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Gerzon Gomez
Pastor/Teacher, Bakersfield Adventist Academy

Pastor Gerzon Gomez has taught in the Adventist Educational System for 15 years and has served as Associate Pastor in the Adventist Church.  He is presently serving on  the Leadership Staff at the Hillcrest Seventh-day Adventist Church in Bakersfield California.  He has a BA in Pastoral Ministries, a Masters of Divinity and Masters of Education. Currently, He is teaching at Bakersfield Adventist Academy. He consistently travels to preach as frequently as the Lord opens the door. He has made numerous mission trips to the Philippines and other countries and his passion is teaching and preaching the Word of God.

Pastor Alvin Maragh

Pastor Alvin Maragh graduated from Oakwood University 2003 BA Ministerial Theology. He went on to further education at Loma Linda University 2006 MA Chaplain Ministry. He is currently the Senior Pastor of Central Valley / Fresno Asian SDA Churches in the Central California Conference. Pastor Alvin Maragh is a preacher of truth and righteousness. He loves young people and ministers to them at Youth conferences, camp meetings and one on one.

Keith Detwieler
Little Light Studios Ministries

Keith is a native of southern California. His educational background is in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

One day while on Facebook he saw some presentations by Scott Mayer that impacted his outlook on life. Coupled with a desire to work in ministry as an evangelist he called the studio to see if there was something they could work out. After several years working at a distance, he moved with his wife and 4 children from Missouri to Northern California to work in ministry full time.

Currently Keith works as a speaker and producer Little Light Studios. He is passionate about speaking to people about the Word of God, especially as it relates to media.


Keala Thompson
Speaker/Co-Director, "Loud & Clear Call Ministries"

Keala Thompson is an Ordained Minister of the Gospel who has Pastored in the beautiful islands of Hawaii.
Along with his wife, Yvette, and daughter, Ania, he is currently a Speaker/Co-Director of A Loud & Clear Call Ministries as well as s Speaker/Co-Director of Healing Rain Ministries. Keala with his family, have a burden to help others to experience healing; physically, mentally, emotionally & spiritually through the message of looking to the source and discovering the root cause, as well as applying the solution of seeing God’s true character of love!

God has taught Keala the joy of surrendering to Him, through the many different trying experiences in his life! He has also learned that the only way to truly surrender to God is by following the only example, Jesus Christ in how He surrendered because of Love, to His Father.   www.aloudandclearcall.org

Pastor/Evangelist Michael J. Johnson
Speaker/Director End Times Like These Ministries

Evangelist Michael Johnson is the founder and Speaker/Director of End Times Like These Ministries which conducts Lay Evangelist and Bible Worker training, and sets up Churches into year-round Community Evangelistic Centers. Medical Missionary Training, Youth Discipleship and Literature Evangelist Training. To date there are several churches that have been trained and over 500+ Lay Evangelists and Bible workers, which has led to the recording of numerous baptisms throughout the Pacific Union Conference including several states throughout the North American Division. He also conducts Weeks of Prayer, Revivals, Revelation Seminars and Evangelistic Reaping Meetings. He is also the Associate Pastor of the Berean SDA Church in South Los Angeles. www.endtimeslikethese.org 
Rachel Minor

Rachel Minor is a “Youth Rush” graduate who specializes in the Literature work and Bible Instruction. She is presently the Bible Worker at the Valley Crossroads SDA Church in Pacoima California.

Bible Worker 

Nyse & Nadine Collins
Directors of Sanare Life Ministries

SanareLife is a corporation established for promoting holistic health and wellness to churches, businesses and community groups. We currently provide services in the areas of health, women, and youth and on prayer.
Our health program is spearheaded by Nyse who is the host of ‘A Taste of Paradise’ currently aired on 3ABN International, 3ABN Dare-to-Dream Network, and 3 ABN Latino. He also facilitates a healthy lifestyle series and 24 Days challenge launches extensively within the United States and around the globe.

Nadine spearheads our women’s program providing services to Women’s ministries departments in the area of Leadership Training sessions, Seminar speaker, speaker for Women’s weekend or days of prayer, in addition to providing general consultation to assist conferences in developing strategic plans to help develop more leaders within their conferences.

Nadine also spearheads services on prayers since has been empowering the prayers lives of others around the globe, as a presenter for Weeks of Prayers- General and Youth, and most recently as a guest on 3ABN Dare-to-Dream Urban Report. She is currently the author of two books, repeated contributor to the General Conference Women’s Devotional and youth Collegiate quarterly, numerous academic and theoretical articles and is currently working on a 7- set WOW book prayer series including ‘How to Make Your Prayer Life go WOW’, Secrets of the WOW Praying Woman and WOW Prayers Against Spiritual Warfare. Look out for them soon! (Check nadinejoseph.sanarelife.com) 

Our motto is Restoration via Education. As such, we use the simplest and most up-to-date information with the overall aim of educating others to serve by encouraging, equipping and empowering them through practical presentations, comprehensive consultations and the use of relevant resources. www.sanarelife.com
Eric Wilson
Isaiah Ministries

Raised in a 7th day Adventist Christian home, Eric Wilson began training in the martial arts at the age of fourteen, just after his parent’s separation and divorce. Searching for purpose and meaning in his life, and struggling to understand the storm which had destroyed his family and his home, Eric began the journey on a path which promised confidence, assurance, and control. Yet little did he realize the darkness into which that first step would lead him, nor the influence which these mysterious arts would play in his own marriage and his walk with the LORD. In sharing the Glad Tidings of the miracle which the LORD our God has done through His Sovereign love and power in breaking the chains which held him in bondage and darkness for nearly 25 years. And now, through this powerful new series, not only are the powers of darkness working behind the scenes revealed, but most importantly, the Way by which every soul may find Hope and Assurance, Redemption, Salvation and Restoration and of our Lord’s great desire to set every captive free ! Luke 4:18-19 & Isaiah 61:1-3 - www.isaiahministries.wordpress.com