Faith Building, Fun and Friends
Where U At? is a weekend conference for urban high school students and their leaders to get away and spend time with God and their friends. This event is meant to stretch, heal and care for the heart, soul and faith of each participant.
Where U At? Conference will be held October 10-12, 2014 at Timber Wolf Lake Young Life Camp in Lake City, MI.
This Year’s theme is ROOTED: Isaiah 61:3–4
JR Pittman is an Evangelist to the next generation with 30 years of youth ministry experience. People have considered JR to be an expert in his field and one of the most electrifying youth speakers today. His personal mission is to be a reflection of the image of Christ; empowering young men and women in the USA and Canada to embrace and proclaim the Good News.
JR has a degree in Technology and is an ordained minister. He is the founder and lead pastor of Ignite Fellowship Church located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also the founder and host of Ignite Radio, USA with a wide listening audience throughout the US and internationally. Through his radio ministry, JR reaches people by displaying God’s love and giving hope to all who listen.
JR has worked for two well-known international ministries, InterVarsity, USA and Young Life USA, training adults and students in evangelism and discipleship. He has planted two successful churches in the West Michigan area that are still thriving and reaching families to follow God’s purposes for the nations. JR founded two nonprofit organizations whose mission is to bridge the gap between the older and younger generations through mentoring. He has authored many publications and training booklets that are used in his mentoring programs.
JR has been married to his soul mate and partner in ministry, Evette Pittman for 23 years. They share in raising their two remarkable sons Joshua James (17) and Noah Walker (14) Pittman.
Even though, he is an evangelist, pastor, radio show host, family man and international speaker; JR brings an authentic, relevant and inspirational love message to all people. With a certificate and training in race relations, he is an advocate for reconciliation. He believes that this present generation of people can and will transform the globe with the love that heals and empowers.
JR was born in Windsor Canada. He has resided in Grand Rapids, Michigan since the age of five. He credits his parents, Bishop James Sr. and Pastor Alice Pittman for their transparency in modeling unconditional love and genuine compassion for all people no matter their race or creed.
- Powerful Teachings
- Small Groups
- Go Karts
- Skits and Dance
- Zip Line
- Game Room
- & More!