From the Back Cover
Yonggi Cho, pastor of the Complete Evangelical Church of Yoido, was a Buddhist who was dying of tuberculosis when he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. He was also healed and became a fervent evangelical pastor. 'Growing the Wold's Largest Church' is the story of what he did to grow the Complete Evangelical Church of Yoido, a dynamic congregation, from a group of five people underneath a tent in 1958 until today. The number of members is close to one million. The mission and the methods are not exclusive to Korea, but can be applied in any place. The book explains the emphasis of the church in: -daily prayer, -worship full of vitality, -Biblical doctrines, -the ministry of laymen, -practical evangelism, -help for those in need Pastors, students and laymen will have a better perception of the function of the church that is producing results in the life of new Christians. Daughter of the missionaries John and Maxine Hurston, Karen Hurston was only seven years old when she went to the first worship service that would become the Complete Evangelical Church of Yoido. After receiving her Masters from the University of South California she became an ordained minister for the Assembly of God churches. After being part of Yonggi Cho's pastor's committee for five years, she now directs Hurston Ministries and Consultation Services. She has taught at conferences as well as services in churches around the world, and participates in conferences with other leaders like Yonggi Cho, Jack Hayford, Thomas Zimmermamn, Win Arn y Ralph Wilkerson.
About the Author
Hurston is an international speaker and consultant on cell groups and prayer.