Jedidiah Thurner

Jedidiah is a speaker, humanitarian, and transformation architect. Jedidiah is passionate about empowering the church locally, nationally, and globally to fulfill God’s great commission of discipling nations.

Jedidiah is an Executive Director of Missions.Me – A missions organization that annually sends thousands of people on life-transforming missions experiences worldwide and organizes innovative international outreaches and humanitarian campaigns. Missions.Me is the organization behind the historic “1Nation1Day” vision which assembled the largest foreign missions team in history reaching over 1.1 million people face to face in Honduras in a single week. The Honduran President declared 1Nation1Day a national holiday and the day after the 1Nation1Day culminating event every national newspaper announced “We Have A New Honduras”.

Together, Jedidiah and Amber serve locally as Executive Pastors at Oakland Church in Rochester, Michigan. Jedidiah and Amber have three beautiful children, Aniya, Daylen Justice, and Cayden James.

James Macpherson

James Macpherson, together his wife, Samantha, are the Senior Pastors of Calvary Christian Church. Since they took on the leadership of the church in 2007, it has expanded from 1 campus to 7 across Queensland. Aside from the original campus in Townsville, the church also has campuses in the Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Emerald, Yeppoon, Rockhampton and the Gold Coast. In February 2018, we will have our first international Campus located in East London, South Africa.

Pastor James is the President of Calvary Leadership College, which has 100 students enrolled in full time ministry training. On top of that, he is the Chairman of Calvary Christian College, a P-12 independent Christian school with 840 students. James is an Executive Member of ACC or Australian Christian Churches, the largest Pentecostal movement in Australia which consists of over 1000 churches with over 280,000 constituents.

James and Sam have 2 adopted twin sons – Joseph and Benjamin.

Prior to leading Calvary Christian Church, James worked as a journalist for News Limited, writing for Brisbane’s Courier-Mail and Sydney’s Daily Telegraph. He has been interviewed on Sydney’s 2UE with Alan Jones and his hour-long interview with political commentator Andrew Bolt was screened nationally in prime time on Sky News.

David Hall

David Hall is passionate about seeing people connect with the power and the presence of the Holy Spirit. He’s a faith building and hilarious preacher who travels the world speaking at churches and conferences. His teaching stirs expectation in people for healing, breakthrough and an encounter with God. He and his wife Donna are the senior pastors of Lifepoint Church, Adelaide.

David moves in the power of the Holy Spirit and regularly sees people healed, filled with God’s presence, empowered by the Holy Spirit to serve God with a fresh passion and people finding Jesus.

David and Donna have two sons, James and Samuel.

Joel Cave

Joel and Ellen Cave are the Senior Pastors and founders of Glow Church. They have been married for 17 years with three beautiful children; Tayla, Summer and Judah. Together they Pastor a multi city church located on the Gold Coast & in Sydney, Australia. They pioneered Glow Church in 2013 and in a short space of time have seen it grow rapidly to a church of thousands. They are influencing both the local community and helping shape a whole new way of church growth and leadership. Joel has a strong gift of leadership, loves helping church planters, inspiring faith in people and helping people believe for an exciting future. Joel is a much sought after speaker at churches and conferences all around the world.

Ruth Limkin

What if we could make tomorrow better that today? That’s the question the motivates Ruth as she seeks to make a difference in society. Having worked in politics, media, the church and now in social enterprise business, Ruth likes to dream big and dare to have a go. As the founding CEO of The Banyans Health and Wellness, Ruth leads a team who work with professionals and public figures experiencing stress, depression, anxiety and other health issues.

An author, communicator, businesswoman and board member for numerous not-for-profit organisations, she loves communicating truth and grace and inspiring others to influence their world for good! Married to Stephen, she is an ordained pastor and loves coffee, Jesus, her husband and people – not necessarily in that order.

Joel & Savannah Ramsey

Pastors Joel and Savannah’s heart is to see a generation of Christ followers empowered in their identity as sons and daughters of God and the constant discovery of who their Saviour is. Based in South Africa, Ramsey Ministries is travelling the world spreading the good news of the gospel. Powerful preachers, worship leaders, and songwriters that are changing lives wherever they go, Ps Joel and Savannah are empowering and encouraging people of all generations to reach deeper into the things of God. They believe that for the poor, the weak, the strong, for the famous and the forgotten – the love of God is for all people.

Aaron Lucas

Aaron Lucas, a man after God’s own heart, is the Location Pastor of Citipointe Church North Colorado (formerly Worship Pastors of Citipointe Brisbane), alongside his wife Becky.  He is a powerful preacher, an accomplished Songwriter of songs such as You Reign (2007), Commission my Soul (2009), Higher Wider Deeper (2011), On Top Of The World (2014) and an experienced Producer.  He has a desire to inspire the global Church to know why they do what they do in worship and release people into greatness. He strongly believes in the church being Jesus’ hands and feet to care for the lost, the broken and the hurting of this world. Since taking up the call as a Location Pastor, Aaron has grown from strength to strength and is seeing people’s lives touched and changed by Jesus, to build His kingdom and make disciples all over the world.

Dan Paterson

Dan Paterson is a speaker with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries based in Brisbane, Australia. After some family tragedies in his childhood that raised a series of barriers to belief in God, Dan came to Christ at eighteen years old through an investigation of the New Testament. The towering figure of Jesus of Nazareth and his response to suffering moved him to faith.

Given this background and his involvement in speaking to youth, Dan developed a driving passion to study theology and apologetics in order to help make sense of the Christian faith for skeptics and spiritual seekers. He completed a bachelor’s and master’s degree in ministry and theology in Australia as well as the one-year course at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics.

After having preached all over the world, Dan returned to Brisbane to pastor and train Christians. Dan then joined the RZIM speaking team in 2015 upon serving as an ordained pastor for seven years and working at Malyon College part-time lecturing and leading the Traverse Centre. He now speaks regularly to audiences on how the gospel connects to life’s biggest questions and on the popular objections to the Christian faith. Dan is married to Erin and they have a young son, Josiah. Dan loves reading, coffee, movies, the outdoors, and Australian Rules Football.

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