DR. KATHY KOCH
Author / Founder & President | Celebrate Kids
Dr. Kathy Koch is the Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., based in Fort Worth, TX. She has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in 30 countries through keynote messages, seminars, chapels, and other events. She has authored six books including Screens and Teens, 8 Great Smarts and Start with the Heart. Dr. Kathy earned a Ph.D. in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University.
J. Warner Wallace
Author / Speaker | Cold Case Christianity
J. Warner Wallace is a distinguished cold-case homicide detective, Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, and Adjunct Professor of Apologetics at Talbot School of Theology and Southern Evangelical Seminary. His journey from atheism to Christianity led him to apply his investigative skills to Christian apologetics. He's authored several impactful books, including "Person of Interest," "Cold-Case Christianity," and "God's Crime Scene." His expertise has also been featured in television productions, including his role in "God's Not Dead 2."
Speaker / Author / Founder | MAVEN
Brett is the founder and president of MAVEN. He has more than 25 years of experience working with junior high, high school, and college students, as a youth pastor and as the Student Impact Director at Stand to Reason. Brett was an associate editor for the Apologetics Study Bible for Students, wrote the Ambassadors Guide to Mormonism and co-authored A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today’s World. Brett loves sarcasm. Probably too much.
Speaker / Podcaster | MAVEN
Erin Kunkle is the co-founder of MAVEN. She is a speaker and co-host of the MAVEN parent podcast. She also co-hosts the Strong Women podcast in partnership with the Colson Center. Erin has spoken to parents, mom’s groups, homeschooling groups and at women’s retreats. Erin received her bachelor’s degree in social science with an emphasis in political science from Biola University. She is also a veteran homeschooling mom and has been married to her husband, Brett, for 25 years. They have 5 children and 2 grandchildren. They live in Southern California.
Speaker / Author / Director | Impact 360
Jonathan Morrow has equipped students and parents in biblical worldview, apologetics, and culture for over 16 years, and is passionate about seeing a new generation build a lasting faith. He is the director of cultural engagement and student discipleship at Impact 360 Institute and an adjunct professor of apologetics at Biola University. He is the author of several books, including Welcome to College, Questioning the Bible, and Is God Just a Human Invention?