1997

  • World Sectors financially sectorized
  • Tokyo Church becomes the largest church in the past 300 years of Japanese history
  • HOPE Unity Award presented to Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter
  • Health Corps Conference – Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1st HOPE Worldwide orphanage opens in New Delhi
  • HOPE for Kids Center opened in Hong Kong for Chinese immigrants
  • HOPE Worldwide sponsors largest blood drives in Brazil and Mexico
  • World Missions Leadership Conference – Jerusalem
  • 300th church planted: Armenia
  • 1st Kingdom Campus Conference (ICMC) – Paris
  • ICOC website launched as part of KNN
  • Churches planted in every former Soviet Republic