The Reverend Traci Blackmon’s life assignment is to advance God’s agenda in the earth through encouraging and empowering people to live their faith. She lives out this calling as the proud Pastor of Christ at the King United Church of Christ in St Louis, Missouri.
Her early and prominent response to racial tensions in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown, Jr, in Ferguson (which is adjacent to her church) earned Rev. Blackmon an appointment to the Ferguson Commission.
Mark Kickett is a Noongar man from the South West of Western Australia. He is passionate about the vision of the Uniting Aboriginal & Islander Christian Congress, for First Peoples to be empowered to minister to their own people in their own ways. Currently he is the Development Officer for the Congress in South Australia, having previously served as a pastor, and in a number of community and government agencies working in health, education and justice.
Karina is a Lecturer in Missional Studies at Morling College in Sydney. Before that she was the Senior Pastor of Community Life Church, Cherrybrook, where she ministered there for 13 years. Karina has completed her doctorate in missional studies focusing on the formation of missional church and missional Spirituality.
Steve has a passion for Biblical mercy and justice, both locally and globally. Steve has been a Youth Worker, a Counsellor/Chaplain at both public and private schools, TEAR WA Assistant State Coordinator, a Baptist Pastor with Lockridge Open Table missional community, and has a Masters in Development Studies. Steve now coordinates TEAR in WA. Steve lives what he believes, and his integrity comes through in his inspiring messages.
Mick is a “minor-kiwi-prophet” who has a PhD in John Wesley, a Masters in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a 50cc Vespa, a gorgeous 1924 built abode and a Ruby who he has been married to for so long. Mick brings to his teaching, discernment and wisdom. Namely; What are the pertinent issues and how to proceed?
Dusty Feet Mob
‘Dusty Feet Mob’ are a group of Dancers aged between 6 and 29yrs. They have been dancing together since February 2013, invited to perform at various events in Adelaide, Roxby Downs, Hawker, Port Pirie, Melbourne and at home in Port Augusta.
Joel McKerrow is a writer, speaker, educator, community arts worker and one of Australia’s most successful internationally touring performance poets. Based out of Melbourne, Australia he is the Artist Ambassador for the aid and development organisation ‘TEAR Australia’ and was the co-founder of community arts organisation, 'The Centre for Poetics and Justice' (2010-2013).
Adelaide based singer songwriter Georgia Germein has been turning heads across the globe in her indie pop band Germein Sisters. Georgia (guitar, keys), and her sisters Ella (electric cello, bass) and Clara Germein (drums) are compelling audiences with their infectious indie pop tunes, mesmerising spirit, and irresistible charm. In 2017 the girls toured the UK with the worlds biggest female group "Little Mix", as well as performed on the Big Top Stage at the Isle of Wight Festival UK (David Guetta, Rod Stewart), played a sold out Radio Concert on Mallorca Island Spain, and toured Switzerland, Germany, and Australia.