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Tim McConnell | Author of “Happy Church”

Most Christians resist the idea that we are to pursue happiness. We are more comfortable with the idea of finding joy or being blessed. But seeking happiness seems too superficial or too flighty for people of faith. In Happy Church, Tim McConnell offers a radical call for Christians to reclaim happiness. Happiness flows from the […]

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Ryan Lokkesmoe | Author of the book “Blurry: Bringing Clarity to the Bible”

  Blurry is a brief introduction to the Bible. Using plain language, Blurry focuses on four books: Genesis, Luke, Ephesians, and James. Through the lens of these four books, you’ll learn the basic story of the Bible, as well as some practical reading tips that can be applied to any part of Scripture. Ryan Lokkesmoe […]

Mike Allen | The Body of Christ: Jesus Commissions the Church

  Rev. Michael S. Allen and his wife, Annemarie, have been married for 31 years. They met each other as friends in college and found a personal relationship with Jesus at that same time. They both found Christ through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, as Mike played college football at East Central Oklahoma University in […]

Pastor James La Belle | The Body of Christ: Jesus Names the Church

  Before pursuing the Lord’s call to the pastoral ministry, Pastor La Belle spent 4 years in the grocery store business and 8 years in the construction business, during part of which, he partnered his own business with his brother as General Contractors. Pastor La Belle was born in Florida, raised in Alabama until he […]

Jen Wilkin | Author of “Women of the Word”

  We all know it’s important to study God’s Word, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. What’s more, a lack of time, emotionally driven approaches, and past frustrations can erode our resolve to keep growing in our knowledge of Scripture. How can we, as Christian women, keep our focus and sustain our […]

LTJA: An Example For Mothers By Adam Miller

“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it” Proverbs 22:6 (NKJV). ” For those of you who had mothers who made sure you were in Church, read Bible stories to you, and taught you to pray before meals, you know the value […]

Stuart Townend | Songwriter, Musician, Performer

Stuart is one of the leading worship songwriters of his generation: from “How Deep the Father’s Love” to “In Christ Alone”, “The Power of the Cross” to “Beautiful Saviour”, his songs are sung in churches and events around the world, and his lyrics acclaimed in the same breath as those of Watts and Wesley. His […]

Michael Faircloth | Concert Pianist for The National Christian Choir

Michael Faircloth has been a recording artist, and Christian concert pianist for more than twenty years. He is an accomplished concert pianist who blesses audiences with his original arrangements of classical, traditional, and contemporary music. He currently serves as pianist/accompanist for The National Christian Choir.      Michael will be our guest at the 2016 […]

Charles Billingsley | Right Here

  It’s no secret Charles Billingsley is one of Christian music’s most captivating Inspirational voices, but for this singer, worship leader, husband, father and teacher—to name but a few of his leading roles—it’s what’s behind the music that has truly made the man. Launching his career more than two decades ago fronting GRAMMY®- nominated genre […]

Brian Arner Ministries | Heart Full of Praise

When he knelt at the altar as a boy and gave his heart and life to the Lord, Brian had no idea that God had gifted him with an incredible ability to sing.  Although he was exposed to music as he grew up in the church, it was not until he was twenty-three that his […]

The Gettys | Singer, Songwriters, Performers

Keith and Kristyn Getty occupy a unique space in the world of music today as preeminent modern hymn writers. In re-inventing the traditional hymn form, they have created a distinguished catalog of songs teaching Christian doctrine and crossing genres by connecting the world of traditional and classical composition with contemporary and globally-accessible melodies. These modern […]