Upcoming conferences

iShare East 2017

Great Lakes Adventist Academy

August 11 - 12


Mark Howard
Pastor Mark Howard is an ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He currently serves as senior pastor of the Cedar Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church, as well as director of the Emmanuel Institute, the evangelism training school of the Michigan Conference. Pastor Howard is known for his clear, compelling presentations and his commitment to the Adventist Message.
Justin Ringstaff
Justin Ringstaff graduated from Southern Adventist University and Andrews Theological Seminary. In 2006 he accepted a call to the Michigan Conference pastoring several churches and serving as district superintendent before accepting the call to serve as associate ministerial director. He and his wife, Chelli, met at Southern, were married in the summer of 1998, and love sharing their lives together in the Lord’s work. They have three children Elijah, Enoch, and Emma.
Dee Casper
Dee Casper is the Director of UnScene Media Group, and the Bible Instructor for IDEA (Institute for Digital Evangelism Arts). Dee had never heard of a Seventh-day Adventist for 21 years, and by the grace of God, he found the message through 3ABN. He was baptized in 2010 at the ARISE Cornerstone program, and has been involved in evangelism and teaching ever since. He has served as a Bible Worker, been a Bible teacher in an academy setting, and has taught in different schools.
Michelle Doucoumes
Michelle Doucoumes teaches business at Southern Adventist University and is also an instructor for the SALT: Soul-winning and Leadership Training program. Previous to this she served as the director for the Wildwood Center for Health Evangelism. Michelle is passionate about sharing Jesus and finding ways to use your profession to spread the gospel and reach our cities for Christ.
Artem Dmytriyev
The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He hath anointed Me to preach the Gospel to the poor; He hath sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the Acceptable Year of the Lord.
Charlie Thompson
Pastor Charlie Thompson is the Youth Director for Indiana Conference. Another hat he wears is Sabbath School Director.. Pastor Charlie Loves young people and is passionate to deliver the good news of the gospel and Jesus' soon coming to this generation.
Chad Bernard
Chad Bernard just accepted a position in the Michigan Conference as the new Associate Youth Director. Before that, he was a teacher in the Adventist school system for the past 20 years. Chad loves young people and is passionate about drawing them into a closer relationship with Christ. He is married, has a beautiful 3 year old daughter and a faithful dog named Gus.


Friday August 11

Sabbath August 12



Great Lakes Adventist Academy
7477 Academy Road
Cedar Lake, MI 48812
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The following are available:
Cabins - $25 / night (double bed and 2 singles with mattresses)
Cottages - $15 / night (double with 2 singles without mattresses)
Note: bedding and toiletries not supplied