KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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Steve Cloer

Steve has been the preaching minister at Southside Church of Christ in Fort Worth, Texas since 2006. Before that, he worked in youth and campus ministry. He and his wife, Lindsay, currently have three children, Joshua, Bethany, and Lydia.

Steve graduated from Harding University with two B.A. degrees in Bible and Math. He received his M.Div. in New Testament from Harding School of Theology and graduated with his D.Min. in Congregational Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary.


TEACHERS

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Justin Bland

Justin lives in Searcy, Arkansas with his wife, Heather, and sons, David, Joseph, and Joshua. Justin teaches exercise science and kinesiology courses at Harding University and received his Ph.D. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pediatric Exercise Physiology from Michigan State University.

He is passionate about exploring the wondrous design of the human body, and using his research as a platform for theological insight.

 Topic: Movement Matters


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Luke Dockery

Luke serves as the Youth In Family Ministry of the Cloverdale Church of Christ in Searcy, Arkansas, where he has been since June 2019. Prior to that, he was the Associate Minister of the Farmington Church of Christ for 13 years. He loves teenagers, and is devoted to helping them come to a mature and lasting faith in Jesus. Luke and his wife Caroline have two children: Kinsley (7) and Seth (3). Luke is a graduate of Harding University, and received his Master of Divinity degree from Harding School of Theology in 2018.

In his free time, Luke enjoys spending time with his family, reading, working out, and cheering for the Arkansas Razorbacks and Atlanta Braves.

Topic: The Faith We Have Received


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Jeff Grisham

Jeff has served as a minister at the Bella Vista Church of Christ since 2010. He has a passion for teaching and encouraging people to become devoted disciples of Jesus.

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Robb Hadley

Robb has been teaching Scripture and the Christian life to young people for over 30 years as a youth minister and summer camp director. He has been a minister for the Center Street Church of Christ in Fayetteville since 1991, and in October of 2019, became the Director of Gospel Tracts International.

He and his wife Karen have one son, Ben, and a soon-to-be daughter-in-law, Laney.

Topics: Printing Ministry Lab


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Jason Hart

Jason is a 1998 graduate of Freed Hardeman University where he studied Bible and Art.  He has served the Lord with various congregations in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas.  Jason has preached for fifteen years, but has now stepped up to youth ministry and has worked with the Northside Church of Christ in Harrison, Arkansas for the past three years. 

He and his wife Jennifer have three children: Daniel (16), Micah (14), and Jaycee (8), and they enjoy traveling as much as possible, especially to Disney destinations. 

Topic: Prayer Lab


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Jeremy Myers

Jeremy was born and raised in Florida. He has spent the last 15 years in ministry and over 20 years in missions. He holds a B.A. in Youth & Family Ministry and a Masters in Teaching from Harding University. Jeremy and his wife, Leah, are raising three girls: Sarah, Laura, and Abby.

He currently serves as the Youth & Family Minister at the Johnson Church of Christ. His day always begins with coffee, but his joy comes from serving God and bringing others to become more like Christ. 

Topic: Storytelling Lab


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Mike Raine

Mike has been preaching for over 40 years, and has been the Preaching Minister for the Farmington Church of Christ since January 2013. Mike is passionate about saving souls and is a tireless worker in God’s Kingdom.

He and his wife, Donna, have three adult children: Rachel, Joshua, and Caleb, and one granddaughter, Macy.

Topic: The Sin of Partiality; Q&A Panel


Robert Shepherd

Topic: Service Lab; Q&A Panel


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Darren Vaughn

Darren is the Youth Minister at the Center Street Church of Christ, where he also serves as a shepherd. Additionally, Darren has preached at the Black Oak Church of Christ for the last 30 years. Darren loves teaching from the Holy Scriptures, and often uses his coaching experiences to motivate young people to battle for the Lord.

He teaches United States History at Central Junior High School in Springdale, and is a retired football and basketball coach. Darren and his wife Joanna are the parents of four adult children: Kaleb, Jonathan, Zachariah, and Savannah.

Topic: Service Lab; Q&A Panel


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Parker Willis

Parker lives in Bentonville, Arkansas, where he serves as the youth minister at the Bella Vista Church of Christ. In the short time he has been there Parker has fallen in love with the beautiful Northwest Arkansas. He and his wife, Abby, married in May, and got their dog, Nali, in September. Parker loves being outside whether it be hiking, climbing, etc. and prefers to have Abby and Nali join him in those fun adventures!

Parker is finishing up a degree in biblical studies at Heritage Christian University and will graduate in December. He loves youth ministry and the passion that teens have for Jesus. He loves watching how teens grow in their faith and build the church up.

Topic: Q&A Panel