2018 Summer Camp Speakers:
Week 2, June 9-14

Primary Camps (2nd-3rd Grade): Mark Anderson
mark andersonMark Anderson has worked in children's and youth ministry for nearly 20 years. During this time, he has served in churches in Tennessee, Iowa, and Missouri. He is currently the Children's Pastor at Compass Church in Columbia, MO. Mark has a heart for creatively teaching God's Word to kids. He and his puppet sidekick, "Buster the Dog," always look forward to bringing their mix of corny jokes, funny object lessons, and Biblical truth to Hidden Acres each summer to communicate the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Mark and his wonderful wife, Karen, are parents to three super cool kids- Ruth (20), Ed (18), & Nora (15)..


Junior Camps (4th-6th Grade): Andy Johnson
andy johnsonAndy Johnson served on Hidden Acres’ summer staff during his college years, and he loves every opportunity to return! He lives in West Des Moines with his wife Austin and their three kiddos.  Andy spent six years as a Children’s Pastor at Valley Church before transitioning to their Worship Director. Andy has a passion for the Gospel and loves the opportunity to pour into students as they discover who Jesus is!  In his spare time he enjoys creating “Scripture Songs” for families as Lantern Music, going on donut dates with his kids, garage sale-ing with Austin, and playing Settlers of Catan.