Dr. Claudio Freidzon is renowned for his ministry of spiritual revival and his Christ-centered preaching, inviting believers and pastors to recover deep communion with God and His Holy Spirit. The testimonies of supernatural miracles, ministries restored, and lives renewed by the glorious presence of the Holy Spirit are the evidence of God’s grace upon his life and ministry.
Dr. Claudio Freidzon, together with his wife Betty, is the senior pastor and founder of King of Kings Church in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which today has over 30,000 active members.
He studied theology at Río de la Plata Seminary of the Union of the Assemblies of God in Argentina, and graduated in 1977. He completed postgraduate studies at the Institute of Higher Ministerial Training of the Assemblies of God (ISUM). He earned a PhD in Philosophy from Vision International University. In addition, he has been awarded several honoris causa doctorates in different places around the world in recognition of his ministry.
Dr. Claudio Freidzon is a highly regarded conference speaker and holds meetings attended by thousands of people all around the world. He has preached the Word of God in places such as the Madison Square Garden in New York, the Jerusalem Payis Arena, the Orange Bowl Stadium in Miami, the Paris Bercy arena in France, the Royal Albert Hall in London, and the largest outdoor stadiums in Latin America. His gigantic meetings held on the five continents have reached over 10 million people with the message of the Gospel.
King of Kings Church is carrying out a project for doubling the size of the building in order to accommodate the increasing number of members. With its media ministry, Pastor Freidzon produces and hosts a program that is considered to be one of the most influential and most widely watched Christian programs in Christian TV networks around the world. The program reaches 1.3 billion viewers weekly in 190 countries throughout the world.
He is the president of King of Kings Foundation and promotes different programs that have a national scope within Argentina, such as Operation Life. Operation Life is a charity outreach program whose vision is to reach the lost through charity work and the Gospel. In 2006 it was recognized and awarded by the Foreign Affairs and Religion Department of the Republic of Argentina for its outstanding achievements.
Operation Life has reached 18 Argentine provinces so far. It has provided over 1,100 tons of food for people in need, 1,028,000 pieces of clothing, and 225,000 medications. In every city where Operation Life has been, hospitals, schools and prisons have received important donations of equipment. Over 1,200,000 people have been reached by the message of the Gospel personally in their homes or in gigantic crusades led by Pastor Claudio Freidzon in every city.
Dr. Claudio Freidzon, through his Foundation, also has a radio station, FM Gospel. The House of Representatives of the government of Argentina has recognized FM Gospel officially for journalistic excellence and independent work.
King of Kings Foundation owns Buenos Aires Christian School, a bilingual school that follows the national curriculum and offers academic excellence in kindergarten, primary and secondary education. The school promotes Christian values and the enrichment of spiritual life as it trains the next generations of leaders that will make a difference in our society.
The Foundation is also developing an educational project which will have a high national impact: the creation of the first Evangelical University of the Republic of Argentina, based in the city of Buenos Aires.
Dr. Claudio Freidzon has written several internationally best-selling books including Holy Spirit, I Hunger for You, translated into nine languages, and the devotional From Glory to Glory. He has been married to his wife Betty for 36 years and they have three children: Sebastián, Ezequiel and Daniela. They also have two grandchildren, Mateo and Isabella.