Mike Pilavachi spent 26 years heading up Soul Survivor ministries (a charity that aimed to equip young people to live their lives for Jesus) and continues to pastor the associated church – Soul Survivor Watford.
Mike speaks at conferences around the world, trying to make people laugh and point them towards Jesus at the same time. He has written a number of books, the latest of which is called ‘Lifelines’.
In his spare time, he loves to cook, watch the West Wing and tend to his grape vines!
Anabeth Morgan is a worship leader, songwriter and is one of the staff pastors at the Mile High Vineyard neighborhood church in Denver Colorado. Anabeth has been an integral part of Vineyard Worship as a leader, artist and writer, serving at Vineyard churches in Houston, Columbus, and Kansas City.
Anabeth has appeared on many Vineyard albums such as Cultivation Generation: Servant Wide Awake and My Foundation; Vineyard National Conference: I Love Your Presence, Wonderful and A Place Your Glory Dwells. Recently, she has had songs You Meet Me Here and Heaven’s Work released through Vineyard Worship and has published other worship songs in collaboration with other songwriters. Ironically enough, Anabeth’s studies at Mississippi State University included biology, psychology, and exercise science. She was married to Kyle in 2003 and they have two amazing children, Jovie and Miles. She was raised in Memphis, TN and continues to have a Southern accent—which everyone loves.
Anabeth’s studied at Mississippi State University included biology, psychology, and exercise science. She was married to Kyle in 2003 and they have two amazing children, Jovie and Miles. She was raised in Memphis, TN and continues to have a Southern accent—which everyone loves.
Dave Pedersen is currently the Senior Pastor at Fountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Port Elizabeth which he and Colleen started 34 years ago in their home, after 9 years in Methodist ministry. Fountain Vineyard has served as a resource church for church plants in South Africa and beyond. Dave’s heart is for church as an authentic community with the focus on healthy spirituality as well as nurturing and developing of leaders. His personal hobby is discovering recreation through chainsaw creativity, while Colleen is passionately developing doulas in support of healthy birthing. They have four children and 9 grandchildren. Dave and Colleen will be succeeding Costa and Lorraine Mitchell as the new National Directors of the Association of Vineyard Churches of South Africa. This is the second time for Dave and Collen to visit our Summer Camp and we are thrilled to have them back. They are precious compassionate leaders.
Dave is on the leadership team of Signal Vineyard Church in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a director of Atlantis Partners, a real estate and investment company with a vision to build and restore communities through investments in urban property developments.
Dave moves in a strong prophetic gift and has a passion to see people encounter the love & power of God. He is married to Jenna, the love of his life and is a father to Jude.
Flemming is the senior pastor in Copenhagen Vineyard and has been pastoring the church since it was planted in 1997. Flemming and his wife Anne have been the Vineyard Nordic leaders since 2015. They both have a big heart for serving their local communities and seeing people being transformed through Christ. One of Flemming’s main visions is to plant more churches and has been therefore involved in church planting in the Vineyard Nordic. He has a dream of seeing more churches planted in the Nordic and more people coming to faith. Flemming and Anne have recently moved to the countryside to be close to family and nature. They have five children, four grandchildren and a lovely dog, called Joey.
Jon is married to Lina and together they have been leading the ”Vineyard Nordic Youth” (VNY) movement for the last 7 years. They now live in Varberg, Sweden together with their dog Elias and are part of a new Vineyard church project. Jon is an entrepreneur, running his own company as a consultant within business and leadership development, board member of the christian organisation “OH,BRILLIANT” and podcast host for “Vineyard Nordic Podcast”. His main passions in life is to be a part of making a positive impact in society through entrepreneurial thinking and walking next to the young generation, supporting them and raising them up as strong individuals and leaders.
Per Christian is the National Leader of Vineyard Norway, and also serves as the leader of Vintage Vineyard in Oslo. He has a Masters degree with concentration in leadership and growth from Fuller Seminary in California, and has been involved in planting and leading Vineyard churches since the late 90’s.
Per Christian is also Partner/Chief Specialist at Scandinavian Technology Institute, where he helps large national and international coorporations professionalize commercial leadership and strategic sales.
His passion is using his influence to see lives changed – one life at a time.
Ari Puonti is the senior pastor of Helsinki Vineyard and the national leader of Vineyard Finland. He is chairman of the board of Healing Rooms Finland which has about 30 healing prayer clinics around Finland.
Since mid-90’s Ari has equipped churches to be healing communities for sexually and relationally broken people. Ari has written four books, the latest book is about theology and power ministry of the Kingdom of God. Ari gets excited seeing people saved, healed, delivered and transformed by the power of God. Ari likes trance music and gardening in his summer cottage.
Ted is together with his wife the National Leader of Vineyard Sweden and Ted is the missions coordinator for Vineyard Nordic. Ted studied theology and music at Oral Roberts University where he also led and traveled around the world with a music group called Living Sound. Many of their trips and concerts were held behind the iron curtain and Ted has some adventurous stories from those days.
In 1981 he married Siw and moved to Sweden, where he has been a pastor and leader in various churches. In 1986 Ted served as a worship pastor in Las Vegas for 4,5 years. In 1991 Ted was a part of the first Vineyard Church plant in Stockholm, after this Ted and Siw planted and led Gothenburg Vineyard 1995-2000. In 2000 Ted and his family moved to Anaheim, California, where he led Vineyard Music for several years. Recently Siw and Ted bought a home in Huskvarna and have now joined Jönköping Vineyard. Ted is passionate about teaching God’s Word, family, nature and astronomi.
Married to Carsten. Three beautiful daughters.
Church planter in Rønne, OM Denmark Field leader.
Passionate about seeing people coming to faith and out of that many new churches being established. I believe God’s Kingdom is a party and we are invited. I dream to see our Nordic churches being multiplicated in new and innovative ways in the coming years in the power of the holy spirit.
Anna Forsberg was a part of Copenhagen Vineyard for 10 years where she met her Swedish husband, Per-Ola. Convinced they should serve God in medical missions abroad they went all the way to Australia for training only to realize that God, to their surprise, was pointing them towards Sweden and church planting. They now lead the Malmö Vineyard Church plant in Southern Sweden and have 3 children, ages 1, 4 and 6. Anna is a social worker and holds a Master’s degree in Global Refugee Studies.