2017 MARRIAGE FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE
July 21 & 22, 2017
Pacific Palms Resort, Golf, Conference Center and Spa
One Industry Hills Parkway, City of Industry, CA 91744
"and the two shall become one flesh. They are no longer two, but one."
Topic: Partnering in Marriage
- Pastor Larry Walkemeyer
Topic: One Heart, One Mind, One Flesh
Pastor Lester & Rev. Trinette Barrie -
Conference Theme: One
& Topic: Parenting the Blended Families
- Pastor Carl & Terrye McAuley
Worship Team Lead by:
Pastor Larry serves as the Lead Pastor of Light & Life Christian Fellowship in Long Beach, CA. Starting with a handful of committed "white folks," the church has grown into a large multi-ethnic church transforming its tough urban neighborhood. A priority on local and global church planting has led to the start of 19 churches nationally and dozens in Ethiopia, Philippines and Indonesia. Larry also oversees the church planting efforts of his denomination in Southern California where they are planting 50 new churches in 5 years. Holding a doctorate in church leadership and as the author of six books including "15 Characteristics of Effective Pastors" and "Flow", Larry speaks and consults frequently. Azusa Pacific University, where he serves on the Board of Trustees, has recognized Larry with the Centennial Award as one of the most influential graduates in its history. Larry and Dr. Deb Walkemeyer have been married since 1978. They have two adult daughters who are active in ministry. Larry enjoys snow skiing, waterskiing, biking, working out, mission trips with millennials and long walks on the beach.
Topic: One In The Spirit
- Pastor Trevon Evans
Pastor Trevon Evans is a man after God's own heart and has been preaching for 19 years. He serves at Faithful Central Bible Church as Assistant Pastor of Preaching. His primary responsibility is the Wednesday Night Bible Study. Additionally, he leads a men's discipleship group. He has led various bible study groups including Husband's, Couple's, Single's, and Vision Building Bible Studies just to name a few. He has also written devotionals and Christian Education curriculum. He has a deep affection for the Word of God and the people of God. His utmost desire is to declare and demonstrate the love of God. He and his lovely wife April have been married for 9 years. They enjoy traveling dining, going to concerts, sporting events, festivals, and playing with their dogs Jasper and Chloe.
Topic: Raising Godly Children
Pastor Erin Funk -
Erin Funk is a prophetic Itinerant Minister. She has been ordained through the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel and served as the Lead Pastor of a local church in Lake Elsinore, CA for two years. She and her husband have invested much of their lives ministering to the next generation, contending to see revival birthed in their city and leading a generation that pursues greater depths of intimacy with the Holy Spirit. Erin travels extensively bringing a NOW word to the church, calling people into their true identities and destinies. She is a gifted speaker that releases the supernatural and prophetic in her meetings. She loves to encourage, inspire and equip the body of Christ to walk in the fullness of all God has for them. Erin has been married to Mr. Incredible (Todd) for 26 years. They have 4 boys, 1 daughter-in-love, and a black lab named Mavic. She enjoys being in her garden tending the beehives and chickens. She lives in Orange County, CA., where her door is always open-usually with a fresh breeze and laughter blowing through.
Topic: One Through It All
Pastor Stacy & Alesia Ford -
Topic: Forgiving and Repairing
- Christine & John Lister
Christine & John Lister strive to keep their marriage thriving through a variety of experiences together… including attending the As One Conference! John works in the entertainment industry as a freelance audio engineer, lighting technician, technical director, etc. Christine is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a private practice in Brea, CA and specializes in couple's therapy. They have a 18 year old daughter. Neither of them came from a family of origin that modeled a healthy husband-wife relationship, so their 24 years of marriage is a testimony of God's great mercy. Their journey of marital health is ongoing as they live out their commitment to God through their marriage. They delight to help other couples develop the marriage God intends through speaking and ministering both publicly and in small groups.
Topic: Financially One
Pastor Brett Sturgill -
Topic: One With Her; One With Him
- Pastor Kenneth & Angel Mulkey
Pastor Kenneth and Angel Mulkey reside in Southern California with their three daughters and attend Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos. Pastor Ken has been a pastor at Cottonwood for almost 23 years, and Angel has faithfully served in children's ministry. His practical teaching and passionate preaching has encouraged people to grow and live out their God-given purposes. He also serves as the Executive Director of Cottonwood Leadership College, where he focuses on equipping people for lifeline leadership and service. He continues to speak at leadership seminars, conferences, and churches locally and internationally. Pastor Ken recently published his first book, "Run to Win".