Julie Clinton, MAd, MBA, is president of Extraordinary Women and host of EWomen conferences all across America. She is the author of several books including A Woman’s Path to Emotional Freedom, 10 Things You Aren’t Telling Him, and Extraordinary Women. She is passionate 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.
Lisa Bevere’s authentic and passionate teachings weave profound biblical truths with practical application. A New York Times best-selling author, her books are in the hands of millions worldwide. Lisa and her husband John, who’s also a best-selling author and teacher, are the founders of Messenger International. www.LisaBevere.com
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
Liz Curtis Higgs 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 grown children, Matthew and Lillian. www.lizcurtishiggs.com
Chrystal Hurst is writer, speaker, and worship leader in addition to serving as the chief executive operating officer in her home as a wife, mother of five, and grandmother to one. She is a self-proclaimed “geek” and Bibliovore who is actively seeking help for her addiction to Starbucks®, sweet tea, and chocolate chip cookies. Chrystal co-authored Kingdom Woman, and recently authored her newest book, She’s Still There: Rescuing the Girl in You. She also blogs and podcasts regularly at Chrystal’s Chronicles, where she poignantly reflects her thoughts about her faith and day-to- day experiences. Chrystal firmly believes God’s promise in Jeremiah 29:11, “I know the plans that I have for you…,” and desires to help others apply that truth to their lives as well. www.chrystalevanshurst.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.
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
Anthony Evans, Jr. is a Christian singer and songwriter. He spent the last 12 years recording six acclaimed studio albums, a Christmas collection, and performing concert and conference tours all over the world. His latest long player was originally meant to be split in two, distinct segments respectively chronicling his worshipful and personal sides. In 2012, Evans made it onto “The Voice” during season two as a member of Team Aguilera, but was eliminated after the battle rounds. His latest project, Back to Life, released in 2017, maintains a worship theme based on his life over the past few years. www.anthony-evans.com
Friday, April 6th
6pm: Doors Open
Saturday, April 7th
7:30am: Doors Open