Julie Clinton, M.Ad., M.B.A., president of Extraordinary Women, has spoken to hundreds of thousands of women as host of EWomen conferences all across America, and is author of Extraordinary Women: Discovering God’s Dream for Your Life, the devotional Living God’s Dream for You, 10 Things You Aren’t Telling Him and A Woman’s Path to Emotional Freedom. A woman of deep faith, she cares passionately about seeing women live out their dreams by finding their freedom in Christ. Julie and her husband, Tim, live in Virginia with their children, Megan and Zach.
Liz is the author of more than 30 books with more than 45 million copies in print. A gifted professional speaker, known by her audiences as AN ENCOURAGER, Liz has presented more than 1,700 inspiration programs. Liz is married to Bill Higgs, Ph.D. and they have two children, Matthew and Lillian. http://www.lizcurtishiggs.com/
Kasey Van Norman’s teaching style radiates a unique and refreshing authenticity as she speaks to a generation of people tired of hypocrisy and hungry for transparent leaders. Her ministry passion is to reach those who are far from God and ignite a spiritual flame in those who know Him. Kasey resides in College Station, Texas, with her husband, Justin, and their two children. http://www.kaseyvannorman.com/
Emmy-nominated® and best-selling comedian, Chonda Pierce, or “the country comic” as Billboard Magazine dubbed her, has been making audiences laugh for more than two decades with her winning combination of fierce wit and southern charm. A stand-up comedian, television hostess, author, and now actress, Pierce has channeled her life experiences into positivity, bringing laughter to audiences around the country. As the RIAA’s best-selling female comedian, her hilarious take on life is easily relatable as she publicly opens up to her listeners about times of darkness and depression in her own life, drawing humor and good from every situation. www.chonda.org
Shelene Bryan is a former Hollywood producer whose life took a dramatic turn when she took a trip to Africa to see if the children her family had sponsored through a food program were actually real. Out of that experience, Shelene founded Skip1.org, a charity dedicated to providing food and clean water to children in America and around the world. In addition to being a speaker, she is also the best-selling author of Love, Skip, Jump: Start Living the Adventure of Yes and Ridiculous Faith: Experience the Power of an Absurdly, Unbelievably Good God. Shelene is a wife and mother of two and resides in Southern California. www.SheleneBryan.com
Angie Smith is the wife of Todd Smith (lead singer of the Dove Award winning group, Selah) and author of: I Will Carry You, What Women Fear, Mended, Chasing God, and children’s books, Audrey Bunny and For Such a Time as This. She is also one of the most popular speakers and blog writers in the country. First connecting with masses of women on her blog, “Bring the Rain,” while writing about the pregnancy and, ultimately, the loss of her daughter, Audrey, Angie now connects with women through her books and national women’s conferences. She lives with her husband and a house full of daughters in Nashville, Tennessee. angiesmithonline.com
Michael O’Brien was the lead singer of the Christian band, NewSong, for seven years. Sensing that God was placing a strong call on his life to step out and minister as a solo artist, he resigned his position with the band and has now been serving in the music ministry on his own for some 20 years. Michael has built a reputation as an incredibly gifted singer/songwriter with a heart for ministering to the body of Christ. http://www.michaelo.org
When you think of Jeremy Camp, the words “shy” and “quiet” don’t come to mind. Energetic? Yes. Passionate? Definitely. Straightforward? Absolutely. Camp’s thoughtful lyrics and booming voice have earned him legions of fans and accolades including 16 No. 1 songs, five Dove Awards, three ASCAP Songwriter of the Year wins and an American Music Award nomination.
Friday, October 26th
6pm: Doors Open
Saturday, October 27th
7:30am: Doors Open