Tom Harding—Evening Rally Speaker
Tom is the Senior Pastor of ALIVE Wesleyan Church, a body of believers united in its mission to reach spiritually hungry people. Tom graduated from Southern Wesleyan University with a double major in Christian Ministries and Bible and a minor in Youth Ministries. He attended Asbury Theological Seminary where he received his Masters of Divinity. Tom has worked in the Wesleyan Church as well as the United Methodist Church, serving in various roles.
Tom is married to Lisa and they have three beautiful children: Rachel (16), Sarah (14), and Thomas (10). Tom’s personal mission is to live, love and lead like Christ. His passion is reclaiming the local church as the transforming hope for the world by making church culturally current and Biblically true. Tom is deeply motivated by his God-given desire to see steady streams of freshly redeemed lives pouring into houses of worship across the nation and the world.
Chris Stephens—Worship Leader
Chris has been leading worship since he was eighteen years old, his journey beginning in Atlantic Canada as a member of Present Reality and Three Season Ant. Three Season Ant toured extensively throughout Canada & the United States, winning 4 GMA’s and releasing two full length albums: 2 days After Yesterday & Redefined Logic. He is currently serving as the Worship Pastor at Crosswinds Wesleyan Church in Canandaigua, NY with his wife Megan and two children Caleb and Myla. Chris’ heart is to see Jesus be the center of our worship as we sing psalms, hymns, spiritual songs and most importantly in all that we do, in word or in deed, that we’d do everything in the name of Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.