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MINISTRY MILESTONES

R.D. Henton Breakthrough Ministries in broad strokes

from 1948 to present day

December 1948

God called Richard D. Henton to preach the gospel in his division class in high school

1949

Richard D. Henton ordained to preach the gospel at the age of 16 years old

February 22, 1964

Richard D. Henton founded the Monument of Faith Church at 6848 South Racine in Chicago, IL in the former Rex Theatre

1965

Purchased Administration Building adjacent to the church (Chicago, IL)

June 1975

The church mortgage was burned!

monument of faith deliverance center

1971

Purchased the former South Side Hebrew Congregation at 7359 South Chappel (Chicago, IL)

February 1974

Pastor Henton received a Doctorate of Divinity degree from Trinity Hall College and Seminary

1976

Aired our first Live radio broadcast

1978

Aired our first television broadcast

January 1977

250 voice choir traveled to Washington, DC to sing at the Inaugural Ceremony for former President Jimmy Carter

1981

Established the R.D. Henton Evangelistic Foundation

1983

Breakthrough Ministries broadcasts on World Wide Christian Radio

Television ministry expands to over 633 television stations on the New Inspirational Network

Established R.D. Henton Logos Bible College

Acquired the property at 8101 South LaSalle (Chicago, IL) for the R.D. Henton Academy

Converted the former R.D. Henton Academy to the Breakthrough Cultural Family Christian Center

1985

1991

1992

1993

September 1994

City Wide breakthrough crusade at U.I.C. Pavilion with over 10,000 attending

1995

Acquired 13.5 acres of land for expanded ministry

1995

Pastor Henton received a Doctorate in Missiology

1997

Pastor Henton received a Doctorate in Pastoral Studies

1996

Pastor Henton received a Doctorate in Pastoral Ministry

February 1998

Moved into First Phase of new church facility at 2750 West Columbus Avenue (Chicago, IL)

1999

Establishes and implements M.I.C.A. (Monument International Church Assemblies) (Chicago, IL)

December 1998

Dr. Richard D. Henton elevated to the office of an Apostle

2000

Television ministry expands to include the Word Network (worldwide satellite and cable)

2010

Apostle Henton conducts first International Breakthrough Crusade in London, England with host Pastor John Francis of Ruach City Church

February 2019

Apostle R.D. Henton inducted into the Harold Washington Library. A preview exhibit of his archives: the Man, the Ministry, the Message.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

GOLD NUGGETS

from Apostle Henton

"He's the answer in the peasants hut.  He's the answer at the conference table, He's the answer at the crossroads of life.  Christ is the answer!"