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2013 TESTIFY WORLD CONFERENCE
Our Mission: “Making the Invisible Kingdom Visible”
The 2013 Testify World Conference will feature 20 speakers from around the country who will engage the Christian community by sparking deep discussion and connection that will give community leaders, teachers, students, and the surrounding community an opportunity to stimulate dialogue through a platform of engaged learning.
There will be speakers ranging from International Ministry Leaders, Spoken Word Poets, Christian Educators, as well as local and national Community Leaders.
What you’ll find at every Testify Conference:
Testify World Format: At Testify a suite of live speakers engage the Christian community through carefully prepared 15 minute testimonies. Each speaker’s story is filmed, and shared online. These videos are released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license, so they can be freely shared and reposted.
Kingdom Focused Programming: Outreach framework built around the 7 Mountains of Influence. The 7 Mountains of Influence are as follows: Family, Government, Media, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Religion (or the Church) and Business.
Testify World Featured Speakers
Terence Chatmon | President, FCCI/Christ@Work
Terence brings a diverse, 20-year background in corporate, entrepreneurial and non-profit ministry leadership. Following completion of studies in Marketing at the University of Illinois, Chatmon’s corporate business career included leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson, Citibank, and Coca Cola. After authoring a popular Bible-based family enrichment course, Focus on the Family brought him on staff in Colorado Springs as Vice President of Community Impact Outreach. More recently, he served as President of Urban Ministries in Chicago, the largest independent African-American publishing and media company in the United States.
Leticia Chavez-Paulette | Co-Founder, A Peaceful Habitation
Leticia Chavez-Paulette is Executive Director and co-founder of A Peaceful Habitation with two houses in Albuquerque and a home in Las Cruces; Advisory Committee member of Christian Association of Prison Ministry-Detroit and Correctional Ministries and Chaplain’s Association; Member of Fellowship of Companies for Christ International; Appointed member of Governor’s House Memorial 3 Task Force, New Mexico Corrections Department Re-Entry Steering Committee; Member of Housing Leadership Group of New Mexico, Kairos Prison Ministry, Prison Fellowship Ministry & Micah Fellowship.
Chip Lusko | General Manager, Life FM Radio Miami
Chip Lusko developed and managed Connection Communications for 20 years, he also served as Media Pastor at Calvary of Albuquerque for 18 years and as the General Manager of KNKT, KLYT radio. Chip has over 30 years of radio experience including stations in Los Angeles, Hawaii, and Colorado. Ordained in 1983 by Calvary Chapel in Southbay (California) Chip also served as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Pueblo. Chip served as executive producer on a number of documentaries, including Epicenter, The Jesus Boat Revealed, Never Surrender and Riptide. Chip is currently consulting various ministries including Life FM Radio in Miami and Fresh Life Radio in Montana.
Karen Covell | Director, Hollywood Prayer Network
Karen Covell is a television producer, Director of the Hollywood Prayer Network (HPN) and co-founder and producer for JC Productions, an independent television and music production company. As the Director of the Hollywood Prayer Network, Ms. Covell speaks and teaches around the country on how people of faith can pray for the people in the entertainment industry. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America, a founding member of PREMISE, and a board member of the Biola University Media Task Force.
Dalton Jantzen | Co-Founder, 30 60 100 MINISTRIES
Dalton Jantzen is co-founder of 30 60 100 MINISTRIES with a 40+ year career in experiencing the Lord’s power in the mission fields of Colombia, in para-church ministry in North and South America, Europe, and Southeast Asia, and as a consultant in corporate America. He and his wife Vicki just celebrated 42 years together and share the passion of seeing a generation of believers fully equipped to challenge their culture and make common Christian complacency obsolete.
Todd Bisio | President, Qynergy Corporation
Todd was one of the contributing founders of Energy Works, R&D Systems, Inc. which became Qynergy Corporation in 2001. Some of his other career highlights include working as the Business Manager for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office (HEL JTO) as a Schafer Corporation employee, working for Boeing-SVS, Inc. and working on the Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL) Advanced Electro-Optical Systems (AEOS) Program at the Maui Space Surveillance Site (MSSS). Todd serves on several business and community organizations including, the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society.
Jordyn Bledsoe | Fellowship of Christian Athletes, UNM
In Fall 2011, Jordyn Bledsoe and a teammate started the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at UNM and continue to lead and expand this organization throughout Albuquerque. She played softball from 2009-2013 and is currently still on scholarship. Jordyn has three older brothers and has played basketball and softball since she was 5 years old. Jordyn is currently majoring in Exercise Science at UNM and plans on attending a graduate program for Nursing and pursuing a Masters in Nursing, specializing in Pediatric Oncology.
AJ Jackson | Founder, Forgotten Foundation
In 2006, while on a trip to South America, AJ was overwhelmed with a strong calling to take care of orphans, widows, the poor and homeless. This mission and his business life were to be as one; like a marriage. Upon returning home, Forgotten Foundation was born. After running a ministry to street kids in Paraguay for a year, God led the ministry to Thailand. While in Thailand AJ and his partners traveled all over the country, seeking direction and soaking up the adventure. During week three, they came across a group of Karen refugees living on the border in Northern Thailand. AJ knew in his heart these were the people they were to help.
Ann Edenfield-Sweet | Founder, Wings Ministry
Ann is an internationally recognized motivational keynote speaker, popular TV and radio show guest, and frequent leader of workshops and trainings at national and international conferences. In 1995 Ann founded the Wings Ministry, a program for family members of inmates. Wings Parties have been held in prisons and/or communities in fifteen states, India, and Kenya. Ann also founded Wings second program, Wings for L.I.F.E. – Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education, which is an empowerment/support group for the entire family that builds Search Institute’s® 40 Developmental Assets, ® and offers support and education for children, parents/caregivers, and returning citizens.
Clay Schroff | Founder, Aspen Project
Clay Schroff was born on a Naval base in Woodby Island Washington, grew up in Montana and found his way into the Air Force working in the Law Enforcement field ranging from base security to anti-terrorism. Clay has been in the Automobile industry for the last 19 years but his passion is shared with his wife of 18 years, Michelle. Shortly after their first adoption eleven years ago, they started a ministry called the Aspen Project where they connect the community to foster care, adoption, mentor at risk youth, and care for out of country orphans.
Brant Scheifler | Founder, Prophetic Press
Brant was dramatically saved when God showed him a vision of hell and revealed Jesus as the One True Living God. He has since served in a variety of ministry settings and roles, as well as in the marketplace. Brant’s desire is to help people fulfill their part in God’s plan, and to reach the unreached nations of the earth before the King returns.
John David Ware | Founder, 168 Film Project
168 has helped propel the lives and careers of thousands of artists all over the world by teaching them to focus on excellence of craft and on God’s Word. Originally from Columbus Ohio, John went to film school at Miami University and graduated with honors. In 1998, he co-founded SLATE Entertainment Fellowship at Bel Air Presbyterian Church, which he led for 5 years. John is a conference speaker and media and film festival consultant. He lives in Burbank, CA.
2013 Testify World Conference Sponsors
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