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EVERYTHING YOU WANT FROM A VACATION !

Why take a vacation in the first place?

If you’re like most people, your answer to this question may include some or all of the following:

  1. To have fun, relax, and reconnect with God and family
  2. To escape daily pressures, routine, and stress  
  3. To adventure and experience exciting, new opportunities 
  4. To make memories that last a lifetime 

Gull Lake Ministries offers you a summer experience that hits every item on your vacation wish list! We provide a luxury lakeside retreat where you can create timeless family memories while enjoying endless fun, adventure, rest, and spiritual renewal. 

Each week of our summer season, we feature a different renowned speaker and mission organization. Adult guests recieve inspiration from our gifted speakers and engage with mission organizations that make a lasting impact around the world. 

We cater to our younger guests through the provision of innovative, Christ-centered programming that strategically blends high-octane fun with intentional Bible study, worship, and relational interaction within age- and gender-specific counselor groups.

Escape the noisiness of life. 

Allow Gull Lake Ministries to serve as a spiritual haven where you can experience rest and encounter God and His love in remarkable ways.

2022 SPEAKER SCHEDULE

1_Tuttle
PHIL TUTTLE

Phil Tuttle has taught God’s Word across the United States at various churches, Bible conferences, Christian education conventions and corporate gatherings. He is the author of Raise Up a Child and Crucible: The Choices that Change Your Life Forever. He is also deeply involved in his home church, The Bridge, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, where he serves as one of the teaching pastors. Phil and his wife, Ellen, have two children, Emily and Philip.

MISSIONS: Kids Alive

2_Zarbaugh
CHRIS ZARBAUGH

Chris is the Lead Teaching Pastor at Heritage Church in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He has been a Pastor for 30 years and has been married almost as long. Chris and Liz have three adult children. Chris has had many rolls throughout his ministry career. Youth and Family ministry has always been his favorite thing to be a part of. Chris especially has a passion to reach those who are far from God.

MISSIONS: Journey of a Joyful Life

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MARVIN WILLIAMS

Pastor Marvin Williams is the lead pastor of Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan. Prior to receiving the call to serve at Trinity Church, Pastor Marvin served in several pastoral capacities in the Grand Rapids area. Marvin has written devotionals for Our Daily Bread Ministries, was a contributor to Scott Williams’ book, Church Diversity, and has spoken at numerous retreats and conferences. Pastor Marvin Williams blogs at marvinlwilliams.com Pastor Marvin Williams, with his wife Tonia and three children — Marvin Jr., Micah, and Mikayla — live in Haslett, Michigan.

MISSIONS: Mission India

4_Patty
DAVE PATTY

Dave Patty is the founder and president of Josiah Venture, a mission organization focused on training next-generation leaders throughout Eastern Europe. Dave has lived with his family in the Czech Republic for 26 years, and is well-known in the region for his practical Bible teaching. A second-generation missionary, Dave was born in the Philippines and served in Germany before launching what has become one of the largest leadership training organizations in Central and Eastern Europe.

MISSIONS: Josiah Venture

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JACK NAPIER

In spite of being named after a famous whiskey, Jack Daniel Napier has been called to a life of sobering inspiration. Jack aims to make relevant truth come alive in the heart and mind. Not raised in a Christian home, God saved him as a teenager and he went on to earn degrees in Biblical Studies and Business. Jack serves as lead pastor of Grace Community Church in Newton, Kansas, residing with his wife and five rambunctious children

MISSIONS: TACTICA Ministries

6_Reid
PETER REID

Peter serves as the General Director of Torchbearers International, a missions fellowship founded by Major Ian Thomas at Capernwray Hall, England. He also serves as Director of the Bodenseehof, one of the Torchbearers’ centers, located in southern Germany. He is engaged in an itinerant teaching ministry in Germany and abroad. He and his wife Gaby have two adult children and live in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

MISSIONS: Grace Gardens

7_Manion
JEFF MANION

Jeff Manion (jeffmanion.org) is the senior pastor of multi-campus Ada Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has served for over thirty five years. He is the author of The Land Between, Satisfied and, Dream Big, Think Small. His great joy is digging deeply into Scripture and passionately teaching the story of the Bible in a clear and relevant way. He and his wife, Chris, have three adult children and are proud grandparents.

MISSIONS: Cure International

8_Ahrend
DR. TODD AHREND

Dr. Todd Ahrend graduated from Northeastern State University, has a Masters from Dallas Theological Seminary and a Doctorate from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the founder and international Director of The Traveling Team, a national missions mobilization movement. He and his wife, Jessica, have spent over two decades traveling both nation-wide and abroad, speaking to thousands of people about involvement in world evangelization. Todd has exposure in over sixty countries and has lived in the Middle East. He is the author of The Abrahamic Revolution and In This Generation. Todd and Jessica have six children: Camden, Brody, Axel, Noble, Quincy and Cruz!

MISSIONS: World Gospel Mission

9_Nemmers
BRADY NEMMERS

Brady serves as the lead teaching pastor of Keystone Community Church in Ada, MI. He is passionate about communicating the story of God in a way that is relevant, engaging and applicable. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Western Theological Seminary, Brady is an avid Wolverine fan, coffee drinker, and home improvement aficionado. He lives in Ada with his amazing wife Sarah Anne, four boys, two cats, and a boxer named Hazel.

MISSIONS: East West Ministries

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Looking for the ultimate family vacation destination in 2022?

Gull Lake Ministries offers you and your family the vacation of a lifetime. No other resort brings you closer to God and those you love most!