Keynote Speakers

Dr. Mike Brown

Dr. Mike Brown is Founder and President of Strength & Wisdom Ministries, and is in tremendous demand, both nationally and internationally, as one of the most uniquely gifted communicators today.

More than 10,000 audiences in eight countries have attended his meetings, crusades and seminars. He has a broad spectrum of ministry experience-having successfully served as a Pastor, Evangelist, Missionary Evangelist, Bible College Professor, and Special Guest on International Television and Radio Ministries.

His obsession is to train you in Kingdom Laws that will move you into the strength and wisdom of God to attain His goals for your life, and complete your assignment on earth.

He has authored 4 Books, Expectation, Discover the Lost Diamond of Honor, Avoiding The Snare and his newest, 31 Pillars of Honor.
Dr. Mike Brown

Dr. Greg W. Mitchell

Dr. Greg W. Mitchell writes and teaches on theology, counseling, and leadership. He is a "pastor to pastors," and his training materials are used around the world.

He has pastored for over 28 years in Vancouver, Canada, and has received a Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Christian Counseling, Master of Christian Studies, and Doctor of Ministry.

Greg and Debbie have been married over 32 years. They have four of their own children, and six more were added to their family in the last eight years.

When he’s not at home, work, or on a date with his wife, you can find him on a mountain bike trail, playing floor hockey, or building in his garage.

His deepest passion is to see the good news of the gospel transform people’s relationships.

Workshop Speakers

Eldrick Lal

Born in Pakistan, and raised in Libya since the age of two, Eldrick received the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal savior when he was eighteen years old after his physical healing (stammering tongue) after the miraculous encounter with Jesus Christ.

Two short years after that, he received his call to serve the great Shepherd. An ordained minister, Eldrick obtained his Advanced Diploma in Bible and Theology with the highest honor from East Africa School of Theology, Nairobi, Kenya. He went on to obtain a Bachelor of Theology in Pastoral Ministries from Atlanta Bible College, McDonough, GA. and then went on to earn his Masters of Renewal Servant- Leadership from Cross-National Graduate School of Leadership, Seattle, WA.

Before coming to America, Eldrick worked as a missionary in Kenya and traveled to North, East, and Central African nations.

His heart is for teaching the Word of God. Eldrick brings a rare anointed teaching as he teaches and delivers God's Holy Word. Currently, he is serving as an associate pastor at Philadelphia Church, Seattle, WA. He is married with two teenagers.

Derek Forseth

Derek has been in ministry for 20+ years. He served in various mission capacities and Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. He has gladly served in regional and national positions for the FCA since becoming a pastor in 2000.

His desire is to see people find Jesus and then find the calling God has placed on their lives (Ephesians 2:10).

He has a B.A. in sociology from Adelphi University and has been pastoring at Philadelphia Church in Seattle, Washington since 2007.

Derek is married to Krista (25 years) and has four children he adores... Sydney, Gunnar, Annika and Aksel. he loves to coach little league, travel and watch his kids play softball, baseball and hockey.

Mark Cole

Mark has spent over 30 years as a Worship Pastor in some of the largest churches in Canada and is also the founding musical arranger of PraiseCharts.com. He's spent 10 years traveling to over 60 countries leading worship in outreach situations, doing church consulting, teaching seminars and directing bands with many different ministries.

Mark has produced 18 recording projects, over 30 live musical theatre productions, has more than 100 published songs, a popular blog and book, plays over a dozen musical instruments and has a Bachelor of Music degree.

Mark lives in Red Deer, Alberta and loves hanging with his wife & family, leading worship, mentoring musicians, consulting for churches, playing tennis & squash, riding his mountain and road bikes, writing music, teaching and working on his blog: 'Following God: The Grand Adventure’. Mark is on staff at Living Stones Church.

Gene Enns

Gene Enns has served the church in a variety of ministry and administrative roles over the last 16 years. He graduated from Living Faith Bible College (now Clearwater College) in 2002 and subsequently served on staff at the College for 10 years as a dean, teacher, business administrator, and vice president.

He has been licensed in the FCA for 16 years and has served as a youth pastor for several years and enjoys providing ministerial support in his local church. In addition, he has been active on a number of ministry boards, including his present role as Secretary-Treasurer of the FCA.

He recently graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major) from Athabasca University and enjoys helping the church establish strong administrative and financial foundations so that the ministry can flourish as effectively as possible. He and his wife Marla have six children and currently reside in Otterburne, Manitoba.

Jeremy Rodriguez

Born and raised in New York City, Jeremy has been involved with computer technology most of his life, including working with Media at the age of 12 at his church in New York.

Jeremy moved to Seattle when he was 23 years old and served at Philadelphia Church as business administrator and later Admistrative Pastor, working, among other things, with informational technology and social media.

He has been actively working with the FCA as an assistant to the US National Board & serving as a treasurer of FCA Media since 2017.

Glenn Breitkreuz

Pastor Glenn started at CFA as an intern in 1987.

In 1992 the church extended an invitation to him to pastor the church and what started as helping out has turned into 24 years of watching God build His church through his people, under Glenn's leadership.

Glenn and his wife, Sharon, have two boys, Russell and Brett. A gifted speaker, Glenn also has a heart to reach the city of Grande Prairie for God.

Pastor Glenn also serves as the FCA Canadian Chairman of the Board

Sedrick Brown

Pastor Sedrick A. Brown was born in Kingston, Jamaica. After migrating to the United States, he gave his life to the Lord.

While in the United States he became involved in ministry influenced by his passion for people.  As a result, he developed a strong networking system that has brought many church leaders together working for a common cause; a role he continues to function in presently.  Pastor Brown has served as a Pastor, Youth Leader, Deacon and Men’s Ministry Leader just to name a few.

Pastor Brown migrated to Canada and after serving faithfully at Ekklesia Kingdom Ministries he was appointed Assistant Pastor and currently serves under Senior Pastor Paul Edwards.  Pastor Brown most values his relationship with God and the love of his family. He is supported by his wife Marcia and their five children.

His ministry is fueled by the love of God and a passion to see lives impacted by the power of God.

Trevor Hoskins

Married 27 years to Heather with four beautiful children, Trevor has pastored in Eastern Ontario for over 30 years.

In 2009 he created the "Core" in downtown Belleville, Ontario. Housed in a single unit that allows a broad range of community services, the Core provides a unique setting for individuals, non-profit organizations, foundations and corporations to come together to serve the Quinte community.

Trevor’s vision is to bring together all walks of life through the compassion and expertise of a committed professional and volunteer staff who believe that hope, growth, and a sense of togetherness are not only possible, but also requisite, in any culture.

Karlene Markham

Karlene Markham grew up in the Canadian Prairies. Raised by amazing parents, Glen & Lois Forsberg, who modeled caring for people in the most authentic of ways, she felt an early passion instilled into her, to help see people thrive, no matter their background.

She’s loved volunteering for most of her life in a variety of ways. Today, she loves serving the amazing children in Niagara’s schools, with the Lunch Angels program.  

Karlene has also had the privilege to be employed serving people who have special needs, serve as real estate deals’ secretary, teach English as a foreign language, help start and run their Thai import business, train and organize volunteer teams, and today works as Guest Services Director for over 230 volunteers at Central Community Church in Niagara, as well as running her own health and wellness business. 

Married to an amazing man, Bill, and mom of three incredible young adult kids, Reed, Tessa and Garrett, plus a daughter in law, Macy, and son in law, Nico! Her family has inspired her through every age and every stage, to keep on learning and growing… and through her passion for family, and investment into others, she’s realized just how deeply she wants to see everyone have the chance to truly be valued and live their best lives that God has for them.

David and Nicole Anderson

Dr. David and Nicole Anderson – are ordained FCA Ministers, as missionaries to Japan through their home Church - Japanese Christian Revival Centre - located in Vancouver.

Their passion is to bring life back into peoples and churches that may have become inert through ineffective traditions and models, and/or culturally-disconnected approaches.

David is a Professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and received his PhD in 1999 from the Queensland University of Technology, located in his home town of Brisbane, Australia.

Nicole also a native of Queensland, Australia, is an ESL/EFL teacher and UBC distance education student in Adult Education.

Together, they have travelled extensively and lived in various cities throughout Japan and China, serving and loving people and Churches throughout South-East Asia.

Marc and Lisa Honorat

Marc and Lisa Honorat founded Haiti ARISE Ministries from a vision of planting a Bible College to help train godly leaders. This vision grew to encompass everything that Haiti ARISE is now endeavoring to accomplish to help the Haitian people. Marc is a native Haitian and has a desire to see change in his nation because he knows the peoples' plight so well as he experienced it himself.

Marc met Lisa in Jamaica and were married in May 2000. In July 2003 they started Haiti ARISE Ministries. They now live and work with Haiti ARISE Ministries as overseers and directors of the ministry, regularly traveling between Haiti, USA and Canada to grow the vision and share progress of the ministry, meet with the Haiti ARISE teams, and build relationship with the supporting churches, businesses, and individuals.

Marc and Lisa have six children: Asher, Miesha, Jasmine, Ariana and Austin. They are in the process of adopting Kiki. The Honorats are dedicated to their calling to Haiti and raise their children to share in their heart to touch others' lives.

John W. Lucas III

Pastor John W. Lucas III is the Senior Pastor of Immanuel Church in Calgary, Alberta. Immanuel hosts a multiracial and cross-cultural community, which was founded by his grandfather, the late Dr. John W. Lucas.

Guided by Pastor John's vision, Immanuel Church has been a model of reconciliation and racial healing to the City of Calgary and beyond. Currently Immanuel Church has a representation from 26 different nations of the world. The blending of cultures and languages brings a unique mosaic of people united in love because of Jesus Christ.

Pastor John is an accomplished musician, and speaker. His preaching and teaching ministry, known for its humor and deep insight, has made him an engaging speaker that many have testified to enjoy. He invests his time into three major areas of ministry: Immanuel Church, his family, and global missions.

He is married to Nanette Seenandan, and together they share responsibility for three wonderful children, and one grandchild.

Jim Reimer

Jim Reimer gives oversight as lead pastor for Kootenay Christian Fellowship in Nelson. He is active in providing apostolic leadership in the region for the past thirty years. Nationally, Jim serves as Elder Emeritus for the Fellowship of Christian Assemblies, which has a membership of more than 450 ministers. He has successfully planted three churches, is a respected entrepreneur, and a social justice advocate. Jim has a strong international ministry, raising funds for the poor, leading pastor conferences, and preaching evangelistic meetings in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, United States, Central America, and most recently in Haiti. Jim serves on the Chief of Police Diversity Advisory Committee, Nelson City Council Housing Committee, and is past President of Daybreak Rotary Club in Nelson.

Pastor Jim planted Kootenay Christian Fellowship through street preaching 25 years ago. From their humble beginnings, the church has grown to a staff of 12 and has a strong community presence. Its many ministries include, Our Daily Bread, which provides meals for up to a hundred people per day, five days a week for the homeless and poor. In addition, KCF started S.H.A.R.E. Nelson in 2004, a 7,000 sq. ft. re-cycling retail store that sells furniture, reconditioned household appliances, house wares, collectables and gifts. S.H.A.R.E. Nelson provides on site training for the hard to employ, funding for social justice, and is a leader in ecology. Jim believes that the Kingdom of God should infiltrate every part of society. KCF is presently in the process of building a 39-unit apartment building for social housing.

Dwight Lagore

Dwight is a graduate of Temple Bible College and Prairie Bible Institute. Along with his wife, Lynn, and their two children, they founded the SAM Ministries work in Mozambique.

Dwight is also an instrument-rated commercial pilot. He is presently the Field Team Leader of SAM Ministries’ for Southern Africa and is also President of ASAM, SAM Ministries’ agency in Mozambique.

Dwight’s passion is training leaders to equip others, and motivating them to bring about transformational development.

His total commitment is to see people restored to a relationship with their Father God through Jesus Christ, and he is confident that all true development flows from this relationship.

James Paul Humphries

Dr. James Paul Humphries has been ministering for over 45 years and has experience in a variety of ministries including church planting, children ministry, street ministry, youth ministry, camp ministry, and pastoring. He has also directed and taught in many Bible schools worldwide. He completed his B.R.E. and M.A. from Briercrest Bible College and Seminary, and his Doctor of Ministry from Providence Theological Seminary.

In January 1996, James resigned as pastor of a local church with a vision to reach further abroad by using the Word of God to train and equip labourers for the work of service in Christ Jesus (Matthew 9:36-38; Matt 28:19-20).

As founder and director of Project L.A.M.B.S. International (Light Abroad Mobile Bible Schools), he has ministered in the USA, Mexico, Ukraine, Myanmar, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Thailand, Dominican Republic, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, and across most of Canada. Over the last number of years, he has spent a large portion of his time in Myanmar and Thailand as a missionary. He has authored over 25 books and developed several Bible tools and resources that have been translated into numerous languages worldwide. His heart beat is to be a champion for missions outreach, disciple-making, and leadership development to many nations. Plus, for the last three years James has been Mission Coordinator and an Elder with the Fellowship of Christian Assemblies of Canada.