John Vermilya

John Vermilya

BandSpoken Word

John is a gifted communicator whose ministry focus is to stir Christians to move beyond spiritual apathy, stagnancy and religiosity, and instead embrace a life of passion and purpose by actually becoming a follower of Christ with all the unpredictability and risk that it entails.

Biography

A graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University, John has traveled and ministered extensively across the globe. Prior to joining the staff of Kingdom Building Ministries, John played pro soccer for four years with the Charlotte Eagles (USL) and served for over a decade with Missionary Athletes International, leading soccer ministry tours internationally. John currently lives in Buckley, Michigan, with his wife, Darcey, and their daughters, Isabel, Lilian, Sophie and Gabrielle.

Event Availability

1. Retreats
2. Youth Conferences
3. Discipleship Training Conferences
4. College Spiritual Emphasis Weeks
5. Church Spiritual Emphasis Weeks
6. Athletic Events
7. Festivals
8. Multi-Church Events
9. Men’s Retreats
10. Athletic Team Chapels
11. Senior High Camps
12. Leader Training Conferences
13. High School Spiritual Emphasis Weeks
14. Crusades
15. Missions Conferences

Audience Captivity

John’s ministry focus is College, Senior High, Young Adult, Adult and Junior High where he can challenge the nominal, evangelize the unsaved and challenge the committed in their thinking.

Ministry Passions

* Relationship Evangelism—passion for the lost
* Inspiring to Action—toward deeper relationship with Jesus.
* Missions—being a “world Christian” and short-term missions preparation
* The Gospel—God’s grace, mercy and love

Discography

Top messages

1. The Resistance: A challenge to listeners to take action and join the resistance against the spiritual occupation of Satan and his forces of evil.
2. Domino: Does it ever seem like those up front get all the glory for what really took the combined efforts of many working behind the scenes? Here's a call to humbly obey Jesus.
3. Who's Your Daddy?: Drawing from a memorable scene in the film Remember The Titans, John Vermilya turns the question on us. God is truly our father and we serve submissively at His pleasure.
4. Get In The Game: Every Christ follower is issued an "unseen" jersey. Are you wearing yours?
5. Ant Hill: (currently not available on CD) Life without relationship with God has no meaning or purpose.
6. Radical Commitment: (currently not available on CD) The Christian life is meant to be lived sold out to Jesus Christ.
7. Secrets of the Kingdom: (currently not available on CD) Transformation doesn’t come by trying harder; it comes from time spent with God.
8. Elijah—a man like us: (currently not available on CD) An inspirational look at the prophet Elijah and its ramifications of how I view my own life.