Renewing our Passion Banquet 2018
November 1 | 7 PM
The board of directors of Byelorussian Mission would like to invite youto the 2018 Renewing Our Passion Dinner and Concert Fundraiser, celebrating our goal of raising $250,000. The money will support our Orphan Sponsorship Program, Pastor Leadership Training Conferences, print Bibles and discipleship materials and continued construction of four churches and the Hope Camp for orphans.
Joel is probably best known as the founder, composer and lead singer of Lamb, a contemporary Messianic Jewish music group that pioneered and popularized the genre of music known as Messianic Praise and Worship. He has recorded 12 albums and sold 100,000+ copies, with numerous songs on the Top Ten Contemporary Christian Music charts in the 70s and 80s. Joel is the general secretary and CEO of the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America, the largest voice institution representing the Messianic Jewish community worldwide. He is currently the board chairman of Joseph Project, the humanitarian arm of the MJAA responsible for providing over $100 million of humanitarian aid goods to Israel and the board chairman for the Alliance for Israel Advocacy, the advocacy arm of the MJAA. Joel is also the senior vice-president of the International Messianic Jewish Alliance, which encompasses national alliances in 20 countries. Joel lives in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania with his wife Myriam.
Dr. Johnny Hunt
Dr. Johnny Hunt is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Woodstock in Woodstock, Georgia. Under his leadership since 1987, membership has increased from 1,027 to over 17,000. His dynamic and evangelistic messages have made him a very sought after speaker worldwide. In 1996, Dr. Hunt was elected as president of the Pastors’ Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention and became president of the SBC in 2008. He is a graduate of Gardner-Webb College and received his Masters of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has received honorary Doctorates of Divinity from Immanuel Baptist Theological Seminary and Tennessee Temple University, as well as, a Doctorate of Sacred Laws and Letters from Covington Theological Seminary.
Rev. Andrew and Inna Ryzhkov are the founders of Byelorussian Mission, Inc. and have been actively ministering to the people of Belarus and the USA for the past 26 years. Under their leadership, 32 new churches have been planted and hundreds of orphaned children have been adopted into loving Christian homes. Andrew and Inna have a heart for reaching the new generations of Belarus, so that they may know Christ. They have seven children and currently pastor Calvary Church in Cumming, Georgia.