speakers & TALENT

Chad started playing guitar when he was 5, and has played professionally since he was 16. He lives in Alpharetta with his w... Read more
Seth is a bilingual singer/songwriter who has a heart for loving God and people through music. Seth, his wife Jessica, and th... Read more
LaTricia serves North Point Ministries and Victory World Church as a Worship Leader. She is a Houston, Texas native and has l... Read more
The Gospel & Cultural Choir at the University of Central Florida serves as a music ministry helping to uplift the mind an... Read more
Tim Timmons has a unique viewpoint shaped by a cancer diagnosis he received 14 years ago when he was given five years to live... Read more
Nona Jones is a rare combination of preacher, teacher, author, business executive, entrepreneur, media personality and worshi... Read more
Over 3 Million records sold and 3 GRAMMY® Nominations. Crowder’s first solo album, Neon Steeple, debuted at No. 8 on the B... Read more
Albert is the founding pastor of Fellowship Church—one of the fastest-growing multiethnic churches in the United States. He... Read more
Danielle Strickland is currently based in Toronto, Canada. Her aggressive compassion has served people firsthand in countries... Read more
Doug Fields is a 30+ year veteran youth pastor. He is also the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com, a teaching pastor at ... Read more
DJ Bobbito The Chef is one of the most sought-after DJs in Los Angeles. His talents have brought him to host and produce even... Read more
With more than 20 years of experience, Josh Griffin is one of the leading voices in youth ministry. Most recently, he served ... Read more
Reggie is the founder of Orange, a nonprofit organization providing resources and training to help churches maximize their in... Read more
Tom Shefchunas (Shef) is the Executive Director at Youth Specialties. Shef also leads the development and strategy for XP3 Mi... Read more
Tommy Woodard and Eddie James are The Skit Guys. They have been best friends since high school. Think of them as the wise guy... Read more
Penny Hunter has spent her life helping people engage well in good stories that compel people to action. There aren't many st... Read more
Ange Garrett's passion sits with storytelling through experiential marketing and fundraising, while communicating a passion f... Read more
Jeff Eckart founded Never The Same, a national youth ministry organization, in 2009. Learn more about him at www.Read more
Dr. Chinwé Williams is a Board-Certified Counselor (NCC), Certified Professional Counselors Supervisor (CPCS) and a Licensed... Read more
After over 30 years of ministry, Lane Jones is as excited as ever about the mission of the local church. He is one of the co-... Read more
Jonathan McKee is the author of over twenty books including the brand new The Guy's Guide to FOUR BATTLES Every Young Man Mus... Read more
The first of his family's twelve to graduate from high school, Horne left his hometown of Hickory to try to make it on the Lo... Read more
Burned beyond recognition at the age of two, when a tractor trailer smashed into his family’s car at a toll booth; Joel sus... Read more
Stephanie Caro has been involved in ministry to children, youth, and adults in the local church (both large and small) since... Read more
Mike went to Trinity International University for a Christian Ministries degree and was on staff at Faith Community Church as... Read more
Mark Yarhouse is the Dr. Arthur P. and Mrs. Jean May Rech Chair in Integration at Wheaton College, where he serves as a core ... Read more
Crystal Chiang is the Executive Director of Student Strategy at Orange. Before joining the team at Orange, she spent 10 years... Read more
Larry Acosta is the Founder of the Urban Youth Workers Institute and he believes in urban youth workers like crazy. While he... Read more
Cathy Fields has been a ministry leader for 20+ years, and she’s served in every role from camp speaker to bus driver. She ... Read more
Mark DeVries has served as a youth pastor for 36+ years, 28 of those at First Presbyterian Church Nashville, where he recentl... Read more
Gerald Fadayomi is an Atlanta based communicator/preacher with a passion for inspiring students to have an active faith. This... Read more
Trey is a visionary leader, host, and communicator with an intense passion for life, for people, and for inspiring life chang... Read more
First and foremost, Gabriel Zamora is a husband and father. He has been married for 10 years to his best friend, Domonique, a... Read more
Terry is a veteran youth worker, speaker, author, and educator. His focus is on helping leaders, teams, and organizations do ... Read more
Virginia Ward serves as the Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry and Leadership at Gordon-Conwell Theolog... Read more
Mark Matlock has been working with youth pastors, students, and parents for more than two decades. He is currently the presid... Read more
Katie has been doing full time youth ministry for the past 23 years at Saddleback Church in California. She is the Junior Hig... Read more
Scott, after 27 years at Willow Creek Church in tropical Chicagoland, recently relocated to Eastside Christian Church in Anah... Read more
Dr. Duffy Robbins, Professor of Christian Ministry at Grove City College, Grove City, Pennsylvania, is a respected youth mini... Read more
Samer Massad is currently the Director of College Ministry at Woodstock City Church, one of the Atlanta area churches of Nort... Read more
David Fraze (D.Min., Fuller Theological seminary) is Special Assistant to the President of Lubbock Christian University, Assi... Read more
Jessica Sanchez has been serving the local church for over 15 years in a variety of roles in children's ministry, youth minis... Read more
Kurt Johnston has been in youth ministry since 1988. He currently leads the Student Ministry teams at Saddleback Church which... Read more
Karl is the Student Ministry Director at Bayside Church in Northern California. Bayside is a vibrant church with 7 campuses a... Read more
John hales from Ventura, California where he grew up surfing and playing guitar. He graduated second in his class from Pepper... Read more
Walt Mueller is a 42 year youth ministry veteran and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, a ministry equip... Read more
Gary Garcia has been the Youth Pastor at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in Southern California for 27 years. He is also the... Read more
Vince serves as the Central Ministry Leader for Switch, the student ministry at Life.Church. With more than 10 years on the L... Read more
Tic Long has spent most of his adult life in youth ministry and leadership. He worked at Youth Specialties for 34 years. Most... Read more
Teesha Hadra, a native Floridian and University of Florida alum, left a successful law career to enter full time ministry at ... Read more
Steve Argue, PhD [Michigan State University] is the Associate Professor of Youth, Family, and Culture at Fuller Theological S... Read more
Frank Gil is a youth pastor and a speaker who has a passion in helping youth workers to win in their ministry. He is the Stud... Read more
Marv is a veteran youth worker who has equipped and empowered young leaders for over 35 years. He has a special place in his ... Read more
Mark Oestreicher (Marko) is a partner in The Youth Cartel, which publishes books and curriculum for youth workers, and provid... Read more
Lucas’ journey started in the heart of Argentina, being born in Buenos Aires. He emigrated to the U.S. as a child with his ... Read more
Kara Powell, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Se... Read more
Kristen is the Executive Director of Messaging at Orange (The reThink Group, Inc.) and the Co-Founder and Director of The Pha... Read more
Justin Knowles is the Youth Network Pastor at Sandals Church in Riverside, CA. He oversees the student ministry across all 10... Read more
Jim Burns is the president of HomeWord and the Executive Director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacifi... Read more
Heather Flies has been ministering to students since 1991. She loves the challenge of communicating truth in an authentic, hu... Read more
As a young man, Greg witnessed his rough urban family being utterly transformed by the power of the Gospel. It impacted him s... Read more
Ginny Olson has been involved in youth ministry for several decades on a variety of levels: youth pastor, youth ministry prof... Read more
Erica is the Executive Director of YouthWorks and has served with the organization for almost 20 years. She began at YouthWor... Read more
Crystal (PhD, Purdue Univ) has worked with adolescents from 6th-grade through college-age for over 30 years. She's written ma... Read more
Brandon has been serving in youth ministry for over 20 years. He is currently of staff at Valley Church in West Des Moines, I... Read more
Allison has been in full-time ministry in Southern Indiana for 14 years. Her current ministry is crib to college. She has a h... Read more
Ashley Bohinc serves as the Director of Middle School Strategy at Orange and the USA Executive Director of Carry 117, a mi... Read more