Passionate Women's Conference


At Passionate we have incredible international Guest Speakers, with messages that will leave you encouraged, and inspired for all that God has for you. Our Guest Speakers for Passionate Conference 2020 are Jemima Varughese from Kingdom City, Kari Jobe along with her husband Cody Carnes from The Belonging Co. and Passionate's host Gillian Cameron from ARISE Church.

  • Jemima Varughese

    Jemima Varughese

    Jemima was born in New Zealand in December 1975 but grew up in the Philippines as the eldest daughter of missionary parents. At 18, she came back to Australia and completed an Arts degree majoring in Communications. She worked for Deakin University in the Marketing and IT division before completing her Masters in Arts majoring in Theological studies in Ministry. After serving as a youth pastor, administrator and multiple other roles in her father’s church in Queensland, she married Mark in September 2007 and moved to Malaysia to join him in leading Kingdomcity.

  • Kari Jobe

    Kari Jobe

    “The ground began to shake The stone was rolled away His perfect love could not be overcome Now death where is your sting Our resurrected King has rendered you defeated“ – Forever, Kari Jobe.

    Singer and song writer Kari Jobe is one of the key influencers in Christian music today. She has received multiple Dove awards. Her voice and songs have become anthems to many – inspired by hope in the midst of loss, peace in the midst of uncertainty and God’s presence in the midst of pain. We know that you will be blessed by both her voice and her message as we gather for Passionate Conference 2020.

  • Cody Carnes

    Cody Carnes

    Cody Carnes is a worship leader and songwriter whose passion is to create a meeting place for God and people with music. He spends most of his time traveling and leading worship with his wife Kari Jobe Carnes. The couple have cowritten numerous songs together including "Closer To Your Heart," "The Garden" and "Lover Of My Soul". Cody also wrote "The Cross Has The Final Word" - a hopeful, declarative anthem about the overcoming power of Jesus' name. We can not wait to have Cody join us at Passionate Conference 2020.

  • Gillian Cameron

    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, host of Passionate Women’s Conference, started Passionate in 2009. Gillian loves celebrating, empowering and releasing women in all that God has called them to be.