Steve & Sharon Kelly – Steve and Sharon have pastored Wave Church for 19 years in Virginia Beach, Virginia. They came to Virginia in 1999 to build a church of influence with a passion to help people live life well. Steve lives to make heaven party by winning people to Christ and developing leaders who can change their world one life at a time.
Ed Young – As a noted author, Ed has written 15 books, including his most recent book, Fifty Shades Of They and New York Times best seller, Sexperiment. Ed is a frequent conference speaker, and he provides resources for church leaders through com and the Creative Church Conferences (C3). Ed Young can also be watched online 24 hours a day, seven days a week on Ed Young TV. Ed has been married to his wife, Lisa, for more than thirty years. They have four children and live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Ed is the founding and Senior Pastor of Fellowship Church.
Erwin McManus – Erwin McManus, the Lead Pastor and founder of MOSAIC, a community of faith in Los Angeles California. Known for their innovation, creativity, and artistry, MOSAIC has been named one of the most influential and innovative churches in America. Erwin McManus communicates on culture, creativity, change, and leadership and is widely known as a thought-provoking communicator, poet, and wordsmith.
Levi Lusko – Levi Lusko is the author of the bestselling book Through the Eyes of a Lion, pastor of Fresh Life Church (a multisite church located in Montana, Utah, Oregon, and Wyoming that he and his wife Jennie pioneered in 2007), and the founder of Skull Church and the O2 Experience. Levi travels around the world speaking about Jesus. He takes pleasure in small things, such as black coffee, new shoes, fast Internet, and falling asleep in the sun. He and his wife, Jennie, have one son: Lennox, and four daughters: Alivia, Daisy, Clover, and Lenya, who is in heaven. His most recent book Swipe Right is available now.
Mosaic MSC – Mosaic MSC is the worship of Mosaic, a church founded in the heart of Los Angeles, CA. Mosaic MSC is the ethos of Mosaic’s tribe and culture, and their music carries the sound of their church across the world. Mosaic Lead Pastor Erwin McManus explains, “Everything we do is about connecting people to Jesus. We know that worship opens the hearts of those who have closed their hearts to God… Worship causes our hearts to burn brighter and our love for God to grow deeper.”
Derek Donley – Derek Donley is the lead student pastor of The Mix: a thriving, multi-site student ministry of Fellowship Church. He has been married to his wife, Candace for 11 years. Together, they have 2 boys and have been serving on staff at Fellowship under the leadership of Pastors Ed & Lisa Young for 8 years. Derek loves golfing, espresso, shark fishing, and spending time with his family.
Manny Arango – Manny is currently the Youth Pastor at World Overcomers Christian Churchin Durham, led by Pastor Andy Thompson. In 2010, Manny graduated from Gordon College with a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies. Shortly after, he was ordained at Jubliee Christian Church. Manny spends his free time with his wife Tia.
Peter Wilson – Peter Wilson is the Creative Pastor at Lakewood Church, led by Pastors Joel & Victoria Osteen. As well as being a well-known Worship Leader around the world, Peter has extensive experience in Leading Creative Teams, Leading Change and Overseeing Church Operations. He has gleaned from 15years of Leadership and Pastoring at Hillsong London, which grew to become the largest church in London’s history, and more recently 4 years as an Executive Leader at one of America’s largest churches. Coupled with a passion to see the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth through the Church of Jesus Christ, Peter has become an inspiring voice of insight, knowledge and vision, for a growing number of church and ministry leaders.
Don Lichi – Donald A. Lichi, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and serves as Vice President of EMERGE Counseling Services. Dr. Lichi is an adjunct professor with Trinity International University (IL), the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), the Asia Theological Center (Singapore), and All Nations Theological Seminary (Malawi, Africa). He has spoken at numerous conferences and workshops on pastoral health, Christian education, parenting marriage and family issues and has published several articles on Christian mental health. Best of all, he is married to Marcie and they have three adult children and seven grandchildren!
Scott Wilson – Based in Denmark for over 20 years, Scott has been a leadership trainer and coach to church leaders. He is the President of Eurolead.net, a network of churches in Europe. He is also the founder and Director of the Institute for Creativity, Leadership and Management (ICLM). Scott travels extensively, teaching and training leaders on building great church. He holds two masters degrees, one in theology and the other in organisational development. He also holds a doctorate through an adjunct college of Liverpool University, England. He has authored eight books, is married to Linda who pastors churches in Denmark. He has two adult children.