2019 National Conference Featured Speakers



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Rebecca Kiessling - Thursday Evening

Rebecca Kiessling is an attorney and an international pro-life speaker, sharing her story of having been adopted, raised Jewish, learning she was conceived in rape and nearly aborted, and then coming to know her value and identity in Christ. She's the founder and president of Save The 1 and is also the co-founder of Embryo Defense. 

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Dr. Mark Jobe - Friday Afternoon

Mark Jobe currently serves as president of Moody Bible Institute. In addition, for more than 30 years, Dr. Jobe has served as the lead and founding pastor of New Life Community Church in Chicago. He is also the founder of New Life Centers, an organization focused on helping youth in underserved areas of Chicago. He and his wife, Dee, have been married more than 30 years and have three adult children.

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Chief Kelvin Cochran - Celebration Banquet, Saturday Evening

Kelvin Cochran has a long history as a firefighter, starting in 1981 when he joined the Shreveport Fire Department where he served in several capacities before being appointed Fire Chief of the City of Atlanta Fire Rescue Department. He also served as the U.S. Fire Administrator under President Obama. Currently, he is the COO of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Cochran is married to Carolyn, is the father of three children, and has one granddaughter. 


Pastor Todd Wilson - Sunday Morning

Todd Wilson (PhD, Cambridge University) – author, speaker, theologian – is the president and co-founder of the Center for Pastor Theologians. He is also the former senior pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois. He has authored or edited a number of books related to Christian ministry, theology, and biblical studies. Todd is married to Katie, and they have seven children.