Frank Ball is an author, editor, speaker, teacher, blogger and writing coach. His own books include "Eyewitness, Acts of the Messengers in the Early Church," "Romans: Living in the Kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ" and "God’s Plan." Frank was also the Founder of Story Help Groups, an organization that put on writing seminars and oversaw writing groups all around the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. Frank will discuss overcoming perfectionism and the importance of our stories.
Renee Rollins Renee has vast experience in radio having been a featured artist on the Gospel Jazz Radio Network and KLTY Radio in Dallas. She does promotional voice-overs and has been a radio show host. She also sang at the 2002 Winter Olympics and participated in the Dove Awards New Artist Showcase. She has two CD she wrote and produced called Touch Me and Beautiful Brokenness. She is a voice coach & owns and operates Singsational Vocal Performance and Recording Studio. Renee also serves as Worship Leader for Connell Baptist Church in Fort Worth. She will talk about how God healed her health crisis and how God healed her from that disease. Our second guest is Susan Meredith Beyer. Susan is a singer, songwriter, speaker and author. She is also a co-writer of the Christian stage play, “Ten Boom the Musical” based on the life of Corrie Ten Boom. Susan has performed across America, and abroad for many years on concert stages and major television shows including on the Grand Ole Opry with “Whispering Bill” Nelson. Susan has produced television shows for the Christian Television Network and has worked for GSF Media, coordinating events for the National Religious Broadcasters. She was the first southeast regional director for Christian Women in Media. Susan’s the author of the book, Above Reality: Where Miracles Happen and Healing Begins. Susan will discuss her divorce and difficulties being a single parent while trying to make ends meet on the road as a singer.
Dr. Jon Lineberger is now a professor at Dallas Baptist University, teaching in the Doctorate of Philosophy in Leadership Studies and the Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership programs. Jon also serves on the Leadership Team at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Dallas. Jon earned a doctorate of education in higher education administration from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and also earned Master of Arts degree in counseling from Dallas Baptist University. He has a slew of awards including being named in the prestigious “40 under 40” list by the Dallas Business Journal. He will speak about his childhood rebelliousness. Brenda Crouch Brenda is a former beauty pageant contestant, TV spokesperson, a radio and TV Jingle singer and a voice over artist. She has served in various music ministries and churches as a Worship Leader, Singer/Songwriter, Blogger and Public Speaker. In fact I just heard her sing and Brenda has a commanding presence on the stage. She’s also spent 20 years as a Decorative Artist and self taught Interior Designer, where her faith has led to outstanding success in the market place and a well established clientele in Texas, California and Arizona. Brenda is currently working on her first book. She is the wife of American Christian Broadcaster and Film Producer, Paul Crouch Jr. Together they are the grandparents of 4 boys and one girl. Brenda speaks about overcoming divorce and spousal abuse.
Author Alejandro Arias is a worldwide evangelist with an amazing story of healing. He will share how God healed him from a cancerous tumor when he was a boy and about how that led to his calling to ministry. His wife, Rebekah, also an author and an evangelist, will share about their meeting. Gale Duran teaches and writes about adoption in hopes of encouraging other families to care for the millions of unwanted children in the world.
Known as “Mama T,” Thelma Wells is a feisty 70+ year old who has been featured in D Magazine, Southern Living, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Significant Living and many more publications and TV shows including Dr. Phil, The Joanie Show, Life Today and the 700 Club. Traveling to 20+ conferences a year as a speaker, she’s sought after by corporations, women’s groups and governmental entities. She’s no stranger to the stage, having presented to over a million people in her 35 year career and spoken on the stage with the best including Zig Ziglar, Max Lucado, the late Rosa Parks, Kay Arthur, June Hunt, Serita Jakes and of course, her Women of Faith porch pals: Luci Swindoll, Sheila Walsh, Patsy Clairmont, Marilyn Meberg, Nicole Johnson and International Singer Sandy Patti. She recently finished touring with Women of Faith’s Final “LOVED” tour — traveling to 18 cities and reaching a quarter of a million women. Her passion is to tell everyone that they can “BEE” their best in Christ. A mission she’s carried out for 35 years. Thelma will talk about some of the dysfunction in her childhood, her banking career and will explain how God called her to mentor millions of women.
Barry Eggleston has lost two sons at childbirth and now raises a severely autistic son. He speaks at many conferences about autism and will encourage parents of special needs children through his interview.
Jan Tennyson is the founder of the Dare to Dream Foundation that helps troubled youth. She is an inspirational speaker, pianist, choreographer and writer who ignites a flame in the hearts of all people to live a rewarding life of fulfillment and purpose. She will discuss the difficulties she experienced growing up in foster care.
NY Times best-selling author, Rabbi Jonathan Cahn will share about his latest book, "The Paradigm," while radio personality, and author of "Love, Hope Minute," Mark Smeby will discuss how we can have hope in a fallen world. Bible study author and speaker, Becky Harling will discuss some of the "I am" statements in the Bible and will explain what they mean.