The promise of this generation burns in the heart of God. Jerry and Judy caught His vision early on, and from their own college days have ministered to young people. Today, they visit many colleges each year, teaching on intercession and ministering to students individually. It’s a turning moment for these students to receive the Father’s Blessing from Jerry, and prayers of love and hope from Judy. These two grandparents, who love Jesus and have been happily married for almost 50 years, are thankful to be spending their last years pouring into the lives of this next generation the encouragement that only Jesus can bring.
Jerry and Judy Ball were called to minister to Israel 17 years ago. Since then they have taken 20 teams to intercede for the nation. They strategically travel to cities and the borders to pray. Each year Breaker of Dawn takes Ignite Ivy & Ignite America students to Israel. They minister to many congregations and prayer ministries in the Land.
Dave Warn came to Christ as a college student and has invested 23 years in campus ministry. As a ministry director at the University of Wisconsin—Madison from 1993-2002, he witnessed a dramatic breakthrough of revival and its lasting effects. In 2003 while attending Denver Seminary, Dave launched Collegiate Impact, a ministry that focuses on seeing hearts ignited and campuses transformed for the glory of God. Dave founded and directed the Institute of Campus Revival and Awakening at Yale University from 2006-2008 and lives in Buchanan, MI with his wife Renae and two sons.
Chaplain (Major General) Douglas Carver is a retired American Army officer who served as the 22nd Chief of Chaplains of the United States Army. The first Southern Baptist chaplain to be promoted to the position of Chief of Chaplains in more than 50 years.
Dr. Benefiel is the Founding leader of the Heartland Apostolic Prayer Network. God joined the hearts of Apostles and Intercessors to work together to change America and see awakening, transformation, and reformation. The mission statement for HAPN is "Changing the Heart of the Nations". Currently HAPN includes leaders and networks in all 50 states, and in 44 nations. John and his wife, Judith, founded Church on the Rock in Oklahoma City in 1991. He serves as the First Vice President of Church on the Rock International, an apostolic network containing thousands of churches worldwide.
Bob Weiner founded Maranatha Churches and Campus Ministries, now with locations on 150 campuses in 20 nations. During the last 10 years, Bob trained 50,000 youth in Russia for ministry and covered all the training expenses for them. God multiplied this ministry, and today many hundreds of thousands of youth have been saved, established in churches and cell groups by the thousands. Currently, Bob and Rose Weiner are responding to God’s call to the East and West Coasts of the United States and overseas to Europe, Russia, Asia and neighboring Latin countries
Jonathan Ngai is the founder and lead minister at Radiance International Ministries - a 24/7 House of Prayer in Hollywood. The Lord has used him to train and raise up many emerging leaders in the Church, on Campuses, and in the Marketplace. He and his wife Sharon have launched a number of different ministries including Transformations Community Church (in 2003), STRIKE LA (in 2005), the Reformation House of Prayer (in 2006), Justice Speaks (in 2010), and most recently Movement 133 (in 2011). Jonathan walks in a strong gift of faith that is not only evident in his life – but is contagious to those who know him and hear him. He is a gifted communicator and has preached a message of holiness and radical surrender to a generation that has bridged age, ethnicity, and culture. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and Fuller Theological Seminary and serves on the Apostolic Council of the Reformation Prayer Network led by Mike and Cindy Jacobs.
Vicki Garza CEO/Market Director for Gaza Creative Group, an award-winning advertising agency she co-founded in 1991. Since 2009 she has served on the Board of “Hope for the Heart”. Vicki is also an author and wrote Faith Adventures, the story of how the Lord used the sudden death of her first born son to encourage others to believe God for miracles. As a Board Member for Involved for LIfe, she cast the vision for the Uptown Women's Center, which currently serves university students and young professionals in Uptown Dallas. In January 2012, she co-founded U ARISE, an educational initiative to create community and promote health and wellness among student groups on university campuses. In addition to her corporate responsibilities, she is overseeing ARISE AND PRAY, a 40-day, 24-hour national prayer movement.
Kyle Martin has a passion for reviving the sleepy, complacent, and broken church in America. He also longs to see awakening to the truth and love of Jesus throughout the nation. Kyle fervently promotes the individual’s personal relationship with Jesus as the foundation of reviving and building the Kingdom of God. Kyle hosts Time to Revive, a weekly radio program reaching across North America. He has also written Reviving the Church: Everyday Theology from a Maintenance Man’s Perspective. Kyle is currently pursuing a doctorate at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He holds an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Business Administration from Taylor University. He lives in Richardson, TX, with his wife Laura, and daughters Maya, Nadia, and Selah.
In 2010 Rick founded Revival Rivers a servant ministry to the body of Christ with a focus on equipping, empowering and releasing the Church to Awakening and Transforming Revival. Rick has and continues to serve ministries committed to prayer and transformation like the Sentinel Group, Houston Prays, the International Fellowship of Transformation Partners as well as part of the leadership for the Response, a national call to prayer held in Houston Texas. Currently on staff with Doug Stringer and Somebody Cares America/International, Rick serves in the area of Prayer and Transformation. In October of 2012 Rick was invited to join the staff of Intercessors for America as their National Director of Mobilization and Transformation, with a focus on the implementation of the principles of Transforming Revival through the Journey to Transformation.