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Doug Beacham is the executive director of church education ministries for the International Pentecostal Holiness Church and a member of the International Coalition of Apostles. He holds undergraduate degrees from Emmanuel College and the University of Georgia, and his M.Div., Th.M. and D.Min. are from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. The author of numerous books, articles and short stories, Beacham's most recent book is Rediscovering the Role of Apostles & Prophets (LifeSprings Resources). He and his wife, Susan, have been married for 30 years and have two grown children.

S. David Moore leads Harvestwind, a ministry that networks, coaches, and trains leaders for the challenges and opportunities of ministry in the 21st century. Moore is the founding pastor of New Hope Church, a multi-congregational church in Manteca, Lathrop and Escalon, California. He planted the church in fall of 1978 and served as senior pastor for 25 years. Moore holds a D.Min. from Regent University, where he is a teaching fellow in the School of Divinity Ph.D. program and an adjunct professor. His Ph.D. dissertation is a biography of noted Pentecostal pastor Jack W. Hayford. David wrote The Shepherding Movement: Controversy and Charismatic Ecclesiology (T&T Clark) and is a contributor to a number of other publications. He and his wife, Patty, have been married 34 years and have three children, five grandchildren, one dog and one cockatiel.

Widely recognized as an authority on the topic of church growth and spiritual warfare, C. Peter Wagner is the presiding apostle of the International Coalition of Apostles and chancellor of the Wagner Leadership Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is the author or editor of more than 50 books and former professor of church growth at Fuller Theological Seminary. His most recent book is Changing Church: How God Is Leading His Church Into the Future (Regal Books). A keen observer of global-church trends, Wagner was the first to use the term "New Apostolic Reformation." He and his wife, Doris, live in Colorado Springs.

Born in 1907 in England, Leonard Ravenhill became one of England's foremost evangelists, preaching with vigor and power. He immigrated with his family to the United States in mid-life, where he continued his ministry. He is the author of several books, including the classic Why Revival Tarries (Bethany House). Before he went to be with the Lord in 1994, Ravenhill had a great influence on modern renewal leaders, including David Wilkerson and Steve Hill.

Recommended Resources

Doug Beacham, Rediscovering the Role of Apostles & Prophets (LifeSprings Resources, 2003)

Rice Broocks, Every Nation in Our Generation: Recovering the Apostolic Mandate (Creation House Press, 2002)

David Cannistraci, Apostles and the Emerging Apostolic Movement (Regal Books, 1996)

David Cartledge, The Apostolic Revolution: The Restoration of Apostles and Prophets in the Assemblies of God in Australia (Paraclete Institute, 2000)

John Eckhardt, Moving in the Apostolic: God's Plan to Lead His Church to the Final Victory (Regal Books, 1999)

Bill Hamon, Apostles, Prophets and the Coming Moves of God (Destiny Image, 1997)

Steve Hickey, Obtainable Destiny: Molding and Mobilizing Today's Emerging Apostolic People (Creation House Press, 2004).

John Kelly, End Time Warriors (Regal Books, 1999)

C. Peter Wagner, The New Apostolic Churches (Regal Books, 1998); Churchquake! (Regal Books, 1999); Apostles of the City (Wagner Publications, 2000); Apostles and Prophets (Regal Books, 2000); Spheres of Authority: Apostles in Today's Church (Wagner Publications, 2002); Changing Church (Regal Books, 2004)

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