Confirmed Speakers

Keynote Speakers

 annegrahamlotzAnne Graham Lotz was born and reared in Montreat, North Carolina, the second daughter of Billy and Ruth Graham. She is the mother of three children and three grandchildren.

In 1988, Anne established AnGeL Ministries, a non-profit corporation, which seeks to give out messages of Biblical exposition through her speaking, tapes and books.     More …

 

stallingsStarring in the 2015 hit movie “War Room,” T.C. Stallings is an actor, speaker, and author of “The Pursuit:14 Ways in 14 Days To Passionately Seek God’s Purpose For Your Life.”

T.C.’s main mission is to use all of his gifts to share the message of Christ, and to encourage anyone who will listen to do the same.     More …

 

tackettDr. Del Tackett is the architect and teacher of “The Truth Project” – a worldwide small group DVD series designed to instill a Christian worldview within the body of Christ. Estimates are that over ten million people have attended in over 130 countries. He is presently working on a follow-up series entitled “The Engagement.”

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bvpBob Vander Plaats was born and raised in Sheldon, Iowa, and graduated from Western Christian High School and Northwestern College before pursuing an 11-year career in education.

After falling just short in his 2010 bid to become Iowa’s governor, Bob became president of The FAMiLY LEADER, where his leadership is frequently noted and comments widely requested by national media.      More …

 

Also Featuring

seven-khoury photo 1Pastor Steven Khoury grew up in Bethlehem, Israel, under constant persecution. He has seen church members attacked and several martyred, including his Uncle George and four teenage girls who invited children to Vacation Bible School. Despite the persecution, Steven continues to reach out to the lost in Israel as Vice President of Holy Land Missions.      More …

 

Breakout Speakers

jon-crane smallJon Crane Jon Crane serves at Walnut Creek Church South in Des Moines as a pastor and Community Group leader with his wife, Agatha, and their son, Dawson.

Breakout session: “Evangelism as a Lifestyle”
Do you wish you had more opportunities to talk to people about Jesus? Do you wish you were more confident about what to say when those opportunities do open up? This seminar will address both questions. First, we will cover four simple habits that can help make evangelism a natural part of your lifestyle, regardless of what stage of life you are in. Second, we will look at the basic truths that people need to hear so that they can have a clear understanding of the gospel message.

 

rosbergs smallDr. Gary & Barb Rosberg are sought-after executive life and marriage coaches, award-winning authors, popular radio hosts and marriage conference speakers. Together, the Rosbergs are co-founders of the international ministry, America’s Family Coaches.    More …

Breakout session: Sold Out for Your Marriage!
Trust. Safety. Empathy. These are all experiences that describe what happens in a marriage  that leads to real depth in relationships. When these elements are present, it is as if we are “holding one another’s heart” in our hands – leading to real connection.During this session with marriage and relationship coaches Dr. Gary and Barbie Rosberg, you will learn the vital components to experiencing true relationship in your marriage!

 

stallingsStarring in the 2015 hit movie “War Room,” T.C. Stallings is an actor, speaker, and author of “The Pursuit:14 Ways in 14 Days To Passionately Seek God’s Purpose For Your Life.”

T.C.’s main mission is to use all of his gifts to share the message of Christ, and to encourage anyone who will listen to do the same.     More …

Breakout session: Putting Prayer in the Proper Perspective
T.C. Stallings, star of the movie “War Room,” brings a message that centers on the heart of the “War Room” film – PRAYER. Many people live life with prayer as an afterthought, or as a last resort. T.C. shares with audiences how one day of prayer changed his life forever and how he now experiences regularly the most satisfying feeling there is … constant answered prayers from Jesus. In this message, T.C. will remind everyone how precious, valuable, unstoppable, and dependable the power of prayer truly is. He’ll share what enhances our prayer life and what hinders it. He’ll help us believe in it and be patient with it. Prayer is often viewed improperly and used inconsistently. T.C. will help us put prayer in the proper perspective.

 

Joe Tewell-smallJoe Tewell is a certified fitness trainer and licensed wellness coach with 25 years of experience in the fitness industry. Along with ministry partner David Bush, he has launched the faith-based fitness ministry Fit For The King with a passion to see members of the Body of Christ understand the connection between physical health and availability to advance the gospel in the home and community. Joe has managed and owned health clubs in Greater Kansas City and Des Moines in addition to working with both professional and high school sports teams. Joe and his wife, Angel, reside in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, with children Marie and James.

Breakout session: Bridging the Gap Between Faith and Fitness
Strengthening your family, your prayer life, and your church through a biblically directed pursuit of fitness.