Summer Speakers

Phil Tuttle & Steve Ham

June 21 - June 27, 2020

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Phil Tuttle & Steve Ham Bio

Steve Ham

Steve Ham is the senior pastor at Hyde Park Baptist Church in Cincinnati. He holds a Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a certified biblical counselor. Steve has also authored various books and articles on theology, apologetics, counseling and evangelism.  Steve is married to Trish and has two adult children. He is passionate about the supremacy of Christ and the sufficiency of Scripture.

 

Phil Tuttle

Phil Tuttle is the President and CEO of Walk Thru the Bible where he shares God’s Word in churches, Bible conferences, Christian education conventions, and corporate gatherings. Phil received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Education and Bible from Wheaton College and his Master of Theology degree in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author of Raise Up a Child and Crucible: The Choices that Change Your Life Forever. Phil also serves as one of the teaching pastors in his home church, The Bridge, in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Phil and his wife, Ellen, have two grown children.

Ray Pritchard & Ron Moore

July 26 - August 1, 2020

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Ray Pritchard & Ron Moore Bio

Ray Pritchard

Dr. Ray Pritchard serves as president of Keep Believing Ministries. He has ministered extensively overseas in China, Bolivia, Columbia, Paraguay, Belize, Haiti, Nigeria, Switzerland, Russia, India, Nepal, and South Korea. He is a frequent conference speaker and guest on Christian radio and television talk shows. He has written 31 books, including Stealth Attack, The ABCs of Christmas, The Healing Power of Forgiveness, An Anchor for the Soul, The Incredible Journey of Faith, The ABCs of Wisdom, Leadership Lessons of Jesus (with Bob Briner), Why Did This Happen to Me?, and Credo: Believing in Something to Die For.

He is a co-host of Today’s Issues on American Family Radio.

For 26 years he pastored churches in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Chicago. Most recently he pastored Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, IL for sixteen years. He is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University (B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.) and Talbot School of Theology (D.Min.). He has been married to Marlene for 43 years. They have three sons (Josh, Mark, and Nick). Josh and Leah were married in July 2006 and have two children, Knox and Violet. Mark and Vanessa were married in July 2007 and have three children, Eli, Penny, and Zoe. Nick and Sarah were married in July 2014 and have two children, Hannah and Joshua.

Dr. Pritchard’s hobbies include biking, surfing the Internet, and anything related to the Civil War.

 

Ron Moore

For the past 25 years, Ron has served as Senior Pastor at The Bible Chapel in Pennsylvania. He earned a Master of Theology (Th.M.) and a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, where his doctoral work focused on marriage enrichment. He also holds a master’s degree in education from Texas A&M at Commerce. Ron has written several books including Journey through the Bible, Journey through the Psalms, Journey through the Gospels, and Ignite.

Crawford Loritts & Chris Katulka

August 2 - August 8, 2020

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Crawford Loritts & Chris Katulka Bio

Crawford Lorritts

Dr. Crawford Loritts is the Senior Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia. He has traveled throughout the world preaching in churches, evangelistic outreaches, conferences, in colleges and seminaries. He has also been the featured speaker at Super Bowls, NCAA Final Four chapel, and the Pentagon with senior military officers. He is an author and radio host. Pastor Crawford and his wife Karen are featured speakers at Family Life marriage conference and are co-authors of Developing Character in Your Child. They have four adult children and eleven grandchildren.

Chris Katulka

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John Barnett & H.B. Charles

August 9 - August 14, 2020

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John Barnett & H.B. Charles Bio

John Barnett

John Samuel Barnett has been teaching the Word of God for over 30 years. He has served congregations in the East, and the West, before coming to the precious saints at Calvary Bible Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 2008. Since 1978, John has led dozens of study tours, retreats, travels, and pilgrimages with over 1,500 participants, and taught on site in 21 countries and on five continents. He has also served on the faculty of the Master’s College & Seminary. John was an Associate Pastor to Dr. John MacArthur at Grace Community Church for five years overseeing the Shepherding Ministries. During graduate school, John served as the Assistant Dean of Men at Bob Jones University for five years. John shares his life with his beloved wife, Bonnie.

 

H.B. Charles, Jr.

H.B. Charles is the pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Florida.  He succeeded his father as Pastor of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California at the age of 17.  He pastored there until 2008 when he began his ministry in Jacksonville.  Pastor Charles and his wife, Crystal, have three children.

Fall and Spring Retreats

Retreat-speaker
Speaker: Jeff & Debby McElroy

Fall Marriage Retreat

10/04 — 10/06

Our retreat specifically planned for Couples, will give you time and memorable experiences with your spouse and with God that you have been looking for all year! There are four sessions where our speaker focuses on your relationship with God, your marriage, and living your Christian life together...

Retreat-family
Speaker: Mark Strout

Fall Family Retreat/ Homecoming Weekend

10/11 — 10/13

The Fall Family retreat is designed to provide a worshipful family bonding time for all families. From the music to the speaker our retreat will be family friendly and offer exciting times for young and old alike. Get away from your daily life and take time to enjoy the Adirondacks during the Fall.

Speaker: Tom Messer & Tommy Kiedis

RISE Pastor’s Conference

10/15 — 10/17

Speaker: Carol McLeod

Women’s Retreat Weekend 1

10/25 — 10/27

In Christ we have all we need: all the direction, protection and power. On our own we’ve got nothing but confusion, vulnerability and weakness. Our speaker will unpack Scripture and will challenge listeners to be strong and courageous as they obey God.

Speaker: Carol McLeod

Women’s Retreat Weekend 2

11/01 — 11/03

In Christ we have all we need: all the direction, protection and power. On our own we’ve got nothing but confusion, vulnerability and weakness.  Our speaker will unpack Scripture and will challenge listeners to be strong and courageous as they obey God.

Get Inspired

Seeing relationships with the Lord deepen throughout the week is the our number 1 goal at Word of Life. That’s why we find the most inspirational speakers to guide daily sessions, share biblical truths and create opportunities to deepen your faith.