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Standing Stones 2023

It's finally here! Here's your one-stop shop to our 2023 theme and special speakers.


2023 theme

We are excited to announce that Standing Stone's Camp 2023 theme is: We The Church! Our theme verse for this year is 1 Peter 2:9:

"But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light."

Meet Our 2023 Speakers!

Jason Jimenez

Jason Jimenez is the founder of STAND STRONG Ministries and a faculty member at Summit Ministries. He is a pastor, apologist, and national speaker who has ministered to families for over twenty years. Jason has been a Children’s, Student, and College Pastor in his extensive ministry career. He has spent much time investing in marriages and families and helping churches have a more significant impact in their communities. Jason primarily focuses on the three groups: parents, millennials, and pastors leading churches. Jason travels all over the country, speaking at various conferences and churches. He and his wife, Celia, live in Charlotte, NC, with their four beautiful children.

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Xf. Chris Vang

Pastor Chris Vang was born and raised in Fresno, CA, and is currently the Youth Pastor at Hmong Baptist Church of Fresno. He is also the HBNA Youth Ministry Director. He has been active in many ministries from a very young age which cultivated his love for the church and its people. He graduated in 2017 from Fresno State with his BS in Special Event Planning but soon heard the call to serve in pastoral ministry. He went on to receive his Master of Divinity in 2021 from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. His hobbies include playing board games, disc golf, and video games such as league of legends. He is married to his lovely wife Rachel of 5 years. Together they are passionate about building intentional relationships to serve and equip the body of Christ.

Peter Yanes

Peter Yanes Jr was born and raised in the Philippines. He immigrated to Philadelphia in 1998 for family and ministry and to Nashville in 2000 for his current role. Peter is the Associate Vice President of Asian Relations and Mobilization and facilitates Ethnic Engagement for the Southern Baptist Convention. Peter had served as NAMB Church Planting Catalyst and Ethnic Strategist for the Baptist Convention of Pennsylvania-South Jersey. He had also served in different leadership capacities ⏤ as President of the Baptist Convention

of Pennsylvania-South Jersey, President of the Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America, Moderator of the Greater Philadelphia Baptist Association, a Pastor, and a Church Planter. He is married to Irene for 29 years, a NICU Registered Nurse. They are blessed with two young

adults: Christian (24) and Shekinah Faith (21).

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