More speakers being confirmed soon…can you feel the anticipation building?
Jackie has been working with the poor in Hong Kong for over 50 years and has seen remarkable results as lives are changed, healed and restored through finding relationship with Jesus and through the power of the Holy Spirit. Most of her work is with drug addicts, prostitutes, the homeless, young people and street kids. (Kapiti only).
Andrea is called to “heal the broken heart and set the captives free” and for over 25 years she has been training up an army of counsellors in Scotland, Ireland, Asia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Africa. In recent years she has planted 10 Christian Counselling Centres and encouraged many churches to embrace Emotional and Spiritual Health. She travels internationally and brings encouragement and inspiration to many churches. She is married to Peter and has two sons and 3 grandchildren. (Warkworth only)
Tak is the Senior Pastor of Church Unlimited, a large multi-cultural and multi-campused church in West Auckland, which is renowned as the host of the midyear conference New Zealand and Beyond. With a legal, finance, missionary background Tak travels extensively speaking at conferences, seminars and churches fulfilling his deep passion to see the rapid growth of the Kingdom of God. His ministry is characterised by a passion for the Holy Spirit, prayer, the Word of God, faith, winning souls and nations.
Jasmine is married to Nauma Maiava and they are active members of St. Martin’s Presbyterian Church in Papatoetoe, Auckland. Jasmine’s testimony of God’s healing and restoring grace is what motivates her to impact as many people as she can through evangelism,preaching,teaching and the prophetic minister of the gospel. Jasmine has much experience, both locally and abroad, in running Prophetic/Healing meetings in Auckland and Wellington as well as prophetic schools. Jasmine ministers powerfully in the prophetic and it is her heart to encourage and empower all to hear God’s voice, respond to His love and behealed in the process.
Born and bred in Wellington, Sam grew up in the Anglican church and spent time on the mission field of South America back in the day. He was converted radically about 20 times throughout his teenage years and since then has studied at the Bible College of New Zealand and worked in various churches and organisations before moving to Christchurch to work as the Executive Pastor at Grace Vineyard’s Beach Campus. Sam and his family have recently moved to Napier and will be planting a Vineyard church. Exciting times!
For the last seven years James has spent his days working for Attitude, the youth education division of The Parenting Place, where he talks to people about things that most people avoid talking about. James has spoken to more people than he can count, which isn’t hard cause he reckons he can only count to 326. He loves it because he gets to meet people from all sorts of different backgrounds and talk about the passion he has for life, and how he found that passion when he met Jesus as a 19 year old.
An auditor, accountant and mother, Lydia leads the team at New Wine in addition to pastoring Hope Vineyard Church with her husband Shane, and being the financial manager for their farming and property business. She is energised by God’s church and being with ordinary people who live dynamic personal faith journeys, who are, in her mind, heroes of the faith.