District Council Speakers

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District Council Speakers2018-08-16T10:22:59+00:00

Wisdom Conference

Robert and Pamela Crosby

Robert and Pamela Crosby are the Co-founders of Teaming Life, investing their lives in men and women who desire to live as Teaming Couples, Teaming Families and equipping leaders to build strong Teams in the Church and Marketplace. Their passion for living a Teaming Life developed from their personal experiences in pastoral ministry, marriage and raising four amazing young adults. Their present work with university students ignites their passion and hope for the future of the important roles of marriage, family, communities and the Church. Robert serves as Professor of Practical Theology at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. Pamela is the Senior Director and Life Coach at SEU for COMPASS: The Center for Calling & Career.


Opening Service

Terry Raburn

Reverend Terrell (Terry) Raburn currently serves as the Superintendent of the Peninsular Florida District Council of the Assemblies of God. Reverend Terry Raburn is a fourth generation preacher whose grandfathers on both sides of his family were pioneers in Pentecost, as well as Charter Members of the Assemblies of God in the Florida and Georgia districts. Terry’s mother and father were church planters and pastors in the southeast. He represents the Fellowship nationally and overseas while serving as Chairman of Southeastern University, a member of the General Presbytery of the Assemblies of God, and is a board member for Real Life Children’s Ranch, Native American University and American Bible Society for life.


Memorial Service and Communion

Al Force

Al Force currently serves as Lead Pastor at Oceanway Assembly in Jacksonville, Florida. He’s a fresh, new, young(ish) pastor straight out of 23 years in youth ministry. Al’s passions include (but are not limited to): God (duh), Jinny—his wife of 27 years, his sons—Al and Jake, and the local church. After 25 years in ministry, Al’s burden for church leadership is raw, time-proven, trial-by-fire developed, and growing with each new day. He is no stranger to Pen Florida; he served as our DYD for 6+ years. Al’s work has a track record of development, growth, health, and energy.


World Missions Service

Jeffrey Hartensveld

As AGWM regional director for Asia Pacific, Jeff Hartensveld gives direction and oversight to more than 350 missionaries and missionary associates serving in 36 countries and territories across Asia and the Pacific Islands. In 2012, after 23 years in Indonesia, Jeff was named director of AGWM Mobilization and served there for 5 years Mobilizing our missionaries to the field. Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in Bible with a missions emphasis from Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in biblical literature from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri. He and Liz have three daughters: Leah, Kelly and Rebekah.


Ordination Service

Malcolm P. Burleigh

As executive director for U.S. Missions, Malcolm Burleigh leads a stateside missions team that includes over 18,000 missionaries, chaplains, and project volunteers. This includes more than 980 nationally appointed U.S. missionaries and over 600 endorsed chaplains. This team includes the ministry of seven “Windows”: Chaplaincy Ministries; Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, U.S.A.; Intercultural Ministries; Missionary Church Planters & Developers; U.S. MAPS; Teen Challenge International, U.S.A.; and Youth Alive. As executive director, Malcolm also serves as a member of the Assemblies of God Executive Leadership Team, Executive Presbytery, chairman of the board for the U.S. Missions Executive Committee, and serves on the board of Teen Challenge International, U.S.A.  Burleigh served as pastor of Living Faith Assembly of God in Tampa, Florida for eighteen years. He and his wife, Maria have two daughters, a son, and four grandchildren.