GoFest is an opportunity for high school students who are interested in local or global cross-cultural ministry, missions, or linguistics to engage with mission leaders, connect with current students, explore career options, and receive at least $500 in scholarships to related programs at Johnson University. Registration includes lunch and snacks and all activities. Participants may also request to stay in the dorms with a current student as part of their campus visit – just select that option on the registration form! Registration ends March 14, 2024.

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Students are invited to come Friday evening for dinner and a worship night at 6:00 p.m. (You may also enjoy attending the Preview Day on March 22!) GoFest activities will begin Saturday morning.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

8:30 a.m. Registration, coffee, and donuts

9:00 a.m. Welcome: Let’s get to know each other

9:30 a.m. Gathering with Andrew Jit

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Workshops and Q&A

12:00 p.m. Lunch on campus

1:00 p.m. Exploring Next Steps

2:00 p.m. Worship celebration and recognition with PreachFest students


Andrew Jit

Andrew Jit is the 2024 ICOM President.

Andrew was born and raised in New Zealand and has served in various ministry roles in youth ministry and missions in New Zealand and the United States. He is the founder of MiT Global, designed to mobilize the next generation to be Kingdom cross-cultural workers.

He has traveled to more than 50 countries around the world training disciples and sharing the gospel. Andrew is the co-author of three books and is currently writing another.

Andrew is married to his sweet bride, Jamie, and is blessed with two sweet girls, Hannah and Ella. When he is not traveling, he loves to read, go on family bike rides, watch rugby, and serve on local sports boards for Rugby KY and Owensboro Marlins swim team.