SPEAKERS

     

DAROLD BIGGER
Walla Walla University
Darold Bigger began in pastoral internship before going to seminary in Michigan and postgraduate school in California.  He pastored several rural congregations, was an associate at the La Sierra University church and senior pastor of the Walla Walla University (WWU) church.  In 1993, he joined WWU as a Professor of Religion and Social Work until retiring in 2016.  A certified clinical social worker and licensed marriage and family therapist, he works part time as Assistant to the President at WWU.

JOHN BRADSHAW
It Is Written
John Bradshaw is the speaker/director of It Is Written, an international media evangelism ministry. As a teacher of Bible prophecy, his presentations have blessed thousands of people around the world. He has filmed It Is Written programs on five continents. John is married to Melissa and they have two children.

CAROLE KILCHER
Women's Ministry
Carole and her husband, Doug, taught at Andrews University after serving in pastoral ministry in five conferences. Carole helped establish both the Shepherdess and Women's Ministry departments of the North American Division. Now retired, she stays active as a volunteer at Southern Adventist University.  Due to her husband's death in 2011, Carole's passion is to learn all she can from the 76 Bible verses that reference widows. She has two adult children and two grandchildren.

RICK MAUTZ
Rocky Mountain Conference
Rick Mautz serves as the health ministry director of the Rocky Mountain Conference.  Holding a B.S. degree in physical therapy (P.T.) and an M.S. in human biology, Rick Mautz has experience not only in P.T., but also as an anatomy and physiology instructor. A trained wellness coach, he has extensive experience in preventive medicine and has presented numerous coaching seminars in the United States and other countries.

RANDY MAXWELL
Washington Conference
Randy Maxwell is pastor of the Renton Seventh-day Adventist Church in Washington.  His denominational service spans 28 years and includes publishing and pastoral ministry. Randy is an author, speaker, and founder of If My People Pray Ministries, through which he has presented prayer and revival seminars across North America and internationally. Randy and his wife, Suzette, have three adult children, one son-in-law, and three adorable grandchildren. (One sleeps in Jesus awaiting the resurrection.) The motto that drives his life and ministry is, “The need is great. The key is prayer. The time is now.”

KEVIN MILLER
Alaska Conference
Kevin Miller was elected conference president at the July 2016 Constituency Session.  Prior to his appointment, he served as pastor of the Northside SDA Church since 2007.  In 2010, he became part-time pastor of Northside and assumed part-time duties as ministerial vice-president for the Alaska Conference.  He also serves as a captain with the Alaska National Guard Chaplain Corps.  Kevin holds a B.A. in Theology from Southern Adventist University and a Masters of Divinity. Kevin and his wife Paula have three children, Kara, AJ & Joshua.

STEVEN MOSLEY
Michigan Conference
Through dramatic church presentations, Steven Mosley has given a whole new meaning to the term “Christian speaker.”  Audiences sense that they are traveling through Scripture and coming to the climax of the greatest story ever told.  Pastors around the country have responded with heart-warming comments about Steven who helps people see the richness of the Word as never before.  Steven takes his vocation as a  Christian writer seriously.  His passion is to make spiritual principles as vivid and compelling as the plots in a movie or novel.  Steve will be our youth speaker for camp meeting.

SUE PATZER
North Pacific Union Conference
Sue Patzer has been privileged to serve the Northwest in the fields of education and women’s ministries. Though now “retired”, she continues to represent North Pacific Union Conference women’s ministry, encouraging and assisting women in finding and using their spiritual gifts in creative ways to advance God’s Kingdom.  Sue enjoyed 38 years of ministry with her husband before his untimely death from cancer in 2008. “Much to the devil’s disappointment, the loss of my husband has only proved to heighten my focus on what is really important in this life--becoming more like Jesus as we prepare ourselves and others for our future with Him.”

LAURA WILLIAMS
Musician
Laura has loved singing for as long as she can remember. In 2007, Laura began attending Fountainview Academy.  Having a large choir and orchestra at the school, Laura had opportunity to travel and sing and it was here that she saw the power that music has to move and touch peoples' lives. It was then that she developed a love for singing and knew it was something she wanted to continue doing ever after. After graduating in 2011, Laura began a music ministry and travels full-time doing concerts and evangelistic meetings across the country. She currently has four albums that contain many of her favorites and plans to continue singing for as long as God opens doors.