Vision casting, relationship building, and practical youth and children's ministry teaching. The NextGen Summit exists to provide you with the resources and teaching you need to help the next generation discover their calling. Come be a part of this ISM family gathering this year at Lake Williamson in Carlinville, IL. Mark your calendars! **Deadline to Register Oct 2nd**.
Terry Parkman is the NextGen Pastor at River Valley Church in Minneapolis, MN, a multi-site church with locations in the US and abroad. There he oversees all things kids, youth, young adults, and emerging leaders. Along with his responsibilities at River Valley, Terry serves as the Global co-chair for Empowered21 NextGen's efforts in seeing an emerging generation of Spirit-filled leaders rise up to lead the Church into the future. Terry travels and speaks internationally on leadership trends, and more specifically, generational shift and how that impacts the Church today. He lives in the Minneapolis-metro area with his wife Christina and his daughters Avalie and Nova.Learn More
Eric Hoffman was appointed to serve as director for Speed the Light in January 2018. In the three years Hoffman served as district youth director (DYD) for Illinois, giving to Speed the Light increased by more than $300,000. Prior to serving as DYD, he was youth pastor at Abundant Life in Alton, Illinois — one of the Top 20 Giving Churches for Speed the Light during his tenure. “Eric and Liz have a strong record of cultivating generosity and a passion for missions,” says General Superintendent Doug Clay. Eric and his wife, Liz, have three children.Learn More
Kelly Presson is the Assemblies of God National KidMin Director. Previously Kelly served as the National KidMin Director of Leadership Development where he developed and released a digital training platform for children's ministry leaders entitled Hydrate. Kelly has a long and rich history of involvement in children!Learn More