LOS ANGELES — William Seymour award will be given to Pastor Robert Kayanja and Dr. Cecil M. Robeck at the Azusafest celebration in Los Angeles on April 5-7, 2019.
Robert Kayanja is the Senior Pastor of Kampala’s 10,500 seat Miracle Centre Cathedral. He is also the founder of the Miracle Centre Churches. He has traveled round the globe and has been to over 54 nations spreading the good news gospel of Jesus Christ. Currently he is leading a 2 1/2 year revival called 77 days of Glory in Kampala, Uganda on the grounds of his church. Visitors are coming from around the world to see the everyday Miracle Center revival which is sweeping thousands of Muslims and locals into the kingdom of God. Miracles, signs and wonders of every kind are happening on the grounds of the Miracle Centre church.
Cecil M. Robeck, who has worked at Fuller Seminary since 1974, is senior professor of church history and ecumenics and special assistant to the president for ecumenical relations. His recent historical research centers on the Azusa Street Mission and Revival and its African American pastor William Seymour. His recent publications in the field of ecumenics have focused on the Holy Spirit, the Church, unity in the Pentecostal perspective, and potential contributions the Pentecostal movement can make to the world Christian movement. An ordained minister with the Assemblies of God, Robeck has also worked on ecumenical issues for 35 years. Robeck is author of over 250 articles as well as The Azusa Street Mission and Revival: The Birth of the Global Pentecostal Movement.
Fred and Wilma Berry, founders of the Azusa Street Mission & Historical Society, have been awarding pastors and leaders the William Seymour Award since 2006. Prior recipients of the W.J. Seymour award have been: Bishop Charles E. Blake, the COGIC presiding bishop; Pastor Sunday Adelaja from Kiev, Ukraine; Dr. Patricia Bailey-Jones, USA; Apostle John Eckhardt, USA; Dr. Myles Munroe from Nassau, Bahamas; and Apostle Sam Korankye Ankrah from Accra, Ghana. Pastor Jabes de Alencar, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Lou Engle of The Call ministry; CEO Al & Hattie Hollingsworth, founders of Boss the Movement; Bishop TD. Jakes, Pastor of the Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas and Pastor Bonnie Chavda of Chavda Ministries International in Charlotte, North Carolina and Pastor William Dwight McKissic Sr. of Southern Baptist Convention.
Fred and Wilma Berry carry on the history of Azusa Street as international representatives through the Azusa Street Mission. The organization’s mission is to carry the flame of Azusa Street to the next generation throughout the nations of the world. You can received more info: azusastreetmission.org or 323.692.7268.