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Click on any Generation above then choose specific dates to review historic milestones in the GTS Ministry timeline.

History

Gospel Trick Shot Board of Directors (as of 7/1/24):

 

1) Steve Lillis (Chairman of the Board or President Emeritus) - Continue as Owner and Founder of Gospel Trick Shot Ministries, mentoring and training the Executive Board in their responsibilities; Missionary of the Hawthorne Gospel Church. GTS RACK Rooms subcommittee member and GTS RACK Team member. Retired college professor (24 years) from William Paterson and Kean University.

 

2) Wayne Parker (President / COO) - Working alongside the Chairman with the VP / CEO and Treasurer / CFO reporting to both. Steve Lillis will continue with some of the Presidential administrative functions, particularly legal and fund raising, until such time that Wayne Parker and his team can take full responsibility. Wayne is currently our GTS international advisor and liaison with the power structures in pool/billiards worldwide.

3) Michael Hewitt (VP / CEO) - Handling domestic outreaches like DCC, BEF, Midwest GTS portable pool table outreaches; international GTS outreaches and church planting particularly in Spain under the Rising Hope Church umbrella with the Wesleyan Denomination: Administrate and oversee tech duties with Jason Lynch assisting not only with GTS tech support, but in the physical building and administration of the RHC pool ministry in Muncie, IN, of which Michael is the Senior Pastor; GTS RACK Rooms visionary and subcommittee member and member of the GTS RACK Team.

4) Phil Ball (Treasurer / CFO) - Steve Lillis and Alan McNickle will assist Phil Ball in learning and taking more responsibility in the financial area of the ministry until such time as he is ready to take over all the responsibilities. At this point Steve Lillis with Alan McNickle's help, are still legally responsible that all reports and forms are done correctly in a timely fashion. Phil Ball and Steve and Camille Lillis are signers on the GTS checking and savings accounts.


5) Tom Rossman (GTS Board Advisor) - Has offered his property and assets to be used for ministry, particularly for youth by GTS, Rising Hope Church pool ministry, or any other pool related ministries he approves; RACK Vision Founder and GTS RACK Rooms visionary and subcommittee member; Founder of Dr. Cue Promotions with his wife Marty; Member of the GTS RACK team and member of the Billiard Congress of America (BCA) Hall of Fame - 2017.

6) Ken Vander Wall (GTS Board Advisor) - Would like to see the continuation of college campus GTS ministry which is underway once again in New Jersey with Steve Lillis and a local team of GTS helpers Jesus Canela, Stev Goitz, Phil Ball, and Bernie Criscenzo. Stevens Tech and Bergen Community College here in New Jersey had GTS shows done over the past 4 months with more scheduled in the fall; Former InterVarsity missionary.

7) Roy Heerama (GTS Board Advisor) - Continues to look for GTS opportunities for outreach as he is currently working with Michael Hewitt for an GTS outreach in Grand Rapids, MI.

8) Rob Boswell (GTS Board Advisor) - Has worked with GTS in the Philippines and advises on international outreaches. Currently off the mission field and located in New Jersey.

9) Alan McNickle (GTS Board Advisor) - Former GTS Treasurer who will remain active in an advisory capacity with GTS financial and be available to help Phil Ball in his new role. Alan works for the Finance Department of the Hawthorne Gospel Church and helped develop the GTS organizational chart.

 

Adjunct Board Members (non-voting):

 

Jason Lynch - GTS helper particularly with tech and with Michael Hewitt's GTS VP responsibilities and with the Rising Hope Church pool ministry in Muncie, IN where he will be physically moving with his family in the fall. President of World Pool Association Artistic Pool Division (WPA APD). Member of the GTS RACK Team.

Brian PauleyGTS helper with GTS outreaches in the Midwest particularly with the GTS portable pool table, which is located at the Rising Hope Church in Muncie, IN. Member of the GTS RACK Team.

Gospel Trick Shot Ministries: Founded – January 1996 (Practically) / January 8, 1998 (Legally)

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ORIGINAL RACK Vision (December, 1984):

RACK Vision

In December of 1984 a manifestation / spiritual vision appeared to Tom Rossman in the windshield of his car while driving. This occurred after his original surrender to the Lord on February 23, 1977, backsliding for seven years, and a rededication to Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior shortly before the RACK Vision experience. This miraculous vision became the central stewardship guideline in the billiard industry for positive pocket billiards and how to RACK Up a Victory in one’s game, and most importantly, LIFE with Christ!  For more information, please click on the link below:


http://www.drcuepromotions.com/rack-vision/




ORIGINAL RACK Room Vision / Mission (June, 2004):


In June of 2004 the original RACK Vision was enhanced by a faith-driven revelation with “hope and a dream” vision points for a multitude of RACK Rooms being developed worldwide with the potential to turn the billiard world (and beyond) upside down. This original vision of RACK Rooms eventually transitioned itself into the GTS RACK Rooms project, as presented by Gospel Trick Shot Ministries, Inc. –   reaching the world for Jesus. For more information, please click on the link below:

http://www.drcuepromotions.com/rack-room-vision-mission-statement/



Vision / Mission

Note: Current Vision / Mission / Core Values, plus "Foundational" Verses included under this heading.




GTS RACK Rooms Vision (Established October, 2020):



We exist to help you RACK up victories in your game, and most importantly, LIFE for Christ.




GTS RACK Rooms Mission Statement (Established October, 2020):



Help train, mentor, and encourage players (and others in the billiard industry and beyond) to be Recreational Ambassadors for Christ’s Kingdom.

GTS RACK Rooms Core Values:

Game "of" the  Heart

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Game "in" the Mind

Mind copy

Game "on & off" the Table

Pool Table copy

Special Comment: "Game" and "Table" can refer to ANY recreational activity.

GTS RACK Rooms “Foundational” Verses / Affirmations for Ministry Presentations:

1) Psalms 33:3 – “Play Skillfully with a Shout of Joy”

2) II Corinthians 3:17 – “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Freedom” (NIV version)

Note: These two Bible verses were the primary themes to ministry shows done by Steve and Tom over the years and have been “spiritual keys” to softening the soil (hearts) & planting seeds of the Gospel message.

GTS RACK Rooms


Foundational Verse: Acts 1:8 (NIV): “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”


> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GTS-RACK-Rooms-111050807413948/

> YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC05o6A9B26pyG0fZcczmekg

> Tik-Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@gts_rack_rooms (smart phone only)

> Ministry Partners: https://gtsrackrooms.com/racky/


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History


Note: Ministry flow chart / timeline draft (with linking to photo, etc.) forthcoming from Steve will be included under this heading.


Gospel Trick Shot Ministries: Founded – January 1996

GTS Logo

ORIGINAL RACK Vision (December, 1984):

RACK Vision

In December of 1984 a manifestation / spiritual vision appeared to Tom Rossman in the windshield of his car while driving. This occurred after his original surrender to the Lord on February 23, 1977, backsliding for seven years, and a rededication to Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior shortly before the RACK Vision experience. This miraculous vision became the central stewardship guideline in the billiard industry for positive pocket billiards and how to RACK Up a Victory in one’s game, and most importantly, LIFE with Christ!  For more information, please click on the link below:


http://www.drcuepromotions.com/rack-vision/




ORIGINAL RACK Room Vision / Mission (June, 2004):


In June of 2004 the original RACK Vision was enhanced by a faith-driven revelation with “hope and a dream” vision points for a multitude of RACK Rooms being developed worldwide with the potential to turn the billiard world (and beyond) upside down. This original vision of RACK Rooms eventually transitioned itself into the GTS RACK Rooms project, as presented by Gospel Trick Shot Ministries, Inc. –   reaching the world for Jesus. For more information, please click on the link below:

http://www.drcuepromotions.com/rack-room-vision-mission-statement/



Vision / Mission

Note: Current Vision / Mission / Core Values, plus "Foundational" Verses included under this heading.




GTS RACK Rooms Vision (Established October, 2020):



We exist to help you RACK up victories in your game, and most importantly, LIFE for Christ.




GTS RACK Rooms Mission Statement (Established October, 2020):



Help train, mentor, and encourage players (and others in the billiard industry and beyond) to be Recreational Ambassadors for Christ’s Kingdom.

GTS RACK Rooms Core Values:

Game "of" the  Heart

Heart copy

Game "in" the Mind

Mind copy

Game "on & off" the Table

Pool Table copy

Special Comment: "Game" and "Table" can refer to ANY recreational activity.

GTS RACK Rooms “Foundational” Verses / Affirmations for Ministry Presentations:

1) Psalms 33:3 – “Play Skillfully with a Shout of Joy”

2) II Corinthians 3:17 – “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Freedom” (NIV version)

Note: These two Bible verses were the primary themes to ministry shows done by Steve and Tom over the years and have been “spiritual keys” to softening the soil (hearts) & planting seeds of the Gospel message.

GTS RACK Rooms


Foundational Verse: Acts 1:8 (NIV): “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”


> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GTS-RACK-Rooms-111050807413948/

> YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC05o6A9B26pyG0fZcczmekg

> Tik-Tok: put link here (smart phone only) -- get this from Michael

> Instagram: put link here -- get this from Michael

> Ministry Partners: https://gtsrackrooms.com/racky/


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