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July 9-17, 2021
Wewoka, Okla

Camp Meeting 2021 Speakers


Randy Roberts

Senior Pastor @ Loma Linda University Church

Randy Roberts was born in South America of missionary parents Bob and Bettye Roberts. He has worked at LLUMC and LLU School of Religion, and has pastored in the Texas Conference at the Corona Seventh-day Adventist Church and is currently the senior pastor of the Loma Linda University Church of Seventh-day Adventists. Randy is married to Anita (Justiniano) Roberts, who works for the Southeastern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Randy and Anita have a son named Austin, who is an intern pastor, and a daughter named Miranda, a student at Walla Walla University, currently studying in Argentina.

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Pavel Goia

Editor, Ministry Magazine; G.C. Associate Ministerial Secretary

He was trained in a variety of fields, from law to music, engineering, and business, until he finally ended up studying theology. After six years of pastoring in Romania he spent some time in Norway at the European Bible School, becoming certified in Organic Agriculture & Healthy Lifestyle. He then moved to the United States where he pursued a Bachelor of Theology from Southern Adventist University, and later the M.Div and D.Min program at Andrews University. 

Pavel pastored in Wisconsin for nine years and in Kentucky for seven years. He was a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee for the North American Division, and is now serving as an Associate Ministerial Director for the General Conference Ministerial Association as well as the Editor for Ministry Magazine. 

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Kevin Wilfley

Pastor @ Upper Columbia Academy

Kevin Wilfley is the pastor for the Upper Columbia Academy Seventh-day Adventist Church. For the past 41 years he has served various churches in the Oregon, Upper Columbia, and Washington conferences. Pastor Wilfley has spoken at ministerial gatherings, revival weekends, prayer conferences and camp meetings all over North America, Australia and Scotland on the subjects of prayer, the Holy Spirit, spirituality and evangelism. Pastor Wilfley and his wife, Dolly, have three grown children, and six grandchildren. Hobbies: Guitar, Wood Working, Gardening, and Pastel Painting 

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Rick & Cindy Mercer

Pastor & Nurse - Springtown & Siloam Springs District

Rick and Cindy Mercer bring over 15 years (with 6 of those being in Oklahoma) of pastoral, men’s, women’s, ministerial spouses and prayer ministry experience to us as they impart morning manna each day at 7 am. 

Their greatest passion is proclaiming the eternal truths of God’s Word and engaging others with the powerful, transforming tool of prayer. 


Rick currently serves as a pastor in the Arkansas-Louisiana  Conference. Cindy works part-time as a registered nurse and enjoys serving in ministry with Rick. She is the author of Pray Big—God Can Do So Much More! 

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Dr Gary Wagner

Regional Director for Gospel Outreach Ministries

Dr. Wagner was born and raised in Garden City, Kansas. He has retired from pastoral ministry after forty years of service. He has served in nine countries as pastor, school principal, ADRA Director (SAWS) and Mission President. He is endorsed by the North American Division as Chaplain for public universities. Part of his retirement is spent volunteering in five countries in Southeast Asia as Regional Director for Gospel Outreach Ministries. Dr. Wagner’s book Creation Revealed examines Creation from the perspectives of redemption and science.

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James Shires

Oklahoma Conference President

James Shires has been the president of the Oklahoma Conference since 2017.  Prior to that he served as a pastor in the Oklahoma Conference, Upper Columbia Conference, Texas Conference and the Arizona Conference.  He was also the Prayer Leader for the Oklahoma Conference prior to becoming president.

He served as the Mexico Mission team leader for 10 years for the Oklahoma Conference. He has preached evangelistic meetings in Africa and South America. His wife Julia is an RN and has served many years in children’s ministry. They have three daughter and one son, all who love and serve the Lord in various ministries.