SPEAKERS

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Tod Bolsinger

Co-owner and Principal of AE Sloan Leadership

Tod Bolsinger, MDiv, PhD, the co-owner and principal of AE Sloan Leadership, Inc, an executive coaching and consulting firm that works with church, non-profit, and marketplace leaders in leading change. He is also the Executive Director of the De Pree Center Church Leadership Institute, a Senior Fellow of the De Pree Center for Leadership, Associate Professor of Leadership Formation at Fuller Theological Seminary, was the founder of the Fuller Leadership Platform, and served as a Vice President of Fuller Seminary for six years. Prior to his educational career, he served as a pastor for 27 years.

Tod is the author of five books, including the Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year in pastoral leadership, Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory, and the Christian Book Award Finalist, Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change.


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Ryan Burge

Associate Professor of Political Science, Eastern Illinois University

Dr. Ryan Burge is an associate professor of political science at Eastern Illinois University. He is the author or co-author of four books including The Nones, 20 Myths about Religion and Politics in America, and The Great Dechurching, published in August 2023 by Zondervan. He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and POLITICO. He has also appeared on 60 Minutes, where Anderson Cooper called him, "one of the leading data analysts of religion and politics in the United States." He has been a pastor of an American Baptist Church for over seventeen years.


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Marvin Campbell

U.S. President of The Navigators

Marvin Campbell was appointed in 2021 as the U.S. President of the Navigators. Campbell came to faith during his first year of high school after being shaken by the death of two friends. He met The Navigators in 1985 at the U.S. Naval Academy when a Navigator student invited Marvin to read the Bible. Upon graduation from the academy, Marvin served as a Surface Warfare and Engineering Duty Officer, serving more than 13 years on active duty with the U.S. Navy before leaving the military for full-time ministry. Marvin completed his 20 years of military service in the reserves, retiring as a Commander.

Since beginning volunteer work with The Navigators in 1994 and joining full-time staff in 2002, Marvin has served in various leadership roles in our Military, Neighbors, Collegiate, 20s, Workplace, and Cities ministries. Notably, he was the founding director of the Bowie State Training Center at Bowie State University, an initiative established in 2008 to recruit, develop, equip, and prepare African American Kingdom leaders for world impact. In addition to serving for more than 25 years as Discipleship/Outreach Pastor across four states, Marvin served as senior vice president and U.S. Field director for The U.S. Navigators before becoming the U.S. president on November 1, 2021.

Marvin's blended military and ministry experience gives him unique insights into leadership training and development, church discipleship, organizational change management, and team dynamics. Marvin and his wife, Pamala, have been advancing the gospel in military installations, college campuses, local churches, and surrounding communities for many years. 

Marvin and Pamala have invested their lives cultivating a multicultural network of believers from diverse backgrounds. They are committed to The Navigators' motto, "To know Christ, make Him known, and help others do the same®." Throughout relational networks in urban and suburban settings, they have equipped communities to effectively live and proclaim the message of Christ to diverse people groups. 

Marvin and Pamala's children and grandchildren span from the east coast to the west coast. They enjoy hiking, kayaking, and pickleball.


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Bob Fryling

Leadership and Publishing Consultant

Bob Fryling grew up in Philadelphia. He received a bachelor of science degree in Material Science from Drexel University while working for Ford Motor Co. in research and development. He worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as a campus staff member, regional director and human resources director before serving as national director of campus ministries. He was then publisher of InterVarsity Press for nineteen years. Bob also has a master’s degree from Wheaton Graduate School in Intercultural Studies.

Bob has retired from InterVarsity and now works part-time as a publishing and leadership consultant. His interests, experience and expertise are in areas of spiritual formation, cultural engagement and organizational leadership. Bob is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including The Leadership Ellipse: Shaping How We Lead by Who We Are.

Bob has been married to Alice for 53 years. They have two daughters and four grandchildren.


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Daniel Jenkins

President at Lutheran Braille Workers

Born and raised in rural Southern California, Daniel Jenkins is a life-long member of the Lutheran Church. After graduating from Concordia University Irvine in 2006, God led him down an unexpected management path in the retail, food & beverage, and family entertainment center industries. In 2012, Daniel took a position in the development office at Concordia College Alabama where he was soon promoted to Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Having discovered a passion for Christian non-profit advancement, Daniel has grown within the industry, experienced significant success in multiple organizations, and is recognized for his strategic leadership skills, story-telling, and fundraising ability. Currently, he serves as President at Lutheran Braille Workers, the world’s largest non-profit producer of free Christian Braille and specialized Large Print materials. He is driven to create partnerships and relationships with other organizations and ministries so people who are blind or visually impaired have better access to resources, training, and opportunities, regardless of faith or other background. Daniel currently lives with his wife and two children in Redlands, California.


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Arianna Molloy

Associate Professor of Organizational Communication at Biola University

Dr. Arianna Molloy (Ph.D., University of Denver, CO) is an Associate Professor of Organizational Communication in the Division of Communication at Biola University, CA. Dr. Molloy’s research focuses on meaningful work, work as a calling, and the connection between humility and burnout in the workplace. She is an award-winning scholar, published in premier journals such as the International Journal of Business Communication, Communication Studies, Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion. She has also written for Christianity Today. Her first book, Healthy Calling: From Toxic Burnout to Sustainable Work, will be available January 2025.

Her love for teaching is reflected in a variety of teaching awards. In addition to being an active speaker in academic settings, Dr. Molloy works as a consultant for organizations, business professionals, and ministries. She is originally from Seattle, Washington and is married to Dr. Allen Yeh, a professor of Intercultural Studies. They enjoy running half marathons, traveling the world, and drinking good coffee. They have one young son and one old cat. For more information see ariannamolloy.com


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Bill Reeves

CEO, David C Cook/Integrity Music

Bill Reeves has been married for 30 years to Heidi & they live in the Nashville, TN area. Together, they have 3 children and two grandchildren. Bill has spent 35 years in Christian media. Highlights of Bill’s career have been working with The Kendrick Brothers for many years as literary agent for many of their best-selling books/products, working with the popular VeggieTales brand, and managing Max Lucado’s “Hermie & Friends” video brand. He also ran is his own film-finance and marketing company, WTA, for many years and Executive Produced over 20 films, while marketing many more. His most recent role was CEO of the popular KLOVE and Air-1 radio networks where he was named Radio Ink’s “Radio Executive of the Year” in January of 2023. Bill was excited to join David C Cook/Integrity Music as CEO/Board Member to lead their continued growth in publishing and music, while expanding their media offerings to meet the continually changing customer demands. Though it all, his mission remains the same…..to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ through media and entertainment.


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Rick Rekedal

Executive Director of Creative Arts Collective at Belmont University

Rick Rekedal is an award-winning, master storyteller bringing truth, light, and lessons through the power of story, arts and artistic expression throughout his three-decade career.

Rick’s expertise is centered in a heart for reaching families right where they are, including more than 20 years with DreamWorks Studios, where his roles included Chief Creative, Global Franchises; Global Head of Interactive and Online and Head of Consumer Products, Licensing & Retail. Major properties include The Prince of Egypt, Spirit, Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How To Train Your Dragon, Trolls, The Lost World: Jurassic Park; Men in Black, Small Soldiers and Saving Private Ryan. Also, Rick was a key part of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Rick's work has been recognized with two Annie Awards for best animated video game, two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for videogame of the year and numerous other awards. Rick has developed intellectual properties with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment and original book titles with VeggieTales co-creator Mike Nawrocki.

In 2023, Rick served was interim CEO and president of David C Cook and Integrity Music as part of his consulting company TheStoryCrate.com, leading Cook/Integrity to three USA Today bestsellers and cresting over 1 million YouTube subscribers, reaching 237 countries with over 300 million views. Through StoryCrate Rick has developed original intellectual properties including Shapes, a graphic novel series published by Cave Pictures Publishing; and One Small Step, a personal story of a young family dealing with the effects of suicide and alcoholism recovery. Three new titles currently being written for David C Cook Publishing include (Un)Varnished: The Cry of Ramah, coming October 2024. 

In January 2024, Rick joined Nashville-based Belmont University as executive director of the Creative Arts Collective, funded by a $32 million grant from the Lilly Endowment. Rick also serves Belmont in a residency as Senior Fellow for Storytelling and is a trustee with Los Angeles Pacific University. Father to three strong independent daughters, Rick has been married to his wife Vicki for over 30 years.


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Cynthia Sherry

Group Publisher for Chicago Review Press and Triumph Books, IPG

Cynthia Sherry is Group Publisher for Chicago Review Press and Triumph Books, divisions of IPG. She has been in the publishing industry for more than 30 years. Over the years, she has held financial management and executive editorial positions at Independent Publishers Group, Chicago Review Press, and Triumph Books. As publisher for Chicago Review Press, she oversees the editorial, marketing, publicity, book production, and budgets of about 50 titles a year under five active imprints, including Chicago Review Press, Lawrence Hill Books, Parenting Press, Amberjack, and Interlude.


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Spouse Program Speakers


Linda Green and Sarah Walton are the co-authors of He Gives More Grace: 30 Reflections for the Ups and Downs of Motherhood Through the Years, published in 2023 by The Good Book Company. While Sarah has previously written a number of books including Hope When It Hurts and, with her husband Jeff, Together Through the Storms (both Good Book Company), this is their first writing project together. Linda and Sarach both reside in the Colorado Springs area.

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