Emad and his family live in Carlsbad, CA. Emad works as an engineer for the City of Carlsbad but has worked on youth staff for a number of years. Emad has a passion for food and family. This man can eat! More recently Emad lead a group of students who's primary language was Arabic in their own youth ministry.
Mitchell James Redondo was born in downtown Fresno, raised in Clovis, Ca. Mitchell’s life purpose is summed up in one sentence: “So others may live.“ Mitchell has a M.A in Global leadership, a B.A in both Psychology and CCM along with an A.S degree in liberal studies. He attends Neighborhood Church Fresno—a neighborhood focused church in an urban community, intentionally established to carry out holistic change. Mitchell is a proud big brother and son, serves at NCF as a Director to youth and young adults, a chaplain, and sought-after speaker. He has a passion for family, playing sports, listening to good music, dancing, traveling, the out doors and equipping and empowering the next generation. Mitchell is committed to God and to seeing Fresno thrive.
Ron and his wife Carla live in Modesto, CA. Ron is a men's ministry leader at Crosspoint Community Church. Ron and Carla enjoy traveling together and spending time with their kids and grandkids.
They are recent retirees, Ron worked as a dairy nutritionist and Carla a registered nurse. They have worked with college and career adults for a number of years. Ron and Carla have also mentored many of the couples involved in these ministries pursuing a godly relationship. The foundational principal they based this mentoring ministry was, “It’s not about finding the right person, but being the right person.” Your maturity in Christ is your responsibility and paramount for whatever comes your way in life.
Pierce Westfall is the Executive Director of A Jesus Mission. For the last 5 years, Pierce and his wife Diana have been traveling throughout the USA, the Caribbean, Europe, and Central America doing music and service projects alongside local churches for the sake of advancing the Gospel. Since leaving his role within the band Cadence Please, Pierce now has a goal to help develop and equip new missionaries, and to help reshape how churches can better care for their missionaries serving globally.
Jeff and his family live in Modesto, CA. Jeff served as the Youth Pastor at a couple different churches for many years before entering into the Police Academy. Jeff now serves as a police officer for the Modesto Police Department.
Panic squad is an improv Comedy group that travels the United States and Canada performing Improv for all sorts of events. They will open and close every session on a with their witty humor and hilarious routines!
Final Greetings is a worship band made up of missionaries who are committed to equipping the found and finding the lost. They travel all over the world playing music and serving the churches and communities they are in. They lead worship and summer camps and conferences as a way to serve and help them pay the bills of being on the road.