ATLANTA — Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef is pleased to announce the addition of Grammy-winning artist Mac Powell to its global ministry team. An Atlanta native, Powell will be based at The Church of The Apostles as “Artist in Residence” when not on tour with Dr. Youssef. The announcement comes as The Church of The Apostles celebrates 33 years of fruitful ministry.
“Mac has been blessed by God with great musical talent and a voice like no other,” says Dr. Michael Youssef, founder and president of Leading The Way. “I am thrilled he’s chosen to join our team and am sure God will use him mightily as we minister together around the globe.”
Powell is slated to travel with Dr. Michael Youssef to lead worship at Leading The Way LIVE events – including the Oct. 2 gathering at the Moody Center in Northfield, MA, and a special event in Sydney, Australia Oct. 31. Leading The Way is the media and evangelism outreach of Dr. Youssef, which broadcasts television and radio programs in 26 languages across six continents.
“I’ve seen from afar the great ministry that Dr. Youssef has had around the world,” says Powell. “So to be able to be part of that — I’m really excited.”
Powell has performed in front of millions of people around the world as frontman for Third Day. The group transformed Christian music, selling 10 million albums, earning four Grammy awards, an American Music Award and 24 Dove Awards. Powell has been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Along with his new position with the Church of The Apostles and Leading The Way, Powell will continue his career touring and recording contemporary Christian music.
Leading The Way is the media and evangelism outreach of Dr. Michael Youssef, broadcasting television and radio programs in 26 languages to audiences across six continents, including on THE KINGDOM SAT, Leading The Way’s 24/7 satellite television channel.
Michael Youssef, PhD, is the founder and president of Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef and senior pastor of Church of the Apostles in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Youssef was born in Egypt and lived in Lebanon and Australia before moving to the United States, becoming a citizen in 1984. He has a keen understanding of the Middle East, sociological trends in the Western world and Christian worldview issues. He has authored more than 40 books, including The Third Jihad, The Leadership Style of Jesus, and his latest book, Saving Christianity?: The Danger in Undermining Our Faith — and What You Can Do about It is available wherever books are sold.