Scheduled Speakers:

Scott serves as the Executive Pastor at Glad Tidings Church in West Lawn, PA.  He is a teaching pastor and provides leadership to the adult ministry efforts of the church. He has been involved with ministry at Glad Tidings for over 12 years, and was hired as a full-time Associate Pastor in January 2005.

 

Scott loves to teach the Word of God, and has a passion for reaching this emerging generation. His hobbies include golf, church-league softball, competing in almost anything, and of course, spending time with his wife, Kate, and their two boys and little girl.

Scott Kramer

Executive Pastor

Glad Tidings Assembly of God

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Jamie Holden

Founder Mantour Ministries,  AGUS Missionary Assoc.

Jamie, the Founder and Director of Mantour Ministries, is a graduate of the University of Valley Forge.  He is also an ordained minister with the Penndel District of the Assemblies of God and an AG Associate Missionary with AG Missionary Church Developers, focusing on strengthening men and men's ministry.

 

Jamie’s passion is to help men overcome the pain of their past and reach their full potential as God’s men.  “Years ago, while I was attending the University of Valley Forge, God gave me a deep desire inside to minister to men. My calling is to help men learn what it means to be a godly man and how to develop a deep, personal relationship with their Heavenly Father.  We strive to challenge and encourage men to reach their full potential in God’s Kingdom.”

 

Along with planning Mantour Conferences, Jamie enjoys writing and speaking to men.  He's had articles featured in Prodigal Magazine, New Man Magazine, and on the Assemblies of God Men’s Ministry Website.    He's published four books, "Putting On Manhood", "Legacy: Living A Life That Last",  "Get In The Game", "Invincible: Scaling The Mountains That Keep Us From Victory", and Whatever I Takes" and he is currently working on publishing his 5th book, "Burning Daylight".

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George Valco

City Life Philly

After 42 years of full time ministry, including 22 years as Lead Pastor of Calvary Temple, Pastor George now serves as City Life’s Pastoral Care Pastor. Pastor George grew up in South Philly and came to Christ as a teenager at Teen Challenge. He has been married to Ruth for 40 years; they have two adult children—both active in church ministry— and two grandchildren, who Pastor George says are the joy of his life. His greatest passion is to communicate God’s Word and lead others to transformation in Christ.

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In 27 years of ministry as a teacher, youth pastor, assistant pastor and lead pastor - Ben, his wife Kristi and their six kids have worked together to serve the local church, preach and teach the full counsel of God’s word as well as develop Christian leaders of all ages.  

Ben has a passion for missions and mentoring. He has lead numerous missions teams around the world and is one of the Dorm Pastors at the University of Valley Forge in their Adopt-a-Dorm program.  He is not afraid to jump in and serve anywhere and anytime as needed.  

Ben currently serves as lead pastor at New Beginnings Church in Jamison, PA. 

The Riveras came to NBC three years ago and started the revitalization project there.  In that time they have seen God do what He has always done and that is provide, direct and answer prayer.  There are too many things to list here, but just ask him about it and you will be hard pressed to get him to stop telling all that God has done.

Ben Riviera

New Beginnings Church

Joey Cullen

Philadelphia Christian Center

Joey, who is originally from Boston, MA, currently serves as the Director of the Philadelphia Master’s Commissions.  Along with his wife Lori, Joey has a deep passion for young adults to be disciples and followers of Jesus.  Together, they pour the theme “To know God and make Him known” into the lives of their students.

 

 

Joey is a graduate of Teen Challenge.  He is also a graduate of Zion Bible College and an ordained minister with the Penndel District of the Assemblies of God.   Along with his work with the Philadelphia Master’s Commissions, Joey also currently serve as the Student Ministries and Young Adults Director at Philadelphia Christian Center in Bensalem, Pa.

 

Joey and his wife Lori serve on the 4One Ministries/Mantour Ministries Board of Directors.  They have the worlds cutest children, Mia and Lil’ Joey.