Meet Our speakers - Taupo Camp 2023

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Len Buttner

Wendy Smyth

geoff wiklund

Len’s heart and mandate is to teach the Body of Christ to hear the ‘Voice of God’ and equip the saints for the works of ministry in all aspects of their lives. Len Buttner has a strong motivational and inspirational style, with a sharp discernment gift. He moves freely in the Spiritual Gifts, particularly in accurate prophecy and is recognized in this office in New Zealand, Australia and in other countries that he travels to.

Eagle Ascend Ministry is an itinerant prophetic teaching and equipping ministry that travels nationally and internationally. Len and Linda, founders and directors, have a passion and commitment to see individuals, churches and businesses fulfill their God-given purpose and destiny. They serve on the oversight on a number of churches and ministries in New Zealand. Their heart is to prophetically encourage, restore, build up, strengthen and equip the individual, churches, and business through training, equipping and personal ministry.

Wendy Smyth with her prophetic gifting works with individuals and groups to amplify their theological understanding, connection and confidence in their relationship with God, so that they can make an influential impact on the world. She teaches with passion, guiding people to navigate their Christian journey from a place of strength and vision. 

With over ten years of prophetic training and experience, over 20 years of teaching experience and qualifications in Educational Psychology, Wendy has a knack for making meaningful connections and is skilled in helping others maximise their potential. Wendy’s down-to-earth approach engages groups in a relaxed and safe way, leaving them with empowering tools that they will use in their life long journey with God. Wendy is passionate about people, learning and the prophetic. She is especially inspired to help people take their gifts – and themselves – through God’s Spirit to the places that God always knew they would go.

Geoff Wiklund has been in ministry since 1985. He was assistant dean of a bible college, has pioneered a number of churches and now currently is an itinerant minister in Northland,  NZ.

He runs a bible study in the local prison and moves as a prophetic evangelist around the globe. He is involved with leader training and encouragement. He was chairman of Promise Keepers. He also serves as spiritual advisor for Elevate Christian Ministry for the Disabled. Geoff brings a prophetic sense with application from the