Rick SchatzRick has served as President and CEO of the former National Coalition for the Protection of Children & Families (now pureHOPE) since 2000. In addition, Rick has helped lead the Religious Alliance Against Pornography and helped establish the National Law Center for Children and Families. He has been interviewed by ABC World News Tonight, Time magazine, USA Today and many others. Rick and his family live in the Cincinnati area.
Dale SchlaferDale Schlafer has served as Co-founder and President of the Center for World Revival and Awakening since 1998. The Center is a worldwide ministry dedicated to building the local church by promoting the revival of the church, the awakening of the lost, and the reformation of our society. Prior to establishing the Center for World Revival and Awakening, Pastor Schlafer served with Promise Keepers as vice-president for revival and awakening (1996-1998), and vice-president of church relations (1994-1996).
Jeff gives day-to-day direction and oversight to the global mission of Sage Hill. Additionally, he speaks and consults nationally and internationally on a variety of issues including biblical masculinity, fatherhood, spiritual formation, leadership, and relational authenticity.
Prior to Sage Hill, Jeff was the Directional Leader, Teaching Pastor and co-founder of a church that in eight years grew under his leadership from 4 people to over 4000 with 2000 adults in small groups. Jeff also served for 12 years in various leadership roles with Athletes in Action and FamilyLife.
With over twenty-five years experience in counseling and pastoral ministry, Dr. Scott has served as associate pastor of family ministries and counseling at Grace Community Church in Los Angelos area with Pastor John MacArthur. He served on the faculty of the Master's College and Seminary in the area of biblical counseling before joining the faculty of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he now serves as associate professor of Biblical Counseling and the Executive Director of the National Center for Biblical Counseling.
Dr. Scott is a fellow and member of the board of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC) and a member of the Association of Biblical Counselors (ABC). Dr. Scott is the author of The Exemplary Husband, From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective, Conflict Resolution (Focus) and Biblical Manhood-Masculinity, Leadership and Decision-Making and is a contributor to the book, Think Biblically (Crossway).
Bobby is the co-pastor at Community of Faith Bible Church, an author and a professor. He’s a contributor to The Art of Marriage from Family Life and the general editor for Secret Sex Wars: A Battle Cry for Purity.
Dan SeabornDan Seaborn is Founder and President of Winning At Home Inc., a teaching and counseling ministry based in Michigan. He is the featured speaker at Marriage Rendezvous – a date night for your mate, and is heard on hundreds of radio stations on the program 'Winning At Home Moments.' The author of eight books, including the coauthored “The Necessary Nine: How to Stay Married for Life,” Dan was also a speaker for Promise Keepers. Dan and his wife Jane have four children and live in West Michigan.
Mike Silvais President and Founder of Mike Silva Evangelism and shares Christ in some of the most spiritually and economically challenged countries of the world. He is a popular conference speaker and a national radio voice for the Reaching Your World with Luis Palau radio program. Mike loves to challenge and encourage men with the power of God’s Word in a relevant and energetic style. He and his family live in Portland, OR.
Dr. Daniel Simmons has served as Senior Pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Albany, GA for over twenty years. Many outside of Albany know him best as the pastor/mentor who challenged the men to live out their 'resolution' in the blockbuster movie, Courageous.
Greg Smalley is president of Smalley Marriage. He also serves at the chairman of the board of the National Marriage Association. Dr. Smalley has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and holds a masters degrees from Denver Seminary. He appears on television and radio programs, including Focus on the Family and has published over 100 articles on parenting and relationship issues for Living with Teenagers, Shine, Homes of Honor, Christian Parenting Today, ParentLife, HonorBound. He and his father, Gary Smalley, are the coauthors of a book for parents of teenagers, Bound By Honor. He is also the coauthor of Winning Your Wife Back and Men's R6elational Toolbox.
Marlon Smith is on a mission. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. As a college student, Marlon's proudest moment came when he founded Street Academics, a high school youth mentoring program, where college students provided student leadership development for younger students. This was the beginning of Marlon's life-long commitment to making a positive difference with his life.
As a keynote motivational speaker, Marlon has been blessed with opportunities to inspire, teach and motivate thousands of individuals in 45 states and 14 countries throughout the world. Because of his unique presentation style and inspirational messages, Marlon has traveled abroad on numerous speaking tours throughout the former Soviet Union (in Moscow, Gorney-Altay, Kazakhstan), Canada, Mexico, Japan, England, the Caribbean, Botswana, LeSotho, Ghana, Swaziland, Australia, and South Africa.