The main event at D6 is September 27 and 28 (PreCon Labs are on September 26 and are an add-on, optional item). Below you will find a list of our 2012 champion communicators, their bios, and a description of their session talk.Register Now
Conference Focus -More about James Dobson…
Dr. James Dobson is the Founder and President of Family Talk, a non-profit organization that produces his radio program, “Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.” He is the author of more than 80 books dedicated to the preservation of the family, including The New Dare to Discipline; Love for a Lifetime; Life on the Edge; Love Must Be Tough; The New Strong-Willed Child; When God Doesn’t Make Sense; Bringing Up Boys; Bringing Up Girls, Head Over Heels; and, most recently, Dr. Dobson’s Handbook of Family Advice.
Dr. Dobson served as an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine for 14 years and on the attending staff of Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles for 17 years in the divisions of Child Development and Medical Genetics. He has been active in governmental affairs and has advised three U.S. presidents on family matters. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (1967) in the field of child development, and holds 18 honorary doctoral degrees.
Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they have two grown children, Danae and Ryan, and two grandchildren. The Dobsons reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Skit Guys
Conference Focus -More about The Skit Guys…
Tommy Woodard and Eddie James are The Skit Guys. They have been best friends since high school. Think of them as the wise guys in class who had everyone laughing and managed to make a career out of it. They’ve been teaching God’s word using comedy, drama and whatever category talking action figures fit into for over twenty years. They recently released two new books through Zondervan called, Instant Skits and Skits That Teach. They have also produced other plays, skits, and videos covering a wide variety of topics that are available to download through their website.
Conference Focus -More about Dave Stone…
Dave Stone is the Senior Minister of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky where he preaches the Truth to over 22,000 people each weekend. Southeast has three regional campuses in the Kentuckiana area and their Mission is to connect people to Jesus and one another. Dave is the author of a newly released series of books called Faithful Families.
Dave graduated from Cincinnati Christian University in 1983. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Beth, and his three children: Savannah, Sadie and Sam, along with his son-in-law, Patrick Garcia. He enjoys an occasional round of golf, competition of any sort, and reaching the lost. He will touch both your heart and your funny bone.
Shane and Shane
Conference Focus -More about Shane and Shane…
Two voices. One mission. Shane & Shane are pointing us all to the One we need. Shane Barnard and Shane Everett, longtime college friends, are now family men. As husbands and fathers (Everett with two daughters and Bernard with one), they are also on staff at a local church in Dallas where they lead worship each month and teach a class at the church’s ministry leadership school.
Having toured with everyone from Mat Kearney to David Crowder*Band, selling more than 500,000 records and receiving three Dove Awards, Shane & Shane’s commitment to passionately share the Gospel has not wavered. Simplifying and aligning their lives with their calling has made a significant impact on their music, making The One You Need (Fair Trade Services) an intersection of versatility, truth and artistic transparency.
Conference Focus -More about Rodney Cox…
Rodney Cox, one of the country’s emerging leaders in the strengths movement, is the author of such titles as Leading From Your Strengths (three-book series), Love and Money, Different By Design, The Discovery Kit and Incredible Creatures Adventure Kit (DVD Series), which have touched more than 325,000 church leaders, teams, couples and children worldwide.
He founded Ministry Insights International in 2001 to bring personality assessment tools to the Christian market.
Larry Dan Melton
Conference Focus -More about Larry Dan Melton…
Children’s pastor at Fielder Road Baptist Church since February 2004 and served as an associate in the children and recreation ministry since 2000. I served as a student pastor in Amarillo, TX. I married my lovely wife, Jagee, August 12, 1994. We have four boys, Jadan, Gage, Chaz and Kason.
In creating a conference where over 60 speakers, artists and musicians gather in one location, we apologize for unforeseen changes occurring in planned appearances by speakers, artists and musicians.