From April to June 2011, Kong Hee, senior pastor of City Harvest Church, visited 13 cities, preaching in churches and conferences, encouraging believers to hold on to the visions and dreams given by God.
Contributed By Dawn Seow
Kuala Lumpur (APRIL 26-27)
This year, Kong had the privilege to be part of the Church Growth International Conference held in Malaysia. Kong shared the stage with Lee Young-Hoon, senior pastor of Yoido Full Gospel Church, Lee Tae Keun, senior pastor of Yoido Full Gospel Church Pundang Ward Satellite Church, Lee Jang Seck, executive director of Korean Church Growth Research Center, and others.
Penang (MAY 27-29)
Over three days, Kong preached four sessions in City Harvest Church, Penang. The members were blessed as they learned about the Holy Spirit, visions and dreams, and the importance of staying faithful and loyal. An evangelistic meeting was also held on the last morning which saw many coming to Christ.
Fukuoka (APRIL 25)
In the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake, Kong made a trip to Japan to bring a word of encouragement to Christians there. He preached at Fukuoka Harvest Church, ministering to 53 pastors from different parts of Japan and also spoke in a conference for 140 believers.
Kaohsiung and Ping Tung (MAY 10-12)
Since CHC’s crossover project in early 2000, Kong has been making regular trips to Taiwan every year to minister and plant churches there. On this trip, Kong’s first stop was Kaohsiung where he preached in Wu Chang Church. He then headed to Ping Tung to visit CHC’s affiliate church there, a vibrant congregation pastored by Ge Zhao Xing and his wife Josephine.
Taipei (MAY 13-15)
Kong ended the Taiwan trip in the city of Taipei where the Taiwan revival first began a decade ago. Apart from preaching in the various CHC affiliate and partner churches (Taipei Revival Church, Grace Church, Passion 99 Harvest Church, Taipei New Life Church, Hsin Tien Covenant Church, Taipei Truth Church), Kong also took some time out to fellowship with the pastors and leaders during the three days he was there.
Chicago and Florida
(JUNE 12 & 15)
In a trip to the US, Kong ministered at Family Harvest Church, Chicago, headed by internationally-renown leadership speaker Robb Thompson. Thompson is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading teachers on personal excellence and character development. He has spoken not only in CHC’s weekend services, but in leadership seminars with the church’s marketplace ministry as well.
Kong later went on to Florida where he ministered at Abundant Life Christian Center, Fort Lauderdale headed by Bishop Rick Thomas.
Bandung (April 1)
Kong ministered at Apostle Ministry, preaching to a crowd of around 200 people on the importance of walking with the Holy Spirit.
Jakarta (May 16-18, MAY 22 & June 26)
In the month of May and June, Kong spent a total of five days in the capital of Indonesia speaking to seven different churches. Apart from preaching his signature message on Visions and Dreams, Kong also challenged the congregation to live a Spirit-filled life as he preached on Fourth Dimensional Living and the Love of God.
Pekanbaru (APRIL 19-20)
This was the first time Kong visited GBI Pekanbaru in the Riau state of Indonesia. The first meeting was very well-received as the crowd responded to the preaching of the Word with great hunger and excitement. His message titled “What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do?” ministered greatly to the people. In a separate business meeting Kong attended, one of the team members traveling with him, Wahyu Hanafi, a successful businessman, shared his testimony on financial breakthrough.
Melbourne (APRIL 16-17)
Kong ministered at CityLife Church pastored by Mark Conner—a regular speaker at CHC and two-time guest speaker at the Festival of Praise in Singapore. In his two days there, Kong preached on the Love of God and the Fatherhood of God.
Sydney (APRIL 11-15 & JUNE 27-29)
Together with his wife, Sun, Kong spent three days at the Presence Conference (April 11-14) organized by Phil Pringle, senior pastor of Christian City Church. Kong preached a heartfelt message on God’s unwavering love as he shared the grim journey he faced the past 11 months, and also spoke on visions and dreams in a subsequent meeting. One of CHC’s worship leaders, Mark Kwan, also served as a backup vocalist in the night sessions.
Sydney Harvest Church, CHC’s affiliate church welcomed Kong during their weekend service from April 14-15 and again for their Transformation Conference, June 27-29.