentialed ministers, 135 churches in Canada, and has partner organizations in 26 countries. Rev. Mills is passionate about discipleship, church multiplication and developing next generation leaders. Rev. Mills also serves as adjunct faculty at Eston College.

Rev. Esko Matilainen

Finland

Barnabas Mtokamabali

Tanzania

Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye

Ghana

Apostle Eric Nyamekye is the Chairman of The Church of Pentecost, an international Pentecostal church, headquartered in Ghana. The Church of Pentecost is the largest Pentecostal church in Ghana with over 3.4 million members in Ghana and over 600,000 members in 138 other nations. Apostle Eric Nyamekye was called into ministry in 1991. He has since served in many stations of the Church, including South Africa where he was a missionary. Before his election to the position of the Chairman, he served as a member of the Executive Council of the Church for five (5) years. Eric is also the President of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC), an ecumenical body of Pentecostal and charismatics churches in Ghana.

Pastor Randy Remington

USA

Randy Remington is president of The Foursquare Church where he oversees nearly 1,900 U.S. churches and congregations. Randy has more than 30 years of ministry experience and earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Foursquare’s own Life Pacific University.

Bishop J. Drew Sheard

USA

Bishop J. Drew Sheard is the Presiding Bishop & Chief Apostle of the Church of God in Christ. The Church of God in Christ, Inc. (COGIC) is a Christian organization in the Holiness-Pentecostal tradition. It is the largest Pentecostal denomination in the United States. Bishop Sheard also serves as the Senior Pastor of the Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ of Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. David Sumrall

Philippines

Dr. David E. Sumrall has been the Senior Pastor of the Cathedral of Praise for over 34 years. Dedicated to the study and teaching of sound Biblical doctrines, he has gained the respect and trust of the Christian community around the world. Together with his wife, Beverley, and his daughter, Alisha, he continues to serve God with his ministry in the Philippines and enjoys the privilege of seeing people grow and prosper in their walk with God.

Rev. Bill Vasilakis

Australia

Since 1978, Bill has been the Senior Minister of the Christian Family Centre in Adelaide, South Australia, which has grown into a large and influential local church. Through this strong and fruitful apostolic base many daughter churches and outreaches have been established that minister to thousands of people. Bill has been leading his denominational family, CRC Churches International in South Australia between 1988 – 1997, and in Australia since 2002, and serves on various Leadership Boards in Australia and overseas. He and his wife Cathy were married in 1978 and have four adult children and seven grandchildren.

Dr. Henri Weideman

South Africa

Secretary General of AFM International and President of AFM of SA. Henri Weideman was elected as the President of the AFM of SA in November 2021. He was recently elected as a member of the Central Committee at the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches held in Karlsruhe, Germany, from 31 August to 8 September 2022. His interests are exercise and a healthy lifestyle, gardening, growing miniature trees, and stained-glass work. He married Margaret in1986 and they have a daughter Inge who is married to Kirk Swart. Henri and Margaret live in Pretoria, Irene.

HONORARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Dr. Jack Hayford

USA

Dr Jack Hayford serves as Chancellor of The Kings University in Los Angeles/Dallas. He is the founding pastor of The Church On The Way in Van Nuys, California, where he served as senior pastor for more than three decades. Dr Hayford is the author over 55 books and was also the Senior Editor of the Thomas Nelson "Spirit-Filled Life" line of resources and Executive Editor of the Spirit-Filled Life Study Bible which is in four languages and has sold more than 2 million copies. He has composed 600 hymns and choruses, including the internationally known and widely recorded "Majesty."

The First Organizing Committee - 1947

Dr David du Plessis

South Africa

Dr Donald Gee

England

Rev J Roswell Flower

USA

Rev Leonard Steiner

Switzerland

PWF - CHairmen

Dr Percy Brewster

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Dr Thomas Zimmerman

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Dr Ray Hughes

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Dr Thomas Trask

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Bishop James Leggett

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Tan Sri Rev Dr Prince Guneratnam

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Dr. William Wilson

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