Evangelical Group Forms In Hopes Of Gaining New Members

06.09.11 | Sarah Harnisch

Evangelicals have formed a new group with the sole purpose building numbers. The network, called "The International Communion of Evangelical Churches", was launched Tuesday. There are already a thousand members, and another 1000 churches have expressed interest in joining. The group's mission? To evangelize five million new believers and start five thousand evangelical churches in the next ten years. Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr., one of the chairmen of the group, says, "I believe we are going to see in the days ahead multiplied millions impacted by this organization and a new spiritual awakening in America."