Speakers and Musicians

Featured Speakers


SM - Tony Evans SM - David Henderson 2015
John S. Dickerson Tony Evans Daniel Henderson

SM - Pastors 09 - Chip Ingram

SM - Erwin Lutzer SM - JamesMacDonald
Chip Ingram Erwin Lutzer James MacDonald
SM - Al Mohler SM - Paul Nyquist SM - John Trent
Al Mohler Paul Nyquist John Trent
SM - RalphWest
Ralph West Christopher Yuan

Featured Musicians

Aaron Shust      




John S Dickerson

 BI - Tony Evans

Tony Evans is the founder and president of The Urban Alternative, a ministry that seeks to bring about spiritual renewal in America through the church. He has served as senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas for more than 34 years. Evans earned a ThD degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and served as associate professor of their Pastoral Ministries department. He is the bestselling author of more than 50 books, including Oneness Embraced, The Kingdom Agenda, Marriage Matters, and The Battle is the Lord's. His Moody Radio program, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, is heard daily on more than 500 stations in 40 countries. In 2014 the Moody Broadcasting Network honored him with the Robert Neff Award. Evans and his wife, Lois, have four children and ten grandchildren.

 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 
 BI - Erwin Lutzer 2015

Erwin Lutzer

 BI - James MacDonald

James MacDonald is founding pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel, a church with seven Chicagoland locations. He also founded Walk in the Word, a Bible teaching ministry for radio and television. In addition, he operates a training center for pastors, a year-round camp, a center for biblical counseling, a disaster-recovery organization, and an accredited Christian school. Through his leadership, the church-planting ministry Harvest Bible Fellowship was founded in 2002. More than 100 independent Harvest Bible Chapels now minister across North America and internationally. MacDonald, who has a DMin from Phoenix Seminary, is the author of several books, including Act Like Men, Vertical Church, Lord, Change Me; and gripped by the Greatness by of God. Originally from Ontario, Canada, he and his wife, Kathy, have three children and six grandsons.

BI - Al Mohler

Al Mohler is president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He hosts two programs on albertmohler.com and writes a blog and a commentary about moral, cultural, and theological issues. Mohler holds a Doctor of Philosophy from Southern Seminary. He has served as pastor and staff minister of Southern Baptist churches and is the author of several books, including Culture Shift: Engaging Current Issues with Timeless Truth, He Is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World, and Words from the Fire: Hearing the Voice of God in the Ten Commandments. Mohler is a leader within the Southern Baptist Convention, a member of the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and a council member for The Gospel Coalition. He and his wife, Mary, have two children.

  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 - John Trent            

John Trent is Moody Theological Seminary's Gary D. Chapman Chair of Marriage and Family Ministry, as well as a counselor and best-selling author. He has written more than 20 marriage and family books, including The Blessing (an ECPA Gold Medallion winner) and a number of children's books. He is also president of StrongFamilies.com Trent earned a ThM degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and a PhD from Texas Women's University. He and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 36 years and reside in Phoenix, Arizona. They have two daughters.

BI - Ralph West Ralph West is the founder and pastor of Brookhollow Baptist Church, a Houston congregation known as "The Church Without Walls" because of the broad reach of its ministries. Pastor West also serves as adjunct professor of preaching at Truett Seminary in Waco, Texas, and has lectured in such institutions as Princeton Theological Seminary and Morehouse College. He is the author of Finding Fullness Again: What the Book of Ruth Teaches Us About Starting Over and Left Alone. West holds a DMin degree from Samford University's Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, AL, and completed advanced studies at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. He has two honorary DD degrees. He and his wife, Sheretta, have two sons. 
  Christopher Yuan is a speaker, author, AIDS activist, and adjunct Bible professor at Moody Bible Institute. He co-authored with his mother out of a Far Country: A Gay Son's Journey to God, A Broken Mother's Search for Hope. He speaks about sexuality and transforming faith on college campuses, in churches and prisons, and at conferences such as InterVarsity's Urbana and Moody Men's and Pastors' Conferences. He is featured in the award-winning documentary HOPE Positive: Surviving the Sentence of AIDS. After graduating from Moody Bible Institute in 2005, Yuan earned a Master of Arts in Biblical Exegesis from Wheaton College Graduate School and his DMin from Bethel Seminary. 

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