Keynote Speakers

Pat Vandenburgh

Pastor Patrick Vandenburgh is the senior leader at The Father’s House Church in Freeport, Illinois. Pat and his wife, Tricia, planted this church January 1, 2006. Pat has twenty-eight years of ministry experience as an evangelist, revivalist, missionary, chaplain, and pastor. Pat is the author of his autobiography, “A Knock On The Door”.

Rod Cooper

Rod Cooper is Professor of Discipleship and Leadership Development at Gordon- Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Cooper has held positions at Denver Seminary, Western Seminary and served as the National Education Director for Promise Keepers. He has been chaplain for both the Houston Astros and the Houston Oilers. He is also the author of Double Bind, and Journey from Isolation to Brotherhood.


River of Life Church

3801 Blairs Ferry Rd. N.E.

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


Be The Husband Your Wife Needs
This seminar is for FULL THROTTLE Men (age 30-55)
Jay Payleitner, Founder • Author/Speaker • Saint Charles, IL
Defending Faith in a Skeptical World
Rev. Rick McGough, Founder/President • Local Church Apologetics • Moline IL
Finding Noah, Grace & Home
Kevin DeVries, Founder & President • Grace Explorations • Grand Rapids, MI
Holding Up and Not Folding Up in Your Marriage
Dr. Rodney Cooper, Director • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary • Charlotte, NC
How God Answers Our Prayers
Dr Richard Beck, Founder • A Layman's Perspective • Louisville, KY
Personal Money Management
Dr Christopher Stocklin, Founder/President • Turning The Tide Financial Ministries • St. Louis, MO
Science And The Bible
Helmut Welke, Founder & President • Quad City Creation Science Association • Bettendorf, IA
The Fear of Man Vs. The Fear of God
Phil DelRe, Director • Institute For Christian Apologetics • Belvidere, IL
Thrive: Christian Life Coaching for Husbands, Fathers, Professionals & Leaders
Shane Hansen, Director • Christian Life Coaching • Ripon, WI
Victorious Warrior
Patrick Vandenburg, Pastor • The Father's House • Freeport, IL
Why Single Fathers Matter
Matt Haviland, Founder/President • A Father's Walk Single Dad Ministry • Wyoming, MI