family camp speakers & worship leader

  • Sean Azzaro

    Main Speaker: July 15-18

    Sean Azzaro is the founding pastor of River City Community Church in San Antonio, Texas. River City began in his home with five families and launched as a church in March of 1998. Since that time, River City has grown into a vibrant fellowship of over 2500 people. Sean is a pastor, singer, and storyteller who is passionate about calling people into an intimate relationship with Christ and into authentic community with other believers. He and his wife, Lauri, have two married children and two grandchildren.

  • jeremiah Bolich

    Main Speaker: July 19-23

    Jeremiah Bolich has three driving passions in ministry: the Message, the Bible, and the Church. Jeremiah travels full time in itinerant ministry and has done so since graduation from Olivet in 1999. Jeremiah traveled as an Evangelist Intern under Stephen Manley Evangelistic Association in 1997. Thirteen years later, he still works with this mentor and friend Dr. Stephen Manley, where together they started Cross Style Global Ministries. This partnership continues and is growing and prospering in Lebanon, TN. Jeremiah travels with his wife, Karenda, and his two kids, CJ and Lani.

  • Chris Lehane

    Evening Worship Leader

    Chris Lehane has served in ministry for over 18 years in the Michiana area focused in Student, Young Adult, and Worship ministries. He is an experienced church, camp, conference, and retreat Worship Leader. He has a passion to help people meet the real Jesus and understand that they can make a difference in changing the world around them today. Chris graduated from Bethel College in 2001 with a B.A. in Christian Ministries. He and his wife, Rose, have three daughters; Jordyn, Kara, and Madilyn.

  • Chris Knight

    Bible Study: Monday - Friday @ 9:00 a.m.

    Chris Knight is the Senior Pastor at the Wakarusa Missionary Church and serves as the Vice-President of the Missionary Church denomination. Chris has a passion to assist people in committing their lives to Jesus Christ and helping them mature in their personal relationship with Him. Chris served as the MCNCD District Superintendent from 2009 - 2013 before returning to local church ministry. Chris is married to Shana and they have two children, Corbin and Brenin.

  • Robert Brandt

    Family Life Track: Monday - Friday @ 10:30 a.m.

    Robert Brandt, PH.D., has taught in the Religion and Philosophy department at Bethel College for the past 13 years. Before Bethel he served for fifteen years in full-time youth ministry. He has also served in the associate and senior pastor positions. Robert has been married to Melody for over 26 years and they have seven children who range in age from 25 - 6 years. He is passionate about raising up servant leaders who multiply world-changers to make an eternal difference in the world for the Kingdom of God.

  • Jim Bayer

    Senior Track: Monday - Friday @ 10:30 a.m.

    Jim Bayer, along with his wife of 48 years, Missy, presently serve as associate pastor at Gospel Center Missionary Church in South Bend. They previously served at College Park Missionary Church. Jim and Missy have three sons, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Jim loves to study God's Word and believes it to contain the answer to every personal, marital, familial, and societal problem we face. He seeks to share these practical answers in his messages and his teaching.

  • Joe Wenger

    Bible Study: Sundays @ 9:00 a.m.

    Joe Wenger has been married to his wife, Dianna for 46 years and has three children and eight grandchildren. He is a life-long member of the Missionary Church. He has served four different churches over the course of his career, has served the East Central District as its District Superintendent, and has been the District Superintendent in the North Central District since 2013.

  • Matt & Ashley Pulley

    Elementary Speaker: Sunday - Friday @ 7:00 p.m.

    We are pleased to have Matt & Ashley Pulley returning this year! Matt is an elementary music teacher in the Wawasee Community Schools. He also serves on the Board for the Lakeland Child Evangelism Ministries. God has given Matt & Ashley a passion for the Truth and for ministering to children. They have five children of their own.

  • carrie gaul

    Ladies Day: Tuesday @ 1:00 p.m.

    Carrie is a Biblical Correspondent for Revive Our Hearts and the author of Joy in the Midst, a Bible study on Philippians. She has a deep love for God's Word and a passion to see women grow in ever-increasing intimacy with Jesus through the study and application of His Word.

  • steve peacock

    JOY Dessert & Rally: Thursday @ 1:00 p.m.

    Speaker: Steve Peacock - Steve will be sharing about the clean water project he is involved in in Haiti.

    Special Music: Voices of Praise