Francois Carr, BTH, MCC, D. Min, NDPB, is the Executive Director of Heart Cry in South Africa. He studied Personnel Management in Cape Town and followed a career as a Personnel Officer in the South African Defense Force. During this time he became involved in a youth ministry that prayed for revival in South Africa. He felt the call of the Lord into a revival related ministry in November 1992 during a youth conference.
He became the National Coordinator of Revival South Africa promoting the message of revival whilst serving in a fulltime capacity as an officer in the Defense Force. He studied part time, obtaining his Bachelor in Theology, Masters in Christian Counseling and his Doctorate in Ministry.
As the National Coordinator he planned and organized conferences about revival throughout South Africa until he felt led by the Lord to resign from his position (by then a Lt. Colonel) in the Defense Force and enter into fulltime ministry. He step out by faith and became the Executive Director of Revival SA in June 1999. He founded a new ministry, called Heart Cry that focus on helping people to experience more intimacy with God and mentors spiritual leaders and churches to become a catalyst for revival. Heart Cry co-sponsor conferences in the USA, Europe and Africa. He is well known for his burden for intimacy with God and revival and a popular speaker in Africa, North America and the United Kingdom. He authored several books and articles on prayer, holiness and revival. He is married to Dorothea and has one daughter, Leone. He currently resides in Pretoria, South Africa.