SPEAKERS
 

 




Micahn Carter

Pastor Micahn Carter has been the Lead Pastor of Together Church for 13 years and is on a mission to Make It Impossible for People to Not Know Jesus. Together Church began with 50 people in roughest part of the city and is now a few thousand people in 3 locations. He is determined to use any influence he has been given to build people.
 

Pastor Micahn is known for his straightforward and humorous communication style. He and his wife April have been married for 18 years and have three sons: Meeks, Alijah, and Dewey



Terry Parkman

Terry is the NextGen Pastor at River Valley Church in Minneapolis, MN, a multi-site church with locations in the US and abroad. There, he oversees River Valley Youth, the 20+ young adult ministry, and River Valley Leadership Institute, an innovative leadership program designed for developing leaders to their highest capacity. His heartbeat is for this "emerging generation" of youth and young adults and helping them discover their purpose, developing them as leaders, and empowering them to step out into the plan of God for their lives. He lives in the Minneapolis-metro area with his wife Christina and his daughter, Avalie.


Heath Adamson


At the age of seventeen, Heath’s life was dramatically transformed by an encounter with Jesus. Steeped in drug abuse and the occult, he came to believe in Christ for salvation. Heath’s dramatic salvation experience has led him to serve in multiple leadership roles with global influence. He is intrinsically involved with the World Evangelical Alliance Youth Commission and chairs Empowered 21’s Next Generation Network and the Next Gen Commission for the World Assemblies of God Fellowship , in addition to serving as a national leader for a ministry serving more than half a million students. He holds a BA in youth ministries from North Central University, an MA in leadership from Evangel University and is a PhD candidate in religious studies at Chester University. Heath and his wife, Ali, and two daughters currently reside in Springfield, Missouri. Together they endeavor to leave a legacy for generations to come.


Micah Cruger

Micah Cruger grew up in Eastern Washington. He served as a youth pastor for six years in Medical Lake, WA and then moved to Pasco where he continued in youth ministry for another five and half years. He moved with his family to the Seattle area after joining the team at the Northwest Ministry Network as the Director of Youth Ministries. He and his wife, Erika, were married in 2007, and have three children, Tayton (9), Macsen (6), and Jolea (newborn). He is currently working on his Master’s Degree at Northwest University.