Speakers

Jeremy DeWeerdt
Senior Pastor // City First Church

Jeremy DeWeerdt serves as the Senior Pastor of City First Church, a church that is focused on introducing everyone to Jesus and teaching them to follow Him. Jeremy, along with his wife, Jen, were placed in leadership of the church in April of 2007, after having been on staff at City First Church for more than 16 years in the role of Student Ministries Pastor and Founder/Director of the post-high school ministry, Rockford Master’s Commission (now Focus One). Jeremy and Jen have been married since 1995 and have three amazing sons, Caden, Connor, and Paxton.

Nick Nilson
Youth & Young Adults Pastor // Lakewood Church

Nick Nilson currently serves as the Youth & Young Adult Pastor at Lakewood Church. Truly a son of our house, Nick was a student in our youth ministry, then interned in that ministry, and later served as the youth pastor. He and his wife Summer, a daughter of our house, have two kids – Haven and Denver.

Shawn Johnson
Lead Pastor // Red Rocks Church

Shawn Johnson serves as Lead Pastor of Red Rocks Church. He is passionate about seeing the people of Denver transformed by the Word of God and making heaven more crowded! Shawn is the author of Transit, a book dedicated to taking people closer to God. In it he shares his personal journey in growing closer to God, uncovers disciplines that were critical to that journey, and invites each of us to ignite an authentic relationship with God. He and his wife Jill have three active sons—Ethan, Austin, and Ashton—so when they’re not at church, they’re usually at a sports game!