At the age of 17 God drastically changed the direction of Joakim’s life from becoming a professional soccer player to being a passionate missionary. Since then he has lived an exciting and busy life of service. Joakim is a young international speaker, the co-founder of IMPACT, the ASI Scandinavia Convention and author of A Prophet for This Generation. Currently he is associate Director/Speaker of Empower Missions, an elder of Bergen Seventh-day Adventist Church, the president of IMPACT, a member of the Norwegian Union Conference Executive Committee and a ”tentmaker” in the making. Joakim’s vision is to Inspire Members to Proclaim the Advent of Christ Together – in this generation.