Speakers and Musicians

Featured Speakers

SM - Crummie Roberts 2015    

SM - Kevin DeYoung

SM - Jack Graham
Robert Crummie Kevin DeYoung Jack Graham

SM - JD Greear

SM - David Henderson 2015  SM - Pastors 09 - Chip Ingram
J.D Greear Daniel Henderson Chip Ingram
SM - Paul Nyquist

SM - Glenn Packiam SM - Dewey Smith
Paul Nyquist Glenn Packiam E Dewey Smith

 SM - Lon Solomon 2015
 SM - George Waddles  
Lon Solomon George Waddles  

Featured Musicians

 SM - Aaron Shust      
Aaron Shust      



 BI - Crummie Robert 2015

Robert Wayne Crummie has been pastor of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in College Park, Georgia, since 1998. In addition, he is president of Carver Bible College, where he formerly served as vice president. He also serves on the board of Dallas Theological Seminary. He previously served as moderator of the Metropolitan Baptist Association within the National Baptist Convention USA, on a subcommittee of the National Christian Foundation, and on the board of TEAM, an international Christian mission organization. A native of WAshington, D.C., he is a graduate of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, and Dallas Theological Seminary, and is currently completing his doctoral dissertation at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Pastor Crummie and his wife, Carla, have a son and daughter.

 BI - Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung is the senior pastor at University Reformed Church in East Lansing, MIchigan. He serves as a council member of The Gospel Coalition and is the author of Just Do Something, The Good News We Almost Forgot, The Hole in Our Holiness, Crazy Busy, and Taking God At His Word. He has also co-authored several books including Why We're Not Emergent, Why We Love the Church, and What is the Mission of the Church? he and his wife, Trisha, have six children.

 BI - Jack Graham 2015

Jack Graham is the pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church with three locations in North Texas. With nearly 37,000 members, Prestonwood holds seven weekend worship services, four midweek services, about 300 Bible fellowship classes, and multiple outreach and community ministries that reach thousands. PowerPoint Ministries, a network of TV and radio broadcasts, also feature Graham's biblical teaching. He has served two terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention and of the SBC Pastors' Conference. He has authored numerous books, including You Can Make a Difference, Lessons from the Heart, A Hope and a Future, Life According to Jesus, Man of Go, Are You Fit for Life?, Powering Up, and his latest book, Unseen. He and his wife, Deb, co-wrote Courageous Parenting. Dr. Graham has an MDiv with honors and a DMin in church and proclamation from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and Deb have three married children and four grandchildren.

 BI - JD Greear

J.D. Greear is the pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, and author of Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved and Gospel : Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary. Under J.D.'s leadership, The Summit Church has grown from 300 people to more than 8,000. With a vision to plant 1,000 new churches domestically and internationally by the year 2050, the church has sent out more than 370 people to serve on church planting teams in the last decade. J.D. has a PhD in Theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is also a faculty member. Having lived among Muslims, he has a burden to see them, as well as every nation on earth, come to know and love the salvation of God in Christ. He and his wife, Veronica, live in Raleigh, North Carolina, and have four children.

 BI - David Henderson 2015

Daniel Henderson has been guiding individuals, leaders, and churches to embrace experiences of powerful spiritual renewal for three decades. He has served as a senior pastor to thousands in congregations in California and Minnesota, and today speaks across the nation on the principles of living a strategic and spiritual significant life. Daniel and his wife live near Denver, Colorado.

BI - Chip Ingram

Chip Ingram is the senior pastor of Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos, California, and CEO and teaching pastor of Living on the Edge, an international, multi-media teaching and discipleship ministry reaching more than a million people a week. His teaching can be heard on hundreds of radio stations and multiple television outlets worldwide, as well as the Internet. Ingram holds a master's degree in education from West Virginia University and a master's in theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. A bestselling author, he has written 12 books, including Good to Great in God's Eyes, True Spirituality, Overcoming Emotions That Destroy, and his most recent, Culture Shock. He and his wife, Theresa, live in the Silicon Valley of northern California. They have four adult children and nine grandchildren.

  BI - Paul Nyquist OG Paul Nyquist is the ninth president of Moody Bible Institute. He came to Moody from Avant Ministries, where he also served as president. Before joining Avant, Dr. Nyquist served as senior pastor at First Federated Church in Des Moines, Iowa, and Evangelical Bible Church in Omaha, Nebraska. He received a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1981 and a PhD in systematic theology in 1984. He and his wife, Cheryl, have been married for more than 30 years and have four children and two grandchildren.

  BI - Glenn Packiam 2015

Glenn Packiam is lead pastor of New Life Downtown in Colorado Springs, Colorado, serving on the executive team. He is the author of Discover the Mystery of Faith, Lucky: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People, Secondhand Jesus: Trading Rumors of God for a Firsthand FAith, and Butterfly in Brazil: How Your Life Can Make a World of Difference. As one of the founding leaders and songwriters for the Desperation Band he has written such worship songs as "Your Name" and "My Savior Lives". He also released the iTunes LP "The Mystery of Faith," the EP "The Kingdom Comes," and an album "Rumors and Revelations". Glenn holds a BA in Theological/historical studies and an MA in management. HE is also a doctoral student at St. John's College at Durham University in the United Kingdom. Packiam and his wife, Holly have four children.


            BI - Aaron Shust

Biography coming soon.

  BI - Dewey Smith

E. Dewey Smith is the senior pastor/teacher of The House of Hope Atlanta, an 11,000 member church in Decatur, Georgia. He earned his DMin degree from the United Theological Seminary in DAyton, Ohio, his MS (graduating magna cum laude) from the Southern Christian University in Montgomery, Alabama, and his BA in religion from Morehouse College in Atlanta. He was also inducted into the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College as a Distinguished Preacher. His broadcasts have been viewed around the world, and his most recent books include A God Dream and Maximizing Your Membership. He is a strong advocate of outreach ministry and community development and involvement. Additionally, he is a musician, producer, and songwriter. He and his wife, Andrea, have two sons.

  BI - Lon Solomon 2015

Lon Solomon was born and raised in a Jewish home in Portsmouth, Virginia. While in college, Lon’s life became a relentless search for meaning and purpose. It was at this time that Lon met a street evangelist who began to talk to him about Jesus Christ. As a result of months of interaction with this man, Lon made the decision to accept Jesus as his personal Savior and Messiah in the spring of 1971. He went on to graduate from Capital Bible Seminary in Old Testament with highest honors in 1975, and subsequently taught Hebrew and Old Testament there until 1980. He then became the senior pastor at McLean Bible Church where he has served for over 30 years. He holds an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctorate of Divinity from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. In September 2002, Lon was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve in his administration as a member of the President’s Committee on Intellectual Disabilities. Lon served two 2-year terms in this capacity. Lon is the author of the book, Brokenness—How God Redeems Pain and Suffering and The 23rd Psalm for the 21st CenturyLon and his wife, Brenda, have four children and seven grandchildren. Their youngest child, Jill, was born with Dravet Syndrome and mitochondrial disease, and suffers from severe mental retardation and physical disabilities. Jill is 23 years old and lives with Lon and Brenda, where she requires 24/7 care. Jill is the inspiration for Jill’s House (www.jillshouse.org), an overnight respite center in Tysons Corner, VA, for children with disabilities, and Access Ministry, a holistic and multi-programmatic ministry at MBC for children and young adults with disabilities, and their families.

BI - George Waddles George W. Waddles Sr. has served as pastor of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago for 30 years. He is founder and vice president of WHW Ministries, Inc. and founder and president of the Biblical Exposition Conference in Chicago. He also serves as president of the NAtional Baptist Congress of Christian Education, an auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. He was conferred a doctor of divinity degree from Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock, Arkansas, and a doctorate of humane letters from the Tennessee School of Religion, Memphis, Tennessee. He conducts revivals, lectures, workshops, and Christian education seminars nationally. He and his wife, Karen, have three adult sons and a daughter. They also have four grandsons and five granddaughters.

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