Summer Speakers

Bryan Osborne

Bryan Osborne

Homeschool Week (Graduation/Book Swap/Break out Sessions)

June 12 - June 18, 2022

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Bryan Osborne

Bryan is passionate about reaching the lost with the gospel! As an expert in the use of exciting, apologetics-based evangelism and chronological Bible teaching, this former athlete connects with audiences through real-life stories and facts that confirm the truth of the Bible.

After graduating from Bryan College with a bachelor of arts in biblical studies and minors in Greek and Christian education, Bryan earned his master’s degree in education from Lee University. For 13 years he boldly and enthusiastically taught Bible history in a public school system in Tennessee, and for 20 years he has helped youth and young adults in the local church to know and defend their faith. Bryan’s giftedness as a communicator and his passion for revealing the truth of God’s Word are obvious and contagious!

He now speaks at conferences and in churches for Answers in Genesis and is developing a blog designed to help parents and ministry leaders solve the growing epidemic of biblical illiteracy through the use of specially designed resources such as AiG’s Answers Bible Curriculum.
You will love his practical, cutting-edge talks that reveal the importance of apologetics in evangelizing the lost and in equipping today’s youth and families in the body of Christ!

Bryan reports that he and his wife, Marla, have been blissfully married since 1998 and are enjoying the early years of child-rearing!

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HB Charles and Nicolas Ellen

June 19 - June 25, 2022

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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.

 

NICOLAS ELLEN

Dr. Ellen is the Senior Pastor of Community of Faith Bible Church in Houston Texas and Senior Professor of Biblical Counseling at the College of Biblical Studies. Dr. Ellen has also developed a biblical counseling training center called Expository Counseling Center LLC.

He received his B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Houston, Houston, Texas, his M.A. in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas, his M.A. in Biblical Counseling from The Masters University, Santa Clarita, California, his Doctorate of Ministry with a concentration in Biblical Counseling from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Louisville, Kentucky and his PH.D in Biblical Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.

Dr. Ellen is a certified Biblical Counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), a Fellow with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) and travels nationwide with the organization teaching biblical counseling principles. Dr. Ellen also teaches on a morning show called “Up With The Son” where he teaches various topics from God’s Word. In addition, He is also a Senior Member of the Biblical Counseling Framework Association. Dr. Ellen and his wife Dr. Venessa Ellen have two children and four grandchildren.

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Crawford Loritts and Corey Abney

June 26 - July 2, 2022

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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.

 

COREY ABNEY

Dr. Corey Abney serves as the lead pastor at Bell Shoals Church, a congregation with over 6,000 members and 5 campuses in Tampa, Florida. He also serves on the board of trustees at Cedarville University and previously served on the board of governors at Gateway Seminary in Los Angeles, California. He is a published author and conference speaker, but remains most passionate about local church ministry, church planting, and international missions. Dr. Abney is a graduate of Cedarville University (B.A) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div, Ph.D). He is married to Christina and they have four children.

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Phil Moser and Chris Katulka

July 3 - July 9, 2022

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Phil Moser

Phil has served as the teaching pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in New Jersey for more than 20 years. Besides his church responsibilities, he is also an adjunct professor at Word of Life New York, Germany and Hungary. He is the founder and author of Biblical Strategies. Phil and his wife, Kym, have 4 children and a son-in-law.

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Mr. Chris Katulka

Assistant Director of North American Ministries, Friends of Israel, Bellmawr,    NJ.  Host of “The Friends of Israel Today” radio program, Bible teacher, and writer for Israel My           Glory magazine

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Phil Tuttle and Richard Blackaby

July 10 - July 16, 2022

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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.

RICHARD BLACKABY

Richard is the president of Blackaby Ministries International and lives in Atlanta, Georgia. He travels internationally speaking on spiritual leadership in the home, church, and marketplace as well as on spiritual awakening, experiencing God, and the Christian life. Richard regularly ministers to Christian CEOs, church, and family leaders. He served as a senior pastor and seminary president, and has written or co-authored thirty-five books. Richard has been married to Lisa for 35 years and has three grown children and four grandsons.

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Mark Bailey and Erwin Lutzer

July 17 - July 23, 2022

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MARK BAILEY

Dr. Mark L. Bailey came to Dallas Theological Seminary in 1985 as a professor in the Bible Exposition department. In 1997 he was appointed as vice president for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean. In 1999, he was appointed to the role of Provost. In March 2001, Dr. Bailey was named as the Seminary’s fifth president in its 96-year history. After nineteen years as president, he transitioned to the role of chancellor in July 2020.

For over 40 years, his career passions have been theological education and pastoral ministry. He pastored in various churches in Arizona and Texas and has also led numerous tours to Israel and the Middle East. His board service includes Bible Study Fellowship, Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, Word of Life, International Alliance for Christian Education, and Steve Green Ministries.

Dr. Bailey and his wife, Barby, have been married over 48 years. They have two married sons and six grandchildren.

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Erwin Lutzer

Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer is Pastor Emeritus of The Moody Church where he served as the Senior Pastor for 36 years.  A clear expositor of the Bible, Dr. Lutzer is the featured speaker on three radio programs that are heard on more than 1,000 outlets in the United States and around the world. Dr. Lutzer is also an award-winning author of numerous books including Christian Bookseller’s Gold Medallion Award winner, Hitler’s Cross.  His speaking engagements include Bible conferences and seminars, both domestically and internationally. He also leads tours to Israel and the cities of the Protestant Reformation in Europe. Dr. Lutzer and his wife, Rebecca have three grown children and eight grandchildren.

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Ray Pritchard and Brian White

July 24 - July 30, 2022

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RAY PRITCHARD

Dr. Ray Pritchard serves as president of Keep Believing Ministries. He ministers extensively across the US and in South Korea, Ukraine, Uganda, Kenya, China, and the Philippines. He has written 31 books, including Stealth Attack, The Healing Power of Forgiveness, and An Anchor for the Soul. He is a co-host of Today’s Issues on American Family Radio. He has been married to Marlene for 46 years. They have three sons (all married) and ten grandchildren.

Dr. Pritchard’s hobbies include biking, surfing the Internet, and anything related to the Civil War. He hit the 50,000-mile mark on his bike riding in 2020.

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BRIAN WHITE

Brian White has served as the Lead Pastor of Harvest Church in Carmel, Indiana since its planting in 2007. He is a graduate of Cedarville University (B.A.), The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and is currently completing his Doctor of Ministry degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. A church planter by background, Brian teaches and coaches church planters around the country and he served from 2017-2019 as the Executive Director for Great Commission Collective, a global church planting fellowship of over 120 churches. Besides his ministry at Harvest, he serves on the Board of Trustees at Cedarville University.

He and his wife, Laura have been married for 22 years and they reside in Noblesville, Indiana where they enjoy life and ministry with their 5 children.

Social Media:
Twitter – @brianwhiteHCNI

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Joseph Stowell and Robert Morgan

July 31 - August 6, 2022

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Dr. Joe Stowell

Former President, Cornerstone University and Moody Bible Institute, Author of   20 books.

 

Robert Morgan

Rob Morgan is the pastor of The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has served for over 30 years. He is a best-selling and Gold-Medallion winning writer with over 20 books in print. He is also a staff writer for Dr. David Jeremiah and Turning Points Magazine, and has many articles published in other leading Christian periodicals. Rob has appeared on numerous national television and radio shows and has a wide-ranging Bible teaching ministry. He and his wife Katrina have three daughters and ten grandchildren.

 

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John Barnett and Stephen Bramer

August 7 - August 12, 2022

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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.

 

STEPHEN BRAMER

Dr. Bramer taught for 16 years at Briercrest Bible College and at Briercrest Biblical Seminary in Saskatchewan, Canada, before joining the faculty of DTS. He also has enjoyed a variety of other ministries such as teaching elder, youth pastor, and pulpit supply throughout Canada and the United States. He serves as an adjunct professor for Word of Life Bible Institute, Hungary; Briercrest Seminary, Canada; as well as at the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary (JETS) in Jordan. He is a teaching pastor at Waterbrook Bible Fellowship and travels yearly to Israel and Jordan. Stephen and his wife, Sharon, enjoy visiting their three married children and nine grandchildren who live in three different countries.

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