Payne, Zachary

Youth Department Leader

Zachary Payne, has served in the Wisconsin Conference since 2012. He earned a BA in Theology from Southern Adventist University, and an MDiv from the Andrews University Theological Seminary. “My passion and focus in ministry is teaching people how to study the Bible and church history for themselves,” says Zack. “And to apply what they learn in dynamic, relevant ways.” Pastor Payne and his wife, Allison have two young children, Arthur and Eleanor. Hobbies he enjoys include writing, hiking, playing guitar, and photography.

Ryan Becker, guest speaker for Youth at camp meeting, currently works as an Admissions Counselor at Southern Adventist University and serves as a Lay Pastor at Crosswalk Chattanooga. He is originally from Orlando, FL and graduated from Southern in December 2015 with a degree in Theology. At 26-years old, he is passionate about podcasting, photography, his 9-year old Corgi named Sugar, and he currently hosts the Absurdity podcast, the LEAD podcast, and the Echo podcast. His mission is to empower people to embrace God’s calling for their lives.