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SUMMER SEASON

2018 SPEAKERS


Week 1: June 23 - 30

Dr. Richard Land

Dr. Richard Land is President of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, NC. Prior to his presidency he served for twenty-five years as the president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the Southern Baptist Convention's official entity assigned to address social, moral, and ethical concerns, with particular attention to their impact on American families and their faith.


Week 2: June 30 - July 7

Dr. Bryan Wilkerson

Bryan Wilkerson has served as Senior Pastor at Grace Chapel since September of 2000, having previously served for 16 years as Senior Pastor at Shelter Rock Church in Manhasset, New York. Bryan is a graduate of Wheaton College and Denver Seminary. Additionally, he holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Bryan is a frequent contributor to Preaching Today and The Leadership Journal.


Week 3: July 7 - 14

Dr. Charles Zimmerman

A gifted communicator, Charles serves as the Teaching Pastor at Calvary Church in Souderton, Pennsylvania.


Week 4: July 14 - 21

Dr. Bryan Carter & Dr. Jeff Warren

Dr. Bryan Carter is the Senior Pastor of Concord Church in Dallas Texas. Dr. Carter is a published author, serves as a co-presenter for 33 The Series, and as a presenter for The Art of a Marriage. He holds both a Master of Arts in Christian Education with a specialization in Family Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary; and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Dallas Baptist University. He is also committed to serving his community and the city of Dallas, and is currently serving on the boards of Impact Dallas Capital and Frost Bank Dallas, and has served on many other boards in the past. Dr. Carter also leads the Harmony Community Development Corporation, as well as the African American Pastors Coalition.


Dr. Jeff Warren received a Master's Degree in Theology and a Doctorate of Ministry from Southwestern Theological Seminary where his doctoral work focused on Christian apologetics. He was named one of SWBT's best preachers and was recognized for his doctoral project, which became a six-session study for students in Christian apologetics. In 1999, Jeff became the Senior Pastor of FBC McKinney. Under his leadership the church saw explosive growth, becoming one of the fastest growing churches in North America. Jeff came full circle when he returned to Park Cities Baptist Church in 2010 as the Senior Pastor. He describes his God-given mission as one who has been called to preach the Gospel to the Church, so that we might rescue one another from cultural Christianity, to follow Jesus every day.


Week 5: July 21 - 28

Dr. Lon Solomon

Dr. Lon Solomon is the Senior Pastor Emeritus of Mclean Bible Church. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Chemistry. At Johns Hopkins University, he received a Masters Degree in Near Eastern Studies, and later on he completed his Doctorate of Divinity degree at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.


Week 6: July 28 - August 4

Dr. Crawford Loritts

Dr. Crawford Loritts is the Senior Pastor for Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, GA. Dr. Crawford has written 8 books including newly released, Unshaken. Crawford has a Doctor of Divinity from Biola University, a Doctor Sacred Theology from Cairn University, a Doctor of Divinity from Moody Bible Institute, a Doctor of Letters from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Doctor of Divinity from Columbia International University. He holds several board positions including CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ). He is a visiting professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Crawford is the host of two national radio programs, the weekend program Living a Legacy, and the daily program Legacy Moments.


Week 7: August 4 - 11

Dr. Rex Keener

Dr. Rex Keener is the Senior and Founding Pastor of Grace Fellowship Church. He graduated from Carson-Newman after four years and headed on to The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. After completing the Master of Divinity program in 1985, Rex was offered a full-time job as a coordinator of counseling and follow-up with the Billy Graham Team. He worked with the team for six years before going back to Southern Seminary and completing his Doctorate of Ministry in 1994. During his time in college and seminary, God gave him the vision to plant a church. In 1993, after the Holy Spirit confirming that the timing was correct and New York’s Capital Region was the place, Rex, Debbie, and four other couples launched Grace Fellowship Church.


Week 8: August 11 - 18

Rev. Garrett Kell

Rev. Garrett Kell is the Lead Pastor at Del Ray Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA. He attended Virginia Tech where he came to know the Lord through the witness of a friend and the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ. Garrett served as the evangelism pastor at Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX while working toward his ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary.


Week 9: August 18 - 25

Dr. Erwin Lutzer

Dr. Erwin Lutzer was the Senior Pastor of The Moody Church from 1980 until 2016 when he officially stepped down from the role. He has now been given the honorary title of Pastor Emeritus for his service. He is an award-winning author of more than twenty books, a celebrated international conference speaker, and the featured speaker on three radio programs: The Moody Church Hour, Songs in the Night, and Running to Win. These programs are available on the Moody Broadcasting Network, the Bible Broadcasting Network, Trans World Radio and many Christian radio stations around the world.


Week 10: August 25 - September 1 & Labor Day Weekend: September 1 - 3

Dr. Knute Larson

Dr. Knute Larson coaches pastors and churches, majoring on pulpit, leadership, and daily grace and drawing on 41 years as senior pastor at two churches, the last 26 years being at The Chapel, in Akron, Ohio. His fifth and newest book is titled You Decide: Five Beliefs That Changed My Life. He has also written The Great Human Race, The ABF Book, and two commentaries for Holman.


Labor Day Weekend

Ron and Gary Matthews

Special Music: Ron and Gary Matthews are one of the most gifted and dynamic duet teams in North America. They are duo vocalists, pianists, organists and trumpeters. With this combination of superlative talent, these brothers bring to every concert a rare and uplifting musical experience, but most importantly a rich spirit of worship.


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