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2014 – Anne Graham Lotz

  Called “the best preacher in the family” by her father, Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz speaks around the globe with the wisdom and authority of years spent studying God’s Word. The New York Times named Anne one of the five most influential evangelists of her generation. She’s been profiled on 60 Minutes, and has […]

2013 – Pastor Greg Laurie

GREG LAURIE_NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER_

  Greg Laurie is the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California and Harvest Orange County in Irvine, California. He began his pastoral ministry at the age of 19 by leading a Bible study of 30 people. Since then, God has transformed that small group into a church of some 15,000 people. Today, […]

2012 – Dr. David Jeremiah

Dr. David Jeremiah, 2012 Honorary Chairman

Dr. David Jeremiah, founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries and senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church, felt God’s calling on his life at a very early age. Born February 13, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio, Dr. Jeremiah was raised in a family deeply committed to ministry. At the age of eleven, Dr. Jeremiah and […]

2011 – Joni Eareckson Tada

JONI EARECKSON TADA_NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, is an international advocate for people with disabilities. A diving accident in 1967 left Joni Eareckson, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, unable to use her hands. After two years of rehabilitation, she emerged with new skills and a […]

2010 – Franklin Graham

FRANKLIN GRAHAM

Franklin Graham, Christian Leader Franklin serves as president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the international relief and evangelism organization Samaritan’s Purse—respected not-for-profit organizations with combined annual budgets of more than $439 million. He has met privately with five U.S. Presidents as well as world leaders from Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin […]

2008 – Dr. Ravi Zacharias

RAVI ZACHARIAS_NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

For thirty-four years Ravi Zacharias has spoken all over the world and in numerous universities, notably Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford University. He has addressed writers of the peace accord in South Africa, the president’s cabinet and parliament in Peru, and military officers at the Lenin Military Academy and the Center for Geopolitical Strategy in Moscow. […]

2007 – Dr. Charles Swindoll

CHARLES SWINDOLL_NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

Charles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the accurate, practical teaching and application of God’s Word and His grace. A pastor at heart, Chuck has served as senior pastor to congregations in Texas, Massachusetts, and California. Since 1998, he has served as the founder and senior pastor-teacher of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, […]

2006 – Dr. Henry Blackaby

HENRY BLACKABY_NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

Henry T. Blackaby is the founder and president emeritus of Blackaby Ministries International, an organization built to help people experience God. Born in British Columbia, Dr. Blackaby has devoted his lifetime to ministry. He has served as a music director, education director, and pastor in churches in California and Canada, as well as president of […]

2005 – Max Lucado

MAX LUCADO_NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

Max Lucado loves words – written, spoken – it does not matter. He loves to craft sentences that are memorable, inspiring and hopefully life-changing. In almost 25 years of writing, more than 100 million products—80 million books—filled with his words have been sold. Max is the only author to have won three Christian Book of […]