2021 Fall Conferences
September 17-19 | Susie Shellenberger
Susie Shellenberger is a master at blending Scripture, creativity, depth and humor when speaking. She challenges audiences to move far beyond casual Christianity and guides them into establishing true intimacy with Christ. Susie hits a homerun with audiences because she refuses to give fluff. Fun, yes. Fluff, no.
She is an ordained minister through the Church of the Nazarene, an international speaker, and an author of more than 40 books that have sold over 1.5 million copies combined. She has traveled to every continent in the world (yes, even Antarctica).
An incredible, powerful speaker, Susie delivers non-compromising messages that audiences remember for years. She’s committed to making holiness come alive and challenges her listeners to live in radical obedience to the Lordship of Christ.
September 24-26 | JP Jones
JP Jones is the Founding Senior Pastor of Crossline Church, a congregation of over 2,500. A published author and popular speaker, JP’s radio program, Truth that Changes Lives, is listened to in over 160 countries. JP is on the Adjunct Faculty of Biola University teaching Theology and Biblical Studies. With a heart for evangelism and missions, JP makes several trips a year to both Haiti and Israel to preach the gospel and train pastors.
JP is the author of several books including: Transformed, Livin’ Large, Getting to Know the Real Jesus and Facing Goliath. His radio ministry, Truth that Changes Lives, is heard in all 50 states and 162 countries of the world.
JP is married to his wife Donna and they have 3 children and one granddaughter.
October 1-3 | Kathi Lipp
Kathi Lipp is a best-selling author and national speaker. She combines biblical teaching, impactful stories, and practical real-life applications! Using wisdom and humor, she inspires thousands of women each year to live their life with purpose, hope and authenticity. Kathi's heart is for women looking to live the life God intended without all the baggage, struggle and perfection getting in their way.
She is often featured on media outlets around the country, such as Focus on the Family, MOPS International, Crosswalk.com, Girlfriends in God and Proverbs 31 Ministries. She is the author of 20 books including Clutter Free, The Husband Project, and Overwhelmed.
October 4-7 | Ed Underwood
Ed Underwood is Executive Officer and Lead Counselor of Recentered Group, and every year helps dozens of churches become healthy and thrive by loving one another in ways that build a high trust leadership culture and by equipping leaders to cultivate a disciple making community.
Ed brings over forty years of experience as a lead pastor in a traditional denominational church in the Midwest, a church plant that grew into the largest church in the county in the Northwest, and his last 21 years as lead pastor of the historic Church of the Open Door in Southern California.
Ed has authored three books: When God Breaks your Heart, Reborn to Be Wild, and The Trail. He and his wife Judy live in Southern California.
October 15-17 | RoseAnne Coleman
Dr. RoseAnne Coleman uses the Bible, humor, and personal life experiences to delight and draw in her audiences. An educator with a doctorate in English, her experiences span both public and Christian education. RoseAnne is skillful in communicating and helping people grasp the Gospel, seeing God in everyday life, and in everyday experiences. Although she could explain the Greek and Hebrew meanings of passages, she likes to simplify the scriptures for ordinary people. Since there is so much in the Bible that people can understand, she wants to help them grasp it and apply it to their lives. She hopes that her students can find joy in the journey of faith.
November 5-7 | Jim Burns
Jim Burns is the President of HomeWord and the Executive Director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. He has close to 2 million resources in print in 30 languages. He primarily writes and speaks on the values of HomeWord which are: Strong Marriages, Confident Parents, Empowered Kids, and Healthy Leaders. Some of his most popular books include: Confident Parenting, The Purity Code, Creating an Intimate Marriage, and Closer. Jim and his wife Cathy live in Southern California and have three grown daughters.
Mother and Daughter Conference
November 12-14 | Renee Crosse
Renee Crosse is a wife, mom, grandmother, author and speaker. She has been married to Clay Crosse since 1990. As founders of HolyHomes Ministries, they speak at marriage and family conferences around the country, encouraging others to have lives, marriages and homes that are holy and set apart. Renee also leads women’s bible studies and serves on music worship teams at their home church, FBC Bentonville, Arkansas, where Clay is worship pastor.
This conference is for guests 13 years and older.
November 25-28 | Dr. Ray Pritchard
Dr. Ray Pritchard serves as the president of Keep Believing Ministries. Ministering extensively overseas, speaking at conferences, and appearing on Christian radio and television talk shows, Dr. Pritchard focuses on evangelism and encouragement to spread the hope of Jesus Christ through all the world. For 27 years he pastored churches in Los Angeles, Dallas and Chicago, and most recently served at Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois. He is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University (B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.) and Talbot School of Theology (D.Min.)
Dr. Pritchard is the author of twenty-seven books, including An Anchor for the Soul, Stealth Attack, Names of the Holy Spirit, and Credo. Ray and his wife, Marlene, have three sons.
The Thanksgiving Conference is a great opportunity to spend a long holiday weekend in Cannon Beach. For Families, there is an exciting kids program, nursery through high school.
December 10-12 | Dr. Darryl DelHousaye