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About the Contributors

Chip Ingram

Chip Ingram is the teaching pastor and CEO of Living on the Edge, an international teaching and discipleship ministry. A pastor for over thirty years, Chip is the author of many books, including Holy Ambition, Discover Your True Self, True Spirituality, The Real God, and The Invisible War. Chip and his wife, Theresa, have four grown children and twelve grandchildren and live in California.

Michael W. Smith

Multi-Platinum artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith continues to live out his dream; he releases new music regularly and performs around the world to sold-out crowds of loyal and inspired fans. During Michael’s storied career, he’s not only been honored with three Grammy Awards, 45 Dove Awards, an American Music Award and has sold more than 15 million albums, he’s also given back to the global community. Michael has raised funds to battle AIDS in Africa alongside longtime friend Bono, started Rocketown, a safe haven for young people in Tennessee to meet and find hope, and has helped more than 70,000 children’s lives through Compassion International.

Pastor Abner Adorno

Pastor Abner Adorno is the Senior Pastor of Viva Church in Florida, the superintendent at Florida Multicultural District AG, owner and founder of Equip for Life, and founder of Living Word Academy.

Amazing Grace Cruz (Co-Host)

I was raised in a house with over 70 girls. I've learnt to live, love and speak for a broken generation, travel across nations, share the heart of God for children and model what God can do through the broken and the weakest. Worship has been my foundation but Justice has been my heart. I'm passionate about serving nonprofits, brands and its leader who are "transformation" centric. I've witnessed the power of stories that can transform communities, voices that can drive real change and impact that can be greater than your capacity.

Pastor Jurie Kriel (Co-Host)

Seeing cities as the greatest opportunity for the Gospel in our generation, Jurie serves as the catalyst for cities for the Lausanne Movement. Working closely with to gather church, business and non-profit leaders in cities around the world. Currently he is innovating 5twelve City Church reaching a 90% unchurched, high tech, high touch generation in Austin Texas, while also leading the NXT Move, gathering the next generation of city Gospel movement leaders. As a catalytic leader, church consultant and prolific communicator he has ministered on 5 continents in many countries around the world.

Past Events


Session 3

Pastor Chip Ingram and Bishop Philip Kitoto from the Kenya Assemblies of God will share in Session 3 of this Global Webinar Series. They will discuss the topic of “Relationship not Real Estate.” Our special guest, Nicole C. Mullen, will be leading a time of worship and reflection.

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Session 2

Pastor Chip Ingram and founder of Mercy Ships, Don Stephens, for Session 2 of this Global Webinar Series. They will discuss the topic of “Healing not Hostility.” Additionally, our special guest, Matt Maher, will be leading a time of worship and reflection.

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Session 1

Join Chip Ingram and Dr. Peter Tanchi as we wrestle with some tough questions relating to COVID-19's effect on society and the global Church. Our special guest, Sinach will be leading for a time of praise, worship, and reflection.

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