- Full Name Michael Koulianos
- Occupation Pastor, Author, Evangelist, Host
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Tarpon Springs, Florida, U.S.
- Birth Date 17 September (Age remains undisclosed)
- Beliefs On Religion Christian
“If your assignment doesn’t require a greater encounter [with God] than you need to lift your gaze a bit more.”
Michael Koulianos | Biography 2021Founder of Jesus Image Church, Jesus School, Jesus Image Events and Jesus Image TV.
In 2004, Koulianos was ordained into the ministry, and then he assisted in some of the largest evangelistic meetings. The next year, he became the lead Pastor of World Healing Church in Orange County, California. There, he says he was overwhelmed by the power of god following a series of supernatural events in October 2007. After that, he adds he started to preach about Jesus to many people as possible. This eventually led him to establish an international ministry called Jesus Image.
Michael Koulianos is a founder of an international ministry called Jesus Image, which focuses on disseminating the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Who is Michael Koulianos?
Michael Koulianos is an evangelist and an author. He is the founder of Jesus Image Church, Jesus School, and Jesus Image events. He also hosts Jesus Image TV.
In addition, Koulianos has authored several books such as ‘The Jesus Book’ (2010), ‘Jesus 365: A Daily Devotional with the Son of God’ (2015), ‘Holy Spirit: The One Who Makes Jesus Real’ (2017), and ‘Healing Presence: Experience the Healing Power that is in God’s Word’ (2021).
Michael Koulianos’ birthday is on 17 September. He was born in Tarpon Spring, Florida, to father Theo, and mother Evelyn Koulianos. At age 12, he devoted his life to Jesus Christ and preached his first message. At age 16, he started an evangelistic meeting with six students in a school founded by his parents. He soon attracted more young people leading these services to grow to the capacity crowd within a few weeks.
In 2004, Koulianos was ordained into the ministry, and then he assisted in some of the largest evangelistic meetings. The next year, he became the lead Pastor of World Healing Church in Orange County, California. A couple of years later, he says he was overwhelmed by the power of god following a series of supernatural events in October 2007 in a church in Westport, Connecticut.
After that, he adds he started to preach about Jesus to as many people as possible. This eventually led him to establish an international ministry called Jesus Image. Since its establishment, Jesus Image has focused on spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. Jesus Image has been branched into Jesus Image Church, Jesus School, and Jesus Image Events.
Jesus Image Church and Jesus School
Koulianos also established Jesus Image Church in Orlando, Florida. The church provides Weekly Sunday morning and night services. Jesus Image Church also provides services called Jesus Kids, for children up to 11 years old. Jesus Kids focuses on teaching the gospel to the next generation.
Later, Jesus Image Church also started Jesus Image Youth on 1 September 2021. Jesus Image Youth is targeted at people from 12 to 18 years old and it will provide services every Wednesday Nights, as per its official website.
He has also founded Jesus School, which aims to reinforce the faith and evangelism in the believers. Jesus School also sends its students on outreach every Thursday to serve the local community.
House of Bethany and Jesus School Online
Jesus Image extended Jesus School by creating a worship academy called House of Bethany. At House of Bethany, worshipers and creatives students are taught various subjects such as vocal, instrumental, dance, spoken word, and songwriting.
For those individuals who are unable to attend the physical location of Jesus School in Orlando, Jesus School created an online platform called Jesus School Online. It offers a three-month online course which people can do and complete from any corner of the world.
Jesus Image Events
Jesus Image also runs Jesus Image Events, which organizes faith events. Jesus Image has organized various regional events in Dallas and Houston featuring renowned pastors, religious leaders, and evangelists such as Michael Miller, Daniel Kolenda, Lou Engle, Peter Louis, Todd White, and Jessica Koulianos.
Jesus Image also has been organizing annual events since 2018. It organized the Jesus ‘18 event from 12 to 15 December 2018, where Koulianos as well as other pastors and evangelists such as Benny Hinn, Ben Fitzgerald, and Claudio Freidzon spoke.
The ministry organized the Jesus ‘19 event from 29 December 2019 to 1 January 2020. The event featured Koulianos and other evangelists such as Brother Yun, Eric Gilmour, and Daniel Colenda. Worship leaders Jeremy Riddle, Steffany Gretzinger, and Jonathan, and Melissa Helser were also featured in the Jesus '19 event.
The Jesus ‘20 event was limited to one day. It was organized on 19 December 2020. Koulianos, Jessica, Koulianos, Benny Hinn, and Steffany Gretzinger spoke at the event that year.
Furthermore, Jesus Image is organizing another event called Jesus ‘21 at Central Florida Fairgrounds on 17 and 18 December 2021.
In addition, Jesus Image organized Jesus Nights on 28 May 2021 in Dallas, Texas, and on 9 July 2021 in Houston, Texas.
The Send Events
In addition to Jesus Image Events, Koulianos has also collaborated in other events. He hosted approximately 60,000 people from around the United States at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, on 23 February 2019, as a collaborator of The Send — a national campaign organized by a group of leaders hosting stadium gatherings worldwide. The event was organized by the Christian training organization Youth With A Mission, evangelistic ministry Christ for All Nations, and Christian leader Lou Engle of Lou Engle Ministries. Pastors and evangelists such as Bill Johnson, Francis Chan, Daniel Kolenda, and worship leaders such as Hillsong Young & Free, Jesus Culture, and Bethel Music spoke during the 10-hour The Send 2019 event.
The following year, Koulianos was one of the speakers at The Send Brazil’s Christian event that gathered over 140,000 people in three stadiums in Brazil, namely Brasilia Nacional Stadium in Brasilia and Morumbi Stadium, and Allianz Parque Stadium in São Paulo. The 12-hour event was organized on 8 February 2020.
A total of 180 people spoke at the event. Evangelical leaders such as Koulianos, Francis Chan, Todd White, and Daniel Kolenda and worship leaders such as Lindy Conant-Cofer, Jeremy Riddle, and Dante Bowe spoke at the event. The event attracted 1.7 million views on the Portuguese live stream and more than 560,000 views on the English live stream.
President of Brazil Jair Bosonaro also showed up at the event even though he was not invited by the event organizer The Send Brazil, as per Fox News news published on 10 February 2020. Reportedly, Brazil’s local news outlets called the event the “largest Christian simultaneous event in Brazil’s history.”
Jesus Image TV and Youtube Channel
In addition, Koulianos is also a host of Jesus Image TV. He also co-hosted Jesus Image’s TV program Living for Jesus. In addition to Jesus Image TV, Koulianos has appeared in other evangelical Christian-based religious television networks, including Daystar Television Network.
Jesus Image also has a YouTube channel that has over 635k subscribers as of August 2021. Its videos have been viewed more than 118 million times, as of August 2021. Jesus Image YouTube channel was created back on 5 March 2011. It has been uploading videos since 28 April of the same year.
Koulianos started hosting a weekly podcast called Jesus Image on 29 August 2017. In the podcast, he talks about Jesus Christ and also does interviews and panel discussions with renowned evangelists, pastors, and gospel singers.
On 18 February 2021, he started hosting Jesus with Michael Kouianos, another weekly podcast dedicated to Jesus Christ.
Koulianos published his first book titled ‘The Jesus Book’ on 1 March 2010. In his first book, he invites the readers to have a personal connection to Jesus Christ and introduces Jesus’ legacy as the savior. His second book, ‘Jesus 365: A Daily Devotional with the Son of God’ was published on 15 January 2015. He then published ‘Holy Spirit: The One Who Makes Jesus Real’ on 20 June 2017, in which he describes his relationship with Jesus. On 13 June 2021, he published a book titled ‘Healing Presence: Experience the Healing Power that is in God’s Word,’ which focuses on the healing power in meditating.
Koulianos is married to Jessica Hinn, one of four children of famous evangelist Benny Hinn. They got into a marital bond in 2004 and have three children. Jessica also supports her husband in preaching the gospel of Jesus.