We have an incredible line-up of local and international Guest Speakers, passionate women of faith bringing messages that will encourage, inspire and awaken you to all that God has for you.

  • Charlotte Gambill

    Charlotte is an author, speaker, pastor and mother of two. With her husband Steve she leads Life Church in England, where they are having an incredible impact.

    Charlotte has an infectious love for life, a deep love for people and zealous love for God’s House. Her passion is to build the local church across the earth, to see people reach their full potential and to develop and strengthen leadership. Charlotte is known for her practical, humorous and passionate application of God’s word. Her messages of life and purpose are rallying a generation to embrace the broken and become ambassadors of hope. We are beyond excited to hear Charlotte speak at Passionate 2021.

  • Maree de Jong

    Maree and her husband Paul have been in ministry for over 35 years. They are the founders and Senior Pastors and of LIFE, a multi-campus church with locations in Auckland, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia.

    With a vision to see women empowered to live out their calling, Maree is the host of the annual Sistas Women’s Conference which, over the past 20 years, has seen thousands of women from across New Zealand and the South Pacific impacted with the reality of Jesus Christ. In her book Diamond in the Dirt, in which she recounts her life story, Maree speaks candidly from a powerful testimony of overcoming insurmountable odds.

    Paul and Maree have been married for 37 years. They have three sons, beautiful daughters-in-law, and are proud grandparents. They are based in Auckland, New Zealand. We are excited to have Maree minister to us this year.

  • Anna Carroll

    Anna Carroll and her husband Ben have been a part of the ARISE journey from the beginning. Throughout this time they served diligently in many areas including leading ARISE Wellington as Campus Pastors, and the Youth program of ARISE as Nationwide Youth Pastors. Along with their three beautiful kids, Ben and Anna are currently pioneering the launch of our ARISE Auckland Campus. Anna and Ben are incredible leaders and have a powerful impact no matter what they are doing.

    Anna is a dynamic speaker, full of wisdom and humour. She will have you laughing until you cry while simultaneously challenging and inspiring you to live the life that God has planned for you.

    We are so excited for you to hear her speak this year!

  • Gillian Cameron

    "When burden weighs on your heart, when anxiety beats in your chest, when the storm rages, when nobody is telling you that you can do it; there is a voice that comes, and speaks to the storm, and says the storm will be still."

    Gillian Cameron and her husband John are the founders and Senior Pastors of ARISE Church in New Zealand and are passionate about seeing the nation won for Jesus. Gillian is a dynamic minister of the word of God with a sharp prophetic edge and a vibrant joy. Her authority and keen ability to impart the Holy Spirit will move your heart and impact your life. Gillian - host of Passionate Women’s Conference - started Passionate in 2009 and loves celebrating, empowering and releasing women in all that God has called them to be.