What does it mean to “occupy” while watching for Jesus’ return? Consistently giving our time, talents and opportunities to advance the kingdom takes on greater urgency if we truly see the Day approaching. Having a working knowledge of Bible prophecy is crucial in order to faithfully occupy till He comes.
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THIS YEAR’S SPEAKERS:
After spending two decades immersed in the world as a record producer, musician, and New Ager, Eric Barger is now widely recognized in the area of Christian Apologetics. Eric’s Take A Stand Ministries confronts both the culture and the Church, focusing on the troubling unbiblical trends and doctrinal issues facing Christians.
Jim is a well-known speaker on the subject of apologetics, incorporating his impressions from numerous trips to Israel, with a keen eye on culture. He also writes for many publications, he blogs weekly on the Israel Watch section of Rapture Ready, and also hosts the weekly radio show Israel Watch with Jim Fletcher.
Joe Guglielmo pastors Calvary Chapel of Manitowoc along the shores of Lake Michigan. Joe’s Bible studies are shared through the radio ministry of Calvary Manitowoc, The Sustaining Word 96.3fm. He and his wife Julie have been married thirty-six years and have two sons and four grandchildren.
John Higgins is senior pastor at His Church Calvary Tri-City in Tempe, Arizona, and has been in ministry for over 40 years. With a sincere concern for the lost, Pastor John had a burden for the generation of hippies and surfers and helped to bring many young people to faith in Christ during the Jesus movement of the 1960s.
David Hocking has been preaching and teaching the Bible for over 50 years, has taught courses at colleges and graduate schools, and has written over 35 books. He has served as a pastor in Long Beach and Santa Ana, California, and in Columbus, Ohio. David’s ministry is focused upon Bible prophecy, especially as it relates to God’s plan for the nation of Israel.
Gary Kah is the former Europe & Middle East Trade Specialist for the Indiana state government. While in that position he traveled extensively overseas working closely with the economic staff at American Embassies on trade-related projects. During that time, he learned of efforts underway to establish a one-world political/financial system, and a religious motivation connected with these endeavors. Gary is an author and sought-after speaker on many topics related to Bible prophecy.
TA McMahon is the president of The Berean Call apologetics ministry. He has written and co-written many books such as The Seduction of Christianity and The New Spirituality. He has also written and produced various documentaries such as The Cult Explosion and A Woman Rides The Beast. He is also involved in the ministry Reaching Catholics For Christ.
Chris joined the staff of Calvary Chapel Cypress in the 90’s as an assistant pastor. Then, in 2010, when his pastor went to be with the Lord, Chris was called by the Lord to be the new senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Cypress. Chris has a great love for teaching God’s Word and for Bible prophecy.
Terry Reynolds was born and raised in the Midwest, but moved to California in his early teens. He received Christ in his later teens and began attending Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa practically every night. For 42 years, Terry was blessed to sit under the teachings of Pastor Chuck Smith. He now pastors Agape Chapel in Orange County, California.
Speaker and author Jay Seegert is the founder and Managing Director for The Starting Point Project, and has been speaking on the Authority of Scripture for 34 years. He holds degrees in both physics and engineering technology from the University of Wisconsin‐Whitewater and John Brown University. He also serves on Board of Directors for Logos Research Associates. He and his wife Amy have been married 27 years and have two married children.
An economist by education, a financial analyst and writer by profession and an American Constitutionalist by choice, Patrick Wood maintains a Biblical world view and has deep historical insights into the modern attacks on sovereignty, property rights and personal freedom, in addition to end-times Bible prophecy. He is also executive director of Citizens for Free Speech, citizensForFreeSpeech.org, which defends and supports the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, including the right to the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech and the press, and the right to peaceable assembly.