2019 Winter Youth Retreat Speaker Bios
Steve Wiebe-Johnson ∙ Peace Camp ∙ February 1-3
Steve Wiebe-Johnson has served with Mennonite Mission Network in Africa and with Africans for over 30 years. He is passionate about Africans leading their own churches, organizations and projects, and provides support and encouragement in the background. Steve is great at telling stories to illustrate a point, and has a real pastoral heart. He never shies away from difficult conversations or questions, so if you have a doozy of a question for him, don’t hold back!
Kent Miller ∙ Junior High ∙ February 8-10
Kent is a husband, father, and grandfather doing his best to follow Jesus. He comes to us with a broad range of experience serving the church. He has been a Youth Pastor, Lead Pastor, worked for conference and Denominational Agencies, and currently is a Financial Advisor for Everence. He enjoys leading worship, song writing, reading, movies, golf, and spending time with his family!
Tig Intagliata ∙ Senior High ∙ February 15-17
Stephen “Tig” Intagliata is in his 13th year as Campus Pastor at Bluffton University. Most of his time is spent helping students connect with God in authentic ways, and encouraging them to discover their unique passions and gifts so they can share God’s grace and love with others. Tig grew up in the Catholic church in southern California and discovered Mennonites through Mennonite Voluntary Service. Most of his adult life has been spent serving the Church as a pastor in places like San Antonio and Phoenix, and as a mission worker in Bolivia. Tig is married to Karen and they three adult children, a grandson, a foster granddaughter, and a peek-a-poo named Binky. Tig and his family love to travel and experience the beauty (and food!) of other cultures and countries.