Todd Friel studied to be a pastor for four years but neglected to actually get saved. He abandoned church ministry plans and did secular TV, radio and stand-up comedy for 6 years. Gratefully, God saved Todd (from hell and stand-up comedy). Since then, Todd has combined his pastoral training and media skills to host Wretched Radio and TV. Todd has one wife, three children and a dog. WretchedRadio.com ***Todd will be at all 4 conferences
Tim Challies is a follower of Jesus Christ, a husband to Aileen and a father to three young children. I have authored "The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment" and "Sexual Detox" along with the forthcoming "The Next Story" (April 2011). I blog every day at www.challies.com. And last but not least, I worship and serve at Grace Fellowship Church and edit Discerning Reader. *** Tim will be at our conference in Apple Creek, OH in September.
Trevin Wax has been blogging regularly at Kingdom People since October 2006. He frequently contributes articles to other publications, such as Christianity Today. His first book, Holy Subversion: Allegiance to Christ in an Age of Rivals, was published by Crossway Books in January 2010. He is currently working on a second book, Counterfeit Gospels: Rediscovering the Good News in a World of False Hope, to be published by Moody in April 2011. TrevinWax.com ***Trevin will be at our conference in Cumming, GA in April.
R.W. Glenn is the Pastor of Preaching and Vision at Redeemer Bible Church in Minnetonka, MN. He completed graduate work at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and has been a pastor since 1995. He and his wife Gayle have four children: Noah, Zoë, Joy, and Isaac. Redeemer Bible Church *** R.W. will be at all 4 conferences.
Milton Vincent received his B.A. in Bible from Bob Jones University. He received his M. Div. from The Master's Seminary in '91. Upon graduation, Milton assumed the pastorate of Cornerstone Fellowship Bible Church in January of '92. He is also the author of The Gospel Primer. Cornerstone Fellowship Bible Church *** Milton will be at our conference in St. Louis Park, MN in May.
Emilio Ramos served as a founding elder of Sovereign Joy Community Church in Fort Worth, Texas where he ministered for several years. He is currently the preaching pastor of the new church plant Heritage Grace Community Church in Frisco, TX. Emilio is devoted to the exegetical, expository, verse-by-verse preaching of the Word of God. He and his wife, Trisha, live in Dallas, Texas. *** Emilio will be at our conference in Keller, TX in October.
Rick Holland was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN and became a Christian in High School. He served as a youth pastor in Georgia, Michigan, and California and spent 25 years at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA. While at Grace he pastored Crossroads, the college and singles ministry, and served as the executive pastor under Dr. John MacArthur. In August of 2011 Rick accepted the call as pastor of Mission Road Bible Church where he currently serves. He and his wife, Kim, have three sons: Luke, John, and Mark. **Rick will be at our conference in Apple Creek, OH in September.
Denny Burk is an Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Boyce College, the undergraduate arm of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He also serve as an Associate Pastor at Kenwood Baptist Church, which is in Louisville as well. He has written many articles as well as contributed to books including: Don't Call it a Comeback: The Old Faith for a New Day and Mounce's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words. Denny will be speaking at our Texas Location. **Denny will be at our conference in Keller, TX in October.
April 21, 2012 | North Lanier Baptist Church | Cumming, GA
829 Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30040-2707
Speakers: Todd Friel, Phil Johnson, R.W. Glenn and Trevin Wax
May 5, 2012 | Twin City Fellowship | St. Louis Park, MN
2734 Rhode Island Ave. S.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Speakers: Todd Friel, Phil Johnson, R.W. Glenn and Milton Vincent
September 22, 2012 | Fairlawn Mennonite Church | Apple Creek, OH
8520 Emerson Road
Apple Creek, OH 44606
Speakers: Todd Friel, Rick Holland, R.W. Glenn and Tim Challies
October 6, 2012 | Heritage Grace Community Church | Frisco, TX
First Baptist Church Keller
225 Keller Parkway
Keller, TX 76248
Speakers: Todd Friel, Denny Burk, R.W. Glenn and Emilio Ramos