Summit Main Speakers

Pastor

Aleksandr Shevchenko

Aleksandr Shevchenko – passionate teacher of the Word of God, organizer and speaker at conferences worldwide. Aleksandr is the founder and senior pastor of House of Bread Church (Sacramento, CA, 2006). He has hosted numerous television programs and is the lead producer of the docuseries “The Slavic nations search for God”. He is also the author of “Church and civil society”, “Types of mentality”, “Attack on Supreme Sovereignty” and other works. He began his media ministry in 1996 together with his wife Zhanna, when they started recording video testimonies of people who encountered God in a supernatural way.

Alex and Zhanna Shevchenko currently reside in Sacramento (California, USA) with their two children, Daniel and Viktoria.

Bishop

Johannes Justus

Johannes Justus (born in 1957) – President of the German Association of Pentecostal Churches (BFP, senior pastor of Elim Church in Hanover, Germany. He actively serves through mentorship, as a notable speaker at many conferences, and provides consultation services in Germany and across the world. Johaness is married to Irina Justus and together they have 7 children, one of which is adopted, as well as 19 grandchildren. His life’s mission is dedicated to the development of the church and the edification of believers. He is a staunch supporter of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, Who works in the church. Johaness urges Christians to be open to the work of the supernatural power of God.
University professor

Dr. Johannes Reimer

Dr. Johannes Reimer is Professor of Missions Studies and Intercultural Theology at the Ewersbach University of Applied Arts in Germany and the University of South Africa. Since 2016 he is the Director of the Peace and Reconciliation Network of the World Evangelical Alliance. He is personally involved in a number of conflict resolution programs and has written several books on Mission and Peace. He has written a number of books and articles on European mission history and theology. Reimer is married to Cornelia and they have three children and two grandchildren.
Evangelist

George Davidiuk

George Davidiuk was born and raised in the United States in a family of Ukrainian immigrants. While preserving the language of his parents, he became a world-famous evangelist in the former Soviet Union. In addition to his gift for speaking, God blessed him with the talent to sing. Starting at the age of 16, he spent 12 years touring with his band all over North America and Europe, bringing the Gospel to countless cities. To date, the band has recorded 22 albums and multiple music videos. George Daviduk serves in a wide variety of Evangelical interdenominational churches worldwide. Currently, his ministry is comprised mainly of three parts: recording music, missionary trips, and teaching classes for students in Bible schools and missions around the world.
Pastor

Arkadiy Olesh

Arkadiy Olesh was born in 1967 in Western Ukraine. From 1990 to 1996, he was honored to serve as a missionary in Russia within the Nizhny Novgorod region for “Voice of Hope”. Since 2000, Arkadiy has been serving in the role of Senior Pastor for the Evangelical Church “Grace” in the city of Columbus, Ohio. There, Arkadiy and his wife Valentina are blessed to be raising of family of eight children.
Pastor

Eduard Kislyanka

Eduard Kislyanka immigrated to the U.S. with his parents when he was 4 years old. He got his ministry to start at House of Bread church in 2008, serving as a coordinator for the youth ministry. He went on to serve in teen ministry and the 18-25 student ministry until being ordained as the pastor of the English service at House of Bread Church.
Pastor

Samuel Rodriguez

Samuel Rodriguez, lead pastor of New Season, one of America’s most influential mega  churches according to Newsmax, is the president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, the world’s largest Hispanic Christian organization with 42,000 plus U.S. churches and many additional churches spread throughout the Spanish-speaking diaspora. Rodriguez stands recognized by CNN, FOX News, Univision and Telemundo as America’s most influential Latino/Hispanic faith  leader. Charisma magazine named him one of the 40 leaders who changed the world. The Wall  St. Journal named him one of the top 12 Latino leaders and he was the only faith leader on that  list. He has been named among the “Top 100 Christian Leaders in America” (Newsmax 2018)  and nominated as one of the “100 most influential people in the world” (TIME 2013). Rodriguez has advised Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump and frequently consults with members of  Congress to advance life, religious liberty and biblical justice initiatives including immigration  and criminal justice reform. Rodriguez is the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award presented by the Congress of Racial Equality. Rodriguez resides in Sacramento, CA with his wife Eva, and their three children.

Pastor

Bogdan Bondarenko

Bogdan Bondarenko was born in Ukraine. At 15, he left to study in France and five years later, Bogdan received his Bachelor’s degree in language and literature. While in France, he was baptized and began to preach his first sermons in French. In the year 2000, the Bondarenko family emigrated to Jacksonville, Florida where Bogdan served as the youth leader at Living Stream Church for seven years. He was ordained as a deacon and subsequently, as a pastor. In 2005, Bogdan founded the Slavic Missionary Bible School (SMBS), followed by the Teen Bible School (TBS) and the Intensive Discipleship Training (IDT) school. IDT has graduated 1500 students and missionaries since its foundation. Through the years, Bogdan has participated in numerous missionary projects in nations across the globe. In 2017, he became the senior pastor of Living Stream Church and in 2020, together with his team, opened an English speaking, multicultural church in Jacksonville. Bogdan has three children together with his wife Olga.
Pastor

Russell Korets

Russell Korets was born in Ukraine, and his family immigrated to the US when he was 9 years old. At the age of 18, Russell became the youth pastor at Slavic Gospel Church and served there for 5 years. During those years, he also traveled with Good Samaritan Ministries and coordinated Practical Missionary Bible School. He completed his bachelor’s in theology at Oral Roberts University. In 2010, Russell and his family moved back to Seattle and together with a team started CityHill Church. The church grew faster than expected, and within two years, Russell moved an hour north to start the 2nd campus of CityHill. In 2020, Russell stepped back from the Slavic community and became a pastor at Timberlake Church, which reaches over 6,000 people in the Northwest. In his role, he oversees 5 campuses and is currently training leaders to plant 2 more campuses and 5 new churches in the next 5 years in the Seattle region. Russell is married to Tanya, and together they have 4 kids.
Pastor

Peter Golosinski

Peter Golosinski is a founder and a lead pastor of Connect Church in Springfield Missouri. Peter and his wife Nadia have been married for over 21 years and have four children. Peter is passionate about the local church and its ability to reach their community. Since the launch, Connect Church has been ministering mostly to the local English-speaking people.
Pastor

Vlad Kotyakov

Vlad Kotyakov was born in Ukraine. At the age of 11, he immigrated to the United States with his parents. At 17 years old, he experienced a deep conviction after an encounter with God, which changed his entire life forever. A real transformation and dedication to ministry took place in Bible School. He traveled to many countries including Ukraine and Russia, preaching the gospel. He also assisted in coordinating a Bible school for ministers and pastors of Chukotka and Yakutia (Russia). Pastor Vlad studied at the Bible School “Christ For The Nations” (Dallas, Texas).
Pastor Vlad was called by God to pastoral ministry. In 2013, he was ordained as a pastor at House of Bread Church, where he currently serves as the Executive Pastor.
Vlad and his wife Tanya reside in Sacramento where they raise two amazing children, Eva and Leon.

Бонус Summit Speakers

Pastor

Alec Rowland

Alec Rowlands is Pastor of Westgate Chapel church, located in Edmonds Washington. Alec was born in South Africa, to parents whom were Missionaries. Westgate Is a non-denominational church founded in 1959 by first generation Scandinavian  immigrants. In the last 39 years, Westgate church went from being primarily a Scandinavian church, to now representing 62 different nationalities, 7% in which are Slavic. After C-19, Westgate now has an attendence of 1,500 people.
Pastor

Brett Meadors

Brett is the senior pastor of Athey Creek church, with an attendance of over 7,000 people . He and his family moved to Portland in 1996 to start Athey Creek Christian Fellowship. As our church has grown, Brett’s main focus has remained the same: pointing people to Jesus by teaching through God’s Word, verse-by-verse, book-by-book and chapter-by-chapter. Brett and his wife, Debbie, have three children: Brooke, Joey and Casey.

Pastor

Casey Treats

As a teenager, Casey Treat was involved with drugs and the world surrounding that lifestyle. In 1974, at the age of 19, he entered a court-ordered rehabilitation center. During his years there, Casey found the saving grace of Jesus Christ and learned how to renew his mind through the Word of God.

After receiving his Bachelor of Theology and marrying Wendy, he started Christian Faith Center in 1980 which ministers to many thousands of people in two locations around the Greater Seattle area and an online campus that helps the faithful around the world.

Pastor

Danil Tovkach

Pastor Danil Tovkach is the Senior Pastor of Slavic Megachurch “Sulumita Evangelical church,” located in Fairview, Oregon.

Pastor

Lance Hahn

Pastor Lance Hahn has been the senior pastor of Bridgeway Christian Church since 1997. A gifted Bible teacher, Lance is known for his ability to communicate God’s truth with accuracy and humor. His role at Bridgeway blends his two greatest passions: God and people. He loves seeing the transformation that happens when God gets a hold of a person’s life.

While Lance’s primary vocation is leading Bridgeway, God has also allowed Lance to serve Him in several other ways. His sermons are heard daily on KFIA radio, he has spoken at numerous conferences, written several magazine articles, and has published one book, How to Live in Fear: Mastering the Art of Freaking Out. Lance also serves on the board of City Pastors Fellowship, and is passionate about uniting churches in the Sacramento region.

Lance has been married to Suzi since 1995, and they have two daughters (Jillian and Andie) and one pooch, Bella. He holds a B.A. from Sacramento State University and an Master of Divinity degree from Western Seminary. When he’s not at church Lance is an avid collector (sports cards, comic books, vinyl records, and other things), a major movie buff, and a big fan of the beach.

Pastor

Michael Khochay

Pastor Mike is a co-founder of Genesis Church. At an early age, he felt God calling him to evangelism. Mike and Inna were married in 2003; they have 5 children. As a teenager, Mike started his ministry traveling to preach in churches, camps, and conferences. Eventually, God led him into youth ministry as a youth pastor. In 2010, Pastor Mike and Inna were a part of the team that launched City On A Hill Church in the greater Seattle area. in 2017, God began to stir Mike and Inna’s hearts for Sacramento. After meeting with Serge and Tanya Kisel, they felt a confirmation of what was already on their hearts. They sold their house and moved their family to the Sacramento region to plant a community oriented church. In his down time, Mike enjoys sports, especially rooting for his beloved Seahawks.

Pastor

Phillip Goudeaux II  (Jr.)

Phillip George Goudeaux II was born in Carmichael, California in 1978. He is the second of three children born to Drs. Phillip and Brenda Goudeaux. He was raised in Northern Sacramento, where he attended Grant High School. His interest in Football brought him recognition for his sports achievements. Following his High School graduation, he enrolled in Sacramento City College. He then enrolled in Rhema Bible College, graduating in 2000. He responded to God’s call when he became the Senior Minister on staff at Calvary Christian Center under the leadership of his father, Pastor, Dr. Phillip G. Goudeaux. He and wife, Naomi are Pastor and First Lady of CCC Marysville. They have four children, Miamore, Phillip III, Brendan, and Benjamin.

Pastor

Rick Cole

Pastor Rick Cole is the Senior Pastor of Capital Christian Center in Sacramento, California. He succeeded his father, Pastor Glen, and took this role in September, 1995. He earned a Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership from Southeastern University and has since co-written two books. Him and his wife Cathy have three children & five grandchildren.

Pastor

Sergey Kozlov

Pastor Sergey is the founder of “Church of Truth”, a predominantly Russian speaking church founded in September of 1993. 

After many years, the church has grown into a multi-service, multi-nationalities and multi-generational community.
Thanks to multi-media, God has widened Pastor Sergey’s influence, impacting English and Russian speaking countries all over the world. 

With 26 years behind, Pastor Sergey likes to say that “This is just the beginning”.

Pastor

Vasiliy Botsyan

Pastor Vasily Botsyan is the Senior Pastor of City Hill Church, which homes multiple campuses. Within each campus is a lead campus pastor and local elder team, all united by one relationship and mission. Pastor Botsyan has a mission and goal to bring glory to God by taking the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ so that people can know God and have a relationship with Him, so people can live in the freedom that Jesus gives, help people discover their God-given purpose in life, and help them make a difference in the world.