Memorial Day Weekend

Event details

  • Monday | May 30, 2016
  • All Day

Join us here at Blue Mountain Christian Retreat for Memorial Day Weekend 2016! Speakers will be Paul Johansson and Chris Ball.

Paul Johansson


Paul Johansson currently serves as Chancellor of Elim Bible Institute where he taught for 17 years and served as President as well. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the New York School of Urban Ministry in NYC. He and his wife, Gloria, have served eleven years in missionary service in Kenya, East Africa. There he established the All Nations Gospel Church and co-founded the Nairobi Pentecostal Bible College. Paul has a Master’s Degree in African Studies from New York State University. For seventeen years, he taught in the classroom and counseled Bible school students at Elim Bible Institute. Currently he teaches and holds seminars in urban areas and internationally. Paul and Gloria currently reside in Hampton, VA. They have two children and four grandchildren.

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Chris Ball

Chris is a graduate of Elim Bible Institute in Lima NY and has been serving as Sr. Pastor of Lighthouse Community Fellowship since 1988. Chris has a real heart for leaders in the Christian community, especially pastors serving in the local church. In addition to speaking on this topic at conferences both in the US and internationally, Chris facilitates local leadership conferences involving such names as Jack Hayford, Robert Morris, Larry Stockstill, and Lisa Bevere on behalf of Elim Fellowship. Chris resides in Upstate NY with his wife Carol and their 3 children.