Dick Duerkson

Dick Duerksen

Dick Duerksen is an Itinerant Pollinator of Grace who uses words and photos to share the Good News of God’s love. His narrative-style presentations bring the Bible to life while bringing hope to your heart.

Duerksen writes a story for Adventist World Magazine each month and is the author of Storycatcher, a book on narrative preaching.

Duerksen’s wife Brenda is a Registered Nurse, Personal Health Consultant, and alto musician. Their three children, Jeremy, Julene, and Joy, are married and living in Colorado, New Zealand, and California.

Duerksen is also a professional photographer whose photos help bring calm, peace, and healing to many homes, hospitals, and professional offices.




Buddy Houghtaling

Buddy Houghtaling is a songwriter and musician disguised as a dentist. His Christ-centered songs are characterized by unique perspectives and surprising twists that inspire and reach the heart.








Melody Mason

Melody Mason is passionate about Jesus and helping people develop a vibrant walk with Him. She is author of the books Daring to Ask for More and Daring to Live by Every Word. Currently, she helps coordinate the General Conference's new Back to the Altar Discipleship training. She also helps with resource development for the Revival and Reformations initiatives for the world church. Melody loves to write, hike, spend time in nature, and, whenever possible, volunteer her time in overseas missions. When not traveling the world, she makes her home in the Ozarks of Arkansas.




Lee Venden

Lee Venden, a pastor, educator and author, has worked as a revivalist since 2008. Empowered by their love for Jesus and a passion to see the revival of God’s people around the world, Lee and his wife Marji offer revival seminars as an aid to pastors and churches desiring to deepen a congregation’s corporate spirituality by assisting individuals in their personal walk with Christ. They believe the Good News about Jesus is simply wonderful and wonderfully simple.

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