MøNTI | Worship
M Ø N T I is an energetic synth pop trio based out of Los Angeles, California. Inspired by indie and electronic artists alike, they strive to push the envelope musically and intellectually with profound lyrics and syncopated rhythms. “We see ourselves as Worship Leaders before we do musicians… We are are passionate about seeing people surrender to the love and sacrifice made by Christ and we work to engage communities in unhindered worship.”
TRENT LEWIS | Week 1 Speaker | JANUARY 26 - 28
Someone once described Trent's style in this way, “you engage the crowd with humor and then share insight directly from God’s Word. You make simple truths seem brand new.”
Trent serves at Arbor Road Church in Long Beach, California and has been a pastor since 2002. He has spoken at various churches, camps and campus chapels. His primary goal in teaching is to see students encounter a living and active God through his living and active Word. Trent holds a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Biblical Studies from Biola University. He is currently completing his Masters in Pastoral Ministry at Liberty Theological Seminary.
Trent is a husband, the father of #ClarkStephenLewis and a committed Disney fan.
John Michael Hinton | Week 2 SPeaker | February 2 - 4
John Michael’s unique style of close-up magic for the stage uses everyday objects to accomplish impossible feats. Using a live video feed, every audience member is transported onto the stage just inches away from the mystery. Driven by a passion to encourage people to embrace joy and find purpose, he uses the power of illusion, storytelling and humor in a mix that you won’t soon forget.
When not traveling coast to coast, his free time is spent sharing large cups of black tea with his beautiful wife and wrestling on the floor with his two young children. Outside of his family, his favorite things in life are In’N’Out burgers, ice cold root beer, a good suspenseful movie and family trips to Disneyworld.
Eric Simpson | Week 3 Speaker | FEBRUARY 9 - 11
Eric Simpson is just a broken, messed up guy who is on a journey to pursue a genuine, authentic relationship with Jesus Christ. He got his ministry start at Hume Lake California serving in a variety of roles from recreation and Head of High School Ministry to Head of Adult Ministries. Currently, Eric serves as a pastor at The Bridge Bible Church in Bakersfield, CA. He and his wife Julie spend their day-to-day keeping up with four college and post-college aged kids, and one high school freshman football player. You can usually find Eric asking to hear your story and inviting you to be a passionate follower of Jesus
BRIAN HOLLAND | Week 4 Speaker | February 16 - 18
Brian Holland has been in ministry for 24 years in Southern California, starting with high school then transitioning to young adults and now is currently the Teaching and Campus Pastor for the Claremont campus of Purpose Church. He is an outstanding speaker; he’s captivating, funny, but most importantly Brian’s purpose for ministry is to exalt Jesus as the greatest – one life at a time. He gets to be married to his incredible wife, Kelley, and has two amazing sons, Tyler and Dylan.
Corey Fenn | Week 5 Speaker | February 23 - 25
Wilderness Guru, Cupcake Wars Competitive Watcher, and Wrangler of Young Adults, Cory Fenn spends his days making Jesus known at Rancho Cucamonga's Hillside Community Church as one of their pastors. One of his greatest adventures is being a husband to his wife of 10 years, and being a professional amateur parent to his 4 rambunctious children.
CHAD BRYAN | WEEK 6 SPEAKER | March 2 - 4
Chad Bryan is the Associate Pastor and Student Ministries Pastor at Grace Fellowship Halfmoon in the Albany, New York area and has been part of the speaking rotation there. Chad has spent the last 14 years speaking at youth events, homeless shelters, high schools, colleges and churches.
His messages have a unique blend of passion, authenticity and humor while showing an uncanny ability to connect with high school students. A former boys varsity basketball coach and a lifelong sports fan, he has a heart of an athlete and loves to coach young people. He currently oversees a vibrant junior high and high school ministry that have experienced significant growth in less than five years.
Chad committed his life to Jesus as a junior in high school and later received his education in Chicago and Boston. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree.
Chad and his wife Nikki, live in Clifton Park, New York with their sons Tré and Sully.