Blending the ministry of gospel music with Holy Ghost preaching, Mike Purkey’s dynamic message of encouragement and hope in Jesus Christ is changing lives around the world. Besides ministering to an international viewership of 27 million on his weekly TBN television broadcast, Visitation with Mike Purkey, and a regular guest on TBN’s Praise the Lord program, he reaches out to hurting people all across America as he preaches and sings at churches, conventions, and camp meetings. His straightforward message is sprinkled with humor and propelled by urgency to bring lost people to salvation under the powerful moving of the Holy Spirit.
In addition to his television and evangelistic ministry, Mike Purkey’s vocal CD’s and tapes have blessed hundreds of thousands. His most current recording, Joy’s Gonna’ Come, features the title cut by the same name along with, “The Eastern Gate,” “I’ve Come Too Far,” “What A Beautiful Day,” and ” In The Shelter of His Arms.” His Pure Purkey project includes anointed songs such as “Gloryland,” “Searchin” and “O How Much He Cares.” I Plead the Blood is equally anointed, from the title cut to songs such as “Give Me the Word” and “Whatever You’re Goin’ Thru, You’re Goin’ Thru.” His well-known “Sweet Beulah Land” remains one of his most requested songs.
Pastor Purkey has been in full-time ministry for more than thirty years and pastors one of America’s fastest-growing churches. Since 1985, when he became pastor of Lenexa Christian Center in Lenexa, Kansas (a suburb of Kansas City), he has seen the church grow from 90 to over 2500.
Pastor Mike Purkey is one of the nation’s most highly regarded and sought-after ministers. With the fervency of an evangelist and the heart of a pastor, he proclaims the uncompromising and anointed message of salvation, healing, and deliverance that pulls people to the cross and challenges them to live victoriously in Jesus.