Jentezen Franklin

Pastor Jentezen Franklin is the Senior Pastor of Free Chapel, a multi campus church. Each week his television program Kingdom Connection is broadcast on major networks all over the world. Franklin is a New York Times best-selling author and winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Mantle of Destiny Award for his efforts on racial reconciliation.


Pastor Jentezen Franklin Urges Everyone to Call Their Senators with This Message: Pass the First Step Act Now

The Christian Post | Christian bodies divided on bipartisan prison reform bill

Newsmax | Pass the First Step Act Now

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Celebrates the Life of President George H.W. Bush: ‘He Leaves a Legacy Matched by Few’

The Christian Post | Christian leaders, celebrities react to death of 41st President George HW Bush

Newsmax | Scars Are a Testimony of God’s Ability to Heal Wounds

Breaking Israel News | A Pastor and a Rabbi United to Help Feed Jerusalem’s Neediest on Thanksgiving

Breaking Israel News | A Pastor and a Rabbi Give Thanks for the Ties that Bind Us


Charisma | Megachurch Pastors Praise Trump’s Latest Move

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Urges Congress to Push Prison Reform Over the Finish Line, Applauds Trump Administration’s Hard Work on First Step Act

11 Alive | Free Chapel pastor Jentezen Franklin applauds Trump administration’s move for criminal justice reform

The Stream | Diverse Christian Leaders Clash on Election Results, Strive for Common Ground

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Asks Nation to Join Him in Prayer After Shooting in Thousand Oaks, California

The Christian Post | ‘There Really Is a Devil’: Pastors Offer Condolences, Prayers in Response to Calif. Mass Shooting

Christian Today | Call for prayer after gunman kills 12 people in attack on bar in California

The Atlantic | Trump’s Evangelical Allies Really Didn’t Like Jeff Sessions

Christian Today | Christians called to be peacemakers ahead of US midterm elections

[Statement] Ahead of the Midterm Elections, Jentezen Franklin Calls for Civility, Urging Christians to be ‘Peacemakers’ and to Fulfill Their Moral Obligation to Vote

Charisma | Major Faith Leaders Turn to Isaiah for Comfort in the Wake of the Pittsburgh Jewish Massacre

The Christian Post | ‘If You Hate Jews, You Hate Jesus’: 6 Christian Leaders’ Reactions to Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

11 Alive | Metro Atlanta clergy respond to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Calls for Greater Protection of Places of Worship and an End to Anti-Semitism in the wake of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

Raw Story | ‘A sign of the times’: Jake Tapper halts interview to report a ‘suspicious package’ found at CNN’s Time Warner headquarters

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Calls for an End to Violence and Incivility Against Politicians Across the Spectrum

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Calls the Release of Pastor Andrew Brunson a ‘Miracle’

Charisma | BREAKING: Pastor Andrew Brunson Set Free

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Calls on Americans to ‘Help Our Neighbors’ in the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael

RNS | Moving on from the Kavanaugh case with malice toward none

The Christian Post | When Things Seem Impossible, Remember His Faithfulness

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin: How to Stop Satan From Building a Stronghold and Blocking Your Destiny

[Statement] On National Voter Registration Day, Jentezen Franklin Urges Christians to Consider Voting a ‘Moral Obligation’ Ahead of October 9 Registration Deadline in GA

Slate | How Conservative Christians Are Responding to the Kavanaugh Allegations

[Release] Women From Across the Nation Gather in Gainesville, GA for 5th Annual DIVINE Conference

The Christian Post | Worldwide Pentecostal Conference Empowered21 Plans to Fire Up Youth in Jerusalem, 2020

AIC / WVR | Interview with Jonathan Etienne, Free Chapel Music

[Release] Free Chapel Music Releases “Here I Am,” EP Sept. 7

[Statement] On the Heels of the Judiciary Committee Hearing, Jentezen Franklin Declares ‘America Desperately Needs Judges like Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court’

The Christian Post | Paula White Gives Trump Bible Signed by Evangelical Leaders During White House Dinner

The Christian Post | Paula White Gives Trump Bible Signed by Evangelical Leaders During White House Dinner

The Christian Post | The Number One Responsibility of Every Man

Christianity Today | Black Pastors Debate Partnering with Trump on Prison Reform

[Release] Free Chapel’s ‘Heart For’ Initiative Underway to Help the Homeless, Trafficking Victims, Expectant Mothers, Schools, Parks and More

Ministry Today | Jentezen Franklin: 2 Ways the Devil Loves to Entangle Us

The Christian Post | Jentezen Franklin: No More Friendly Fire From Christians

Charisma | Why Jentezen Franklin Invited John Gray to the White House

Faithwire | Don’t Let God’s Blessings Crowd Him Out of Your Life

CBN | These Pastors Are Changing the World for Jesus: ‘This Group Can Move Mountains’

The Christian Post | Greg Laurie, Jack Graham Among Global Pastors Named to Board of New Congress of Christian Leaders

Charisma | Famed Christian Leaders From Around the Globe Unite for This

The Christian Post | Don’t Let God’s Blessings Crowd Him Out of Your Life

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin: 2 Ways the Devil Loves to Entangle Us

The Atlantic | The Trump Administration Convenes the ‘Super Bowl’ of Religious Freedom

Faithwire | Are You Living Out Jesus’ Last Message To All Followers?

The Christian Post | Beyond These Walls

The Gainesville Times | Jentezen Franklin gets firsthand view of border crisis, visits unaccompanied minors

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin: The Grave Mistake Faithful Churchgoers Make Every Week

Liberty University | Liberty University soccer staff join pastors in outreach to immigrant children

Newsmax | Evangelical ‘Dream Team’ Feeds, Ministers to Child-Refugees

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin Recounts First-Hand Visit With Migrant Children

[Release] Jentezen Franklin Visits Home for Migrant Children, Urges Congress to Find Permanent Solution to Protect the Vulnerable

The Christian Post | Evangelical Leaders Serve Lunch, Bring Fun and Gifts to Trafficked Immigrant Children

CBN | Largest Hispanic Christian Ministry Joins Friends of Zion to Fight Rising Anti-Semitism

Charisma | Largest Hispanic Christian Ministry Joins Friends of Zion to Fight Rising Anti-Semitism

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin, Paula White and Samuel Rodriguez Laud President’s Nomination of Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Urges Confirmation of Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Chicago Tribune | ‘I will vote for him again’: Evangelicals rejoice as Trump picks Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

The Seattle Times | As Trump picks Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, evangelicals rejoice: ‘I will vote for him again’

Newsmax | Religious Right Cheers SCOTUS Pick Brett Kavanaugh

The Washington Post | As Trump picks Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, evangelicals rejoice: ‘I will vote for him again’

The Christian Post | Keep Heaven on Your Mind

Faithwire | Satan’s Tricks to Keep Us Distracted Are Effective — But Not If We Remember These Promises From God

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin: How to Know Heaven Is for Real

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Gives Thanks to God and the U.S. Armed Forces on Independence Day

The Gainesville Times | Students gather for annual Forward Conference

Faithwire | Don’t Think Your Relationship With God Can Change Anything? Look No Further Than This Old Testament Figure.

Gwinnett Daily Post | Free Chapel’s 14th annual Forward Conference coming to Infinite Energy Arena Thursday

The Christian Post | Becoming a God-Possessed Generation

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin: How to Become a God-Possessed Generation

CBN | Can Evangelicals Take Credit for Trump’s Reversal on Family Separation?

FiveThirtyEight | Why Rank-And-File Evangelicals Aren’t Likely To Turn On Trump Over Family Separation

[Release] Thousands of Students to Gather at Infinite Energy Arena for Forward Conference This June


The New York Times | Evangelical Leaders Lament Border Separations, but Stand Behind Trump

The Atlantic | Religious Leaders Condemn Family Separations—but Not Necessarily Trump

The Washington Examiner | White House to evangelical critics: ‘Open your doors’ to undocumented families

NPR | Faith Leaders Oppose Trump’s Immigration Policy Of Separating Children From Parents

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Celebrates Father’s Day, Calls on Fathers to be Men of Courage in Their Families and Communities

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin Issues Urgent Prayer Alert for the Next 24 Hours

Faithwire | Why We Must Pray For Success At The North Korea Summit

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Responds to the Suicide of Anthony Bourdain, Says the “World Needs Hope”

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin Responds to Recent String of Celebrity Suicides

WMAZ | ‘What the world need is hope’ | Suicides rising, 10th leading cause of death in U.S.

The Christian Post | Pastor Jentezen Franklin, Dream Center Open Women Veterans Home

[Statement] Pastor Jentezen Franklin, Free Chapel and the Los Angeles Dream Center Commemorate Memorial Day by Partnering to Create Veterans Home for Women

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin: 5 Reasons We Should Always Support Israel

The Christian Post | 5 Reasons We Should Always Support Israel

Breitbart | EXCLUSIVE: American Christians Celebrate Historic Opening of U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Faithwire | 5 Reasons Why Christians Should Always Support Israel

[Statement] Jentezen Franklin Celebrates Release of ‘Courageous Christian Leaders’ in North Korea, Prays for More Steps Toward Religious Liberty

Charisma | From Franklin Graham to Greg Laurie, Christian Leaders Praise North Korea’s Hostage Release

[Release] Jentezen Franklin’s New Book, Love Like You’ve Never Been Hurt, Reaches #1 on CBA Best-Sellers List

The Washington Examiner | Jared Kushner strengthens evangelical ties to Trump, this time over prison reform

Newsmax | Jared Kushner Discusses Prison Reform With 150 Evangelical Leaders

Charisma | How You Can Participate in the National Day of Prayer

[Statement] Observing the National Day of Prayer, Pastor Jentezen Franklin Says God is “Still Speaking”

The Houston Chronicle | Evangelicals are far more than a political constituency [Opinion]

[Statement] Pastor Jentezen Franklin Celebrates the ‘Constant Miracle’ of Israel’s Independence

Charisma | Jentezen Franklin: This Weekend’s Events Should Drive Us to Our Knees to Pray

[Statement] Pastor Jentezen Franklin Calls for Prayer for the Ongoing ‘Spiritual Battle’ in Syria

Fox News | How to love like you’ve never been hurt

Missions Box | Free Chapel to Open Church Campus in the Heart of Midtown Atlanta on April 8, Pastor Jentezen Franklin Preaching Live

Charisma | Did Martin Luther King Jr. Prophesy His Own Death Three Years Before Assassination?

[Release] Free Chapel to Open Church Campus in the Heart of Midtown Atlanta on April 8, Pastor Jentezen Franklin Preaching Live

The Gainesville Times | Free Chapel church adding campus in Midtown Atlanta

[Statement] Pastor Jentezen Franklin, Recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Mantle of Destiny Award, Calls on the Church to “Fulfill MLK’s Dream”

The Christian Post | Greg Laurie, Jim Wallis, Diverse Group of Evangelicals Unite in Prayer for Korean Peninsula

Charisma | Major Christian Leaders From All Denominations Issue Urgent Call to Prayer Over Korean Peninsula

The Washington Post | America is at war with itself. Making peace won’t be peaceful.

Charisma | Charismatic Leaders Praise Billy Graham’s Influence, Legacy

The Christian Post | Benjamin Netanyahu Extends Condolences to Billy Graham’s Granddaughter at Meeting in Israel

Fox News | Billy Graham remembered as ‘faithful,’ ‘most important evangelist’ by religious leaders

The Christian Post | Pence Talks With Jesus – I’m Fine With That

[Statement] Pastor Jentezen Franklin Reacts to the Passing of ‘Faithful Servant’ Rev. Billy Graham

The Christian Post | US Evangelical Leaders and Megachurch Pastors Visit Jerusalem, Pray in Magdala

The Gainesville Times | Billy Graham remembered as ‘good face for the church of Jesus Christ in the world’

Univision | Es tiempo de hacer lo correcto para los dreamers

Univision | It’s time to do the right thing for Dreamers

[Statement] Pastor Jentezen Franklin Commends President’s National Prayer Breakfast Speech, Issues Call to Remember Persecuted Christians

[Statement] Pastor Jentezen Franklin Reacts to State of the Union: Commends President Trump’s Promise to Protect ‘Dreamers’ and Tackle Prison Reform, Calls for ‘Racial Reconciliation’

Faith Family America | Christian Leaders React to Trump’s State of the Union