Awaken is a gathering of Youth & Young Adults in the Great Lakes Region with a purpose to come alive with hope, life and purpose of God. At these gatherings you can expect God to come and impact you through amazing Worship & Teachings on Kingdom Culture.
When Abi was 12 years old, she prayed, If you can teach me how to love myself, I will change the world." This simple prayer ignited an incredible adventure of uncovering the power of love. Throughout her journey, she has seen love conquer the fear and torment that once seemed impossible to overcome. She now travels and teaches others how to encounter unconditional love, become wildly free, and experience abundant life.
Drew Neal is a second generation church pioneer that serves with his wife Melissa as the Senior Leader of Generation ONE, a church organization in Rochester, MI. He is a lover of the presence of God, revivalist, lifelong student, visionary, forward thinker in creativity, strategist and prophetic voice to church reform with signs and wonders following. Drew’s message will inspire you to believe for a sustainable transformation of people, cities and nations thru effective leadership, revival, family and influence in culture. You will find Drew flourishes in helping people and organizations to discover their greatest potential in the kingdom of God in small environments with a marker board or corporately to the masses. His father heart shines as he draws the gold out of other fathers and mother and raises up sons and daughters. Drew’s has a goal of 2015 being the year he releases the first of numerous books as God has placed a mandate on his life to write. Drew and his wife Melissa have been married for 12 years and have three boys; Ephram, Liam and Graham. They currently enjoy living in Rochester, MI.
Pastor Jay and Krista have been with ACM since its inception. Pastor Jay is first and foremost a worshiper who loves to minister unto the Lord. Jay and Krista are the Senior Pastors with a vision to see every person encounter God and empowered to impact their communities with the love of Christ. They both have a passion for seeing marriages healed, families restored and people released into their fullness and destiny. Pastor Jay and Krista have three children.