Steve Desmond Steve Desmond is a Christian vocalist from Greeley, Colorado who performs concerts and speaks in many venues across the mid-west. Steve served as Senior Pastor for ten years and and now speaks in arena's, conference centers, and churches. He is a recording artist and has released several CD's. Steve's goal in music is to proclaim God's great salvation and His call to repentance, relationship and holy living through the power of His Holy Spirit. Come enjoy Steve's music and keen sense of humor.
Brenda Decock Brenda is a recent resident of Oshkosh grew up in Montana and Wyoming area is doing what she always dreamed of doing, extensive education in dance and visual arts. She trained in dance and theater at Casper College and received her B.A. in Mine & Worship Arts from Mimeistry International and Living Word Bible College, including personal mentoring by Master Mime Artists Todd and Marilyn Farley as well as special training with the late, world -renowned Master Mime Artist Marcel Marceau. She performs and teaches as a soloist and collaboratively throughout the U.S. and internationally. She spent the past five years prior to coming to Oshkosh as an instructor and building programs for Hosanna Dance Studio in Eugene, Oregon. Brenda treasures her relationship with Jesus as Lord since early in her life. Brenda will be performing a mime at Buffalo Canyon Retreat.
Gerald Kahre Gerald married Elsie (Schendle) fifty five years ago this August and they hit the trail for a life time of spreading the "Good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ". They have four grown children who are all active in their local churches. They began pastoring in 1961 at the Uncas Oklahoma Free Methodist Church and served three years at the Rocky Ford Pilgrim Holiness Church. From there they ministered as missionaries in Zambia, Africa for twelve years. Coming back from the mission field they ministered at Heritage Wesleyan Church in Colorado Springs for twenty three years until there retirement.Gerald continues to do pulpit supply and Bible studies. During this life of ministering there are a number of miraculous happenings that came about as an answer to prayer. Gerald will be with us sharing some of these miracles.
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Mike Maroney began singing in church when he was 4 years old and has been singing ever since. He is a graduate of Trinity Bible College at Ellendale, North Dakota, and is an ordained Minister. He is involved in youth ministry with Youth For Christ under the direction of Joe Sukraw in North Platte Nebraska where he resides. One of the high lights of his life was when he was 16 years old an attended a Gaither Home Coming Concert in Fargo North Dakota, where he had the opportunity to sing "The Longer I Serve Him" with Bill Gaither playing the piano. Ever since, Mike has had a love for gospel music. You will enjoy his out going personality, as well as his singing.
Curt Cooper, better known as Pastor Coop, is a native of Nebraska. He attended college at Chadron State and is currently studying through the International School of Ministry. He is a pastor and jail chaplain. He also enjoys riding and reciting cowboy poetry. He is the pastor at First Christian Church in Central City, Nebraska. Come and enjoy his cowboy poetry and teaching ministry. Curt has a very interesting way of speaking to people.