John and Carol Arnott
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John and Carol are the founding pastors and presidents of Catch the Fire (formerly Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship) and oversee the Partners in Harvest network of churches. Their home church came to the world's attention as the site of a revival, often referred to as the “Toronto Blessing,” in 1994. From the beginning, John and Carol never felt qualified to lead such an explosive move of God, but despite their reservations, God used them to usher in a new revival. “Carol and I felt that we were the least qualified to lead a revival that would eventually have worldwide impact,” John says. Today, Catch the Fire has a growing family of churches spread across the globe, a training college with international campuses, mission’s programs and partnerships and special events. “Our desire is to reach the world with Jesus through the sharing of our values, equipping people and releasing them to bring revival to their nations,” the Arnott’s say. “We are passionately committed to walking in God's love and giving it away until the whole earth is filled with knowledge of the Glory of the Lord.”
As international speakers, John and Carol have become known for their ministry of revival in the context of the Father’s saving and restoring love. As the Holy Spirit moves with signs and wonders, they have seen millions of lives touched and changed through God’s power and Christ’s love. John is known for his teachings on the Father’s love, grace and forgiveness and the power of God that manifests in their church. Carol has embraced the message of intimacy, soaking, and healing and freedom of hearts. Her desire is to see those in the Kingdom become lovers of Jesus Christ, and come into that place of intimacy, health and dependence on Him. John and Carol travel extensively while continuing to oversee Catch the Fire and Partner in Harvest networks of churches. The Arnott’s constantly redirect the attention of people away from looking at the manifestations and onto the fruit in the person’s life. “We are talking about a relationship with the King,” John says.