Pastor Salik John Barkat
Early Life and Spiritual Journey
Salik John Barkat was born in Pakistan, he received the new birth experience at an early age. In July 1991 Salik started at Christian Fellowship of Pakistan (CFP) as a worship leader. At that time he also led the prayer ministry at CFP. In September of 1995 Salik was accepted and attended a nondenominational Bible College, Word to the World, in Denver Colorado. After graduating in June of 1997 Salik was ordained by Redeemer Temple in Denver, Colorado in November 1998. Pastor Salik served as an Associate Pastor at Redeemer Asian Community Church in Denver. In August of 2002 Pastor Salik was appointed as the lead Pastor at Redeemer Asian Community Church.
In July 2016 Pastor Salik launched a Christian satellite and cable television network. This network broadcasts in Pakistan, the Middle-East, and Asia. This network broadcast twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. Live programming is streamed along with prerecorded broadcasts. Pastor Salik leads one of the largest churches in Lahore, Pakistan. Thursday night outreach meetings attendance are regularly in excess of ten thousand people.
Mission and Outreach
In January 2005 God led Pastor Salik to return to Pakistan to serve the Christian Fellowship of Pakistan. Since that time Pastor Salik has held evangelistic and teaching services in: Multan, Gojra, Faisalabad, Murid Ke, and many other cities in Pakistan. Further God has used Pastor Salik to lead hundreds of thousands to make commitments to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Pastor Salik and his teams were able to provide much needed relief to Pakistanis affected by natural disasters. After a major earthquake in October 2005 in the Northwest Region of Pakistan and also after major flooding in 2010 in Southwest Punjab Pastor Salik teams delivered food, medical care, clothing, tents, etc to those affected, The Children’s Home (a school and orphanage in Nankana Sahib has been served by Pastor Salik as well as have several other churches in the area preaching and teaching. Pastor Salik has helped in establishing the Christian fellowship of Pakistan Bible College where dozens of students are being trained as ministers of the Gospel.
Pastor Salik’s teachings
“We, in every situation, are victorious. Hallelujah!”
“Our God is not a religious God, He is a relational God who restores His relationship with us, and in this relationship, He gives us abundant life. He does not bind us but sets us free.”
“The blood of Jesus Christ is to be believed in, to be trusted in, and to be accepted. Hallelujah!”