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Napoleon Kaufman

From the playing fields of Lompoc High School in California, Napoleon Kaufman went on to play football at The University of Washington. A two-time college All-American and Heisman Trophy candidate he became a first round draft pick for the Los Angeles Raiders. His professional football career catapulted him to elite status as a “premier” NFL running back, but Sunday afternoons with the NFL did not hold his passion for long. In response to the call of God, Napoleon retired from professional football and today is the Senior Pastor of The Well Christian Community in Dublin, California. He hosts a weekly television program and is a popular speaker at conferences and retreats around the country. Pastor Napoleon and his wife have four children.
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Jeff Kemp

Jeff is a quarterback for the family. He is an Ivy League graduate who played 11 seasons as a Quarterback in the National Football League before investing two decades in strengthening families. He is a visionary speaker, teamwork trainer, and author of Facing the Blitz. Today he is more passionate than ever about strengthening marriages and families and bringing groups and teams together for exciting results. In 2012 Jeff joined FamilyLife as a Vice President and Catalyst for helping others strengthen families. FamilyLife, based in Little Rock, AR. is a national ministry leader in resources to build and enrich marriages and families along with radio outreach, marriage conferences and other resources to heal and strengthen families. Prior to joining FamilyLife, Jeff founded and led a dynamic organization, named Stronger Families, in the Pacific Northwest from 1993- 2010. Jeff is a Dartmouth-educated MBA from a widely-respected political family. His leadership, compassion and inspiration are a part of his legacy. He and his father Jack Kemp (former Vice-Presidential candidate and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development) were the first of only six sets of father/son NFL quarterbacks. Jeff entered the league as a free agent and quarterbacked for the Rams, Forty-Niners, Seahawks, and Eagles turning the 11 years of experience into service for others. Persevering through the highs and lows of the NFL gave Jeff valuable insights on servant leadership, committed teamwork, and overcoming adversity. Today, he passes on those lessons as he illuminates God’s blueprints for manhood, marriage, and family. Jeff and his wife Stacy have been married for over 30 years and have four sons and two daughters-in-law. Jeff is an avid mountain biker and snow skier. He and Stacy enjoy mentoring young couples.


Stephen Kendrick

Stephen Kendrick helped Sherwood Baptist Church establish Sherwood Pictures in 2003. Stephen filled vital roles in Sherwood Pictures’ movie releases, War Room, Courageous, Fireproof, Facing the Giants and Flywheel. Stephen Kendrick has dedicated his life to serving Jesus Christ and making His truth and love known among the nations through movies, books, speaking, and prayer. Stephen and his brothers Alex and Shannon operate Kendrick Bros. Productions. He and his family are active members at Sherwood Church in Albany, Ga. While serving as an associate pastor at Sherwood Church, Stephen and his brother Alex helped establish Sherwood Pictures in 2002. Stephen has co-writes and produces feature films and works with Provident Films and LifeWay to develop Bible study resources for each movie. Stephen and Alex have co-authored the bestselling books, The Love Dare, The Resolution for Men, and The Battleplan for Prayer. The Resolution for Men, which challenges men to become strong leaders and fathers was a N.Y. Times Bestseller. In spring 2008, Stephen and Alex co-authored The Love Dare, challenging couples to build their marriages on unconditional love. The Love Dare became a No. 1 New York Times bestseller and has been translated into more than 30 languages. The Kendricks partnered with Thomas Nelson and Tyndale publishers on the novelizations of each movie and both Fireproof and Courageous became N.Y. Times bestsellers. Their book The Love Dare Day by Day, is a 365-day devotional for couples and The Love Dare for Parents helps moms and dads model God’s unconditional love to their children.


Alex Kendrick

Alex Kendrick has co-written and directed all four Sherwood Pictures movies including Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and the new release Courageous.  Alex has played leading roles in three of the films including Courageous.   He and his brother Stephen are the best selling authors of The Love Dare.  Alex and his wife Christina have six children.


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Jeff Kisiah

Jeff (Coach “K”) Kisiah currently serves as the Executive Director of Band of Brothers, a regional ministry to men launched in Charlotte, NC in 2017.Previously he served as National Field Director for Man in the Mirror, providing ministry expertise and oversight to the 100+ MIM Field Staff, and consulting with 800+ churches across America ranging from 30 to 30,000. He was a Men’s Pastor for nearly three decades in SC, FL and NC, in 2 established churches and 1 church plant. After attending 22 PK Conferences in 10 years, he began to focus on sustainability in his local church in Charlotte, where he founded MVP (Men of Valor & Prayer). He provided leadership training to numerous churches across the Carolinas, to leaders in 40 States where he has spoken, and internationally in 7 foreign countries, observing God’s awesome work in “drawing men to the fire.”


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Jeff Kisiah

Jeff (Coach “K”) Kisiah currently serves as the Executive Director of Band of Brothers, a regional ministry to men launched in Charlotte, NC in 2017.Previously he served as National Field Director for Man in the Mirror, providing ministry expertise and oversight to the 100+ MIM Field Staff, and consulting with 800+ churches across America ranging from 30 to 30,000. He was a Men’s Pastor for nearly three decades in SC, FL and NC, in 2 established churches and 1 church plant. After attending 22 PK Conferences in 10 years, he began to focus on sustainability in his local church in Charlotte, where he founded MVP (Men of Valor & Prayer). He provided leadership training to numerous churches across the Carolinas, to leaders in 40 States where he has spoken, and internationally in 7 foreign countries, observing God’s awesome work in “drawing men to the fire.”


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Dave Klassen

 

Dave Klassen is the Chaplain for the Vancouver Canucks (NHL), the BC Lions (CFL) and the Abbotsford Heat (AHL). He speaks into the lives of professional athletes, and enjoys encouraging men to passionately follow Christ, love and lead their families, and use their lives to make a difference in their community. He has served with Athletes in Action, Canada for over 20 years and is currently their National Pro Ministry Director. Dave is a powerful speaker and author for Family Life Canada, and is part of Power to Change (Campus Crusade Canada). He speaks at numerous men's, marriage and youth events, conferences, retreats and outreaches throughout the year. Dave lives in Abbotsford BC and is married to his beautiful bride, Rushia, for the past 27 years. They have 5 wonderful children.


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Larry Kreider

Larry Kreider currently serves as International Director of DOVE Christian Fellowship International (DCFI), a network of churches scattered throughout the world. DCFI has successfully used the New Testament "house to house" strategy of building the church with small groups for three decades. Today, DCFI believers are found meeting in 200 congregations in six continents of the world.

Larry continues to pursue this vision to build the church with an underground (small group) focus in the nations of the world. It is his heart's cry to see believers worldwide reach out from house to house, city to city and nation to nation, as they empower and train others to do the same. He emphasizes the need for believers to become spiritual fathers and mothers to train the next generation. He is blessed to serve alongside an amazing team of leaders representing many nations of the world. 

An author, Larry has written more than 30 books, including the Biblical Foundation Series in both English and Spanish, Authentic Spiritual Mentoring, Starting a House Church, Speak Lord! I'm Listening, House to House, The Biblical Role of Elders for Today's Church, Building Your Personal House of Prayer, Growing the Fruit of the Spirit and the recently released What Every Small Group Leader Should Know. Over 350,000 of his books have been sold and translated into over ten languages.


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Woodrow Kroll

Dr. Woodrow Kroll is President and Senior Bible Teacher for the international media ministry Back to the Bible. The Back to the Bible radio broadcast can be heard by more than 50 percent of the world's population every day. Dr. Kroll is the author of more than 50 books. Says Woodrow Kroll, "My greatest joy is preaching the Word of God." His wife, Linda, and he reside in Ashland, Nebraska near the international headquarters of Back to the Bible.


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