2023 Speakers

There are many facets of building family values in our churches. These speakers will guide you in strengthening families through your preaching.

Brian Mavis

Brian is a co-founder of America’s Kids Belong, which started in 2015 following the immense success of the model that began as Adopt Colorado Kids. He has been a foster Dad to nine kids and now is a foster grandpa to three.

Dave Stone

Dave was formerly the Senior Minister at Southeast Christian Church. As a longtime minister, Stone knows that the key to the future of the church is to raise faithful and joyful kids. Dave is the author of the “Faithful Families” series, which offers parents creative ideas, real-life stories, and Scriptural guidance for building families that love God and enjoy being together.

Rick Rusaw

Rick Rusaw is the Director of the Spire Network. He is co-author of several books including The Externally Focused Church, The Externally Focused Quest, The Externally Focused Life, and the Life on Loan series. Prior to the Spire Network, Rick served as the Senior Pastor at LifeBridge Christian Church and as a Vice President at Cincinnati Christian University. Rick and his wife, Diane, have three children and five grandchildren and reside in Longmont, CO.

John Branyan

John’s ‘Shakespeare’ version of The Three Little Pigs has been viewed millions of times, and his book “A Triune Tale of Diminutive Swine” is in its 3rd reprinting. John is featured on nine recorded comedy projects with people like Ken Davis and Tim Hawkins. John and his wife, Lori, have four children and nine grandchildren (so far). For more than 25 years, John loves making people laugh with his style of speaking that won’t leave a filthy residue. When he isn’t speaking or teaching, he’s playing board games with his family.

Workshop Leaders

You'll have access to 10 different workshops during four workshop hours where you can learn from:

John Branyan, Comedian
Eric Dwyer,  The Christian Church of Mountain Home
Jeff Faull, e2: Effective Elders
Rob O'Lynn, Kentucky Christian University
Jason Poznich, Ozark Christian College
Billy Strother, Central Christian College of the Bible

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