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Southern Baptist Pastor Wins the Prestigious William Seymour Award -- Pastor WM. Dwight McKissic, Sr. Cornerstone Church Arlington, Texas

Azusa Street Mission invite the Southern Baptist to 312 Azusa Street

Contact: Fred Berry, 323-692-7268; www.azusafest.com

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Apostle Fred Berry CEO of the Azusa Street Mission announced today that Pastor WM. Dwight McKissic, Sr. (pictured) was the standout nominee for the prestigious William Seymour award. This award recognizes a pastor or leader in the Christian community that carries the spirit of unity like ​P​astor William Seymour the founder and leader of the Azusa Street ​M​ission. The Azusa Street Revival burst ​on the scene of history in April 1906 during a time of rampant racism in America. Life magazine said the Azusa Street revival, led by Seymour, was one of the 100 most significant events of the past millennium. Honoring Pastor William Seymour, the award is given to national and international leaders. William Seymour Award recipients are recognized for years of dedicated service in ministry, integrity, and leadership.

Fred and Wilma Berry founders of the Azusa Street Mission & Historical Society have been awarding pastors and leaders the William Seymour Award since 2006. Prior recipients of the W.J. Seymour award have been: Bishop Charles E. Blake, the COGIC presiding Bishop; Pastor Sunday Adelaja, from Kiev, Ukraine; Dr. Patricia Bailey-Jones USA; Apostle John Eckhardt USA; Dr. Myles Munroe from Nassau, Bahamas; and Apostle Sam Korankye Ankrah from Accra, Ghana; Pastor Jabes de Alencar Sao Paulo, Brazil ; Lou Engle of ​​​T​he​ ​Call ministry; CEO Al & Hattie Hollingsworth founders of Boss the ​M​ovement; Bishop TD​.​ Jakes, ​P​astor of the Potters House in Dallas, Texas and Pastor Bonnie Chavda​ of Chavda Ministries International ​​in​ Charlotte, NC.

The William Seymour award will be presented during the annual Azusafest celebration on April 6, 7 & 8 2018 at 312 Azusa Street downtown Los Angeles! This year's festival will include a prophetic conference and special worship with Apostle Ron & Tyda Harvey, founders of Gathering of Tribal Nations & many other First Nation​s Navajo ministries. Azusafest will feature a prophetic school​,​ the "Awakened" movie Premiere and many other speakers.

Fred and Wilma Berry carry on the history of Azusa Street as international representatives through the Azusa Street Mission. The organization's mission is to carry the flame of Azusa Street to the next generation throughout the nations of the world. "There is an expectation of the fulfillment of William J. Seymour's prophesy of a greater revival spreading all over the world like unto the Azusa Street Revival," said Apostle Berry, "It is an appointed time — God has chosen this nation for this hour — our theme this year is 'All in one accord & in one Place' Acts 2:1 . We are praying for leaders to come together in unity at Azusa Street to unlock a catalytic and synergistic wave of God's spirit for the last day's harvest and revival." Contact info for the​ ​​(FREE registration)​ Azusafest celebration 323.692.7268 or visit www.azusafest.com.