Revelation Ministries, a Christian performing arts group from Southeast Florida, has announced its Christmas performance schedule of “The Gospel According to Scrooge” and plans for a major mission trip to the Middle East this summer. The news comes following the passing of the organization’s founder and executive director, Travis Johnson.
Johnson was production manager at First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale for about 15 years before founding Revelation Ministries, which has shared the gospel with music and drama locally and in Ukraine, Russia, England and Israel.
“I called him the gentle giant because he was so soft spoken, so humble and yet so accomplished,” said Oksana Horton, artistic director, regarding Johnson. “He often said, ‘I’m sharing the gospel. I’m not here to perform for people;’ he never wanted that compromised,” she added.
Horton said they hope to follow through with Johnson’s plans to perform “He Lives!” where Jesus walked in Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem. They are still looking for additional cast and crew for this trip of a lifetime mission trip and raising funds for the journey.
Consisting mainly of talented volunteers from a number of Southeast Florida churches, Revelation Ministries shares the love of Jesus through a variety of family, faith based productions, using music, drama and dance to reach the lost with the powerful saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.
To date, the Revelation cast and crew have put on seven original productions including “He Lives!” at churches, universities, correctional facilities, homeless shelters, and retirement centers. They’ve also taken their message abroad.
During the holidays, they will perform two presentations of “The Gospel According to Scrooge,” appearing at 7 p.m. on December 2 at Pompano Beach Church of the Nazarene, 916 N.E. 4 St., Pompano Beach, and at 7:30 p.m. on December 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 400 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach.
Through their dramatic and musical presentation of the good news of Jesus, thousands have experienced and received Christ as their Lord and Savior.
They hope to continue this good work begun by Travis Johnson in 1996 in Israel in 2018. For more information concerning their upcoming performances or to contribute to their ministry goal for this summer, visit their website at www.revelationministries.com.