Bob Goff is the New York Times best-selling author of Love Does, as well as an attorney who founded Love Does, a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq and Somalia. Bob is a sought-after speaker for leadership, church and university events, inspiring current and future influencers to get to the “do” part of life. Choosing to live audaciously, Bob connects to audiences
in a powerfully inspirational, yet down to earth manner. Love Does has now been translated into 10 languages!
Bob has pioneered the vision of Love Does (formerly Restore International) to fight for freedom and human rights, working to improve educational opportunities and to be helpful to those in need of a voice and a friend. Love Does has worked with Uganda’s judiciary in bringing over 200 cases to trial, as well as pursuing justice, intervention and education for at-risk women and children in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq and Somalia. Restore Leadership Academy in Northern Uganda educates more than 300 students with a focus on character and leadership development. Because of Bob’s vision and the work of Love Does, he serves as the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Uganda to the United States. Bob continues to be inspired by friendships he’s developed with others around the world who live their lives pursuing strategic ways to help others. He is also a professor at Pepperdine Law School and Point Loma Nazarene University.
Danielle Strickland is currently based in Toronto, Canada. Danielle loves Jesus and she loves people. Her aggressive compassion has loved people firsthand in countries all over the world where she has embraced, learned, cared, evangelized, taught and exhorted individuals and crowds to surrender to the boundless love of Jesus. Danielle is the author of five books with her most recent being “The Ultimate Exodus: Finding Freedom From What Enslaves You” and “The Zombie Gospel: The Walking Dead and What it means to be Human.” She is host of DJStrickland Podcast, ambassador for Compassion International and stop the traffik. She is a co-founder of Infinitum, Amplify Peace and The Brave Campaign. Danielle is a mom of three, wife to Stephen Court and has been affectionately called the “ambassador of fun.”
Glenn Packiam is one of the associate senior pastors at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the lead pastor of New Life Downtown, a congregation of New Life Church. He is the author of “Discover the Mystery of Faith,” “LUCKY: How the Kingdom Comes to Unlikely People,” “Secondhand Jesus: Trading Rumors of God for a Firsthand Faith,” and “Butterfly in Brazil: How Your Life Can Make a World of Difference.” Glenn holds a bachelor’s in theological/historical studies, a master’s in management, and, after doing two years of graduate work at Fuller Theological Seminary, is now a postgraduate researcher at Durham University in the UK, where he is in the process of earning a doctorate in theology.
Brian Wurzell is the worship pastor at Hillside Community Church in Rancho Cucamonga, California. In addition to leading worship, he is also a moderator and speaker at conferences nationwide and serves on the USA Board of Directors for Harvest India. Brian also has a passion for coaching worship leaders and excels at helping organizations around the country shape their creative ministries in the areas of strategy, structure and staffing through Slingshot Group. His most recent worship project, entitled ‘Grace Ocean,’ debuted in the top 10 on iTunes. Brian is married to his beautifully talented wife, Promise Tangeman-Wurzell and together they’ve found a big love for dogs by way of their Goldendoodle named Parker.
Megan Fate Marshman loves God and delights in overflowing His awesome love to others. She leads the women’s ministry at Hume Lake Christian Camps (Hume, California) and shepherds young adults at Arbor Road Church. She wrote the book “SelfLess: Living your part in the big story of God.” She also co-wrote the book “7 Family Ministry Essentials” and served as the director of student resources for David C Cook as she led the team in creating TruIdentity, a gospel-centered, family empowered youth ministry curriculum line. Megan lives in Long Beach, California with her husband, Randy, and son, Foster.
Carlos Whittaker is a People’s Choice Award winner, a former recording artist signed to a major label, a social media maven, and currently spends the majority of his time writing books and speaking on stages around the world. He’s the author of “Moment Maker” and “Kill the Spider.” Currently Carlos regularly teaches at churches and conferences worldwide, including Catalyst Conference, Embrace Church, FreshLife Church and more.
Through thousands of performances as an illusionist, storyteller, and renowned communicator, Harris has helped audiences around the globe discover a life beyond their imagination. Named “one of America’s most influential young people” by the Catalyst Conference, Harris has made a variety of film, television, and live event appearances.
Robert is passionately in love with Jesus. For 13 years, he has crisscrossed the globe, preaching the gospel and taking every opportunity to tell people about the love of Jesus Christ. He is a family man, husband to Taylor Madu, and father to Everly Adair Madu, Robert Nnaji Madu III, and Remington Elaine Madu. Robert presents the gospel in such a unique way, that you’re leaning in, holding on to every word that is spoken, as he paints the beauty of the transforming, powerful, life-giving, word of God. Robert is compelled to make aware to every individual that God is for them and that He has a specific plan and purpose for every life. In addition to his itinerate ministry, he serves on the teaching team at Trinity Church in Cedar Hill, Texas, a church that he has called home since the age of three.