Thursday, November 6, 2014

A Nation Transformed

God is moving in Honduras. At an evangelistic event this past week in the state of Intibucá, our team witnessed an unprecedented openness to the Gospel among political, educational, and church leaders. 

We visited the chief of police in Esperanza and prayed for him. He was so moved, he invited us to return the next morning to speak to the police in the city. Fifty policemen stood at attention as I preached and we prayed with many of them to receive salvation. The local fire department helped set up the platform for our festival. Teachers and city administrators attended our leadership conference. The wives of two different mayors came to our women’s conference. A congressman attended our youth event.

The governor of the state of Intibucá attended our leadership conference and the festival. As the evangelistic event drew to a close, the governor came to the platform, knelt down on his knees, and cried out to God. He publically repented for the sins of the people and asked God to bless his state.

Eighteen months ago, I participated in a nationwide event in Honduras called “One Nation, One Day.” It was inspired by Isaiah 66:8, “Can a nation be saved in a day? Can a country be brought forth in a moment?” Eighteen evangelists joined together to conduct eighteen Jesus festivals in the capital of every state in Honduras. Over 2,000 missionaries flooded the nation to demonstrate the love of God in tangible ways through medical brigades and food distribution. The outreach was featured on the front-page of every newspaper in Honduras as the nation turned toward God. I gave away 520,000 books to people who prayed with our team to receive salvation. The fruit of this amazing outreach continues today.

For example, the city of San Pedro Sula has been known as “the murder capital of the world” for the past several years. The city has been plagued by drug and gang related violence. Since the recent invasion of missionaries, the military in Honduras claims that crime in the city has gone down by 60%. Suicide dropped by 15%. According to the FAO, extreme poverty in Honduras has dropped by 3.4%. In the past few months, several notorious drug dealers in Honduras have been apprehended and sent to the United States to face trial. Corrupt politicians have been thrown into jail.

Previously the teachers of Honduras have frequently gone on strike. But last year, all the schools in Honduras completed the entire school year without any teachers going on strike. This is the first time in twenty-five years that school children in Honduras have received a full two hundred days of education.

Two years ago, I visited Honduras and witnessed serious crimes. I saw an SUV riddled with bullet holes with blood on the front seat. A church usher, who worked as a taxi driver, was murdered the night before I preached at his church. But, on this trip, the streets felt safe and the nation was peaceful. While there is much that needs to be done, the nation is headed in the right direction. 

The church has been unified and pastors from different denominations are working together. Last Sunday, I preached for Misael Argeñal, the pastor of La Cosecha, the largest church in Honduras. He says, “For many years the pastors of Honduras have prayed for our nation. We are so happy to see the nation of Honduras turn toward God.”

Last year, Honduras voted in an election. The two main candidates included Juan Orlando Hernández, a man who looks favorably upon the church, and a socialistic candidate who is aligned with Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro. In past years, elections in Honduras have produced violence and great disharmony but this time, the election process was peaceful and United Nations observers certified the results. The socialistic candidate received 28.8% of the vote but lost to the man who loves God.

On October 25, 2104, Juan Orlando Hernández, the president of Honduras and his wife knelt down publicly and prayed for the nation. This is the first time in history that a president of Honduras has humbled himself before the nation and cried out for God’s blessing to be upon his people. For over two hundred years, the United States of America has experienced prosperity because of the prayers of our first president George Washington who frequently declared days of fasting and prayer for the entire nation. In the same way, the prayers of the president of Honduras will bring the favor and blessing of God upon his nation.

When asked about the impact of the “One Nation, One Day” outreach, the president of Honduras stated, “First of all, it was a spectacular day for Honduras. I assure you there has never been a moment in history with so much passion and unity for a single purpose. It was a blessing for Honduras. It was like an awakening. From that point forward the spirit of the Honduran people has changed. Before that, everything was negative. Now people are more enthusiastic, more motivated. I’m also thankful to God because after the elections the investors that did not want to invest before started visiting the banks. They are investing in this country. I also feel there are more police and operators of justice and more commitment to have integrity…We are seeing many people from other nations come to invest because they see Honduras has changed. That for me is the fruit of something that was cultivated on that day.”

Can a nation be changed in a day? The evidence in Honduras suggests that the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” 

Monday, September 22, 2014

Journal Entries from Diego, Madagascar

Thanks so much for helping us preach the Gospel in Madagascar! Here are some excerpts from my journal during the event:

Tuesday: After flying for over 30 hours, I landed in Antananarivo, capital city of Madagascar, late in the evening.

Wednesday: Despite jetlag, first thing in the morning I spoke at a leadership conference for about 40 leaders. Then I preached at an evangelistic service announced by a local pastor on the radio. About 150 people came and over 40 got saved. Then we drove to a congregation on the outskirts of the city and ministered to about 200 people.

Thursday: We boarded a domestic flight to Diego, Madagascar. On the airplane, a stewardess told me she is praying for the campaign. Her aunt is on the planning committee and she is excited about what God is doing in Diego. When we arrived, hundreds of believers greeted us at the airport tarmac. We formed a giant Jesus parade complete with a semi-truck flatbed full of singers and marched through downtown inviting everyone to come to the Gospel Festival. The parade ended up at the soccer field where the festival will be held and we dedicated the field as holy ground. Directly behind the soccer field is a Muslim seminary. The students will be able to hear every word that comes out of our sound system. 

Friday: In the morning, about 500 people attended our Fire Conference and I preached on Soul Winning, emphasizing the individual responsibility to the Great Commission.

At dusk, the ministry team and I arrived at the Festival grounds. The worship team was energetically dancing and singing. The music was led by an anointed young woman who had eight backup dancers. The lyrics of her songs included this Gospel truth, “There is a heaven; there is a hell; you must choose where you will spend eternity.”

The mayor of the city of Diego greeted the crowd and declared the festival to be officially open. He is a Muslim but he shook my hand and welcomed us graciously. There was a light misty rain the entire night but the crowd did not leave. They stayed to enjoy the music and listen to the sermon despite the dampness. I preached on the paralyzed man who was let down through the roof. Five young men enacted the drama. At the end of the story, the paralyzed man jumped up and started dancing across the platform. The crowd cheered. During the altar call, the light rain became heavy rain. But the people responded to the message. Virtually the entire crowd prayed with me for salvation. There were about 3,000 people in attendance. The church in Diego is few in number, perhaps a total of 1,000 believers in a city of 125,000. So, the number of people who responded to the Gospel was amazing.

When I prayed for the sick, a crippled man walked up to the platform. He was carrying his crutches. He had hobbled on crutches for two years but Jesus healed him. At first his steps were halting, but they got stronger and bolder. I asked him if he wanted to dance. He said, “Yes!” and the band began to play. He jumped up and down and danced energetically. I told the crowd that his moves are so good, he could join the backup dancers. Everyone laughed because it was true.

There was a ten-year-old girl who had a growth on her neck the size of a small fist. During the prayer time, the growth completely disappeared. She showed us where the growth was located on her neck and her neck was completely normal.

Saturday: At the Fire Conference, about 550 people attended. I preached on the Fire of God and our team laid hands on every person there. On the second night of the crusade we had good clear weather and lots of miracles!

Sunday:  Our team preached at six local churches. Both churches that I preached in were packed full. I asked how many people came to church for the first time and many lifted their hands. The Gospel Festival is already making a difference.

At the final night of the festival, I preached on the lost sheep, the lost coin, the lost son, and the lost man (Zacchaeus). In total, we prayed with about 7,000 people for salvation.

Monday: We visited a nearby waterfall that is considered sacred to the local tribes. Believing that the spirits of their ancestors dwell at the waterfall, they regularly journey there to offer sacrifices and pray to the spirits. I ministered to the guide who showed us the waterfall and had the privilege of leading him to Jesus. He was beaming with joy and happiness. He said, “I think God brought you here to Madagascar just to talk to me.”

Tuesday: We had a final prayer meeting with the local pastors. Every pastor in town worked hard to make the Gospel Festival a success. They will continue to meet together for regular prayer meetings. Our time in Diego has produced a great move of God that will continue for many years to come.

Thanks so much for helping us preach the Gospel in the farthest corners of the earth! 

Monday, August 25, 2014

Diego, Madagascar Miracle Festival

Watch the video and see the miracles that God did in Madagascar. Witness thousands of people giving their lives to Jesus Christ! See with your own eyes the harvest of souls.

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You Are Blessed! Grace Wins #11

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Everyone Needs Jesus!

This past week, I was ministering in the Central American nation of Guatemala. Our team had the opportunity to visit the poorest of the poor in an obscure village far off the beaten path. The water source for the village is a lake that people drink from, do their laundry in, and use to water their animals. Because of the unsanitary conditions, many people in the village suffer from various diseases. Our team gave away 35 water filters to the families in the village so that their children would have clean water to drink. As we preached the Gospel in the village, 53 people prayed with us for salvation! The ministry we worked with has planted a church in the community in order to follow up on the new believers.

After our village crusade, I came back to Guatemala City and preached in an upper-class church on Sunday morning. The church is full of lawyers, doctors, and the elite of society. God touched these people the same way He touched the poor people in the village. As I was thinking about the two different types of ministry I had the privilege of doing in Guatemala, God gave me a powerful revelation.

I have been studying the book of John and I was struck by the contrast between John Chapter 3 and John Chapter 4. In John 3 we discover the story of a man named Nicodemus who visited Jesus in the middle of the night. In John 4 is the story of Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well.

Two people met Jesus, but these two people were completely different.

* Nicodemus was a Jewish man; she was a Samarian woman.
* Nicodemus was a ruler of the people; she was an outcast.
* Nicodemus was a Pharisee; she was a five-time divorcee and adulterer. 
* Nicodemus was rich; she was poor.
* Nicodemus was theologically trained; she only understood folk religion.
* Nicodemus was influential with lots of friends; she was a nobody with no friends.
* Nicodemus was well-studied; she was unlearned.
* Nicodemus was respected; she was disdained.
* Nicodemus came in the middle of the night; she met Jesus in the middle of the day.
* Nicodemus wanted knowledge; she wanted a drink.
* Nicodemus knew Jesus was a teacher from God; she discovered He was the Messiah.

Yet despite their differences, Jesus reached out to both of them. He revealed Himself to both of them. Jesus provided a way for both of them to be saved. Both of them needed Jesus!

Today, the same is true. Both the rich and the poor, the men and the women, the young and the old, the lowest to the highest, the kings to the peasants, the influential people and the nobodys, the down-and-out and the up-and-out, they all need Jesus. From the richest billionaire in his mansion to the poorest farmer in Africa who sleeps on a dirt floor, every person has a God-shaped-hole in his or her life that desperately needs to be filled.

To Nicodemus, Jesus said, “You must be born again” (John 3:7). To the Samaritan woman, Jesus said, “If you knew the gift of God…He would have given you living water” (John 4:10).

To Nicodemus, Jesus said, For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16). To the Samaritan woman, Jesus promised, “Whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life” (John 4:14).

In Guatemala, I ministered in the village to people like the Samaritan woman, and I ministered in the city to people like Nicodemus and God moved both times. God loves everyone and He blesses everyone no matter what level of society they live in. As we gave the life-saving water filters away, I was reminded about how Jesus gave the Samaritan woman the gift of living water. Just as Jesus told Nicodemus to be born-again, we told the people how they could be born-again into God’s kingdom

Every person needs Jesus. He is willing to meet us whenever we come to Him, whether by day or night, in sickness or in health, in poverty or with wealth. Jesus wants everyone to experience eternal life!

About Daniel King
Daniel King is a missionary evangelist who has preached the Gospel in over sixty nations. He has led over one million people to Jesus in the past ten years. Daniel and his wife Jessica live in Tulsa, Oklahoma. To connect with Daniel visit:

Saturday, March 29, 2014

India Festival Video Report

Watch the amazing miracles God does in the nation of India.

Thousands Saved. Pastor's trained. New church built. Water well dug. Disciples baptized. The fruit from this Gospel Festival will continue for many years to come. 

You Will Be Amazed at What God Did in India

Water for the Thirsty