2022 Speakers

Receive encouragement and practical applications from our speakers as we learn to preach the Word in season and out of season.

Mark Scott

Dr. Mark Scott is the Senior Minister at Park Plaza Christian Church. He received his Master of Divinity from Lincoln Christian University, his Doctor of Ministry from Denver Seminary, and served as director of preaching and professor of New Testament and biblical communication at Ozark Christian College. Mark and his wife, Carla, have four children.

Caleb Kaltenbach

Caleb Kaltenbach is a pastor and founder of The Messy Grace Group where he helps churches love and foster community with LGBTQ individuals without sacrificing theological convictions.

He is the author of Messy Grace: How a Pastor with Gay Parents Learned to Love Others Without Sacrificing Conviction and God of Tomorrow: How to Overcome the Fears of Today and Renew Your Hope for the Future.

He is a graduate of Ozark Christian College, Talbot School of Theology (Biola University) and received a doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary. Caleb and his wife, Amy, have two children.

Jerry Taylor

Taylor earned a bachelor’s degree in Bible in 1984 from Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, near Dallas. He earned a master of divinity degree in 1988 from Southern Methodist University before adding a doctor of ministry degree from the university in 1995.

Before accepting a position at ACU, he preached a various places and had a ministry working with the poor in Atlanta. During that time, local college students joined him in forming an inner-city ministry team.

Taylor carries a full teaching load at ACU, while finding time to preach, deliver lectures at various conferences, and write.

Aaron Brockett

Aaron Brockett is the lead pastor of Traders Point Christian Church in Indianapolis. Since he joined the church in 2007, it has grown from 1,500 people in one location to more than 9,000 people in six locations, earning recognition as one of the fastest growing churches in the U.S. from Outreach Magazine.
He is passionate about removing unnecessary barriers that keep people from Jesus, just as the men in Mark 2 “wrecked the roof” in order to get the paralytic to Jesus. “Jesus says, ‘I will draw all men and women to myself.’ Therefore, He is the only one who can change anyone. Our responsibility as a church is to get those people to Him and let Him do what only He can,” Aaron has said.

Aaron has contributed to several books and articles and also serves as a board member of the Orchard Group, a worldwide church-planting organization. He and his wife, Lindsay, have dedicated their lives to seeing people all over the world come to know, trust and follow Jesus. They have four great kids and a silver lab named Winston.

Workshop Leaders

Dr. Gary Johnson, e2: effective elders
Eric Dwyer, Ozark Christian College

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