Gene is listed on the official
Upward Sports website (www.upward.org) under Suggested
Award Night Speakers and has provided top quality entertainment
with a powerful message for many years. Gene recently
received the following e-mail following an award night
where approximately 60 participants came forward to
make first time commitments to Christ.
for being with us and helping to make this the best
Upward award night we have ever had. I trust God
continues to use you to share the love of God with
the children of the world.”
New Life Christian Fellowship
Gene uses ventriloquism,
comedy illusion and balloon sculpture to illustrate
powerful principles from the Word of God. Gene’s
programs are fast paced and action packed and
will leave every person in the audience laughing
feeling the love of God.
Volunteers from the audience
will get to help Gene on stage as he presents the
message of salvation
in such a brilliant and unique manor. He also
to tell classic bible stories in a way that you
will never forget. The use of contemporary
humor magnifies the true heart of the Word and
helps to make the principles understandable.
Gene is frequently asked
to give an invitation at the conclusion of his
program and is honored
the gift of salvation in a highly effective
way that is clear and concise. Not every Upward
event is geared
to include an invitation for salvation but
they are, Gene is prepared
Gene’s standard honorarium
for a single program is $1250 plus travel expenses
which will either be mileage @ .40 per mile or
round trip airfare, hotel accommodations for Mr.
and a meal allowance of $25 per day.
To help with budget restrictions
Gene is happy to stay with a host family and have
church families or meals that are planned for the
event. He can also give you dates that the airfare/
travel expenses would be significantly reduced
or even free because he is already scheduled in
Since we are first and foremost
a ministry, we always do our best to accommodate
as best we can. Please don’t hesitate to
talk to us and share your needs.