Artists & Speakers

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  • MEREDITH ANDREWS

    Word Worship Music recording artist, Meredith Andrews, is passionate about writing and leading songs that keep people's hearts and minds set on Jesus. Over the course of her four Word Worship albums, the Dove Award-winning artist has been using her musical gifts, love for God, and her huge heart for His people - to teach and remind us all about the enormity of our awesome and loving Savior. Andrews, who previously was on staff at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago now leads regularly at The Belonging CO, her home church here in Nashville. As a gifted songwriter and recording artist, she has been a part of multiple songs sung by churches across America such as “Open Up The Heavens”, “Lamb of God”, “Not For A Moment”, and “Spirit of the Living God”. Andrews often leads worship at major women’s and/or worship leader conferences across the U.S., and has toured with Matt Maher, Natalie Grant, Big Daddy Weave, Vertical Church, Phil Wickham, and Michael W. Smith, among others. 


    For additional information, please visit www.meredithandrews.com

  • PHIL WICKHAM

    Coming Soon...

  • KARI JOBE & CODY CARNES

    Cody Carnes and Kari Jobe are husband and wife worship leaders who take their platform to heart, as their passion is to lead people into a personal relationship with God and into His presence through their music. Kari’s latest album The Garden released in February 2017. Cody is a well-respected worship leader and songwriter. His label-debut album, The Darker the Light/The Brighter the Morning just released at the end of 2017. The couple resides in Nashville, Tennessee where they love to serve at their church The Belonging Co. and are parents to their boys Canyon and Kingston.

  • SEU WORSHIP

    SEU Worship is a collaboration between the faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. It is a reflection of the worship movement happening during weekly chapels. Our sound is inspired by the pop music and culture of emerging adults, and our writers’ aim to craft prophetic and theologically responsible lyrics.


  • CARLOS WHITTAKER

    Carlos Whittaker is a People's Choice Award winner, a former recording artist signed to a major label, a social media maven, and currently spends the majority of his time writing books and speaking on stages around the world. The release of "Moment Maker" marked Carlos' debut as an author, but his current book "Kill the Spider" has taken Carlos' tribe into the deeper parts of their souls. In his newest book Carlos helps people identify, locate, corner, and kill the spiders that are plaguing their lives.


    Previously part of the team at Andy Stanley’s Buckhead Church in Atlanta, in 2009 Carlos signed a recording deal with Integrity Music and moved his family to Nashville TN. It was in Nashville where Carlos decided to make the shift from writing music to writing books. And from singing on stages to speaking on stages. Currently Carlos is regularly teaching at churches and conferences worldwide, including Catalyst Conference, Embrace Church, FreshLife Church, and many more.

  • SCOT LONGYEAR

    Scot Longyear is the Lead Pastor of Maryland Community Church (one of the fastest growing churches in the US) and serves as Pastor of the Experience Conference


    His latest book, Soul Coma, encourages people to awaken their spiritual life; his daily radio program, Scot’s Daily Word, provides quick inspiration for listeners who want to deepen their faith; and his teaching ministry inspires people to take a step closer to Christ. Scot can also be heard as a frequent co-host on the Worship Leader Probs Podcast


    Scot loves SCUBA diving and motorcycling. He has horrible video game skills and an irrational fear of needles. Scot and his wife Stephanie have two daughters and live in Indiana. Follow him on facebook and Twitter (@longyear).  Check out www.scotlongyear.com for more resources and encouragement.


    www.scotlongyear.com

  • MICHAEL NEALE

    As a Dove Award-Winning songwriter, National Best-Selling author and veteran worship leader and speaker, Michael is influencing a generation of worshipers and creators in the local church.  His mission is Helping people experience God through songs and stories.  His songs have been recorded by artists such as Michael W. Smith, Natalie Grant, Rebecca St. James, Kutless, Anthony Evans, Phillips, Craig & Dean, and Shane & Shane to name a few.  


    His books include National Best-Selling The River, its sequel, Into the Canyon, and the devotional Your Great Name, based on his song by the same title.


    Michael serves as the lead worship pastor of the 42,000+ member Prestonwood Church in Plano, TX while leading and speaking at conferences around the country. He and his wife Leah, along with their three children Micah, Maisie and Wyatt love doing life and ministry in Texas.

  • JONATHAN FALWELL

    Rev. Jonathan Falwell is senior pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has served as senior pastor since June of 2007. He was called as pastor after his father, Rev. Jerry Falwell (founding pastor of TRBC in 1956) passed away in May of 2007. Rev. Falwell has been in full-time ministry since 1994. Rev. Falwell has been married to Shari since 1992 and has four children; Jonathan Jr. (born 1996) and wife Paige (married January 2018), Jessica (born 1997), Natalie and Nicholas (twins born in 2000).