The Power Team
is a group of Christian Evangelist
, based in Dallas, Texas
, who incorporate their preaching with displays of strength and martial arts
skills. They were founded in the late 1970s by John Jacobs
. Their performances, usually taped at large megachurches
, were broadcast on TBN
and other Christian television stations in the United States in the late 1980s.
The Power Team often conducts performances in venues such as schools, to encourage audiences from outside church
communities. As performances in public schools could not discuss religion, these performances instead promote social responsibility and abstention from drugs and alcohol.
Power Team leader John Jacobs
divorced his wife, Ruthanne in May 2000, which was followed by numerous members leaving the Power Team to form a new ministry, Team Impact. The Power Team's President since 2003 is Todd Keene
, a long-time member of the ministry.
In 1999, The Power Team portrayed themselves in "The Principal" episode of Walker, Texas Ranger
to motivate a high... Read More