Head Pastor at the Story Ashland
Xavier sees the world and people as a canvas upon which God wants to create an amazing story. Born in Ashland he felt a strong calling to come back to his hometown in 2017 to reach the people and the city of Ashland with The Story of Jesus. He has a huge heart to disciple and empower the next generation who will continue to spread The Story of Jesus throughout the entire world. Xav will be connecting artists and musicians with how the Bible connects to their story.
Rocket Engineer/Musician/Worship Pastor
Songwriter, author, inventor, arts advocate, and pastor—Manuel Luz is passionate about worship, coffee, the Oakland Raiders, and the intersections of faith and the arts. Manuel’s book, Imagine That: Discovering Your Unique Role as a Christian Artist (Moody Publishers) is a practical and personal theology of the arts. His current book, Honest Worship: From False Self to True Praise (InterVarsity Press), released in Fall 2018, addresses the critical intersections between spiritual formation and worship. He is also the inventor of the patented musical instrument, the WalkaBout™, which recently won Best of Show at the world-renowned NAMM Show earlier this year.
Jeanne Rowlett Randall
President of Masterpiece
Jeanne Randall is the President and founder of Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation. She is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University with a degree in elementary education and has taught in elementary school and served on the local school board for 12 years. A great lover of fine art, she is passionate about watching artists reach their full potential as uniquely gifted by God to "speak" powerfully into our current culture. She has been the curator and catalyst for the Masterpiece fine arts traveling exhibits which have been exhibited to over 45,000 guests in major cities throughout the West and Southwest. She has been the director and speaker at Masterpiece conferences since 2006. She also served 15 years as event coordinator of the Green Springs Box R Ranch, a guest and retreat ranch and wedding venue in Ashland, Oregon which was operated by her family for over 45 years. She also is a trustee for Rowlett Family Trust and manages Box R Ranch Land and Cattle LLC and Capstone Development LLC.