top of page
maven conference-41.jpg




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.

CONNECT ON:  Facebook / TwitterInstagram / Website

John Stonestreet

Author / President | Colson Center

John Stonestreet is the President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview and a renowned author and speaker on faith, culture, theology, and education. He hosts the nationally syndicated commentaries BreakPoint and the Point. Previously, John held leadership roles at Summit Ministries and taught biblical studies at Bryan College. He has co-authored four books, including A Practical Guide to Culture and Making Sense of Your World: A Biblical Worldview.

CONNECT ON:  Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Website


worldview event



Speaker  /  Founder  |  Center for Biblical Unity

Monique Duson is a racial unity advocate and co-founder of the Center for Biblical Unity. Monique actively speaks out against the use of CRT within the church. Monique has appeared on shows such as Relatable (with Allie Beth Stuckey), the Alisa Childers podcast, and Breakpoint (with John Stonestreet). Monique has a BA in Sociology from Biola University. She is working on a MA in Theology.

CONNECT ON:  Twitter / Instagram / Website


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.

CONNECT ON:  Twitter / Instagram / Website



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.

CONNECT ON:  Twitter / Instagram / Website


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?

CONNECT ON:  Twitter / Facebook / Website



Apologist | Texas Baptists

Eric Hernandez is the Apologetics Lead and Millennial Specialist for The Baptist General Convention of Texas. He is a dynamic evangelist and apologist with a heart for proclaiming the gospel and defending the faith. Eric has spoken and debated on a public level at college campuses defending the Christian faith against skeptic, atheist, and agnostic professors. Eric holds an associate degree in social science, a bachelor’s degree in theology, and a certificate in apologetics from Biola University. Eric and his wife Kendall have two children and live near Dallas, TX.

CONNECT ON:  FacebookTwitter / Instagram / Website

bottom of page