POWER & HOPE CONFERENCE
OCTOBER 14-16, 2021
The purpose of the Power and Hope Conference is to Equip the saints with demonstrations of power to live out divine identity and bring in the harvest. Our vision is to raise up the ekklesia of the Kingdom to be salt and light to fulfill the mandate of “on earth as it is in heaven”
Soorin is intensely passionate about seeing the captives and the prisoners set free. Isaiah 61 has become a personal mandate from The Lord. Her calling in life is to reveal the heart of The Father who loves with such fierce passion His goodness can never be overestimated. Having personally experienced the freedom and the love of Jesus Christ, she utilizes her education, her years of serving in ministry, and her own personal testimony to dismantle the lies of the enemy to establish each person’s true identity in Christ. While much of her ministry is personal in nature, corporate healing of the Body of Christ has become her main focus.
Words most commonly used to describe her teaching style are Spirit-filled, intense, passionate, dynamic, revelatory and transformational. Her prophetic insights and words over individuals and churches have led to lives being transformed and communities restored. Her prophetic ministry is increasingly marked with signs, wonders, and miracles. Her listeners are challenged to surrender to Holy Spirit and live a genuine life of intimacy with God.
Soorin attended Fuller Theological Seminary in the Ph.D. Program for Clinical Psychology and completed two graduate degrees: Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and Master of Arts in Theology. She served as a youth pastor for several years before resigning to focus on raising her family. She has served as a college professor, TV show host, and women’s ministry leader while forming her own ministry named Soorin Backer Ministries, Inc. or SBM.
Currently, Soorin is preparing to launch her media company and resource center. She serves as a co-leader for Christian Women In Media for Oregon and has a conference ministry called “Pearls of Hope.” She also serves as a consultant for Hope Ranch Ministry which rescues victims of human trafficking, visits inmates in prison, and teaches at a homeless shelter each month. She authored, “The Women in Jesus’ Life” and speaks at retreats and conferences. Soorin is happily married to Dr. Jonathan Backer and they are blessed with four beautiful children.
Julie Nowacki (No-Vahtz-Kee) honed her sought-after promotion skills through decades of discovery and work in the creative arts industry. Since the late 1990’s she has worked in artist management for singer/songwriters, consulted with media companies and film producers, performed event planning for authors and speakers, coordinated travel schedules, and booked media interviews. She has performed stage coordination, communication coaching, and strategic planning to develop and deploy life messages. Through an extensive network of relationships and experience, she has become a premier creative catalyst — initiating the perfect pairing of companies, communicators, and causes to build sustainability. In 2016 she started Convergent Promotions to unite the Body of Christ and in 2018 partnered with a Licensed Professional Counselor to open up ElRod Center a creative arts and therapy center for kids in memory of her father-in-law Rodney Nowacki who took his life in October of 2016.
Julie is a unique networking lightning rod’ and since 2016 has partnered with Elijah List, Awaken the Dawn, Chris Overstreet, Bethel Media, Bethel Music, Lifestyle Christianity, Transparent Productions, Civil Righteousness, City Quake, Sean Feucht, United Hive, Collide Media Group and more. She is passionate about bringing Heaven to Earth through revival and reformation.
She has been married to her husband Wayne since 2004, they have one daughter Audrey Joy and live in Junction City, Oregon.
For more info: convergentpromotions.com
Tony Kim and his wife, Jessica Kim served ministries, organizations, and government sectors mobilizing, training, and addressing the hardest to serve populations and social justice causes and issues for over a decade before moving into full-time ministry. Tony & Jessica founded Renaissance International in 2009 with an apostolic call to train, equip, mobilize and release the church to reach the lost and fulfill their destiny to transform every aspect of society through the power of the Holy Spirit. They believe we are the generation to usher in the greatest harvest the world has ever seen. Tony also leads a global relational revival and reformation movement called “ROAR collective,” and a school of revival and reformation, “ROAR Academy.” They have three children and live in Bakersfield, California.
For more info: tonykim.co
Candice has a burning passion to see others be healed, set completely free and move unhindered into the plans and purposes God has for their lives. Her heart’s desire is to lead people into Freedom body, mind, spirit and soul.
Candice’s absolute conviction to give everything she has for His Name Sake came after Jesus miraculously delivered her from a 20-year crack addiction. Jesus also healed her body from the complete devastation of ingesting hard drugs for over 2 decades.
After graduating with a Bachelors of Ministry from Freedom Seminary, Candice attended Wagner University Spiritual Warfare and Deliverance Training as well as Global Awakening Supernatural School, Bethel Supernatural School and Iris Mission/Outreach School. She is a facilitator for both Elijah House Basic 1 and 2 Inner Healing and Restoring the Foundations. For over 15 years Candice ran a long-term drug and alcohol facility and prison ministry. As an ordained minister she has personally walked hundreds of individuals though deliverance and inner healing. Rev. Candice Mishkin has been igniting individuals and ministry leaders to fulfill the greatness inside. She has traveled all over the world sharing her testimony and equipping people to love well and do the works of the Kingdom. Candice ministers from her personal testimony and expertise serving as a Certified Addiction Professional and two decades of full-time ministry.
Candice is also on the Board of Watts of Love which is a global solar lighting nonprofit bringing people the power to raise themselves out of the darkness of poverty.
Due to her experience, Candice has discovered that it is vital to connect with each other, build personal relationships, learn from and encourage one another and create a structure of accountability in order to maintain the life Jesus intended for us.
Just as Christ taught His followers to heal the sick and release life and love to every person they encountered, Candice endeavors to do the same. Candice is anchored in the foundation of Jesus Christ who came to establish His Kingdom in the heart of every single person on the face of the earth.
Elisheba Haxby is a pioneer in the Arts and Entertainment mountain and believes media is one of the greatest tools to reach this generation with the Gospel.
She’s a co-author of the Ninety-Nine Series and co-founder of the publishing company Above the Sun LLC; a business committed to raising up a company of writers to release heaven to earth through creativity.
Elisheba is a recent graduate of the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and is passionate about worship, prayer, and writing.
As a hopeful romantic, she loves to weave stories to heal the broken heart. In each of her stories, she invites her readers on the same journey she’s been on for years—the journey to becoming whole.
Currently, she lives in Dickinson, North Dakota with her husband, son, and beloved dog Zoey. On her downtime you’ll find her visiting the Oregon Coast with her family, riding ATVs, or roasting s’mores at their family cabin.
For more info: elishebahaxby.com
Ivan and Erica Roman, and their three boys Isaiah, Aren and Ezra all reside in Medford, Oregon. They serve as senior leaders of a joy-filled church called Empowered Life Church. Ivan has a passion to raise up healthy leaders that equip the saints. Ivan and Erica have also traveled around the world for the last two decades demonstrating the power of God through prophetic ministry and signs and wonders following.
Scott Graham grew up in Eugene, Oregon, and went to Oregon State University for college. Upon graduation, he moved to Redding, California to attend Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry. He finished three years of ministry school and now he’s the Associate Pastor at Life Bible Church in Harrisburg, OR. He has traveled to preach at churches and a crusade, and is passionate about the Gospel. He loves to see the church walk in purity and power, and enjoys empowering the church in all that Christ has made available.
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