Matt is the Editor for Preaching Today, a ministry of Christianity Today. He's passionate about encouraging and equipping preachers across racial and ethnic lines. Author of God With Us: The Gospel of Matthew and The Folly of Prayer.
Pastor of First Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Spoo has guided the church as it transitions from being simply a downtown church to a regional church committed to urban ministry.
Tony Merida is the founding pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, N.C. He also serves as Associate Professor of Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. His books include: Faithful Preaching & Proclaiming Jesustonymerida.net
Rick serves as Teaching Pastor and resident Trouble Maker at Kauai Christian Fellowship. He is always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to reach people for Christ. He is also a prolific author and has published many books on spirituality and parenting. If you need the truth bat, he's your man. kauaichristian.com
Founder and CEO of Rey Swimwear, actress, wife, and mother of three. Formerly the White Power Ranger on Disney's Power Rangers Wild Force. Her mission is to help girls and women realize their innate dignity and beauty. jessicarey.com
Amy has served as a small-group director, coach, and leader, and she brings that experience to SmallGroups.com and Gifted for Leadership. smallgroups.com
Tim Stevens is the Director of Executive Search Consultant Team at Vanderbloemen Search Group where he consults with churches and ministries all over the country about building great teams. He brings more than twenty-five years of senior leadership ministry experience to the Vanderbloemen team. vanderbloemen.com
For fun he began to study the art of magic and mentalism, but realized that when performed this art demanded people's attention so he began doing magic and sharing with the crowd about the love of God. In 2006, he moved to Pullman, WA to help start Resonate Church. drewworsham.com
Dr. Les Parrott
Dr. Les Parrott is a psychologist and #1 New York Times best-selling author whose books have sold over four million copies in more than two dozen languages, including the Gold-medallion winner, Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts. Other titles includeLove Talk, Trading Places, The Parent You Want to Be, The Good Fight, and Crazy Good Sex. Les, along with his wife, Dr. Leslie Parrott, is founder of the acclaimed SYMBIS Assessment, a game-changer for churches and practitioners (see SYMBISassessment.com). The Parrotts speak in dozens of churches annually and have been featured in USA Today, New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Their television appearances include CNN, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Today Show, The View with Barbara Walters, O'Reilly Factor, and Oprah. Les and Leslie live in Seattle. Learn more at LesandLeslie.com.