Speakers

Main Session Speakers

 

Monday, May 22 Tuesday, May 23 Wednesday, May 23 Thursday, May 24
  PC2017 Colin Smith SQ PC2017 Stephen Davey SQ PC2017 Alex Montoya SQ
  Colin Smith Stephen Davey Alex Montoya
  8:15 A.M. 8:15 A.M. 8:15 A.M.
  PC2017 Bruce Fong SQ PC2017 Derwin Gray SQ PC2017 Erwin Lutzer SQ
  Bruce Fong Derwin Gray Erwin Lutzer
  11:00 A.M. 11:00 A.M. 11:00 A.M.
PC2017 Paul Nyquist Sq PC2017 Mike Fabarez Sq PC2017 Mark Bailey SQ PC2017 Crawford Loritts SQ
Paul Nyquist Mike Fabarez Mark Bailey Crawford Loritts
7:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M.

 

PC2017 Paul Nyquist Sq Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.

Paul Nyquist
is president of Moody Global Ministries, a higher education and media ministry founded in Chicago by D. L. Moody in 1886. He serves on the board of directors for the National Association of Evangelicals and is the author of Prepare: Living Your Faith in an Increasingly Hostile Culture and The Post-Church Christian. Nyquist has a Master of Theology degree and a PhD in systematic theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Moody in 2009, he served as president and CEO of Avant, an international church-planting missions agency. He was also the senior pastor of churches in Des Moines, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska. He and his wife, Cheryl, have been married for more than 30 years and have four children and four grandchildren.
PC2017 Colin Smith SQ Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8:15 A.M.

Colin Smith is senior pastor of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, a multisite church in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. His ministry extends through his daily radio program Unlocking the Bible. He is also committed to mentoring the next generation of pastors, missionaries, and church-planters through The Orchard NetworkBorn in Scotland, he has a Master of Philosophy from the London School of Theology and served as senior pastor of the Enfield Evangelical Free Church in London before coming to the States in 1996. He is the author of Heaven: How I Got Here, Jonah, The Unlocking the Bible Devotional, The 10 Greatest Struggles of Your Life, and others. Colin and his wife, Karen, reside in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and have two married sons and four granddaughters.

PC2017 Bruce Fong SQ Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

Bruce Fong has served as dean and professor of pastoral ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary in Houston since 2012. Before that he pastored Sunset Church in San Francisco, California, and Grace Bible Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Earlier he served as president and professor of homiletics of Michigan Theological Seminary and professor of homiletics, Bible exposition, and pastoral ministries at Multnomah Biblical Seminary. He has a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and a PhD from University of Aberdeen. Fong ministers in parachurch, pastoral, and academic ministry, and especially enjoys training the next generation of Christian leaders. Fong and his wife, Yvonne, have three children plus two in-law children they call their own.

PC2017 Mike Fabarez Sq Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.

Mike Fabarez is the founding pastor of Compass Bible Church in Aliso Viejo, California, and has been in pastoral ministry for more than 25 years. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Talbot School of Theology, and Westminster Theological Seminary in California. Fabarez is heard on hundreds of stations across the country on the Focal Point radio program and has authored several books, including Lifelines for Tough Times, Preaching That Changes Lives, Getting It Right, Why the Bible? Praying for Sunday, and Bible Survey for Kids. Mike and his wife, Carlynn, live in Laguna Hills, California, and have three children.

PC2017 Stephen Davey SQ Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 8:15 A.M.

Stephen Davey, the son of missionary parents, serves as the president of Shepherds Theological Seminary and the pastor of Colonial Baptist Church in Cary, NC, which he planted in 1986. The church is committed to expositional preaching and has grown to lead more than 100 ministries. Davey’s sermons are aired in the U.S. and translated for broadcast in South America, Africa, and in the Middle East through the media/radio ministry Wisdom for the Heart. He has written more than 40 books, study guides, commentaries, and booklets. He has degrees from Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary and Dallas Theological Seminary. Stephen and Marsha have been married more than 30 years and have twin sons, two daughters, and three grandchildren.

PC2017 Derwin Gray SQ Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

Derwin L. Gray is the founding and lead pastor of Transformation Church, a multi-ethnic, multi-generational community in South Carolina with four campuses, two located in South Carolina Correctional Institutions. Gray is pursuing a DMin in New Testament Context at Northern Seminary and has an MDiv with a concentration in Apologetics and an honorary doctorate from Southern Evangelical Seminary. He is the author of Hero: Unleashing God’s Power in a Man’s Heart, Limitless Life: You Are More Than Your Past When God Holds Your Future, Crazy Grace for Crazy Times, and The High-Definition Leader. Gray played football in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts (1993-1997) and the Carolina Panthers (1998). Gray and his wife, Vicki, have been married for more than 20 years and have two children.

PC2017 Mark Bailey SQ Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.

Mark L. Bailey is president and senior professor of Bible exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary, where he has served for more than 30 years. He received his MDiv and ThM from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, his PhD in Bible exposition from Dallas Theological Seminary, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University. He has pastored churches in Arizona and Texas and authored such texts as To Follow Him: The Seven Marks of a Disciple and Nelson’s New Testament Survey. He has also led tours to Israel and the Middle East. His board service includes Insight for Living, Jews for Jesus, Bible Study Fellowship, and Walk Thru the Bible Ministries. Married more than 40 years, he and his wife, Barby, have two sons and five grandchildren.

PC2017 Alex Montoya SQ Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 8:15 A.M.

Alex D. Montoya is a church planter and senior pastor at First Fundamental Bible Church, now located in Whittier, California. He also serves as associate professor of pastoral ministries at The Master’s Seminary. Montoya is the author of Hispanic Ministry in America and Preaching with Passion. He has an MDiv and a ThM from Talbot Theological Seminary and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity from The Master’s Seminary. Previously he was an adjunct professor of New Testament languages at Talbot Theological Seminary. He is a member and former Southern California regional president of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America International. In 1975 Montoya founded the Seminario Biblico Fundamental to prepare Spanish-speaking men for gospel ministry. He and his wife, Favy, have adult children plus several grandchildren.

PC2017 Erwin Lutzer SQ Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

Erwin Lutzer is pastor emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the senior pastor for 36 years. He earned a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, an MA in Philosophy from Loyola University, and an honorary LLD from the Simon Greenleaf School of Law. His preaching is heard on Moody Church Hour and Running to Win on more than 1,000 radio outlets in the U.S. and around the world. Lutzer has written many books, including The King Is Coming, One Minute After You Die, and the Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross. He speaks at Bible conferences and leads tours to Israel and to the cities of the Reformation in Europe. He and his wife, Rebecca, live in the Chicago area and have three children and eight grandchildren.

PC2017 Crawford Loritts SQ Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.

Crawford Loritts serves as senior pastor at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia and is a visiting professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He preaches around the world and hosts two national radio programs: Living a Legacy and Legacy Moments.  He holds several board positions including on Cru and  has written eight books such as his latest, Unshaken. He and his wife, Karen, speak regularly at Family Life marriage conferences and coauthored Developing Character in Your Child. Crawford has a Doctor of Sacred Theology from Cairn University, a Doctor of Letters from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Doctor of Divinity degrees from Biola University, Moody Bible Institute, and Columbia International University. He and his wife, Karen, married on May 22, 1971. They have four married children and 10 grandchildren.

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