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.
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.
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.
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. A previous recipient of an Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year award, Jack 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 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.
Dr. Crawford W. Loritts Jr. is a nationally-known speaker, author and senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia. He helped establish churches in Texas and Mississippi and served as associate director of Campus Crusade for Christ.
Loritts was ordained to the gospel ministry by the Christ Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA, serving as a national evangelist with the American Missionary Fellowship (AMF). Loritts has been invited to speak at three Super Bowls, the NCAA Final Four and the Pentagon. He is a visiting professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and host of “Living a Legacy,” a daily radio program that reaches approximately 500,000 people each week.
Loritts has written nine books: Leadership as an Identity, A Passionate Commitment, Never Walk Away, Make It Home Before Dark, Lessons From A Life Coach, Developing Character In Your Child (co-authored with his wife, Karen), For A Time We Cannot See, and Your Marriage Today… and Tomorrow.
Jeff Norris is a graduate of the University of Alabama and Metro Atlanta Seminary. He was on staff with Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) for 13 years where he served at Southern Miss (2002-2004), University of Georgia (2004-2008), and back at the University of Alabama as the campus director from 2008-2015. While in Tuscaloosa, he was able to see the Lord grow the Cru ministry from 50 to over 500 students. His heart and passion then and now is to see the Lord birth and grow communities of people who have been transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Jeff began serving at Perimeter Church in the summer of 2015. Since then he has served in the roles of Pastor at Large, Young Families and Young Adults Director, and most recently as the Assistant Directional Leader. He also serves as one of Perimeter’s teaching pastors.
Jeff has been married to his wife, Rachel for 17 years. Rachel grew up at Perimeter Church and was a part of the second graduating class of Perimeter Christian School. Jeff and Rachel have four children: Samuel, Ellie Kate, Abigail, and Annie.
Bishop Dale C. Bronner is a graduate of Morehouse College. He became a member of the Martin Luther King Board of Preachers at Morehouse College in 1999. In 2001, he earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Christian Life School of Theology. In 2003, he was consecrated/installed as Bishop by the International Communion of Charismatic Churches, which is a network of more than 16,000 churches.
He serves on the Board of Directors and is part owner of Bronner Brothers Manufacturing Company, a multi-million dollar family-owned corporation which has been in the hair care business for over sixty years.
Currently, Bishop Bronner is the founder/senior pastor of Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral. He is an accomplished author, with several books to his credit: Get A Grip (1996), Guard Your Gates (2002), A Check Up From the Neck Up (2003), Treasure Your Silent Years(2004), Home Remedies (2005), and Pass the Baton (2006). Bishop Bronner is co-author ofPlanning Your Succession(2008).
Bishop Bronner resides in Atlanta with his wife, Nina. They are the proud parents of four daughters and one son. Additionally, they are blessed to have two beautiful granddaughters.
Lee Allen Jenkins is the president of Lee Jenkins Group; a ministry outreach, financial education, and consulting firm. He is also the Founder and Senior Pastor of Eagles Nest Church outside of Atlanta in Roswell, Georgia.
Previously, Lee had a stellar 25-year career in the financial services industry and was considered one of the country’s leading financial advisers, educators, and strategists. His financial advice has been featured numerous times on CNN, Fox, ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliates, as well as in USA Today, Black Enterprise Magazine, and Essence Magazine. He has also appeared on Christian TV networks like the Trinity Broadcasting Network and the 700 Club.
Lee is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where he was a standout defensive back on the football team. After graduation Lee was drafted by the New York Giants of the National Football League. Unfortunately, after one year, his football career was cut short by injuries. Lee then entered the music industry where he served as the road and business manager for the Grammy-Award winning gospel group, The Winans. He has also done extensive managerial work for gospel music legend Kirk Franklin.
Lee has authored several books on personal finances. His latest one, Lee Jenkins On Money: Real Solutions to Financial Challenges made the Black Christian Bestseller’s List. More recently, Lee was named one of the 70 Most Influential Black Christians in the U.S. by the Black Christian News Network.
Dr. Kendra A. Momon is a Full Professor of Politics at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA where she also is the chair of the division of Politics, History, and International Studies & the Director of the university’s Rich Foundation Urban Leadership Program. Concurrently, she also serves as the assistant lead pastor of Victory Midtown alongside her husband Pastor Andrew L. Momon, Jr.
An in-demand public speaker and intellectual, she is an expert on Politics, Leadership, the Black Church, and Hip Hop Culture. She is the author of the book African American Politics a cutting-edge introduction to the political successes, failures, and persistent challenges of African-American political participation in the United States and has been a guest commentator on a host of local, national and international television news and media outlets including CNN The Associated Press, NPR, The AJC, and The Washington Post.
She is also Co-Founder of Momon Leadership – a leadership and people development firm based in Atlanta, GA.
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 | Horizon Sanctuary
101 Jackson St NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
9-10 AM Worship
10- 11 AM Talk 1 & 2
11 -12 PM Panel & 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 Panel 2
3:30-4:30 PM Talk 5 & 6