CONFIRMED: POPE FRANCIS WILL JOIN HILLSONG UNITED & 39 OTHERS FOR ‘TOGETHER 2016’

“That His Holiness would choose to speak into this historic day is a testament to the urgency and the need for followers of Jesus to unite in prayer for our nation and our world. We are humbled and honored by his involvement and are eager to share his message with the crowd that gathers at Together 2016.” – Nick Hall, Founder of PULSE

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by Geoffrey Grider June 9, 2016

POPE FRANCIS TO ADDRESS CHRISTIAN GATHERING AT NATIONAL MALL EVENT ‘TOGETHER 2016’ WITH SPECIAL VIDEO MESSAGE
“Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for POPE FRANCIS TO ADDRESS CHRISTIAN GATHERING AT NATIONAL MALL EVENT ‘TOGETHER 2016’ WITH SPECIAL VIDEO MESSAGE
Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.” 2 Corinthians 6:14-18 fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty. 2 Corinthians 6:14

THAT HIS HOLINESS WOULD CHOOSE TO SPEAK INTO THIS HISTORIC DAY IS A TESTAMENT TO THE URGENCY AND THE NEED FOR FOLLOWERS OF JESUS TO UNITE IN PRAYER FOR OUR NATION AND OUR WORLD. WE ARE HUMBLED AND HONORED BY HIS INVOLVEMENT AND ARE EAGER TO SHARE HIS MESSAGE WITH THE CROWD THAT GATHERS AT TOGETHER 2016.” – NICK HALL, FOUNDER OF PULSE

His Holiness”, eh? Listen to what the Bible has to say about the pope and the Catholic Church:

And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH. And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.Revelation 17:4-6

WHAT: PULSE, a student-led evangelism movement, has called 1 million Americans to gather on the National Mall on July 16th and join in prayer for the nation at an event called “Together 2016”

• The free event will feature 40+ well-known speakers, recording artists, authors and leaders from various backgrounds for a day of unified prayer and worship
Event will feature a personal video message from His Holiness, Pope Francis
• More than 1,000 churches nationwide have pledged attendance, with more pledges anticipated in the coming months.
• More than 8,000 service opportunities will be available within a 100-mile radius of Washington, D.C. during the week before and after Together 2016.

WHEN: July 16, 2016, 9am – 9pm

WHERE: National Mall, Washington, D.C.

WHO: Confirmed speakers and artists include: Hillsong United, Kari Jobe, Francis Chan, Lecrae, Nick Hall, Passion, Crowder, Kirk Franklin, Ravi Zacharias, Jeremy Camp, Andy Mineo, Michael W. Smith, Lauren Daigle, Christine Caine, Mark Batterson, Matthew West, Jo Saxton, Mike Kelsey, Casting Crowns, John K. Jenkins, Sr., Josh McDowell, Laurel Bunker, Luis Palau, Tedashii, Tasha Cobbs, Lacey Sturm, York Moore, Trip Lee, Sammy Rodriguez, Ronnie Floyd, Reid Saunders, Bob Lenz, Jose Zayas, Jennie Allen, Nabeel Qureshi, Ann Voskamp, KB, Christine D’Clario, Matt Maher, Sammy Wanyonyi, Lindsey Nobles, Amena Brown, and Josh Brewer; with a special message from His Holiness, Pope Francis.

WHY: “The times call for this moment” said Nick Hall, founder of PULSE. “It is time to gather on a large scale and draw our attention back to where it really matters. Our hope and our help are found in Jesus, not in political leaders. We are going to come together, seek God, pray for our nation and pray for unity. Our goal is to gather as a unified front, seeking Jesus and change for our nation through prayer and worship.”

BACKGROUND:
About PULSE
Founded by Nick Hall in 2006, PULSE is a prayer and evangelism movement on mission to empower the Church and awaken culture to the reality of Jesus. Since PULSE’s founding, we have linked arms with hundreds of ministries and churches around the world to fuel evangelistic movements. Whether hosting a big outreach event or providing the evangelistic voice at another organization’s event, whether training evangelists on American college campuses or overseas in Africa, the common goal of everything we do is to share the hope of Jesus. Learn more at PulseMovement.com.

About Nick Hall
As a voice to the next generation, Nick Hall has shared the Gospel at hundreds of events to millions of students and is regularly featured as a speaker for pastors’ gatherings, student conferences, training events, and festivals around the world. Nick is the author of the forthcoming book Reset: Jesus Changes Everything (Multnomah, June 7, 2016). He sits on the leadership teams of US Lausanne Committee, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the student advisory team for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), and is a partner evangelist with the Luis Palau Association. In the spring of 2011, he was welcomed to the National Facilitation Committee for the Mission America Coalition (MAC). Nick, his wife, Tiffany, and their two children live in Minneapolis, MN.

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