special guests

John Lindell

Conference Host

For the past 27 years, John and his wife, Debbie, have served together as Lead Pastors of James River Church, a dynamic, life-filled, multi-site church located in the greater Springfield, MO area that has grown to over 17,000 people in weekly attendance. John and his wife, Debbie, live life full-on with a passionate love for God and a desire to see His purpose unleashed in the lives of people. John and Debbie have 2 married sons, David and Brandon, a daughter, Savannah and 8 grandchildren.

Craig Groeschel

Craig Groeschel is the founding and senior pastor of Life.Church, a pace-setting multi-campus church, and creator of the popular and free YouVersion Bible App. Not only is Craig a New York Times bestselling author of several books, he also has a passion for raising up a generation of world-changers, hosts a popular leadership podcast, and travels the globe speaking at conferences. He inspires people to accept the incredible purpose and plan that God has for their lives. Craig and his wife, Amy, and their six children live in Edmond, OK.

Louie Giglio

Louie Giglio is Pastor of Passion City Church and the Founder of the Passion movement, which exists to call a generation of young people to leverage their lives for the fame of Jesus through conferences around the nation and world. In addition to his work with Passion Conferences, Louie and his wife Shelley lead the teams at Passion City Church, sixstepsrecords, and the Passion Global Institute. Louie is a renowned author who has written multiple books that have impacted thousands of lives. He also travels and preaches the Gospel with power everywhere that he goes. Louie and his wife Shelley make their home in Atlanta, Georgia.

Earl McClellan

Earl McClellan is a dynamic communicator who is passionate about developing leaders who are committed to making it ‘On Earth as it is in Heaven’ inside and outside the walls of the local church. He is the founder and lead pastor of Shoreline City Church based in Dallas, Texas with locations emerging around the world. Under his engaging leadership and ‘come as you are’ teaching style, Shoreline City has grown from 15 people to over 4,500 in just seven short years. Earl is most loved for his role as ‘husband’ to his wife of 20 years, Oneka, and ‘Dad’ to his three children, Parker, Grayson, and Elle.