GENERAL SESSION SPEAKERS

BRUCE WARE Headshot

BRUCE WARE

Professor: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

STEPHEN DAVEY Headshot

STEPHEN DAVEY

Pastor: Colonial Baptist Church; President: STS

AL MOHLER Headshot

AL MOHLER

President: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

ERWIN LUTZER Headshot

ERWIN LUTZER

Pastor Emeritus: Moody Church, Chicago, IL

HEATH LAMBERT Headshot

HEATH LAMBERT

Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, FL

JARED WILSON Headshot

JARED WILSON

Director: Pastoral Training Center, Kansas City, MO

THOM RAINER Headshot

THOM RAINER

President and CEO: Church Answers

ROBERT SMITH JR. Headshot

ROBERT SMITH JR.

Professor, Chair of Divinity: Beeson Divinity School

DAVID GIBBS III Headshot

DAVID GIBBS III

President: National Center for Life and Liberty

JUAN SANCHEZ Headshot

JUAN SANCHEZ

Senior Pastor: High Pointe Baptist Church, Austin, TX

DAVID FLETCHER Headshot

DAVID FLETCHER

Founder: XPastor.org

COSTI HINN Headshot

COSTI HINN

Executive Pastor: Mission Bible Church, Tustin, CA

WORKSHOP SPEAKERS

In addition to the general session speakers listed above, there will be a variety of workshops offered on differing topics to help Church Leaders in different areas of church ministry.

Jonathan-Leeman

Jonathan Leeman

Editorial Director: 9Marks, Washington, D.C.

Jonathan Leeman serves as the editorial director of 9Marks and the 9Marks Journal. He is the author of a number of books such as Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus, How the Nations Rage: Rethinking Faith and Politics for a Divided Age, and The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God’s Love and Authority. Jonathan, his wife and their four daughters live in Washington, DC where he serves as an elder at Cheverly Baptist Church.  He teaches for a number of seminaries, including The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Reformed Theological Seminary.

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Alex Strauch

Bible Teacher and Speaker, Littleton, CO

Alexander Strauch was raised in New Jersey and converted to Christ at a Bible camp in New York State. He received his undergraduate degree from Colorado Christian University and went on to earn his Master’s in Divinity degree from Denver Seminary. For over forty years he served as an elder at Littleton Bible Chapel near Denver, Colorado. Additionally, he has taught philosophy and New Testament literature at Colorado Christian University. A gifted Bible teacher and popular speaker, Mr. Strauch has helped thousands of churches worldwide through his expository writing and teaching ministry.

He is the author of Biblical Eldership, Men and Women: Equal Yet Different, The Hospitality Commands, Agape Leadership (with Robert L. Peterson), Meetings That Work, Leading with Love, Love or Die: Christ’s Wake-up Call to the Church, If You Bite and Devour One Another, and Paul’s Vision for the Deacons. Much of Mr. Strauch’s teaching is now available online through Biblical Eldership Resources (www.biblicaleldership.com) and its online training program, School of the Shepherds.

Mr. Strauch and his wife, Marilyn, reside in Littleton, Colorado, near their four adult daughters and eleven grandchildren.