"Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen" (Ephesians 3:20- 21). Paul's prayer for the church in Ephesus now echoes throughout the halls, offices, and hearts of every member of the Leading The Way team. As we close another fiscal year and take stock of all God has done through your partnership, words fail us. God has exceeded every expectation, shattered notions of what is impossible, and left us in awe of His power on display in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
May this snapshot of God's work in 2023 speak fresh encouragement to your soul. Your support is making an eternal difference in the lives of those who are hungry for Truth!
Dr. Youssef preaches at Hope for the Heart of Georgia, Leading The Way's first official Evangelistic Celebration, challenging all to examine whether they are ready for their audience of one. Through this strategic, year-long outreach, God brought together 500 churches, touched 6,000 lives, saved hundreds of souls, and answered countless prayers for unity within the church and spiritual awakening within the community.
Young people passionately worship Jesus at Leading The Way's first Evangelistic Celebration in Macon, Georgia. Of the hundreds who came to Christ at the Hope for the Heart of Georgia Celebration, half were 25 and younger. Roughly 90 percent of these new believers are in the process of being connected with local churches.
As revival broke out on college campuses in America, God was similarly at work in the Middle East through our weekly LIVE KINGDOM SAT youth service. The service had to be extended again and again as more and more young people responded in fervent worship. With this outpouring, hundreds of Muslim-background believers have recently asked to be baptized.
Jonathan Youssef finishes recording another episode of his Candid Conversations podcast in the Leading The Way studio. At the conclusion of the fiscal year, Jonathan's podcast hit a new milestone, releasing its 200th episode. The podcast also charted in the top 0.12% of podcasts globally, reaching listeners in 132 countries. Recent episodes have also gone viral on social media, bringing in 1.2 million views on Instagram alone.
Dr. Michael Youssef, the Leading The Way team, and ministry partners in the UK give God the praise for 20 years of ministry in Europe with a LIVE celebration from the heart of London. Although the event was not primarily evangelistic in nature, dozens made decisions for Christ following Dr. Youssef's invitation.
Dr. Youssef unpacks the themes of his book Is the End Near? on TBN. The book quickly became a bestseller, bringing Biblical clarity to complex and controversial end-times topics.
Distribution partners in Pakistan transport a shipment of Navigators to remote villages. The Bible teachings on the Navigator were joyfully received by Pakistanis, especially believers who must meet together in secret. The Pakistani church is one of many underground church communities that Leading The Way has been able to support through these solar-powered audio devices.
The true and lasting impact of your partnership is found in the lives of those who have not only been touched by our ministry but also those who are now impacting their own communities for Him. Thank you for your ongoing prayers and support, which make our strategic global outreaches possible. Together, we are just getting started!
WHAT WILL GOD DO NEXT THROUGH YOUR SUPPORT?
As we look ahead to our next fiscal year, we are following God's lead to:
Consider joining Dr. Youssef in this crucial ministry by giving a gift today—and watch as God works through your gifts to transform lives in Christ. Thank you in advance for your generosity!