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bill & lynna 2011 1“Words people of our congregation use to describe the ministry of Rudi and Sharon are “WOW, AWESOME, ANOINTED, LIFE-CHANGING, REFRESHING” and the list goes on. In fact one of the most frequent question we receive from people is “when are you going to have them back?”

As a couple who have been ministering in the Washington, D.C. area for over eighteen years, we are convinced that God is doing something fresh and exciting – through a new spiritual anointing – in our churches, nation, and around the world. In so doing He has raised up this very special couple, Rudi and Sharon Swanepoel, to proclaim His Glory to the Church so that it can and will be better prepared for what is coming in the future.

The ministry of Rudi and Sharon has impacted our lives and our church in an unprecedented way. Through the powerful proclamation of God’s Word, anointed facilitation of worship, and powerful ministry in the Holy Spirit, they have helped us fully grasp God’s presence and better understand what “Life in the Spirit” is all about. Simply put, God has used them to direct our paths toward a transformed life and a transformed church. We are convinced that what God has done in our personal lives and the church through the ministry of Rudi and Sharon, can likewise occur in you and your church, regardless of size, location, or denomination.

It is a privilege for us to endorse the ministry of Rudi and Sharon in that there is nothing more important to us that than to see the church renewed, revived and stepping out to fulfill its intended purpose in our communities. We trust that you share these goals. We give you our assurance that allowing Rudi and Sharon to join with you as they have with us to usher in “God’s Glory” will be a GIANT step in seeing new life breathed into you and your congregation.” 

Pastor Bill & Lynna Roberts, Lead Pastor, Christ Chapel, Woodbridge, VA  and Executive Presbyter of the Assemblies of God.


sam-johnson“I’m thrilled to endorse the ministry of Rudi and Sharon Swanepoel. I first met them, when Rudi accompanied me and seven pastors to the Republic of Georgia to preach a leaders conference and to preview the building of the Bible School.

This was the time when we were beaten up by a renegade defrocked Orthodox priest. Rudi was severely attacked. However, the brutal confrontation only deepened his love for missions, and he and Sharon have become founding partners of PRIORITY ONE.

The pastors and leaders in the Republic of Georgia loved his ministry – and so did those of us from America. His style, presentation, insight to the Word, and passion are more than refreshing, they are compelling.

Rudi and Sharon of South Africa, were uniquely brought together with the ministry of Bill Roberts of Woodridge, Virginia upon their arrival in the USA in 1989. Bill mentored them, taught them, and thrust them out, first as pastors in Ohio and now to the world.

Rudi accepted the pastorate of First Assembly in Elyria, Ohio, and witnessed enormous growth in the years that followed. However, he felt strongly compelled to share his unique gifts with a larger audience. So, he has resigned and is offering his ministry to the world.

This couple, made their home in Atlanta, Georgia, and will be a huge blessing to you and your people. I promise you – they are special. Please consider them for a Sunday, a Sunday and Monday, or whatever format you desire – you will not be disappointed. I’m proud to present them to you!”

Sam Johnson, President of Priority One Missions 


Pastors-Thomas“Rudi and Sharon Swanepoel are some of our favorite ministry guests at Victory Christian Center. The Swanepoels always bring a fresh Word from the Lord that blesses and feeds our congregation. Sharon is a psalmist and is very in tune with hearing what The Spirit is saying. Dr. Rudi is an anointed preacher and as a couple, they flow in the Spirit and together beautifully!

I also know that this couple live privately what they portray publicly. I whole-heartedly endorse and recommend Dr. Rudi and Sharon for ministry in your church or ministry. They will definitely be a great blessing!”

Bishop David & Pastor Kathie Thomas, Victory Christian Center, Youngstown, OH


philandbeckykrist“It’s so encouraging for a pastor when members of his congregation keep asking him, “When can Rudi and Sharon Swanepoel return to minister to us again?” If you and your congregation are desirous for fresh revelation from God’s Word, a prophetic ministry that will bring healing to the innermost being of a person, and an invigorating baptism of joy, I heartily recommend Rudi and Sharon Swanepoel. The Swanepoel’s represent not only a ministry of amazing insight into both Word and Spirit, but a spiritual integrity that allows them to be awesome instruments of blessing to the Body of Christ”.

Dr. Phil Krist, Lead Pastor, Lakeside Assembly, Shelby Township, MI