Ché Ahn and his wife, Sue, are the Founders and Senior Pastors of Harvest Rock Church in Pasadena, CA, since 1994. Ché is the Founder and President of Harvest International Ministry, a global apostolic network in over 65 nations with the common vision of “Changing Lives, Transforming Cities, and Discipling Nations.” He is also the International Chancellor of Wagner University, an international network of apostolic training centers established to equip the saints for Kingdom ministry. He has authored numerous books, including Say Goodbye to Powerless Christianity, How to Pray for Healing, God Wants to Bless You!, and Modern-Day Apostles. He ministers extensively throughout the world, bringing apostolic wisdom with a Holy Spirit impartation of revival, healing, and evangelism.
Bill Johnson and his wife, Beni, have been pastors of Bethel Church in Redding, CA, since 1996 with a one-word mission statement: revival. Together they serve a growing number of churches worldwide that are passionate for revival and seeing God’s Kingdom established on earth. Bill travels extensively around the world, teaching and equipping people to live a supernatural lifestyle. As a fifth-generation pastor with over 40 years in ministry, Bill is the cofounder of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and the prolific author of When Heaven Invades Earth, Strengthen Yourself in the Lord, God Is Good, and many other bestsellers.
Senator Shannon Grove is currently the Minority Leader of the California Senate. Elected in November 2018, Senator Grove is the first woman veteran elected to serve in the California Legislature, and she is proud to serve as the Vice-Chair for the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. She will also serve as a member of the Senate Committee on Health. Prior to her election to the State Senate, from 2010 to 2016, Shannon served as the State Assemblywoman from the 34th District. While in the Assembly, she focused on supporting the disabled community with additional funding, fought for water funding, and increased job growth in her district.
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez has served as the Founder and Lead Pastor of New Season Christian Worship Center, a multiethnic and multigenerational congregation in Sacramento, CA, since 2010. He is the President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), the world’s largest Hispanic Christian organization with 40,118 certified member churches serving over 450,000 churches globally. He also serves on the Board of Directors of some of America’s leading Evangelical organizations such as Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, the National Association of Evangelicals, Empowered21, PCCNA, Liberty Counsel, and Christianity Today.
Pastor Paul is the senior pastor of Los Angeles City Blessing Churches, as well as President and Apostle of City Blessing Churches Worldwide. He holds his Doctorate of Practical Ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute. Pastor Paul is also the president of World Blessing Foundation. The Lord is using Paul’s ethnic background and multicultural experiences as an effective tool in doing the works of his ministry that cross racial and denominational lines.
Marc Little is a pastor of No Longer Bound and a partner of GriggsLittle, a Los Angeles-based law firm. He is the author of Thomas Nelson’s/Westbow Press “The Prodigal Republican, Faith and Politics,” and the former chief executive officer of Champions for Progress, a nonprofit community development corporation.
JIM AND ROSEMARY GARLOW
Dr. Jim and Rosemary Garlow are the Co-Founders of Well Versed, a ministry to help governmental leaders in Washington, D.C. and at the United Nations in New York City to understand the biblical principles of governance. Jim is an author, communicator, commentator, historian, cultural observer and has served most of his adult life as a pastor. He is heard daily on over 800 radio outlets nationwide in his one-minute commentary called “The Garlow Perspective.” Rosemary has made more than 70 trips to Israel, many of those leading groups on spiritual pilgrimages. She serves as San Diego, California Director for Christians United for Israel, which has 7 million members in the U.S.
Jim Franklin has been in ministry as a Youth Pastor, Evangelist, and Senior Pastor for over 35 years. Pastor Franklin has served as Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church in Fresno, CA since 1993. In the 27-plus years, the church has grown to a weekly attendance of over 2,000 attendees. Cornerstone Church is a multiethnic congregation located in the heart of downtown Fresno, with over 50 ministry outlets to reach their community for Christ, educate believers in “knowing the Word” as well as “doing the Word.”
Romando and Marcia Matthews are the directors of Ekballo Pasadena and the United House of Prayer at USC. They previously served as the associate directors of SAFA, a ministry school under TheCall. After spending time on the mission fields of Mexico, the Matthews became inner-city missionaries, attending World Impact’s School for Urban Church Planting. Mando and Marcia are worshipers at heart and have written songs, led worship, arranged music, and directed choirs of children and adults.
Dran Reese is Founder and President of The Salt & Light Council, a nonprofit ministry that offers tools, training, and ongoing backend legal support for churches, community groups, and missionaries ready to become salt and light advocates in the government, media, and education mountains. Dran is also the Founder and President of initiatives including The Content of Character Series, Biblical Voter, and Judeo-Christian Caucus, a California initiative that coordinates legislators with citizens on pressing issues that affect our Judeo-Christian Heritage and values in California government.
ARTHUR HODGES III
Art Hodges III has served as Superintendent of the SoCal District of the United Pentecostal Church International since its inception in 2008. He previously served on the Western District Board for 6 years as Presbyter of Section One. Art is also an adjunct professor at Apostolic Bible Institute in St. Paul, Minnesota. He served for 10 years as UPCI Church Growth Coordinator, as a member of the Home Missions Administrative Committee for 4 years, and he has served as Chairman of the Creative Planning Committee for the General Board since 2010. He has served as Senior Pastor of the South Bay Pentecostal Church in Chula Vista, California, since 1984.
Tony Kim and his wife, Jessica, are senior leaders at Renaissance International in Bakersfield, CA. They have a passion and vision to see families strengthened, cities transformed, and nations discipled by raising up everyday revivalists and reformers to impact their world. Tony leads Roar Collective, a relationally based movement of leaders of all spheres to transform their world and influence culture through revival and reformation. He also leads Roar Academy, a 2-year online school of reformation to equip, empower, and engage Christ-followers to transform their sphere of influence. In addition, Tony serves as the U.S. National Director of Harvest International Ministry. He travels around the world equipping and activating the Church to engage and transform their world.
Dr. Dan Carroll is the founder and Senior Pastor of Water of Life Community Church in Fontana, California, a non-denominational church dedicated to touching and transforming neighborhoods and nations. With more than 30 years of pastoral experience in Southern California, Pastor Dan has a passion for communicating life-changing truth with every-day relevance to his community. Water of Life Community Church began with less than 40 people in 1990, and today averages 7,000 to 8,000 per weekend. Pastor Dan completed his Doctorate of Ministry from The King’s Seminary in 2004 and served on The King’s Seminary board with Pastor Jack Hayford until 2017.
John Jackson has been the President of William Jessup University since March 2011. Previously, John served as the Executive Director of Thriving Churches International and as a Senior Leader of Bayside Church in Granite Bay, California. He is the Founding Pastor of LifePoint Church in Minden, Nevada, and previously was the Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Pacific Southwest (now Transformation Ministries), where he was responsible to serve more than 270 churches in four Western states. His strong background in executive and organizational leadership has given him the opportunity to come alongside high-impact churches and leaders in national and global settings to strengthen their organizational leadership and communication skills. John is committed to leverage his Kingdom influence through strategic relationships.
Dave Dias is the Founder of Foundations of Freedom, whose mission is to galvanize the Body of Christ and return America to its founding and time-tested principles. Dave has been a long-time marketplace leader, entrepreneur, and Kingdom Catalyst.
Ron Eivaz and his wife, Jennifer, have been pastors of Harvest Church since 1998. Harvest is a growing and dynamic church throughout the Central Valley in California. Upon experiencing personal revival in 1999, the Eivaz’s began a journey of transformation at Harvest Church that is still impacting the church’s vision today, “Reaching Cities and Influencing Nations.” Ron is also the founder of Harvest Ministry Network, a growing network of pastors and churches. His passion is to equip leaders that impact their world and to build healthy churches that brings transformation to society. He holds a graduate degree in Organizational Leadership from Regent University and is also a graduate of Oral Roberts University. Ron lives in Turlock, California, with his wife and two children.