Speakers

Alexis Pérez Alfonso

Alexis was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba in 1971. He grew up far away from God until he was 20 years old. He was studying medicine at the university when a friend talked to him about Jesus, after lot of Bible reading and spiritual fight he accept Jesus in his live and receive the grace of God. He was actively involved in a university Christian group that met every week at the first Baptist Church in Cienfuegos of whish he was a member until he graduate from the University in 1995. After his graduation he enters into the Baptist Theological Seminary of Havana. He studied there until 1999 when he got... More

Andy Lines

Andy, from a non-Christian background, came to Christ as a teenager. He served some years as a soldier in the British Army before training as a mission partner to serve in basic Bible training in Paraguay during the 1990's. Since 2000 he has been Mission Director of Crosslinks, a mission society serving churches from the UK and Ireland in God's mission of proclaiming salvation to the ends of the earth.

David Jackman

David Jackman is the former President of the Proclamation Trust, formed in 1986 to encourage ministry that seeks above all to expound the Bible as God’s Word for today. Under its auspices he was founder-director of the Cornhill Training Course (a one-year course designed to provide Bible-handling and practical ministry skills to those exploring their future role in Christian work) from its inception in 1991 to 2004.

David remains involved in the Trust’s conferences for preachers and production of distance learning materials and books. A regular preacher at St Helen’s Bishopsgate, London, David... More

Joshua Black

Josh lives in Wichita, Kansas, with his wife Maggie and their six children. He is the Lead Pastor at First Evangelical Free Church. Josh received his undergraduate degree in Family Studies and Human Services from Kansas State University. Following graduation Josh worked with Young Life for a number of years. He then worked in the business world for four years before being hired as the Pastor of Student Ministries at First Free in 2006. Two years later he began the M.Div program at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Upon graduation in 2011, Josh was installed as the Lead Pastor and continues to... More

Juan Sanchez

Juan was born in Puerto Rico on July 29, 1965, and lived there until moving to central Florida with his family when he was almost eight years old. Though having grown up religious, Juan began to struggle with faith issues when high school friends introduced the gospel to him at the age of 16; however, he wrestled with the truth of the gospel for about a year and confessed faith in Christ in June of 1983.

After graduating high school, Juan enlisted in the United States Navy, where he received a Navy R.O.T.C. scholarship to the University of Florida with the intention of pursuing a commission... More

Lourdes M. Llorens López

Lourdes born in Cienfuegos, Cuba in 1971. When she was 20 years old, studying at the university and married with Alexis, she heard about the Gospel, accept Jesus and repent from her sins. Together with her husband were involved in the First Baptist Church of Cienfuegos where they was serving until the graduated from the university, she also studied along with her husband in Havana Baptist Theological Seminary and served together in several churches, she graduated with Bachelor degree in Theology in 1999.
She served nine years in three churches in central region of Cuba, she lead children and woman’s... More

Miguel Nuñez

Miguel Núñez, Th. M., is the senior pastor of Iglesia Bautista Internacional; a church committed with the truth of the Gospel to transform the society. after 15 years working and teaching as a medical doctor in the United States of America, comeback to his country with his wife Cathy, to plant a church based in the sufficiency of Scriptures. In 2004 he start the Ministry Integridad & Sabiduría with the idea to impact the contemporary society through God's revelation.


He is the author of 2 books: '¿Y Quien es Jesús?' (2007) y 'Una Iglesia Conforme al Corazón de Dios' (2011). The last book... More

Peter Sholl

Peter is the director of MOCLAM (Moore College en Latinoamérica), an organization that provides the courses of Moore College de Sidney, Australia to Latin-American students. Before this job, Peter was pastor for 10 years in a church in Sidney. Peter lives with his wife Sara and his three daughters in Monterrey, Mexico. He runs a marathon every year.

 

Rev. Elio Mártiz

Elio is Associated Pastor at Almendares Church in Havana, Cuba and Executive Director of Equipo Impacto ministry, an organization dedicated to train pastors, Bible teachers and church’s leaders on faithful Bible teaching.

Elio’s born in 1976 on Havana, Cuba, at a Christian family when it was really unusual and socially mistreated. Elsewhere he affirms that really enjoyed his childhood and come to Christ at the age of 9 years old. By grace God gave him as pastor’s child to receive strong and solid Bible teaching and Christian values at home that allow him and others in their generation being... More

Robert Kinney

Robert Kinney is the University Minister in the Hyde Park congregation of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago and the Director of Ministries of the Charles Simeon Trust. Robert earned a BA in Early Christian Literature at the University of Chicago and a master's in Communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also presently working on a PhD in New Testament at the University of Bristol. Prior to his doctoral work, Robert served as a pastoral intern at Holy Trinity Church for six years.

Rupert Shelley

Rupert is married to Georgina and they have 3 children, Fred, Phoebe and Jonty. Having studied Geography at Bristol University Rupert served a Short Service Commission in the Royal Green Jackets; during this time he got cold with the Royal Marines in Norway and very hot in the sands of Bahrain. Having left the Army he served as a youth worker at a church in Basingstoke after which he trained for Church of England ministry at Wycliffe Hall in Oxford. Rupert loves his family, enjoys sport (playing and watching!), tries to keep fit and chases after times in snowy mountains.

Steven Gibbs

Steven Gibbs is the Senior Pastor of Stonecreek Church in Milton, Georgia. Milton is a growing city in one of the wealthiest areas of the country.

At the age of 28, Steven followed God’s calling into full-time ministry. He went on to complete a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Before joining the Stonecreek Church staff in August of 2000, Steven served on staff at First Baptist, Dallas, Texas, and First Baptist Coppell, Texas. Initially, Steven served as the Adult Groups and Teaching Pastor at Stonecreek before being installed as... More