WAY. TRUTH. LIFE.
I am the way, the truth, and the life, no one comes to the father except through me.
Roby Curtis is the founder of Blind Eye Ministries where he works on the frontline in ministry to the homeless and indigenous. His work involves sharing his Catholic faith with those in homeless hostels and in remote Indigenous Communities. He is passionate about young Catholics embracing the poor in their locals communities and seeking to provide opportunities of Church and Christian Community for them. He is also a worship leader and songwriter with emmanuelworship. He is a husband and father of 5 children and his family play a fundamental role in his ministry involvements.
Renee has been involved in youth ministry for many years both in Australia and overseas. She spent over five years working with NET Ministries of Canada, where she served as the assistant program director. As the Irish coordinator, Renee was also involved with developing NET’s ministry to the youth in Ireland. As a life coach and personal trainer, Renee has a passion to see people living beyond their expectation and discovering their God given potential.
Justin Mourits is the Young Adults Coordinator for Ignite Youth, and is also the National Development Coordinator for the Young Men of God movement. Previously he has served with NET Ministries Australia for 4 years. He has 8 year experience in youth ministry in Australia and his home country of New Zealand. He is passionate about seeing young people become everything they can be.
Tash Mierendorf is one of the Young Adults Coordinators for Ignite Youth and heavily involved in resource development for the ministry. Tash has over 5 years of youth ministry experience, including volunteering and working for NET Ministries Australia. Married to Stephen and mother of baby Lucy, she is passionate about young adults being supported and nurtured in their Catholic faith.
Ronan has been involved in youth ministry and leadership development for twelve years. Over this time he has been involved in three organisations, Youth Impact, The Catholic Guy and GRIP Leadership. Ronan has played a key role in helping all of them grow significantly and increase in influence. Ronan is both passionate and experienced in evangelism, leadership development, and making faith and life enjoyable! He speaks to approximately 20,000 teenagers each year and lives with his wife and daughter in Perth, Western Australia.
Karl is a member of the Ignite Youth Perth team.
Ryan Shelton is a member of the Ignite Youth Perth team and RE Coordinator at a Catholic High School.
Ignite Conference 2015 will be an experience of pursuing One faith and One purpose as part of One Church.
Ignite Conference is a national Catholic youth conference held in Brisbane for adults, students, kids, ministry leaders, teachers, priests and religious. It’s about encountering Jesus Christ and the Church, experiencing dynamic faith, being equipped for living the Christian life, and being empowered to impact the Church and the world.
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