Teens Main Talk Speaker
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Teens Workshop Speakers
Drake De Long-Farmer is the Executive Pastor at Gateway Alliance Church, as well as an avid speaker, writer, and leadership & organizational coach/consultant. Drake is passionate about seeing people thrive and come alive--to BELONG, wrestle with what they BELIEVE and BECOME people FULL OF LOVE, FUELLED BY FAITH, and ADDICTED TO HOPE.
As the Executive Pastor at Gateway, he works with the various teams and ministries in recruiting, empowering, and releasing people to be effective in their gifts and ministry as well as developing a culture of effective discipleship for personal living, ones spiritual walk with God, and development of ones gifts and passions. You can connect or find more information at wwwdrakedelongfarmer.com
Jojo equips Christians to be effective ambassadors for Christ for everyday conversations. He has spoken at venues that include Sunday morning services, secular debates on universities and morning chapels at Christian schools.
Jojo focuses on practical ways to defend the faith. He teaches Christians how to explain their worldview using tools that non-Christians can understand. For example, he helps audiences think of the right questions to ask non-believers not just the right answers they ought to give.
Jojo earned a Bachelor of Journalism and a Masters in Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa. He is executive director of Faith Beyond Belief, based in Calgary, AB, Canada.
Erich was born and raised in Suriname, South America. In 2007 he moved to Calgary to study at Ambrose University. Today he is serving as the Assistant English Pastor at Westside Calgary Chinese Alliance Church. He is also married to Ayumi and is blessed with a baby daughter Yuki. In his past time, Erich enjoys doing photography and eating Vietnamese and Malaysian food with his family. Besides that, Erich is also a nerd in languages and fighting games.