Main Pavilion Speakers
Pastor Mark Finley is the former host and director of It Is Written. He was the first Seventh-day Adventist pastor to do a satellite evangelistic series. He has written over 74 published books. During his lifetime, Finley presented more than 150 evangelistic meeting series in over 70 countries, making him a key figure in evangelism. Today, Pastor Finley and Teenie continue their ministry at the Living Hope School of Evangelism Training Centre in Haymarket, Virginia.
Ernestine “Teenie” Finley has a passion for sharing the principles of a positive, healthy lifestyle. She has inspired thousands of health-conscious individuals to improve their quality of life, reduce their risk of disease, and increase their longevity through her books, TV appearances, and seminars. Teenie is known worldwide for teaching natural lifestyle cooking.
Randy was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area as a fourth-generation Seventh-day Adventist. He attended Adventist elementary schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, attended Monterey Bay Academy, and then earned a bachelor’s degree from Pacific Union College. Directly out of college, Randy was employed as a business intern by the Nevada-Utah Conference. From there, he has served as treasurer of the Illinois Conference, Oregon Conference, Southern Union Conference, and, until just recently, the North American Division. All told, he has served in church treasury employment since 1983.
Randy was ordained to the gospel ministry in 2000 and has held or participated in several evangelistic series domestically and abroad. He loves evangelism and is passionate about doing all he can to bring people to a saving knowledge of our Saviour. He also enjoys the outdoors and building live-edge furniture. Randy married his college sweetheart in June of 1983, Denise Halenz. Together, they have two sons, Jason and Brandon, and two wonderful daughters-in-law, Susie and Amanda.