Camp Evangelist: Greg Speck
Greg was born in San Francisco, California and raised in Walnut Creek, California. He is an avid San Francisco 49ers, Giants, Golden State Warriors and San Jose Sharks fan. He grew up in a non-Christian home and didn’t become a Christian until he was a senior in high school. Years ago, he attended Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated with a major in Sociology and minors in Social Work and Biblical and Theological studies. After graduating Greg started working with teenagers and has done that ever since. In his words ” I have the best job in the world and that is traveling around the world speaking to teenagers and families”. He has been a caseworker for emotionally disturbed and delinquent teens, Youth Pastor, Youth Specialist for Moody Bible Institute, President of Youth Ministries International, the youth and family communicator for Bethel University and a friend to endangered woodland animals. Greg has led groups of teenagers on mission trips to the British Isles and all across Europe for over 20 years. He is now the “Youth and Family communicator” for Youth Leadership in, lovely and tropical, St Paul, Minnesota.
Bonnie is his wonderful wife and they have four children.
Camp Missionaries: Guests Missionaries from Central Asia”
JR/ SR High Speaker: Dallas Rostad
In 2007, they moved back to their hometown of Fergus Falls to continue to mobilize and raise up more mission workers, while working part time and continuing to stay involved with various ministries. In 2010, Dallas accepted the youth leader position at Grace United Methodist Church. During his time there, he began the process of becoming a Local Licensed Pastor in the UMC. Dallas has been an LLP since 2013 and his role has expanded to youth and young adults as well as leading a worship service every Sunday called The Bridge. Dallas has a passion for Jesus and a strong dedication to see young people walk out their faith. Dallas also enjoys movies, the New York Yankees, and spending time with his family, which includes his wife, Genevieve, and children, India (7), Mylo (5), Nova (2) and Riah (11 months).
Children’s Evangelist – Ben & Christine Christensen