You probably recognize her as "Blair Warner" from NBC’s "The Facts of Life" in the 80s. But she is more than a childhood TV star! A ministry founder, Christian speaker, and author - and most recently a final three contestant on CBS’ "Survivor: Philippines" - Lisa Whelchel is popular at Women's Events and weekend church services.
Perhaps best known as the lovable teen heartthrob Mike Seaver on ‘Growing Pains,’ (1985 – 1992), Kirk also played Buck Williams in the ‘Left Behind’ movies, based on the best-selling novels of the same name. He starred in the 2008 movie ‘Fireproof’ and has been noted for his work in the best-selling documentary ‘Monumental.’
Sean McDowell challenges both young people and adults to deepen their walk with Christ. Sean mentored under his father, Josh McDowell, and is a popular speaker at churches, conferences, camps, and schools nationwide.
The single mother who persuaded Brian Nichols, Atlanta’s courtroom killer, to surrender to police. Nichols himself called Ashley “an angel sent from God”, but ironically, it was Ashley’s less-than-angelic past that convinced him to face justice.
A baseball legend, he was at the top of his MLB game in the 80s and 90s, winning a World Series with the New York Mets and three with with the New York Yankees. But life took a different turn after baseball. Drug abuse, house arrest, and rehab was just the beginning. Today Darryl is an ordained minister and Christian speaker.
Bethany Hamilton is an American professional surfer. After losing her left arm in a shark attack when she was just 13, Bethany became a source of inspiration for millions when she overcame the injury, returned to professional surfing, and began sharing her faith in Jesus Christ with people around the world.
Candace Payne is an author, speaker, and viral sensation. Her 2016 Facebook Live video, which shows her trying on a Chewbacca Mask, holds the record for the most-viewed Facebook Live video in history and resulted in her becoming internationally known as "Chewbacca Mom." She has been featured in more than 3,000 media outlets including "Good Morning America", "The Late Late Show with James Corden", The New York Times, PEOPLE, and Cosmopolitan. She is the author of Laugh it Up, Defiant Joy, and Simple Joys. Candace lives in Texas with her husband, two children, and ornery pugs.
Auntie Anne Beiler is a speaker, author, and entrepreneur that inspires audiences with her authentic stories about nearly losing everything, finding purpose in the pain, and rising to a new level of success. Her books and STORIESx8 experience provides guidance and encouragement to break free from your past, and lead with purpose.