Francis Frangipane is the founding pastor of River of Life Ministries in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which he began in 1989. Publication of Francis' book The Three Battlegrounds in 1989 fueled demand for him as an international conference speaker. Francis Frangipane is well known for his efforts in uniting thousands of church leaders in hundreds of cities around the world. The author has also been a frequent guest on Christian television programs and has been profiled in several Christian magazines. His online school, In Christ's Image Training (www.icitc.org) has students in over 115 nations.