GUEST SPEAKERS

Services


Jose Satirio Dos Santos

Centro Cristiano de las AADD, Sr. Pastor

He is original from Brazil, and a missionary to Colombia since 1975. He has been over 50 years in the ministry. He is graduate in Theology by the Escuela de Formación Teológica Cicero Canuto of Lima in São Paulo (Brazil) and founder, along with his wife Nair de Andrade and their hijos: Sulamita, Elizeu y José Junior, of Centro Cristiano of Assemblies of God in Cúcuta. “Let us not talk about missions, but let us do missions” is the moto they have been used in their work in the mission field in Colombia, Venezuela, Equator and other countries as India in Asia. He presides a congregation with more than 60,000 people distributed in more than 127 congregations in Colombia and Venezuela, plus 5 missionary programs. His apostolic message has reached a multitude of leaders and pastors of different ministries in many places in the world.

George O. Wood

WAGF, Chairman. Empowered 21, Co-Chair

Dr. George O. Wood serves as chairman of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, comprised of nearly 370,000 churches and 70 million adherents. From 2007 to 2017 he served as general superintendent of the Assemblies of God, USA.
Dr. Wood also serves as the global co-chair for Empowered21, a member of the board of the National Association of Evangelicals, chancellor of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, and a member of the President’s Faith Advisory team.
Wood served the Assemblies of God as its general secretary for 14 years (1993 to 2007) prior to his election as general superintendent. He was assistant superintendent of the Southern California District from 1988-93. Wood pastored Newport-Mesa Christian Center in Costa Mesa, California, for 17 years.
Wood holds a doctoral degree in pastoral theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and a juris doctorate from Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California. He did his undergraduate work at Evangel University (College) in Springfield, Missouri, and served the college in several capacities, including being director of spiritual life and student life from 1965-71. He was ordained by the Southern Missouri District in 1967. He is a member of the California State Bar. Dr. Wood is author of a number of books including: Fearless – How Jesus Changes Everything.
Wood and his wife of 53 years, Jewel, have a daughter and son and 4 grandchildren.

Dominic Yeo

WAGF, Secretary Ex.
Singapore AG, General Superintendent

Rev Dominic Yeo is the Lead Pastor of Trinity Christian Centre, an Assemblies of God church in the city of Singapore with about 7,500 in weekly attendance. He also serves as the General Superintendent of The Assemblies of God of Singapore, Chairman of the Asia Pacific Assemblies of God Fellowship, Secretary of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, and is part of the Advisory Council of the Pentecostal World Fellowship.

He is widely recognized as a prophet with a strong apostolic anointing. Having been dramatically transformed by the power and love of God as a youth, today he ministers internationally, carrying the heart of God, bringing breakthroughs into lives and churches.

Known for his visionary and strategic leadership, Rev Dominic is passionate about building pastors, leaders and churches. He trains and provides consultation to churches around the world, helping them experience transformation and break into new levels of growth.

With Rev Dominic at the helm, Trinity has grown to become a global church with over 1,000 lay leaders, a strong missions program reaching out to over 40 nations, a social service arm serving the community and a Christian college training leaders from various nations.

Samuel Rodriguez

National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
(NHCLC), President
New Season Church, Sr. Pastor

Samuel Rodriguez is the President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), the world’s largest Hispanic Christian organization serving as a representative voice for millions Hispanic Evangelicals assembled in over 40,118 U.S. certified member churches and thousands of additional churches spread throughout the Spanish-speaking diaspora.
Rodriguez stands included among many lists of influencers in America which have recognized his impact across the faith, and civil rights communities.
Rodriguez worked with and advised President George W. Bush, President Obama and President Trump. He served on Obama's White House Task Force on Fatherhood and Healthy Families.
He is also the author of Be Light: Shining God’s Beauty, Truth, and Hope in a Darkened World, which landed No. 1 on the LA Times Bestseller’s list.
Rodriguez likewise serves as a movie producer serving as executive producer of two films (Flamin’ Hot, and Breakthrough The Impossible) in partnership with Franklin Entertainment and 20th Century Fox.
Rodriguez currently serves on the Board of Directors of some of America’s leading Evangelical organizations such as Wheaton College, Congress of Christian Leaders, National Association of Evangelicals, Empowered21, PCCNA and Christianity Today.
He earned his Master’s degree in educational leadership from Lehigh University and likewise received Honorary Doctorates from Baptist University of the Americas and Northwest University. He is an Assemblies of God Ordained Minister since the age of 23. Rodriguez serves as Senior Pastor of New Season Church in Sacramento, California, with campuses throughout California and Nevada. He resides in Northern California with his wife, Eva, and their three children.

Juan Carlos Escobar

World WAGF Congress 2020 Host
AG Spain, President
Southern Europe AG Fellowship, President

Juan Carlos Escobar converted to Christ when he was 17, back in 1981, in Spain. Shortly after that, he started his ministry becoming the pastor of his first congregation in 1987. His ministry has been characterized by an intense dedication as an evangelist and as a church planter in Spain. He is frequently asked to speak on the subjects of leadership and church in different parts of the world, and he has great burden and vision for the new generations.
He is the President of the Assemblies of God in Spain, President of the Sourthern Europe AG Fraternity (SEAGF), member of the WAFG Executive Council and senior pastor of Ministerio Comunidad Cristiana Sendero de la Cruz.
He is a graduate of Theology by the CSTAD (AG Theology Faculty in Spain) where is has been working as a teacher for over 20 years. He is Doctor Honoris Causa in Theology by the Seminario Teológico Antioquía Internacional.
Juan Carlos Escobar is married with Fiona. They have five children: Ezequiel, Juan Mateo, Carlos, Felipe and Sara May.

Chidi Okoroafor

Central Africa AG Alliance, President
AG Nigeria, General Superintendent

Rev. Chidi Okoroafor, is the General Superintendent, Assemblies of God Nigeria; President, Central Africa Assemblies of God Alliance (CAAGA), Executive Committee member, Africa Assemblies of God Alliance (AAGA) and Executive committee member, World Assemblies of God Fellowship (WAGF). He is the International President of the Intercessors’ Prayer Camp International (an inter-denominational prayer organization) from 1982 till date.
He holds two doctorate degrees: Ph.D in Sociology of Religion from University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and Ph.D in International Relations and Diplomacy from Imo State University, Nigeria. He is also an Alumnus of Haggai Leadership Institute, Maui, United States of America, Harvard Law School, Massachusetts, United States of America and Assemblies of God Graduate School of Theology, Lome Togo.
He is an itinerant apostle of revival. He has published many books and his messages are widely spread all over the nation and even beyond.
He is happily married to Rev. Mrs. Stella Chidi Okoroafor. The marriage is blessed with five lovely children and a grandchild.

Plenary Sessions


Glyn Barrett

AoG Great Britain, National Leader

Glyn & his wife Sophia are the Senior Pastors of Audacious Church, a multi site, multi generational church with 4 campuses in Manchester and Chester, England.
Glyn is also the National Leader of Assemblies of God GB, a 500 Church Strong Pentecostal denomination.

A powerful and sought-after communicator, Glyn's messages and motivational teaching continue to inspire people of all generations throughout the world. He is also the author of four books, ‘If I Was The Devil’, ‘If I Had A Face Like Yours’, ‘If I Knew What Happened Next’ and ‘The Audacious Revolution’.

He and Sophia have two children, Georgia and Jaedon. As far as passions go - Glyn is fanatical about Manchester City Football Club. He also loves his motorbike, his family and… did we mention Manchester City Football Club?

Heath Adamson

WAGF Next Generation Commission (NGC), Co-Chair
Convoy of Hope, Chief of Staff

Dr. Heath Adamson's (PhD, University of London) life was changed dramatically when, at the age of seventeen, he was rescued out of a life steeped in drug abuse and the occult. Now a sought-after speaker at conferences, seminars, universities and churches, Adamson seeks to bring audiences from simply knowing information about God to actually experiencing God in life-changing ways. He serves as the Chief of Staff at Convoy of Hope, a global relief and development organization. He is also the Global Chairman for the World Assemblies of God Fellowship Next Gen Commission. Heath is the author of numerous books including the most recent Grace In The Valley. Together with his wife Ali, and their two daughters Leighton and Dallon, he believes you are God’s favorite place to be.

Osvaldo Carnival

Catedral de la Fe Church, Sr. Pastor

Reverend Osvaldo Carnival is an AG ordained minister and the main pastor of Catedral de la Fe, one of the biggest congregations in Argentina, with more than 25,000 people and 15 different congregations scattered throughout the country and beyond.
Currently he leads, along with other pastors, Argentina oramos por vos, an interdenominational movement which fosters national unity. At the same time he is the Vice-president of the Assemblies of God in Argentina.
Also, he is a renowned international speaker and he has ministered in platforms of different seminaries, universities and conventions bringing a fresh word from God to different parts of the world.
He has written 15 books that have been published by national and foreign publishing houses, and some of them have been sales hits. At the same time he has been involved in different media outreaches with the purpose of transmitting God’s Word. He is married with Alejandra, and they have three children: Sebastían, Matías and Dan.

Younghoon Lee

AG Korea, General Superintendent
Yoido Full Gospel Church, Sr. Pastor

Young Hoon Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea.
He studied theology at Yonsei University in Seoul. After graduating, he attended the Full Gospel Theology Seminary (now Hansei University) in Gunpo, and later attended the United Graduate School of Theology at Yonsei University, ultimately earning a master's degree in theology. Lee became ordained as a pastor in 1982. Afterwards, he earned another master's degree in theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in the United States, and later earned an MA and a PhD in religion and philosophy at Temple University.
He began his ministry as pastor of Yoido Full Gospel Church in 1977. In 2008, he succeeded David Yonggi Cho as senior pastor of Yoido Full Gospel Church. He also became Superintendent of Assemblies of God of South Korea Yoido General Council in 2014. In 2018 he becomes permanent president of the United Christian Churches of Korea (UCCK).
Rev. Young Hoon Lee has been the senior pastor of the church Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul since 2008. He and his wife, Inja Baek, have a daughter together.

Speakers


Next Generation

Juan Pablo Díaz Cañas Colombia Manatial Church, Youth Pastor NG Session: “Impacting the Next Generation”
Samuel Chadwick India New Life AG Church, Pastor

Lausanne Mov. Reg. Director for South Asia

NG Session: “Impacting the Next Generation”
Ezequiel Santos Spain AG Spain, Youth Director Heart to Heart: “Honor, Leadership and Revival”
Gerald Tan Singapore Next Generation Commission (NGC), Asia Pacific

Trinity Christian Centre, Pastoral Ministry Director

Heart to Heart: “Honor, Leadership and Revival”
Hector Escobar Spain Next Generation Commission (NGC), Europe

El Sembrador Church, Sr. Pastor

Heart to Heart: “Honor, Leadership and Revival”
Josh Wellborn USA AG USA, Youth Director Heart to Heart: “Honor, Leadership and Revival”
Jules Compaore Burkina Faso Next Generation Commission (NGC), Africa

Nayalgue Church, Sr. Pastor

Heart to Heart: “Honor, Leadership and Revival”
Aren Salbashian Jordan AG Jordan, College & Career min. Coordinator Heart to Heart: “Significant Next-Generation Trends”
Valson Varghese India WAGF Next Generation Commission (NGC), Co-Chair

New Life AG, Pastor

Heart to Heart: “Significant Next-Generation Trends”
Veera Hug Finland Pentecostal European Mission (PEM), Manager of Operations

FIDA Int. Regional Director for Europe

Heart to Heart: “Significant Next-Generation Trends”
Wilfredo Miron El Salvador

Hispanic AG Fellowship (FRAHMAD), Youth Director

Heart to Heart: “Significant Next-Generation Trends”

Panels

Barnabas Mtokambali Tanzania AG Tanzania, General Superintendent Panel 1: “PLANTING CHURCHES UNLIMITED”
David Mohan India WAGF, Vice Chairman

AG India, General Superintendent

Panel 1: “PLANTING CHURCHES UNLIMITED”
Eduard Grabovenko Russia Russian Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith, Head Bishop

International Assembly of Evangelical Faith Christians, President

Panel 1: “PLANTING CHURCHES UNLIMITED”
Jose Wellington, Jr. Brazil AG Brazil, President Panel 1: “PLANTING CHURCHES UNLIMITED”
Juan Carlos Melo Ecuador Multiplication Network, Director for Latin America Panel 1: “PLANTING CHURCHES UNLIMITED”
Ani Salbashian Jordan New Life AG Church, Pastor

Refugee Work, Middle East

Panel 2: “UNLIMITED COMPASSION”
Beth Grant USA Project Rescue, Co-founder and Director Panel 2: “UNLIMITED COMPASSION”
Ong Sek Leang Malaysia AG Malaysia, General Superintendent Panel 2: “UNLIMITED COMPASSION”
Angelo Gargano Italy AG Italy, Foreign Missions Director Panel 3: “UNLIMITED MISSION”
Brad Walz USA WAGF/World Missions Commission, Chairman

WPF/World Missions Commission, Secretary Ex.

Panel 3: “UNLIMITED MISSION”
Fidel Monzon Philippines AG Philippines., World Missions Director

Integrating Labor And Witness (ILAW), Director

Panel 3: “UNLIMITED MISSION”
Juan Masalyka Argentina AG Argentina, Missions Director Panel 3: “UNLIMITED MISSION”
Michel Ouédraogo Burkina Faso Africa AG Alliance – Missions, President

Burkina Faso AG, General Superintendent

Panel 3: “UNLIMITED MISSION”
Ron Maddux USA AGWM, Regional Director for Northern Asia Panel 3: “UNLIMITED MISSION”

AG Leadership session

David Wells Canada Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC), General Superintendent

World Pentecostal Fellowship, Vice Chair

AG Leadership Session: “Assemblies of God: Present and Future”
Doug Clay USA AG USA, General Superintendent AG Leadership Session: “Assemblies of God: Present and Future”
Gordon Lebelo South Africa AG South Africa, General President AG Leadership Session: “Assemblies of God: Present and Future”
Iliafi Esera New Zealand AG New Zealand, Superintendent AG Leadership Session: “Assemblies of God: Present and Future”
Paulo Branco Portugal AG Portugal, President AG Leadership Session: “Assemblies of God: Present and Future”
Ricardo Castillo Costa Rica Hispanic AG Fellowship (FRAHMAD), President

AG Costa Rica, Superindent

AG Leadership Session: “Assemblies of God: Present and Future”
Victor Pavlovski Moldova Pentecostal European Fellowship (PEF), Secretary Ex.

Pentecostal Union of Moldova, Bishop

AG Leadership Session: “Assemblies of God: Present and Future”

Workshops

Marcos Vidal Spain Salem Fellowship Spain, Pastor & President

International Musician

Workshop: “A New Reform for the XXI Century”
Humberto Fajardo Colombia AG Colombia, President Workshop: “Accelerating Church Planting”
Alton Garrison USA AG USA, Assistant General Superintendent

Acts 2 Journey Initiative, Director

Workshop: “Acts 2”
Mark Entzminger USA AG USA, Children’s Ministries Dev. Workshop: “Arrows in the Quiver”
Zenaida Calusay Philippines Destiny City Church, Sr. Pastor Workshop: “Arrows in the Quiver”
Mark Forrester USA AG USA, Communications Director Workshop: “Communication and Social Networks”
Elizabeth Guidini Puerto Rico El Sendero de la Cruz Church, Sr. Pastor Workshop: “Defeating the Inner Giant”
Stephan Christiansen Norway Jesus Revolution & Jesus Movement, Founder Workshop: “Evangelism”
Fiona Bellshaw Spain NGO Fiet Gratia, Co-Founder

Project Rescue Spain, Director

Workshop: “Human Trafficking”
Cedric Mercier France

AG France, Youth Department

Workshop: “Ideology and Identity of Youth”
Daplex Ouentchist Honoré Ivory Coast AG Ivory Coast, President

Association for Pentecostal Theological Education in Africa, Coordinator

Workshop: “Keys to Revival in Africa”
Reyes Escobar Spain AG Spain, Children’s Ministry Director Workshop: “Parents in Education”
Pelle Hornmark Sweden Pentecostal European Fellowship (PEF), Chairman

Swedish Pentecostal Movement, General Superintendent

Workshop: “Pentecost Today”
Roberto Prado México International Musician, Producer Workshop: “Praise and Worship”
Dikran Salbashian Jordan WAGF Commission on Religious Liberty

AG Jordan, Superintendent

Workshop: “Prophetic Perspective on the Middle East”
Gilbert Contreras USA/Argentina Contacto Universitario, President

ACLAME, Vice Chair

Workshop: “Reaching University Students”
Virginia Contreras USA/Argentina AG Argentina, National Sunday School Director Workshop: “Reaching University Students”