AGYM Operations and Strategic Partnerships // AG Youth //Springfield, MO
John Zick was appointed to fill the role of Operations and Strategic Partnerships for Assemblies of God Youth Ministries in October 2019.
John has been in full-time youth ministry for over a decade. He has served in a variety of roles including Youth Culture Specialist/Staff Evangelist at the Northern California/Nevada District Office; Next Gen Pastor at Grand Rapids First in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and everything in between.
Because of his passion to make Jesus famous throughout the globe, John’s mission is to see believers walking in their God-given design and working together as the body of Christ to reach this world with the gospel!
John and his wife, Alicia, have one son, Oliver, and a dog, Reed.
National Youth Director // Assemblies of God Youth Ministries // Springfield, MO
Josh and Jennifer Wellborn have come back to their hometown of Springfield, Missouri to serve in the Assemblies of God Youth Ministries after 17 years in full-time ministry. Josh attended Evangel University and Jennifer, Missouri State University.
After pursuing a career in broadcasting, Josh became a youth pastor in 2001 and has served in Brussels, Belgium; Seattle, Washington; and Michigan. Their youth ministry at Mount Hope Church in Lansing, Michigan was nationally ranked in the Top 10 for Speed the Light giving.
In 2015, Josh was appointed as the Michigan District Student Ministries Director, where he oversaw both youth and children’s ministries. Then, in January 2018, he was appointed National Director of Assemblies of God Youth Ministries. Josh and Jennifer live in Ozark, Missouri with their four children—Isaac, Symon, Liza, and Stella.
Speed the Light Director // Assemblies of God Youth Ministries // Springfield, MO
Eric Hoffman was appointed to serve as director for Speed the Light in January 2018.
In the three years Hoffman served as district youth director (DYD) for Illinois, giving to Speed the Light increased by more than $300,000. Prior to serving as DYD, he was youth pastor at Abundant Life in Alton, Illinois — one of the Top 20 Giving Churches for Speed the Light during his tenure.
“Eric and Liz have a strong record of cultivating generosity and a passion for missions,” says General Superintendent Doug Clay.
Eric and his wife, Liz, have three children.