Speakers who will be lighting up Mainstage this year include...



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Esther Greenwood

Esther Greenwood is a dynamic and powerful communicator who has been working with young people for over fourteen years. Her soulful vocals combined with a passion to see young people find themselves in God are a combination not to be missed. Esther is the Creative Director at Equippers Church in Auckland and also speaks to young people all over the country. You are going to love her.


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Craig Barrow

Craig Barrow grew up in the Waikato at Totara Springs camp in Matamata and ended up studying the Bible and theology in the US for seven years – wild. He pastored a great church in Cambridge for eight years and then moved to be principal of Pathways Bible College in 2008. Craig is a gifted communicator who knows how to make the truth of Christ understood and practical. He totally reeks Jesus and captivates every audience. He currently lives in Mangatautari in the mighty Waikato with his wife and two daughters.


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Luke Paynter

Luke Paynter is passionate about Jesus and passionate about teenagers- this combination means he speaks from his heart with power. After years of involvement with youth work and the Public Sector, he is now the Anglican Youth Ministry Leader and Developer for the wider Wellington region. Luke is a big believer in living out Jesus in community and runs a house alongside his wife, Amilie for young adults who want to live every day with purpose. Luke and Amilie have three children and another one on the way.