The announcement took place at a Spiritual Enrichment convocation of faculty and staff. Those in attendance left the meeting greatly enriched and encouraged by God. Both men were humbled by the enormity of their responsibilities and by the powerful hand of God in arranging this change--accomplished with a great sense of peace and assurance, which all those present knew was from our God.
Adam McCain will continue to lead the Institute until the end of the Spring term, while Dutch Sheets and his wife, Ceci, will begin planning and preparing for their move from Alabama to Texas. Dutch Sheets will take the next season to become familiarized with the Institute, in order to transition into the position of Director of the Institute at the end of the 2012 Spring term.
Dutch and Ceci Sheets are graduates of CFNI. Since their graduation in '79, they have served the Lord in pastoral and prophetic ministry, while also teaching and leading prayer ministries. Dutch served as Senior Pastor of Springs Harvest Fellowship in Colorado Springs for many years. Dutch has written 20 significant books on many aspects of Christian life and ministry, including his widely read book, Intercessory Prayer. He travels extensively throughout the United States and internationally teaching the Word of God.
Dennis and Ginger Lindsay, the President's Council, Carroll Thompson, and others, joyously asked God's blessings and anointing upon both Adam and Dutch, as they take these profound new steps in their lives.