We are working on confirming all those that were confirmed for Wave Conference 2020 to return for Wave Conference 2021.
All the guests below are our invited guests!
Steve & Sharon Kelly – Steve and Sharon have pastored Wave Church for 20 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.
Invited Guest – Louie Giglio – Louie Giglio is Pastor of Passion City Church and the Original Visionary of the Passion movement, which exists to call a generation to leverage their lives for the fame of Jesus. Since 1997, Passion has gathered collegiate-aged young people in events across the US and around the world and continues to see 18-25 year olds fill venues across the nation in pursuit of lives lived for God’s glory. In addition to the collegiate gatherings of Passion Conferences, Louie and his wife Shelley lead the teams at Passion City Church, sixstepsrecords, Passion Publishing and the Passion Global Institute. Louie is the national-bestselling author of Not Forsaken, Goliath Must Fall, Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God & Science, The Comeback, The Air I Breathe, and I Am Not But I Know I Am. Louie and Shelley make their home in Atlanta, Georgia.
Confirmed Guest – Kari Jobe & Cody Carnes – Kari Jobe & Cody Carnes are husband and wife worship leaders who take their platform to heart. Their passion is to lead people into a personal relationship with God and into His presence through their music. They are both well respected artists & songwriters, writing & recording corporate anthems like Forever, I Am Not Alone, Nothing Else & The Cross Has The Final Word. The couple resides in Nashville, Tennessee, where they love to serve at their church The Belonging Co. and are parents to two boys, Canyon & Kingston.
Invited Guest – Dharius Daniels – Dharius Daniels is a cultural architect and trendsetter for his generation. He is the founder and Lead Pastor of Change Church. Change Church is a vibrant ministry that impacts people of all ages, socioeconomic classes, and ethnic backgrounds. Pastor Dharius has developed a breathtaking ministry concept that describes the standard of excellence: a standard that is apparent in his commitment, not only to ministry, but also to education. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey, and a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Dr. Dharius is a certified personal coach with a versatile gift and speaks frequently in seminaries and churches across the country. He is married to Shameka Daniels and they are the proud parents of two sons Dharius Seth and Gabriel Micah Daniels.
Confirmed Guest – Manny Arango – At age 13, Manny preached his first sermon. It was at a juvenile detention center in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Since then, Manny has taught in England, Grenada, and even Hawaii. 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 is currently the Youth Pastor at World Overcomers Christian Church in Durham, led by Pastor Andy Thompson. Manny spends his free time with his wife Tia, watching Netflix.
Invited Guest – 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.
Confirmed Guest – Paul de Jong – Paul, and his wife Maree, are the Senior Pastors and founders of LIFE, a multi-campus church with locations in Aukland, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia. With a mandate to influence the global Church, Paul as a respected father in the faith, travels extensively speaking atleadership conferences and churches. His Kingdom-heart, leadership strength combined with a prophetic edge, and a proven track record continue to impact many to reach for more. From leadership, church development, youth ministry, worship and creative arts, personal development and business, he has the ability and insight to speak into many areas of the wider body of Christ. Paul and Maree have been married for 36 years, have a growing family with the wonder of grandchildren, and are based in Auckland, New Zealand.