2019 summer camp speakers


  • week one :: coming soon!!


  • week two :: Brady nemmers

    Brady Nemmers is a long-time faithful friend of TVR… We’ve lost count of how many times he has been a summer camp speaker! He is the Lead Teaching Pastor at Keystone Community Church in the Grand Rapids area, which he began co-leading in 2013. In addition to speaking at summer camp, Brady has lead numerous “Mission to the Mountain” trips to TVR from Michigan. He served as a youth pastor for many years and has an obvious gift in sharing the Word with students in such a way that is engaging and relevant to their lives. He is married to Sarah Anne and they have four wildly awesome boys!

  • week three :: ricky lee

    Ricky Lee is the Youth Pastor at Grace Community Church in Angier, North Carolina. He and his wife April met at TVR and served on staff for about a decade before the Lord led them to Grace. Ricky is one of the most relatable people you will ever meet, and his humble leadership and dynamic teaching truly open a door for him to be able to share the Word of God in a way that makes people want to listen. Ricky and April have five precious, full-of-life children.

  • week five :: coming soon!!


  • week six :: shaun cross

    Shaun Cross moved to Washington, D.C., in the spring of 2014 to plant a church after several years of youth ministry. He is currently Church Planting Resident at Redeemer Church of Arlington. Shaun has a way of genuinely and graciously challenging young people to live in light of the gospel every day of their lives. Shaun is married to Melissa, and they have three adorable children.

  • week seven :: jamie dew

    Dr. Jamie Dew wears many hats at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves as the Dean of the College at Southeastern, Vice President for Undergraduate Studies and Distance Learning, as well as the Associate Professor of History of Ideas and Philosophy. He is gifted at communicating the deep truths of the Bible in relatable and understandable ways for young people. Dr. Dew is married to Tara and is daddy to two sets of twins - the "Nats" (Nathan & Natalie), and the "Sams" (Samuel & Samantha)! 

  • week eight :: william 'duce' branch

    Duce was raised by his father in New York City, where his passion for urban ministry began. Known for his career as the hip-hop artist, "The Ambassador," Duce has reached out to the hip-hop and urban community for over two decades. He is currently involved in leadership with Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, NC, and is pursuing a PhD through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also serves as Assistant Professor of Preaching and Bible. Duce is married to Missie and they have five beautiful children.