Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. As a pastor, teacher, author and speaker, he serves the body of Christ through his unique ability to communicate complex theological truths through simple, yet profound, illustrations. While addressing the practical issues of today, Dr. Evans is known as a relevant expositor. New and veteran pastors alike regard him as a pastor of pastors and a father in the faith.
The first African American to graduate with a doctoral degree from Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS), he served as an associate professor in the Pastoral Ministries Department at DTS in the areas of evangelism, homiletics and black church studies. He continues to serve DTS on the Board of Incorporate Members. Dr. Evans holds the rare honor of serving as chaplain of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks over the last three decades, the longest standing NBA chaplaincy on record. He is also the former chaplain of the Dallas Cowboys.
Dr. Evans also serves as president of The Urban Alternative, a national ministry that seeks to restore hope and transform lives through the proclamation and the application of the Word of God. His daily radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can also be heard as a podcast and on the Tony Evans App. Dr. Evans launched the Tony Evans Training Center in 2017, an online learning platform providing quality seminary-style courses for a fraction of the cost to any person in any place. The goal is to increase Bible literacy not only in lay people but also in those Christian leaders who cannot afford nor find the time for formal ongoing education.
Ron Hutchcraft is a passionate and contemporary evangelist, speaker, author, and radio host. As President of Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Ron and his team specialize in developing authentic, relevant, and creative tools to, as Ron says, "Bring the lost to the Cross."
For over 30 years, Ron has been a part of people's daily lives through his popular radio program. "A Word With You®," heard across the country and broadcast internationally in the four most-spoken languages in the world.
Ron is the co-founder of "On Eagles' Wings®," an outreach and leadership development program for Native American and First Nations young people. He has traveled with and coached Native "On Eagles' Wings®" young people who have brought hope to over 100 reservations and reserves.
Ron has spoken extensively for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, including the Training Center at the Cove, and the Billy Graham Schools of Evangelism.
Ron has worked alongside his late wife and life-long ministry partner, Karen. They have three children who have served with them in ministry, and nine grandchildren.
Pastor Harrison Sanchez is part of 4 generations of Pastors. His calling to preach and pastor has been prophesied and confirmed time and time again over his life. A gifted speaker, Harrison has had the privilege to travel to distinct areas around the world, not only to preach the gospel but establish ministries that provide service, support and sustenance to the people of Mexico, Cuba, Africa, India and very soon Pakistan. His present mission is supporting and working with 300 pastors in the country of India and with Gods help his vision is to establish "operation orphan rescue," "widows advocate" and "TBC medical clinic" which is already actively supplying medicine, examinations, testing and teaching as well as concentration and care every month to the precious people of India. In November of 2013 he was installed as senior Pastor of Fountain of Salvation Christian Church. He is a proud husband to Jennifer and loving father to Nasyrah and Harrison Jr.
A.R. Bernard Sr. is the pastor of the Christian Cultural Center Megachurch in Brooklyn, New York. In November 1979, A. R. Bernard, Sr. left a 10-year career with a major New York banking institution and together with his wife, Karen, went into full-time ministry. What started as a small storefront church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn has grown into a 37,000+ member church that sits on an 11 1⁄2-acre campus in Brooklyn, New York. He is founder and CEO of the Christian Cultural Center and is a respected international speaker.
Stephen Kendrick is a speaker, film producer, and author with a ministry passion for prayer and discipleship. He is a co-writer and producer of the films "Fireproof," "Courageous," "Facing the Giants," and "War Room," and co-author of New York Times best-selling books. Stephen also serves on the board of the Fatherhood CoMission.
JASON & DAVID BENHAM
Twin brothers, David and Jason Benham, are former professional baseball players, nationally acclaimed entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors. Their rise to success came with their first company, which grew to 100 offices in 35 states, and catapulted them onto the national stage. They topped charts like, Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies, Franchise 500’s Top New Franchises, Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists, Wall Street Journal’s Top Five Real Estate Agents in America list, and the US Chamber of Commerce’s Top Small Business of the Year.