Wednesday, July 10, 2019

God Moves in the Dominican Republic

Can God transform an entire city? Our whole family decided to travel to the city of Barahona in the Dominican Republic to find out.

The plan was simple. A series of outreaches would target different segments of society and then a crusade of healing and salvation would be held in the middle of the city. A team of over forty people came including evangelists Daniel King, Jack Myers, and Pastor Tod Delay.

The team spread out across the city looking for people who needed Jesus and to invite them to the crusade. When the team spotted a basketball game, the court quickly became a platform for talking about Jesus. A game of dominos became a chance to give an altar call. At an outreach to baseball players, 121 young men gave their lives to Jesus.

The team ministered in churches across the city to encourage local believers to be soul winners. All the pastors in the city were invited to a formal banquet and the team served them food and ministered to them. A TV channel invited us to talk about miracles. At the women’s conference, Jessica and our seven-year-old daughter Katie Grace ministered to the women. Our nine-year-old son Caleb was in charge of taking all the pictures and video.

On the first night of the crusade, a crowd gathered together. As Jessica led the people in a worship song, rain began to pour. But Jessica kept singing and the people stayed. Then I preached and souls were saved! Each night the crowd grew in size as people heard about the miracles God was doing. By the time the crusade was finished, great joy filled the city. A total of 492 people were saved. 

Thank you for supporting the King Family on our mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Because of your prayers and your support a city was transformed for eternity.

Check out the pictures below to see what God did in the Dominican Republic. I am working on putting together a video for you to watch so you can see with your own eyes the miracles God did. I will be sending that to you soon so keep your eyes out for the video report.

Winning Souls,

Daniel King


Monday, June 17, 2019

Empowered21 Meeting in Bogotá, Colombia

Recently I had the opportunity to attend an Empowered21 conference in Bogotá, Colombia. It was hosted by Billy Wilson, president of Oral Roberts University, and George O. Wood, leader of the Assemblies of God denomination. Over 15,000 leaders from 41 nations participated from Latin America and around the world. The focus of the conference was to talk about the power of the Holy Spirit.

I was invited to attend as part of the Global Evangelists Alliance, a group of thirty of the world’s top evangelists. We discussed strategy for taking entire nations for the cause of Christ. The goal of Empowered21 is to impact each person on earth with the power of the Holy Spirit before 2033, the two-thousand-year anniversary of the day of Pentecost. I am excited to be part of this group of leaders because together we can accomplish something great for the kingdom of God.

The highlight of the conference was on the final night when a minister preached about the Holy Spirit and began to pray for people. Thousands of people were touched by the power of God.

We Need the Power of the Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is not a thing. The Holy Spirit is not a white cloud. He is not an impersonal force like gravity or magnetism, nor is He a mystical “Force” like in the movie Star Wars. The Holy Spirit is not an “it” but a “He.” He is a Person, a distinct entity in the Triune Godhead. The Holy Spirit is not fire, but He appears like a tongue of fire. He is not a dove, but He did descend like a dove. The Holy Spirit is a Person with a personality. He has intellect, emotions, and a will.

1. The Holy Spirit teaches (John 14:26).
2. The Holy Spirit guides (John 16:13).
3. The Holy Spirit reveals Jesus (John 16:14).
4. The Holy Spirit seals believers and acts as a guarantee (2 Corinthians 1:21-22).    
5. The Holy Spirit distribute His gifts to the church (1 Corinthians 12:11).

The Holy Spirit was intimately involved in every detail of the early church and we need the same move of the Holy Spirit in the church today.  Unfortunately, in many of our modern church activities we have forgotten to include the Holy Spirit. A.W. Tozer wrote, "If the Holy Spirit was withdrawn from the church today, 95% of what we do would go on and no one would know the difference. If the Holy Spirit had been withdrawn from the New Testament church, 95% of what they did would stop, and everybody would know the difference.”

Look at what happens in the Book of Acts:
* In Acts 1, the Holy Spirit is promised.
* In Acts 2, the Holy Spirit spontaneously comes upon the disciples as they pray in the upper room and they all begin to speak in tongues. This miracle is accompanied by a mighty rushing wind and tongues of fire that hovered above the heads of the disciples.
* In Acts 4, the Holy Spirit comes upon the disciples again and refills them.
* In Acts 8, the Samaritans were filled with the Holy Spirit when apostles Peter and John laid hands on them.
* In Acts 9, Saul is filled with the Spirit when Ananias laid hands on him.
* In Acts 10, the Gentile Cornelius and his entire household are spontaneously filled with the Spirit and begin to speak in tongues while Peter is still speaking.
* In Acts 19, the believers in Ephesus are filled with the Holy Spirit when Paul lays hands on them.

No one can put God in a box. There is no set formula for how God moves. Each time someone is filled with the Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts, the sequence of events is different. The Holy Spirit is always doing the same things, but He is always doing them differently. Some people are filled with the Spirit when a minister lays hands on them. Other people are filled with the Spirit when an anointed preacher is preaching. Other times the Holy Spirit falls on a roomful of people praying. The Holy Spirit comes in many different ways and at many different times. The Holy Spirit is not a commodity to be bottled up; He is a living entity with a will. He moves as He wants to move.
Everything the Holy Spirit did in the Book of Acts, He is still doing today. David duPlessis (known as Mr. Pentecost) said, “The New Testament is not a record of what happened in one generation; it is a blueprint for what should happen in every generation until Jesus comes.”
Be Filled with the Holy Spirit!
I pray you would experience a new infilling of the Holy Spirit in your life. The Holy Spirit will teach you, guide you, comfort you, and help you every day of your life. If you want more of the Holy Spirit’s power in your life, take a moment right now and pray, “Holy Spirit, fill me now!”

Loving the Holy Spirit,

Daniel King  

P.S. This month our entire family is going on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic for a big Gospel Crusade and Pastor’s Conference. Please pray for thousand of people to be saved! We still need money in order to complete the budget for this soul-winning crusade so your financial gift is both urgently needed and appreciated. Thank you!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Daniel Earns a Doctorate of Ministry

Exciting News! I just graduated from Oral Roberts University with my Doctorate of Ministry degree. Now I am officially Dr. Daniel King.

This doctorate degree is the culmination of many years of study and I am thankful the work is finally finished.

God’s Miracle Provision
When I was eighteen years old, my parents told me they wanted me to attend Oral Roberts University. They also explained since they were missionaries in Mexico they did not have the money to pay for me to go to college. My father said, “Daniel, you need to use your faith to believe God for provision for your schooling.”

The summer before I started ORU, I considered getting a job flipping burgers in order to save up a little money to put toward tuition for my first semester. But, after doing the math, I realized I would quickly run out of money if I got a job paying minimum wage.  
 
Since I needed a miracle, I decided instead of getting a job paying minimum wage, I would use my time as a seed and donate my time to my home church. For several months, I volunteered to serve full-time in the children’s ministry at Victory Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

When my first semester started, God miraculously provided for my tuition with a combination of scholarships and grants. It was a miracle, but that was just the beginning of the miracle. Let me tell you what God did…

Called to Learn
In undergrad my major was New Testament and I minored in Non-profit Business. I studied the Old and New Testaments, Biblical Greek and Hebrew, Exegesis, Hermeneutics, and general education classes like Humanities, Mathematics, and the Natural Sciences. I completed 139 academic hours of study, graduated summa cum laude, and was awarded the Senior Paper of the Year. The cost for my tuition and lodging was about $80,000.

A few years later I started my Master of Divinity degree. I studied apologetics, Christian ethics, ministering cross-culturally, systematic theology, how to preach a sermon, church history, counseling, and distinctives of Charismatic theology like healing and the doctrine of the Holy Spirit.  I completed 87.5 academic hours of study and graduated with high honors. The cost for tuition was about $33,000.

My Doctorate of Ministry degree required 32.5 academic hours of study at the highest level. The major focus of my research project was mass evangelism. The cost of tuition was about $21,000.

The cost of all my tuition for three degrees was over $134,000 and God provided it all!

My parents did not have to pay for my education. I never had to go into debt for my schooling. The cost of my tuition was covered supernaturally through scholarships, grants, and God’s favor. God gave me a $134,000 miracle!

I am thankful for my education. It is a blessing from God. All the reading and studying will help me be better at fulfilling the call of God that is on my life. Now that I am Dr. Daniel King, I expect that my enhanced knowledge and my increased credibility will open up new doors for me to preach the Gospel. 

Do you need a miracle?
So, how does my story relate to your life? You may not need to pay for school at this time, but I am sure there is some type of miracle that you need in your life. I believe that the same God who did a miracle for me, will do a miracle for you!

In the summer before I started ORU I gave my time as a seed into the kingdom of God and the Lord gave me a harvest of provision in the area of paying for my education. I encourage you to believe God for a harvest every time you plant a seed into the kingdom of God. Your seeds of time, love, and money are powerful and they will produce a harvest.

Thank you for sowing seeds into King Ministries. Our goal is to lead people to Jesus in every way we can. We cannot do it without you. Because of your faithfulness, I believe God will be faithful in providing for you!