Urban Week: June 30 - July 5
David R Smith with Christian Rap Artist Javier Cruz
David is a 12 year veteran in Youth Ministry who regularly speaks at camps, retreats, and events. David now works for THE SOURCE FOR YOUTH MINISTRY speaking and training, as well as writing developing resource and ideas. David id funny and he speaks in a language that kids understand. But more than that, David is genuine. Kids appreciate his authenticity and are impacted by his relevant message. David now trains youth workers across the U.S. through several of our training workshops.
Verge -Elementary/Middle School Combo: June 23-29
Surge 1 - Middle School 1: July 7-13
Thrive - Jr/Sr High: July 14-20
For the past decade Josh Ott has been sharing the simple truth that God is enormous and not the least bit phased by our weaknesses, failures or doubts. Whether preaching to his rural Pennsylvania church congregation or hanging out with a group of teens, God's radical love, expressed through Jesus Christ, stands at the forefront of Josh's ministry. This, along with his relaxed style and quirky sense of honesty and humor, makes Josh a favorite among teens and adults alike. You can learn more about Josh’s ministry at www.holdingvigil.com.
Surge 2 -Middle School 2: July 28- Aug 3
Isaac Ketner has served as the Pastor of Student & Children's Ministries at Grace Community Church in Herndon, PA for five years now. His desire is to introduce students to the living Savior and to help them grow in their love for Him. "Cultivating servants with God's heartbeat" is his primary mission statement and his life verse is Ezra 7:10. He loves speaking to youth and encouraging them to walk with Jesus each and every day and to enjoy authentic community with fellow believers. He has spoken at several local Christian School chapels and was also the commencement speaker at Sunbury Bible Academy in 2011.
Pastor Isaac is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Bible with a focus on Student Ministry, and he is currently working on his Master of Divinity through Liberty University. He is happily married to his best friend Abigail. Throughout his undergrad years he was the founder of a local Christian band called Overtaken and loves to play guitar and lead others in worship. In his free time during the summer he loves to play ultimate Frisbee and airsoft and during the winter months he loves to get together with friends to play the board game Risk.
Elementary: July 21-27
"Nobody should have more fun than a Christian!"
...is the philosophy of Keith Coast.
He has traveled around the world sharing the gift of laughter with kids and families for over a decade.
Keith is one of the most popular family entertainers available today.
A comedian at heart, he uses the art of illusions, balloons, escapes, fire-eating, juggling, and backyard science to amuse, amaze, and illustrate the message he delivers.
If you are looking for an entertainer that will have your entire audience laughing and wanting more, look no further!
Everyone will have a blast!