Fresh Oil, New Wine Conference Set For Abba's House

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Abba’s House in Hixson will host its annual Fresh Oil, New Wine Conference March 8-12 at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Featured Speakers will be Tommy Barnett, Perry Stone, John Kilpatrick and Ray Hughes.

Mr. Barnett is the senior pastor of one of the fastest growing churches in America, Phoenix First Assembly of God, in Phoenix, Arizona. The church is known as "The Church with a Heart," because of its 245+ outreach ministries. One of the best known missions of Phoenix First Assembly was the founding of the Los Angeles Dream Center in 1994, and the Phoenix Dream Center in 2006. Pastor Barnett travels weekly to conferences and conventions, challenging pastors and church leaders to build great soulwinning churches.

Mr. Stone is known as one of America's foremost experts on Bible prophecy, and director of one of the nation's fastest growing ministries "Voice of Evangelism", Evangelist Perry Stone is a fourth generation minister who has served Christ for over 25 years. He has traveled across the globe, featured as a keynote speaker in prophecy conferences and on Christian television networks. Perry's world travels and personal contacts with diverse government and military officials has given him a direct link to "insider information" as it relates to the fulfillment of Bible prophecy. Hundreds of thousands of his cassette tapes, books, and gospel materials have reached believers in nations across the world, and his material is mailed free to the incarcerated. Perry and his family reside in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Mr. Kilpatrick was called to preach at the age of fourteen. He served as Senior Pastor of Brownsville Assembly of God in Pensacola, Florida for twenty-two years. On Father's Day in June 1995, God visited Brownsville with a mighty outpouring of His presence. Now as the founder of Partners for Revival, John travels across North American speaking at conferences, churches and civic arenas. God has used him as a tool to spread revival fire around the country and bring new hope and life to Pastors.


Mr. Hughes, president and founder of Selah Ministries in Hendersonville, TN, travels in the U.S. and internationally as a speaker, worship leader, storyteller, singer/songwriter and prophetic voice to regions and nations. Ray is passionate about training and releasing musicians and creative people into their destinies and the power of their purpose in the world and the church. He is a prophetic historian continuously re-digging the old wells of biblical, world and recent history for the purpose of releasing the fresh word of God for the kingdom today.

Ladies Luncheon - Wednesday, March 11 with Bruce & Lisa Wethey.

Ron Phillips, pastor of Abba’s House, invites the public.



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