Institution of Lay Evangelists/Preachers of the Catholic
Church established 1990.
A Public Association of Christ's Faithful. (Canon 301)
(Canon 300) Entitled to us the name, "Catholic" Head
Hay Street, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia. Post:PO BOX 8133 Subiaco East WA 6008 Phone:
8 9382 3668 Fax: + 61 8 9382 4080 Email:
fmi (at) flameministries.org
Ministries I n t
e r n a t i o n a l A Catholic Ministry
of the Word.
Neo-Pentecostal Lay Preaching Institution of the Roman
Catholic Church Canonically Constituted as 'An Association
of Christ's Faithful', Canon 301& 300 entitled
to use the name 'Catholic'.
Sharing Jesus Christ with the world in the spirit of Ad
Gentes, Evangelii Nuntiandi, Dei Verbum, Verbum Domini, and
The New Evanglisation.
Brief History & Mission
- The beginning.
January 1990 Archbishop William J Foley (the late
Archbishop of Perth) gave his blessing to conduct a
biblical seminar called Set My People On Fire which was
based upon a prophecy received during prayer on Christmas
Eve 1989. This prophecy was to later form the vision and
mandate for Flame Ministries International. The first
My People On Fire(SMPOF) seminars was conducted in February 1990 with
great success. Since its small beginning it has been
preached twice a year in Australia and, during 1994 in
Birmingham and Peterborough in England by the Australian
speakers. Since 2004 SMPOF has been preached twice a year in
various areas and parishes around the United Kingdom.
Ministries International was founded later in
Later in 1990 The Lord showed Mr. Eddie Russell his vision
called "Flame" Ministries. This vision was formulated and
accepted by the authors of "Set My People On Fire" and
Archbishop Foley who gave his blessing to function in the
Archdiocese of Perth.
& Credentials. Canonical
On January 17th 1996 His Grace The Most Rev, Barry James
Hickey, Archbishop of Perth, Western Australia granted Flame
Ministries International Canonical Status as "an association
of Christ's faithful" under Canon 301(p3) entitled to
use the name "Catholic" Canon 300.
as Catholic Evangelists. His Grace, The Most Reverend Archbishop Barry James
Hickey, gave a Special Blessing and Commissioned the Senior
Directors as Catholic
which was later publicly confirmed during an Institution
Ceremony conducted by the late Bishop Healy. The Archbishop
also accepted Vows of Obedience and Commissioned them to
Preach the Gospel and to fulfill the Great
to: St. Lucia Caribbean ~ Mexico ~ USA ~ England ~
Scotland ~ Portugal ~ Malaysia ~ Indonesia ~
Singapore ~ Pakistan ~ Uganda ~ Dubai ~
Mission is to:
Evangelisethe unbeliever that they may know
Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, the Baptism of
the Holy Spirit, the Baptism of Fire and, the
fullness of life within the Church.
Evangelise the Churched that they may grow in their
Faith, Life in the Holy Spirit and the fullness of
Christian Revelation by the proclamation of the
Word of God.
(3) Evangelise and reach out to lapsed and
disenfranchised Catholics giving them an
opportunity to reconcile and enter fully into the
life of the Church once more.
all - To love Christ, and to love his Church.
It's Faith Jim.
But not as we know it. Second Edition Now Avaialble.
"...The author immediately takes us boldly where no
Catholic writer, as far as I know, has gone
Fr John Rea SM.
New Zealand Catholic
"I've heard from a lady who had just read the chapter in
which he (Eddie) describes raising the dead nun to
life when she herself had to deal with someone who was
apparently dead. She drew faith from Eddie's book and the
young woman came back to life." Fr John Rea SM. August
"It's Faith Jim, is on a par
with C.S. Lewis 'Mere Christianity'."
- James Hastings, Catholic Times, United Kingdom
12 passos para a
by Eddie Russell FMI Euro 9.00
The Freedom Album.
My Word the Message Album.
is a Non-Profit Organization.
total funding of FMI relies entirely on Divine Providence
and the generosity of those who support its work by their
and offerings. ::
There is no general public membership in Flame Ministries
International: Each member of the organization has a
specific job or role to play, and is therefore active in the
full work of the ministry in its day to day function and
outreaches. All positions are voluntary, and include full
time and part time positions depending on the member's state
graduating the Set My People on Fire Seminars, and after
meeting the required criteria, prospective members can apply
for a one year term defining their chosen area of service
and expertise. After one year, a member can reapply for a
one year term, or for two year terms. After serving two year
terms, a member is eligible to apply for five year terms
after which, a life membership can be granted. Once
accepted, each member is formally inducted in the name of
the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Perth, and in the name of
the Roman Catholic Church, and as such, make Vows of Service
and Obedience generally taken at the Mass at the Annual
Congress in January, after which the member is entitled to
use the formal affix "FMI" after their name and wear the
Official Cross Insignia of FMI.
There is no general membership in FMI but all functions are
open to the public. The term Is therefore defined by people
of all ages and walks of life that regularly attend our
weekly public meetings. These general public 'members'
(attendees) take no vows and are free to come and go. At
these meetings, attendees can be called upon to serve the
meetings in various areas such as; auditorium set up, sound
set up, kitchen duties, greeters, overhead technology, and
other areas as needed in the Ministry of Helps.
work is to:
and teach the Gospel as our primary function as the Ministry
of the Evangelist. To evangelise; write and develop
evangeliation programmes, Biblical seminars and Video and
Audio Productions. Write and publish books, magazines,
compose and publish music. Run conferences, rallies, parish
and school missions, retreats, youth programmes and
leadership training. Form, develop, and conduct
and missionary outreaches both in the Catholic Church and to
the wider Body of Christ throughout the world.
is no distinction between age, status, gender or
nationality. FMI gives everyone a clear opportunity to
accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour, the Baptism
of the Holy Spirit, the truths of Holy Scripture and life
within the Church as its normal ethos.
form of "Inclusion" nor "Syncretism."
believe that the Gospel of Jesus Christ needs no other
religion, pagan belief or New Age philosophy to embellish
its efficacy for Salvation.
is held in Perth during January each year. The Annual Flame
Congress has attracted international speakers of note and
attendance in excess of 3,000 people over any one weekend.
During these times many people have experienced healing and
its formation in 1990.
has ministered in Australia, Pakistan, Dubai, Singapore,
Malaysia, Indonesia, England, Mexico, USA, St. Lucia, Uganda
and Portugal, where it has conducted seminars, parish
missions, priests and lay retreats, youth conventions and
established in Birmingham, England in 1992 and function as a
contact centre for FMI in the UK. A Regional Office was also
established in Singapore in late 1997 for the same purpose.
During 2004 Mr Derek Williams was appointed as an
FMI Evangelist and established a Regional Office in
Peterborough England. His tenure ended in June 2008.
the years since 1990, FMI has published a magazine called
four times a year as finances have permitted. This magazine
has been distributed to 14 countries and has proved very
popular with its readers. The magazine reports news of FMI's
ministry activities, articles and testimonials. Due to its
popularity, the cost of printing, and distribution for no
charge has exceeded FMI's resources to continue as a print
edition. Blaze Magazine is now an Online Publication. See
Magazine Online. ::
Revival News Online.
In addition to the print edition the Newsletter is also
published Online. This edition gives a greater coverage of
the news and more photographs. This Newsletter
is a FREE Confidential Subscription proving very
popular on the Internet with an ever increasing subscriber
In 1997, Senior Director and Evangelist, Eddie Russell wrote
and published his first book called "12
Steps To Divine Healing."
This book is proving very popular around the world. There
have been reports that people have received healing, insight
and encouragement from Jesus through reading this book. More
than anything else, this book shows the reader "how" to
receive from God what He has divinely promised in His Word.
In January 2001 12 Steps to Divine Healing was translated
into the German language and published in Germany, Austria
and Switzerland. It is now available in all Book Stores in
all German speaking countries. In 2003 the book was also
translated into Portuguese and Slovenian.
In the August 26 2006 New Zealand Catholic Newspaper's
book by Fr John Rea SM, he said, "...The author
immediately takes us boldly where no Catholic writer, as far
as I know, has gone before..."
On August 31 2006, a letter from Fr John Rea said,"I've heard from a lady who had just read the chapter in
which he describes raising the dead nun to life when she
herself had to deal with someone who was apparently dead.
She drew faith from Eddie's book and the young woman came
back to life."
Another review by Journalist James Hastings for the Catholic
Times UK said, "It's Faith Jim, is on a par with C.S.
Lewis's 'Mere Christianity'."
Albums Produced. My Word the Message and The Freedom Album written and
produced by the Flame Music Ministry, have sold in several
countries. Performances have been to 25 million people on
national television from Mexico City, 2008 World Youth Day,
and in Miami and Pittsburgh USA. Flame Music Ministry are
the worship ministry for FMI and are also in demand for
Masses and events around Perth. The My Word the Message
Album received a Papal Blessing from His Holiness, Pope John
Paul II. ::
FMI Moderator, Damien Doherty has written several
Gospel dramas and mini-musicals. His work was used for the
Catechesis sessions at the 2008 World Youth Day in
& Video Productions.
Began in 2003 to produce quality Digital Television, Video
and DVD programs. fmitv
channel on you tube. ::
Established in 2009, Firecast-FMI is listed on iTunes
weekly. There is also a dedicated web site for those that do
not use iTunes www.firecast-fmi.og
Live-Streaming Seminars, Flame Congresses and other
Ministries International Australia
6, 186 Hay Street, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia
Box 8133, Subiaco East, Perth, Western Australia
61 08 9382 3668 - 61 08 9381
+ 61 08 9382 4080. E-mail:Flame
Directors and Moderators
Evangelist: Eddie Russell FMI
and Office Manager Kay Ford FMI
Youth and Music. Patrick Carre FMI