After serving as a youth pastor for several years, Billy Humphrey helped plant International House of Prayer (IHOP) in Atlanta, where he has served as a director and co-pastor since 2004. In 2017 Billy co-founded OneRace Movement alongside Bishop Garland Hunt. In addition to his pastoral work, Humphrey is the author of three books: The Culture of the Kingdom, Until He Comes and To Know Him. Billy and his wife Maribeth have four children, Evan, Siah, Coby & Riah. Billy’s interests include Family, Football & Fishing, in that order.
Garland R. Hunt is the Senior Pastor of The Father’s House. After pursuing a career in law, Hunt founded the Raleigh International Church in 1993 and served as senior pastor, with a mission to facilitate reconciliation in Raleigh, NC. Hunt moved from Raleigh, NC, back to his hometown of Atlanta, GA, to serve as executive pastor of The Father’s House. He also acted as a chief operating officer of the church, while providing leadership development and training to staff and members. His executive leadership also includes the Fellowship of International Churches, Wellington Boone Ministries, and New Generation Campus Ministries. In 2017 Hunt co-founded OneRace Movement alongside Billy Humphrey. Bishop Hunt and his wife Pastor Eileen Hunt have three grown children and several grandchildren. In his spare time, Hunt enjoys rooting for the Falcons and the Hawks.
Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is Milton B. Engebretson Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL and the author of Prophetic Lament; The Next Evangelicalism; Many Colors; and co-author of Return to Justice, Forgive Us, and the forthcoming Unsettling Truths.
Soong-Chan received his B.A. in Political Science and History/Sociology from Columbia University, his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, his Th.M. from Harvard University, his D.Min. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his Th.D. from Duke University.
Rah is formerly the founding Senior Pastor of the Cambridge Community Fellowship Church (CCFC), a multi-ethnic, urban ministry-focused church committed to living out the values of racial reconciliation and social justice in the urban context. He previously served as an InterVarsity staff worker at MIT.
Léonce Crump Jr. is an author, international speaker, and the founder and senior pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta. In 2008 Crump answered God’s call to relocate from Tennessee to Atlanta and begin the process of planting Renovation Church. He details the obstacles he and his family faced and the revelations he uncovered during this process in Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are.
His unique background includes contacts from the music industry and professional sports, as he played professional football for the New Orleans Saints. He has been in ordained ministry for 15 years and holds graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and Resurgence Theological Training Center. He and his wife, Breanna, reside in the heart of downtown Atlanta with their three daughters and son.
Pastor Bryan Loritts is the privileged husband of Korie, and the graced father of three sons- Quentin, Myles, and Jaden. He serves the Abundant Life Christian Fellowship of Silicon Valley, California, as the Senior Pastor. An award-winning author of six books including Saving the Saved: How Jesus Saves us from Try-harder Christianity into Performance-Free Love– which was given the Christianity Today Award of Merit, and his newest release Insider Outsider. Pastor Bryan Loritts co-founded Fellowship Memphis in 2003 and later founded The Kainos Movement- an organization committed to seeing the multiethnic church become the new normal in our world. In addition to his responsibilities as a pastor, Bryan travels extensively throughout the world preaching the Good News of Jesus Christ at conferences and events, as well as serving on the board of trustees for Biola University and PineCove Christian Camps
Dr. John M. Perkins is president of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development in Jackson, MS, and one of the leading Evangelical voices to come out of the American Civil Rights Movement. Born into Mississippi poverty, the son of a sharecropper, he fled to California at the age of seventeen, vowing never to return after a town marshal murdered his older brother. In 1960, however, he accepted Christ and returned to his boyhood home to share the gospel of Christ with those still living in the region. His outspoken support and leadership role in civil rights demonstrations resulted in repeated harassment, imprisonment, and beatings. Despite being a third-grade dropout, Dr. Perkins has been recognized for his work with fifteen honorary doctorates from colleges and universities across the country. He has authored seventeen books including Leadership Revolution; his autobiography, Let Justice Roll Down; and One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race and Love.
Latasha Morrison is a bridge-builder, reconciler, and a compelling voice in the fight for racial justice. In 2016, she founded Be the Bridge, a non-profit organization equipping more than 1,000 sub-groups across five countries to serve as ambassadors of racial reconciliation. Numerous organizations have recognized her as a leading social justice advocate, including Facebook’s Community Leadership Program, Forbes, and EBONY magazine. A native of North Carolina, Tasha earned degrees in human development and business leadership. Her first book, Be the Bridge, will be released in October 2019. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
A recognized leader in the Multi-ethnic Church Movement, Mark planted the Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas in 2001 where he continues to serve as Directional Leader. In 2004, he co-founded the Mosaix Global Network with Dr. George Yancey and today serves as its president, and convenor of the triennial National Multi-ethnic Church Conference. In 2008, he launched Vine and Village and remains active on the board of this non-profit.
Mark has written six books: Disruption: Repurposing the Church to Redeem the Community, Multiethnic Conversations: an Eight Week Guide to Unity in Your Church, Building a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church, re:MIX: Transitioning Your Church to Living Color; Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church, and Should Pastors Accept or Reject the Homogeneous Unit Principle?.
He and his wife, Linda, have been married for thirty years and reside in Little Rock, AR. Mark and Linda have four adult children and two grandchildren.
Mark is an Adjunct Professor at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and teaches D.Min. courses at seminaries across the country including TEDS, Western, and Phoenix, where he earned his own D.Min. in 2006.
Jack Alexander has built and led companies in real estate, business services, and technology. Two companies that he co-founded made the Inc. 500 list, and another, in which he is a partner, made the Inc. 5000 list. A previous recipient of an Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year award, Alexander is also a winner of six global awards in the corporate travel and hospitality arena. In 2005, he received the Family Honors Award as a businessman who made a positive impact on the American family.
He is the author of The God Guarantee: Finding Freedom From the Fear of Not Having Enough, and The God Impulse: The Power of Mercy in an Unmerciful World released on through Baker Publishing. Currently, he is chairman and co-founder of a software firm called onQ, as well as The Reimagine Group, a content company that makes high-quality media for the church market. He is a regular speaker, coach, and board member for a number of businesses, nonprofits, and ministries.
Jack lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Lisa. They have three grown sons and six grandchildren.
Caleb Andrews is a full-time missionary at IHOP Atlanta, specializing worship leading. Caleb Andrews was at IHOP KC for one year before transferring to Atlanta in 2005 as part of the pioneer team to launch IHOP Atlanta. Caleb has written and produced four CDS: Betrothal, The World Should Know, Sing Louder, and Let Them Hear It. Andrew’s currently lives in Lawrenceville, GA with his wife Rebecca and their six children, Noah, Hudson, John Paul, Karis, Emma, and Elliot.
Clinton James is originally from Columbus, Ohio. He accepted Jesus Christ as His Lord & Savior at age 15 in a youth church service. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration concentrating in Finance in May 2015. While at Morehouse, he co-planted Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, a missions based organization that seeks to spread the Gospel and the love of Christ on every corner of every college campus. During his senior year in ministry, he accepted the call to serve God full time, as he knows that he is called to release the knowledge of God through worship, prayer, and discipleship. Clinton served as a full- time Intercessory Missionary as a worship leader at the International House of Prayer Atlanta for 5 years. In 2018 Clinton joined Finish The TASK as an international missionary and plans to move to the Middle East.
Ebenezer Baptist Church | Main Sanctuary
101 Jackson St NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
9-10 AM Worship
10- 11 AM- Talk 1 & 2
11 -12 PM – Panal & Conversation
12 – 12:30 PM Talk 3
12:30- 1:30 PM – Lunch*
1:30- 2 PM – Worship
2 -3 PM – Talk 4 & 5
3 – 3:30 PM – Panal 2