1 Peter 2:9-10 (GW)
However, you are chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, people who belong to God. You were chosen to tell about the excellent qualities of God, who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not God’s people, but now you are…
BRIAN & BARBARA ENO
Brian Eno is the Pastor/Director of NextGen Ministries at the Oregon Ministry Network. In this role, he and his wife, Barbara, have the opportunity to serve kids and youth pastors / workers in almost 200 churches and ministries in the state of Oregon. Brian and Barbara’s vision is to help develop people into mature life-long followers of Jesus Christ, and to encourage, equip and empower leaders and students to find their place in the Kingdom of God.
Reggie talks to the kids in a humorous style about choices each of them has when faced with drugs, alcohol, suicide, family, relationships/virginity etc. Reggie gets in kids faces and tells them that he never smoked a cigarette, never did drugs, never drank alcohol, because he chose not to. He assures them that they can make the same kinds of choices. Most of all, he drives home the fact that “You can never change your past, but you can change your future!”
Tom Hammel has a passion for leadership development and to see people mobilized to ministry. Having been given the opportunity to preach when he was fifteen Tom was trained in an environment that believed in seeing young people empowered. He has served at churches of various sizes and currently serves as the Executive Administrator for the Assistant Superintendent of the SoCal Network. One of his passions is to raise up young leaders and see them discover their calling and purpose.
Phil Stacey is a Christian Recording Artist who was a finalist on the 6th season of American Idol and has headlined thousands of concerts around the world in the last several years. His performances are marked by soulful and passionate performances combined with powerful testimonies that demonstrate the faithfulness of God.
THE SECRET CHURCH
In the future, most religions have been labeled “hate speech” and have become illegal. You have been attending a secret home church that was just raided by the police. The pastor set up a series of encoded clues to reveal the next meeting location. Unfortunately, the police will be back in about an hour to collect the evidence. Can you follow the clues to find the next location without being arrested? Great for church staffs or youth groups!
The Magician’s Assistant
You and your friends are excited to see a magic show. Just as the show is about to start, you find out the magician’s assistant has locked himself in the most dangerous illusion. The “Box of Death” hasn’t been performed in years. The magician can’t remember how he solves the trick, but always leaves a trail of clues for himself. Will you be able to free his assistant before time runs out? Come enter a world of mystifying illusions and tricks in this thrilling adventure!
Prepare your students for our annual Speed the Light offering. This year we’re calling students to be the light for Speed the Light.