Speakers // Contributors


Benjamin Atkinson

Director/Holy Clubs

Ben is passionate about making disciples. He leads Holy Clubs, a process for evangelism and discipleship inspired by the Wesleyan movement. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife Nadia and their five children: Gabriel, Emma, Kyah, Tirzah and Micah. 


Jordyn Armstrong and Team

Living Room Worship

Jordyn Armstrong is a singer/songwriter and developer of a growing music collective with Lauren Becker  and Katrina Cook in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She's married to Matt, and is the proud mom of Emma June and Finn. 


Luke Taylor

The Center | Renew Organizer

Luke has a heart for reaching this generation and seeing spiritual family develop on college campuses in Virginia and around the US. He's the organizer of the Renew Gathering and leads the discipleship and outreach efforts of The Center for Faith and Leadership in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Emily and Jared King

Family Movement

Jared and Emily are cultivating new kinds of Christian community and spiritual family among college students and young adults from their home in Blacksburg, Virginia. 

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Frederica is a noted author and commentator on ancient Christian spirituality and the Eastern Orthodox faith. She's been a commentator for Beliefnet.com and National Public Radio. She's married to Fr. Gregory Mathewes-Green, and has recently retired to Johnson City, Tennessee.


Frederica Mathewes-Green


Carey and Gannon are developing the next generation of Christian leaders and pioneering a Fresh Expressions movement around the US. They lead The Center for Faith and Leadership in Fredericksburg, Virginia; home to a vibrant collegiate and young adult community.

The Center | Fresh Expressions

Carey and Gannon Sims


Leah and Nathaniel are singer songwriters based in Hampton Roads, Virginia where Nathaniel is Assistant Pastor and Youth Minister at Bethel Temple Assembly of God. Together, they lead expressions of worship for different communities in the area.

Songwriters/Worship Leaders

Leah and Nathaniel Rucker

Bridge into the Woods

And Many More!

Stay tuned for additional speakers, artists and contributors who will curate our time together.