Past Conference Speakers

Over the 70+ years, Waldheim Missions Conference has been blessed with many gifted speakers who have encouraged and motivated attendees. You can see a few past speakers below. If you are interested in becoming a speaker at any of the upcoming events, get in touch with us

Sam Rowland

Working with YFC for over 30 years, Sam is an evangelist, author, and musician. His music and messages have stirred up hearts from the jungles of Jamaica to Myanmar. He has ministered on 5 continents and coast to coast in Canada and the US. From groups of 50 to city-wide gatherings of 5,000, Sam Rowland is committed to sharing the life-changing grace of God through music and creative communication. LEARN MORE

Dr TV Thomas

Rev. Dr. TV Thomas was born in Malacca, Malaysia, and currently resides in Regina, Saskatchewan. He began his ministry as an evangelist in 1974 before he was appointed as the Professor of Evangelism for the Murray W. Downey Chair of Evangelism at Canadian Bible College and Canadian Theological Seminary. Currently, Rev. Dr. Thomas serves as the Director of the Centre for Evangelism & World Mission. 

John Yoder

Pastor John has worked in a variety of ministry settings ranging from pastorate to parachurch organizations to a prison Chaplain. For 10 years John was the Director of Ministry for the Gospel Echoes Team Canada West. Currently, John is a Pastor at the Oasis Tabernacle in Sugarcreek, Ohio, USA.

Sandy Adams

Pastor Sandy Adams is the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Stone Mountain in Atlanta, Georgia which he started in 1980. God has used the church and Pastor Sandy to disciple believers in Jesus, and spread His love and truth around the world. He has authored seven books: Welcome to the Family of God, Chapter By Chapter, Christmas through the Eyes, Family Matters, Kid Gloves, The Drama of Christmas, and the Internet Bible Commentary, and Bible Scan. LEARN MORE

Dr. Tom Blackaby

Author, speaker & Lead Pastor at Maple Ridge Alliance Church. Dr. Tom Blackaby serves as the International Director for Blackaby Ministries International. Tom previously served as an associate pastor for worship, education, and youth in churches in the United States, Norway, and Canada. Through Blackaby Ministries International, Tom partners with several international ministries and churches, focusing on discipleship, leadership, and family ministry. LEARN MORE

Richard Sharp

From England, Richard is an international speaker, mobilizer, evangelist, and trainer with Operation Mobilization. For over thirty years he has spoken in conferences, churches, colleges, and youth events. Richard is an ordained minister and has a passion for mobilizing God’s people both locally and globally. Globally Richard has served in India, and in leadership on board OM’s missions ships: Logos, Doulos, and Logos II. Richard has ministered in nearly 100 nations! LEARN MORE

Randy Friesen

Randy is the VP of Leadership Development for Global Disciples which trains leaders living near least-reached communities to multiply disciples of Jesus Christ and share His Good News. In the past, Randy served as the General Director of the North American MB mission agency, Multiply, for 17 years.

Dan Pritchett

Pastor Dan is a graduate of Mississippi State University and has earned his Master of Divinity with a specialization in Evangelistic Church Growth from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Carianne love living and serving in the Greater New Orleans area along with their two daughters.

Russ Wilson

Pastor Russ has had the privilege to lead a number of churches both rural and city, small, single-staff churches as well as larger multi-staff churches. He has church planted in Canmore Alberta and has been a Denominational Executive where he had the privilege of overseeing a group of churches across Western Canada. One of his great joys has been to lead numerous tours to Israel. Pastor Russ is currently the Lead Pastor at Hague Gospel Church.