Guest Speakers


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Pastor John Davis

Superintendent of WNM Ministries Network
Pastor John Davis is the Network Superintendent of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan for the Assemblies of God. He has served thirty-one years of faithful ministry as lead pastor of Poplar Creek Church in New Berlin, WI, along with serving on numerous boards. He has served as President of the Board of Directors of City on a Hill – an inner city ministry in Milwaukee – and as a Member of the Board of Regents at North Central University, Minneapolis, MN. In May 2018, Pastor Davis earned a Master of Arts Degree in Strategic Leadership through the Graduate School at North Central University. Pastor John has a shepherd’s heart for the people of the Body of Christ. The mercy and grace of the Lord shows through his actions and his anointed preaching and teaching. His passion is to have the people God places in his care walk closely with the Lord Jesus Christ and experience the power of His Holy Spirit.

General session Monday Sessions

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Pastor Herbert Cooper

Lead Pastor of People's Church in Oklahoma City
Herbert Cooper is the founding and senior pastor of People's Church. Since it began in 2002, People’s Church has become known as a life-giving, multi-ethnic, multi-generational, multi-site church with campuses in Oklahoma City, OK and Indianapolis, IN. As a football scholarship athlete and full-time student, Herbert preached at revivals and youth events across America. When he graduated from college in 1997, he launched a full-time evangelistic ministry and married his college sweetheart, Tiffany. After traveling all throughout America preaching God's word, as well as several international ministry trips to Ukraine, Malawi, and Uganda, Herbert and Tiffany started People's Church in Oklahoma City in 2002. Herbert has a deep passion to see people’s lives changed by the power of God. He has the opportunity to speak at churches and conferences across the country, and is the author of the book But God Changes Everything. Herbert and Tiffany have four children and live in the Oklahoma City metro area.

General session Tuesday sessions

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Pastor Destiny Deas

Vice President of Advancement at Evangel University
Destiny Deas is the Vice President of Advancement at Evangel University. She is a fourth-generation Pentecostal preacher, a serial entrepreneur, and co-author of the book House Habits. Destiny received her juris doctorate from Duke Law School in 2008 and MA in East Asian Studies from Duke University Graduate School in the same year. After clerking for Judge Paul Niemeyer on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Baltimore, MD, Destiny returned to Bossier City with her husband Phillip where they were lead pastors for eleven years. During that time, she founded a manufacturing consulting company focused on building supply chains. In addition to her role at Evangel, she is Leadership Pastor at Northpoint Community Church, and an attorney specializing in start-ups and non-profits. Destiny is passionate about helping others find their identity in Christ and purpose in every season of life. She writes a blog,, and is a contributor to other publications. She also travels and preaches for churches and networks on a regular basis.