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MIAMI, Florida – The Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition (HILC) hosted the American-Middle

Eastern founding president of Global Catalytic Ministries (GCM). GCM’s president spoke of the

importance of a modern-day alliance between Jews and Persians (Iranians).

GCM’s founder, who now lives in the Middle East, leads an international church-planting and

discipling ministry in the 10/40 Window. All GCM’s 363 evangelical Christian leaders are former

Muslims. Despite daily risks to their lives, the GCM network of 400 underground churches is

thriving. “Jesus Christ is the only hope for peace for my Muslim brothers and sisters in the

10/40 Window and around the world” said the founder.

The speaker reminded the assembled pastors and leaders how the history of Persians and Jews

has been interwoven since Biblical times. “There’s been strong mutual support between our

peoples since the days of the Prophets,” he said. “It was Darius, king of Persia, who not only

permitted the Jews to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem, but who provided the gold and silver to

do it. He even issued a decree that anyone in opposition would be put to death. (Ezra 6)

“Three of the first believers to receive the Holy Spirit at Pentecost were Persians. (Acts 2:9)

Through Jeremiah, the Lord declared, ‘I will set my throne in Elam and destroy her king and


You all want to bring the Gospel to people who live in despair and under oppression. Some of

you even want send your own missionaries to Kurdistan. Your churches and GCM can form a

strong and fruitful partnership that God can use in a mighty way to bring peace to the Middle

East. GCM can help prepare your missionaries to make loving disciples of Christ who will further

expand His Kingdom not only there, but in America as well. Terrorism is everywhere, even on

your own doorsteps in the United States.

Let’s join hands in battling terrorism God’s way, by bringing the love of Christ and His Gospel to

the 10/40 Window. He is the hope of the world, and the only solution to terrorism.

Pastor Mario Bramnick, President of HILC stated that “HILC’s vision is to build bridges of

reconciliation between Jew and Arab, to create a firewall of protection against the persecution

of the Arab Christians throughout the Middle East, to educate the church about the Christian

persecution and to advance the Kingdom to the Muslim Arab World. “Blessed be Egypt my

people, Assyria my handiwork, and Israel my inheritance.” (Isaiah 19:25)


The Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition is a subsidiary of the National Hispanic Christian

Leadership Conference (NHCLC/CONEL) is the largest International Latino Christian organization

in America and in the world. The Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition exists to engage, empower

and equip the Latino born again evangelical community in full support of Israel and the Jewish

community around the world.