Every part of the programming during ASCENT is designed to help students and leaders experience our faith in Jesus at a deeper level by; connecting with and encountering God and connecting in meaningful ways with each other.
The invitation is for each person to take one step toward a deeper faith, from whatever place they started. General sessions will be engaging times of worship, teaching, learning, and discovering.
Jon is the Lead Pastor of Renewal Church which he helped plant in 2018 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Jon married his high school sweetheart Michele in 2002 and they have two great teenage daughters. Jon has a master of Arts Degree from Tabor College in Ministry Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Jon has worked with you of all ages throughout his life in ministry and loves connecting with teens because they are so stinking awesome! He loves Jesus, his family, and tacos. You can connect with him on Facebook HERE.
Presence Worship has a heart to see people encounter the presence of Jesus; to worship Him, seek Him, and be changed by Him! Presence Worship is comprised of a group of friends who lead worship and pastor in different churches in Wichita, KS. They lead at their home churches weekly and then lead in other settings as well (city-wide worship/prayer gatherings, prayer rooms, youth retreats/conferences, etc). Check them out presencewrshp.com.
The Bryan Drake Show is driven by one clear and overriding passion, to share the Gospel with this generation. Byran and Karla Drake have performed for hundreds of thousands of people over the past 10 years. They have witnessed the amazing grace of God first hand as thousands of people and their shows have surrendered their lives to follow Jesus. Their unique mix of comedy, mentalism, and illusions have mesmerized audiences all across the United States and around the world. For more information visit bryandrakeshow.com.