Michigan City, IN • March 18, 2023
Road to Life Church
2023 Speakers & Performers
Mandisa is a popular gospel and contemporary Christian recording artist who began her career as a contestant on American Idol. She is the fifth American Idol alumna to win a Grammy Award for her album, Overcomer, as the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. Mandisa continues to be a voice of encouragement and truth to women facing life’s challenges by authoring two books. Her latest, released in 2021, Out of the Dark: My Journey Through the Shadows to Find God’s Joy, shares her passage through depression after the loss of a close friend. Mandisa resides in Nashville with her beloved dog, Kiya. www.mandisaofficial.com
Lisa Bevere has spent more than three decades empowering women of all ages to find their identity and purpose. She is a New York Times best–selling author and internationally known minister. Her books, which include Without Rival, Godmothers, Girls with Swords, Lioness Arising, Strong, and her recent devotional, Fiercely Loved, are in the hands of millions worldwide. Lisa and her husband, John, co-founded Messenger International, an organization committed to developing uncompromising followers of Christ who transform their world. Messenger International has given away nearly 50 million resources in 116 languages. LisaBevere.com
Joni Lamb is refreshing, authentic, and innovative. She has become one of America’s leading voices in Christian television. Joni and her late husband, Marcus Lamb, co-founded the Daystar Television Network, which reaches more than 110 million homes in the United States and over five billion people worldwide. Together, they spent decades bringing the Good News of God’s love to as many as possible. Now, as president of the Network, Joni continues that mission as she leads Daystar into a new chapter. https://www.jonilamb.com/about-joni-lamb/
Ginny Owens has spent the past two decades sharing her heart with listeners and readers as a singer/songwriter, author, teacher, and advocate. Her unique musical style and inspirational lyrics transcend genre definition and have taken her to diverse venues, including the White House, the Sundance Film Festival, Lilith Fair, and the National Day of Prayer in Washington, D.C. Ginny has also taught as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Belmont University, served as a worship leader, partnered with nonprofits, and authored two books.
Shelene Bryan is a former Hollywood Producer who left her job to start Skip1.org, a charity that builds kitchens and provides food and clean water to children and families in need. Her dream is to get everyone on the planet to skip one thing once in their lives for the sake of someone else. Shelene has appeared on the Steve Harvey Show, Home & Family, and Oprah’s Own show. She is an accomplished speaker, the creator of @thesplashpodcast, and is a 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 with her husband of 30 years, Brice. www.shelenebryan.com
Julie Clinton is the President of Extraordinary Women Ministries, has spoken to hundreds of thousands of women as host of Extraordinary Women conferences all across America, and has authored five books with Harvest House. 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 and have two children, Megan and Zach.
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.
7:00 AM Gold Doors Open
7:30 AM Doors Open
8:30 AM Conference Begins
9:10 AM General Session with Mandisa
10:50 AM General Session with Ginny Owens
11:50 AM Lunch Break
1:30 PM General Session with Joni Lamb
3:10 PM General Session with Lisa Bevere
4:00 PM Conference Closing
Praise & Worship with Michael O’Brien