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Cathy and I are honored to be a part of the Return.
We invite you to join this Spirit-empowered Solemn Assembly on September 26, 2020.
It will be a time of repentance, reconciliation, restoration, reformation, revival, and … a historic day of returning to God. In anticipation of a fresh outpouring of God’s presence, we are asking your help to gather people of peace together: friends, neighbors, co-workers, and fellow laborers. This is a once in a lifetime moment for countless millions around the world to call upon God.

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” (Matthew 4:19)

Jesus used 12 to change the world. You can follow His example by gathering those close to you and becoming a catalyst for this movement in your sphere of influence. Host THE RETURN for your organization and commit to pray as a group. This is a time to pray for America and the World. I will be praying and introducing  Nicky Cruz with Pat Boone on Friday night on the main stage at 8:20. See you there, or on the AIR.

The RETURN will be broadcast by TBN, CBN, PTL, TCT, God TV, Christ for the Nation’s, DayStar and Voice of Victory.  It will be broadcast and available in 90 different languages by simulcast… Live. It will be available in 4 billion homes with already 250 million signed up in Africa and 4 million in South America 600,000 in prayer groups.

On Saturday, in addition to the Return, Cathy and I will be joining the Franklin Graham Prayer walk from the Lincoln Monument to the Capitol with five stops for intercession. They will arrive at the RETURN stage at the Washington Monument at 1 PM and then continue to the Capitol Building.


All for Jesus
Whether meeting with National Alumni Leaders in Africa, encouraging at a staff meeting on the continent or at a multi-site video chapel for nearly 100 students with over 900 Online views, your prayers are keeping us on the front line, even when the front line is "online".
Despite canceled flights and closed borders, God has opened doors to continue international ministry traveling through cyberspace. We don't even have to stop to go through security! With Zoom, You Tube & Facebook Live, we've touched 4 continents in the last 60 days.

Unfortunately, isolation and hopelessness have pushed people toward substance abuse. Increasing overdose deaths, suicides and despair have taken their toll. Cathy and I, with Global Teen Challenge, are positioned strategically to offer HOPE to those in most desperate need. All restrictions aside, we are still engaged in ministry and evangelism through Zoom chapels, video meetings, intercession, fasting, prayer, and casting vision for Teen Challenge.

Our Tuesday/Thursday FACEBOOK LIVE Prayer & Praise video streams with Teen Challenge worldwide, chapels and videos have had nearly 100,000 views by TC family and friends, partners, staff, and students around the world. Where 2 or 3 gather in His name, He is THERE, even on the INTERNET. By God’s grace, we are reaching out, speaking HOPE to discouragement, PROMISE into despair, and PRAYING TOGETHER to our God who hears and answers prayer.

GOD, MOVE IN VIRGINIA 400 Year Celebration
Yorktown was the site of British General Lord Charles Cornwallis's surrender to American forces October 19, 1781. The battle of Yorktown was more than just a military win. It marked the last major battle of the American Revolutionary war. 

That battle turned on a miracle. The raging sea battle was dominated by the British as colonists prayed. A sudden windstorm overwhelmed the British fleet and turned the tide of the battle. We gathered in Yorktown to pray for our community and intercede for victory in this strategic hour. Initially our permits were revoked with assemblies restricted to 50 people. We prayed. Just days before our gathering, the Governor lifted  the limitation and and we were permitted "250 person praise/prayer pods" to comply  with the law. Only the POWER of GOD can break the domination of the principality of COVID-19, disease and racial violence as we intercede for real lasting change. It may look like the enemy is moving but the winds of God's Spirit will surely blow in victory again.

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Contagious-My 60 second rap
I'm infected viral & so contagious,
I got Jesus in my heart
and His love is outrageous
I'm a carrier, this ain't no joke,
I'm not toxic
I'm infected with HOPE.

The greatest contagion is
not just covid-19, it is the contagion of FEAR.
God's LOVE is the CURE.

'Do not tremble and do not be afraid; Have I not long since announced it to you and declared it? And you are My witnesses. Is there any God besides Me, Or is there any
Rock? There is none.'"

Isaiah 44:8


As the continuing onslaught of Corona virus delivers its relentless barrage of disease, despair, disappointment, discouragement and death, there are dire warnings of societal change  and the ominous predictions of a “new normal.” Some feel such talk is left-wing conspiracy, foolish overreaction, or just fear mongering. There is no question that this pandemic will impact the world economically, hygienically, spiritually beyonf 2020.

While I may not know what the “new normal” will look like politically or medically, I believe there is a spiritual implication that cannot be denied. To be honest, I’m just not convinced I want to go back to the “old normal.”

Forgive me for my desire to live safely and more comfortably

The clear evidence of Scripture is that God is always moving his people somewhere. Our walk with God is a journey, not a destination."Lord, forgive me for my expectation that I should be able to live safely and comfortably while sin is still rampant in the earth."

"Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria Amos 6:1


Deliver me from being at ease in Zion. Free me from trusting the "mountain" of self, science, feelings and personal expectations. Beyond the obvious economic implications along with the death and suffering, there have been other consequences of this pandemic.

People who were once busy with "life," and whose greatest crisis was the quality of their Internet stream, concern over being trolled on Facebook or who would win the Bachelorette ... now suddenly have a new normal for what is truly important.

2) The lie that culture, science, politics and medicine have the answer to everything has been exposed. One fact is undeniable, during this time of pain and insecurity many have turned to God seeking truth that goes deeper than what their eyes can see.

3) In this time of crisis, as intervening pressure has tried to disable, paralyze, or discredit the church, we have seen the incredible significance of going beyond"doing church," to "being the church." New levels of community engagement have opened a widow to a fresh vision for outeach that has taken them beyond the four walls. We cannot retreat to the "old normal."

Satan always overplays His hand.…. for if they had understood it they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;"  1Co_2:8 I pray we can hijack the "new normal. " We need to forget about going back "same old" and forget about the “new normal“ and focus on a NEW SUPERNATURAL. God grant a new level of commitment, a new level of strategic evangelism, a new level of prayer and focus on God.

My focus is not fear of the Coronavirus. My focus is that I do not miss God's purpose for me in this pandemic.  I am not asking God, "Why the Coronavirus?" My heart cries out, "God, how can I serve your purpose in this hour?"

I am confident that God is doing more than we can see and God knows more than He is telling us.
Lord keep me contagious, may the new normal be transformed through your grace into a NEW SUPERNATURAL.

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some open dates-
actually LOTS of open dates!
Please call! We are still doing streaming ministry and zoom.


w/ Rev Willy Rumenera

Narok, Kenya
October 28-31, 2020

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email us at
or call Cathy @ 757.218.8499

The Return
Washington DC
September 25-26, 2020
Fri 6pm-9pm (Nicky Cruz 8:20)
Saturday 9am to 9pm

March for Jesus
Norfolk, VA
October 25, 2020

Christian Chapel A/G
VA Beach, VA 8:30 & 10:30am
October 25, 2020
Pastor Dustin Pinto

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As we have been on our faces seeking God's face praying for Father's direction, He is beginning to resurrect our 2020 ministry schedule. Though travel is limited, we are actively engaged in ministry worldwide. Through Zoom, Facebook Live and WhatsApp we are still reaching out. THANK YOU FOR PRAYING.









Again I say
unto you,
That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done
for them of
my Father which is in heaven.


1) the Return/ Graham Payer March

Join the 10 day prayer Challenge

Please pray for a dynamic and anointed time repentance and restoration in God’s presence. May God’s Holy Spirit thwart the efforts of dissenting violent groups whose commitment is to disrupt this season of intercession. Pray for secular outlets that will cover this event that the Holy Spirit will touch their hearts to report accurately and not identify political agendas when our heart is to move in the power of the Holy Spirit

Join the 10 day prayer Challenge

2) Cathy- torn Ligaments Left wrist

Please pray for Cathy. As some of you may have seen when I ministered in Michigan last Sunday, when I fell off the platform I landed on Cathy. She fell and tore some ligaments in her hand. She is us in a splint awaiting evaluation October 8 for possible surgery.

3) Novel Coronavirus

Please pray for those at risk, infected and affected by the novel coronavirus. (COVID-19), As the world battles Coronavirus with over 31 million infections in 196 nations and 965,000 deaths, please pray for leaders as they adopt and adapt to emergency measures, travel restrictions, and quarantines to stem the spread of the virus.
World Health Organization Novel Coronavirus DASHBOARD

God have mercy and grant your wisdom. On September 22, More than 6,856,884 people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus and now over 200,000 have died. That is a delicate balance between increased testing and failure of people to recognize social distancing instructions. Please pray as local governments make decisions concerning the reopening of schools. Lord protect us all from decisions based on political agendas rather than public health and safety.

Please pray for our friends, partners and sacrificial ministry assets, who are sharing the Word at the epicenter of this pandemic. Pray for supernatural power, protection, and miracles to follow wherever they go. Please also pray for God’s wisdom for the scientists who are working to develop a cure and vaccine.

4) Pray for conitinuing needs of vctims of 9-11.

During the September 11 attacks of 2001, 2,977 people died and more than 6,000 others were injured. The immediate deaths included 265 on the four planes (including the terrorists), 2,606 in the World Trade Center and in the surrounding area, and 125 at the Pentagon.

More than 90 countries lost citizens in the September 11 attacks; for example, the 67 Britons who died were more than in any other terrorist attack anywhere as of October 2002.  The attacks killed 500 more people than the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 194.

For those that continue to suffer the continuing mental, emotional, and physical impact from that terrorist attack.

5) Pray for Director of Costa Rica & El Salvador

Our Teen Challenge Director for Costa Rica and El Salvador, Gerardo Pola continues to be in the Hospital in critical condition with severe lung infection and numerous other complications. He was originally placed in the COVID Ward because his wife was confirmed to have COVID. Yet, the issue with Gerado is a long term lung disease that has complicated his breathing due to much fluid in his lungs. There was a close call on Friday when the Doctors believed that they were losing Geardo since the hospital was saturated and no Respirators were available. Gerardo called his family and barely able to breathe, said his goodbyes. At that moment a prayer call went out to many and as we agreed together with Gerardo's family, a respirator was located and Gerardo today is still in critical care, but there is a new hope that he will recover! Please keep praying! 

6) Pray for TC Louisiana

Our Teen Challenge centers in Louisiana have been battling opposition in 2020. Some of their staff and students contracted the coronavirus in the spring. The men's center in Dodson sustained damages to their greenhouse and dormitory roofs as Hurricane Laura came through. Then, last week, they had a fire that destroyed the buildings and equipment for both their woodworking and candlemaking operations as well as one of their vans. Thankfully, there was no loss of life due to any of these situations. Please pray for the staff, students and the provision to rebuild and replace the buildings and equipment needed for their sustainability projects.

7) Pray for Substance Abuse Worldwide

Recent Reports 60,000 Drug Overdoses already this year, In an unintended consequence of COVID 19 lock-downs, 40 states have reported increases in drug overdoses Pray for 270 million addicts worldwide. May God grant Teen Challenge and the church supernatural strategies for life change. As many heard in the discussion about the European Union response on our Thursday Facebook Live… The use of harm mitigation is cutting down disease but sacrificing hope. Methadone, drug substitution, and rehabilitation are still short of the real promise that God offers in Jesus Christ--new creation and life transformation! I do not stand up and say "Hi my name is Bernie and I am a drug addict." My name is Bernie, I am CHILD of the KING!

270 million people worldwide struggle with substance abuse.
Please also pray as overdoses are on the rise during this difficult time.

3.6 million people die from their addiction each year.
7 die every minute
420 die every hour
10,080 die every day

Global Teen Challenge is on a mission mobilizing people and resources to put HOPE within reach of every addict.

8) Ministry, Reconciliation and Solutions

We are praying that God will grant supernatural solutions to the violence, destruction, and attacks taking place across our country but even more importantly destroying some of the most vulnerable communities of our nation. People who managed to survive COVID-19 and were barely keeping their businesses open have now lost them to the violence in some of the most poverty-stricken communities.

Lord, somehow send your hope to those whose life savings and lifework have been devastated by violent mobs shouting "burn it down, burn it down." Jesus, please send the peace that only You can give and show us how to minister in this critical hour.

9) For Leaders

“First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”
1 Timothy 2:1-4 NASB


Please pray for wisdom for our travel schedule through 2020.  Thanking God that He will lead, guide and order our steps to the places He wants us to be.

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we can ask or think according to the power that works within us, to him be the glory in the church and in Jesus Christ to all generations forever and ever. AMEN
Ephesians 3:20-21


We appreciate those who pray for us and we want you to know that we are praying for you. In these unprecedented days, we are serving God and He never changes. We are praying for God's blessing on you and your family, your health, your jobs and your finances.
Our God is faithful and is the One who loved you so much that He sent his only Son. His word says "No good gift will he withhold from those who walk uprightly." He is our source! Our hope and our trust is in Him.


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