Grammy-winning Christian recording artist Mac Powell joins Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef


Atlanta, USA (ANS)  — According to Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef Grammy-winning artist Mac Powell is to join their global ministry team. An Atlanta native, Powell will be based at The Church of The Apostles as “Artist in Residence” when not on tour with Dr. Youssef.

Mac Powell (Facebook/Mac Powell and the Family Reunion)

The announcement comes as The Church of The Apostles celebrates 33 years of fruitful ministry.

“Mac has been blessed by God with great musical talent and a voice like no other,” says Dr. Michael Youssef, founder and president of Leading The Way.

“I am thrilled he’s chosen to join our team and am sure God will use him mightily as we minister together around the globe.”

Powell is slated to travel with Dr. Michael Youssef to lead worship at Leading The Way LIVE events – including the October 2 gathering at the Moody Center in Northfield, MA.

Leading The Way is the media and evangelism outreach of Dr. Youssef, which broadcasts television and radio programs in 26 languages across six continents.

“I’ve seen from afar the great ministry that Dr. Youssef has had around the world,” says Powell.

“So to be able to be part of that — I’m really excited.”

Powell has performed in front of millions of people around the world as frontman for Third Day. The group transformed Christian music, selling 10 million albums, earning four Grammy awards, an American Music Award and 24 Dove Awards. Powell has been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Along with his new position with the Church of The Apostles and Leading The Way, Powell will continue his career touring and recording contemporary Christian music.

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Peter Wooding
Peter Wooding is Senior Editor at Assist News Service and an award-winning radio, TV, and print journalist. Peter has worked as news editor at UCB Radio in the UK, and has reported from countries around the world including Israel, India, Russia, Serbia, South Sudan, Ukraine and Mozambique. Continuing his father Dan's legacy, Peter now leads the global expansion of ANS. He is also the London Bureau Chief for the Global News Alliance, Media and PR Officer for Leading The Way UK and UK Director for Mercy Projects. Peter lives in North Wales, UK, with his wife, Sharon, and their three daughters, Sarah, Anna and Abigail.