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Word Explosion started in August 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Lord put it on Pastors Billy Joe and Sharon’s heart to start a Bible school in the fall of 1979. With that vision came the idea to invite speakers to come and preach for several nights prior to the beginning of school. In essence, it was to kickoff for Victory Bible Institute.
Since 1979, Word Explosion has grown with thousands in attendance to hear well-known men and women of God preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ with conviction, exploring revelations and new depths in Christ as well as exposing the believer to the power contained in the Word.
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Sat, Aug. 10 // 5pm
Pastor Caleb Wehrli is the founder of Inspire International. A ministry focused on: evangelizing the lost, encouraging people, and equipping leaders. He and his wife Sarah have ministered in over 40 different countries on mission outreaches, and leaders initiatives over the past 12 years. His style of speaking is relevant, humorous, and faith-filled! Caleb ministers throughout the world encouraging the body of Christ to obey God & fulfill the Great Commission.
Sun, Aug. 11 // 11am
Dr. William "Billy" Wilson has been elected as the fourth president of Oral Roberts University. He will officially begin in his new role in July of 2013. Dr. Wilson is recognized as a global influencer with unwavering ethics and strong business acumen who has a passion for building Spirit-empowered leaders to impact the world. He currently serves as Executive Director of the International Center for Spiritual Renewal in Cleveland, Tenn.
Sun, Aug. 11 // 6pm
Paul Geerling, is the senior pastors of iSEE church. He is passionate about knowing and serving God. With a prophetic edge to his ministry he has a desire to see people come into a greater and more intimate relationship with Jesus Christ and bring the reality of Jesus to their world.
Tues, Aug. 13 // 7pm
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.
Wed, Aug. 14 // 7pm
Thur, Aug. 15 // 10am
In response to the call of God in 2001, Napoleon retired from professional football and today is the Senior Pastor of The Well Christian Community in Dublin, California. Under the Spiritual covering of GateWay City Church in San Jose, California, the Well opened its doors for the first time on March 2, 2003. The vision that God placed on the heart of Pastor Kaufman remains firmly rooted today as God continues to grow the ministry of The Well, both in breadth and depth.
Thur, Aug. 15 // 7pm
Fri, Aug. 16 // 10am
A Pastor, CEO and businessman, whose unique, bold style of delivery and leadership inspires and empowers people for success, by applying biblical principles that place a demand on man’s potential hidden within.
Fri, Aug. 16 // 7pm
Sat, Aug. 17 // 10am
Marked by boldness and passion, John Bevere delivers uncompromising truth through his award-winning curriculums and bestselling books, now in more than 60 languages, including “The Bait of Satan,” “Drawing Near” and “Driven by Eternity.” He is an international speaker and co-host of “The Messenger” TV program broadcast worldwide.
Sat, Aug. 17 // 12pm
Wendy Treat co-pastors with her husband, Casey , at Christian Faith Center - one church with two locations - in Seattle, Washington. Wendy’s more than twenty eight years of ministry, teaching, counseling and living out the principles found in God’s Word enable her to teach with humor, warmth and strength. Her message is always straightforward, extremely honest and will encourage you in your walk with Christ.
Sat, Aug. 17 // 5pm
Paul Daugherty, along with his wife Ashley, serve as the College Pastor & Assistant Pastor of Victory in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Paul ministers weekly through TV, podcast, and multi-campus outreaches to reach thousands of people. They also travel around the world leading short-term mission’s trips, speaking at churches, conferences, and crusades. His style of preaching is described as refreshingly transparent, humorous, very encouraging, and practical teaching for the church to fulfill God’s purpose for their lives.
Sun, Aug. 18 // 9am & 11am
Pastor Sharon Daugherty pastors Victory Christian Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which she, along with her late husband Pastor Billy Joe Daugherty, founded in 1981. Together the Daughertys established Victory Christian School, Victory Bible Institute, Victory World Missions Training Center, and the Tulsa Dream Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which provides food, clothing, medical, educational and recreational services to Tulsans.
Sun, Aug. 18 // 9am & 11am
Kristene DiMarco of Jesus Culture Music, featuring Ross Turner. Kristene DiMarco is a singer-songwriter who has devoted her life to spending time with God in the unseen place. Kristene’s passionate worship inspires Believers of all ages to pursue the heart of God in a deeper way. Kristene is a featured worship leader at Jesus Culture Conferences, The Call, and God TV and has been a worship leader with Justice House of Prayer San Francisco for many years. She is a prophetic voice for her generation who carries a strong anointing for intimacy and encounter through worship. You can view the Break Every Chain tour promo video here. Watch Promo
Sun, Aug. 18 // 6pm
Pastor John C. Hagee is the founder and Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-denominational evangelical church with more than 20,000 active members. Pastor Hagee is founder and President of John Hagee Ministries, which telecasts his national radio and television teachings throughout America and in 249 nations worldwide.
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