On this inspiring journey, you’ll read how an 11-year-old, illiterate
Russian boy gave a prophecy that foretold of a coming massacre—the land
to which people should flee, and how they would prosper and be a seed to
the nations of the world. The Shakarian family heeded the warning and
escaped the tragic Armenian genocide. They arrived in Los Angeles, where
Isaac Shakarian opened a business at the age of 15 that became the
largest dairy in the United States.
Isaac’s son, Demos,
fulfilled the second part of the prophecy when he founded an
international organization where ordinary business people share their
personal stories of how they have found new hope and a better life.
Richard Shakarian, the son of Demos, tells the most exciting story of
all. Today, hundreds of thousands of men and women are transforming
nations through “The Fellowship” on every continent. It is not a church
or a denomination, but an organization that crosses religious,
political, and cultural lines. You’ll read how presidents, prime
ministers, and world leaders have opened the doors of their countries to
RICHARD SHAKARIAN is the President of FGBMFI, an
organization founded in 1953 by his late father, Demos Shakarian. Under
Richard’s leadership the Fellowship has grown to more than 8,000
chapters in 148 countries. He and his wife Vangie, have mentored
hundreds of leaders around the world.