Part of what makes the Young Leaders Retreat unique is that we expose delegates to some of the best that the kingdom has to offer. Our world class speakers are equipped to help leaders with principles that apply both to ministry and the marketplace. Get to know them a little better here! (Click READ MORE for their expanded bio AND video footage of them in action)
Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr.
Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr., is the Senior Pastor/Teacher of The 11,000 Member House of Hope Atlanta in Decatur, GA. Prior to moving to Metro Atlanta, he served as Senior Pastor of the Beulahland Bible Church in Macon, GA.
A native of Macon, GA., Dr. Smith received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA. He matriculated at Morehouse School of Religion – The Interdenominational Theological Center – Atlanta, Ga. and received his Master of Science degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude, from the Southern Christian University in Montgomery, AL. Smith earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He was also inducted into the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College as a Distinguished Preacher...READ MORE
Pastor Tommy Tenney
Tommy Tenney is the author of over 30 books including the international bestseller "The God Chasers" as well as a world renowned evangelist and conference speaker. His Godchasers Television Ministry is seen in over 120 nations around the world. His ministry website is viewed on average by more than a million people per month.
TOMMY TENNEY is the author of the multimillion-selling The God Chasers series.He also wrote best selling books ,GodCatchers,God's Eye View,God's Dream Team,The Ultimate Comeback and Open Heaven. In additon he writes fiction and has been a Hollywood movie producer. He wrote a series on a fictional account of the ancient story of Queen Esther. The first book of the series Hadassah: One night with the King is the basis of the beautifully filmed movie of the same title. The nail-biting conclusion to the series The Hadassah Covenant, throws a twist on the ancient story by bringing it into...READ MORE
Bishop Mark A. Moore, Sr.
Bishop Mark A. Moore, Sr. is the Pastor & Founder of Faith Covenant Church in Atlanta, Georgia as well as the visionary of Covenant Life Ministries. His ministry has carried him across the width of the United States as well as countries around the world.
Son of the late Bishop Benjamin T. Moore and Dr. Willa Moore, Bishop Mark A. Moore, Sr. is a fourth generation Pentecostal preacher. He remembers as a child hearing his father pray at the altar one day, and feeling the burden his father had for the children of God, he asked the Lord that day to let the burden of his father fall on him. The Lord honored his request and from that day, God has prepared Bishop Moore for the task.
Raised and educated in the school system of Indianapolis, Ind...READ MORE
Pastor Kimberly Jones - Pothier
Pastor Kimberly Jones Pothier is a sought after anointed conference speaker, life coach and mentor. Through her massive online networks, she reaches tens of thousands of people daily with encouragment, inspiration and hope.
Kimberly Jones Pothier is a sought after anointed conference speaker, life coach and mentor. A true worshiper, she radiates with the love and joy of the Lord. Conquering Hell in High Heels, was birthed while Kimberly was going through the healing process of her past. As a child, Kimberly heard the voice of God and was given the assignment to reach the masses. Now, she travels the world preaching, teaching and leading people to the love of God equipped with an assignment simply “to love people back to life.”...READ MORE
Robin Ware, CMP
Robin Ware is an award winning meeting and event planner with over 20 years of experience. She founded The Ware Agency to assist clients, entrepreneurs and churches with Marketing, Social Media, Event Planning and Entrepreneurship.
Robin Ware loves bringing her clients events and conferences to life! A true hospitality professional, she has worked with corporations, non-profits and churches as a Meeting Planner and Social Media Manager.As a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), she works with clients to not only coordinate and oversee their events and conferences, but to bring excellence to them. Her mantra is “Excellence Matters” and once you attend an event coordinated by Robin, you will see the difference. Robin earned her Bachelor...READ MORE
Pastor Bryan Meadows
Bryan Meadows is the Senior Pastor & Founder of Embassy Inernational Worship Center and the author of the critically acclaimed church growth book "Dirty Knees & Green Thumbs"
Bryan Meadows is an Apostolic Voice to this Generation. He serves as apostolic covering for a network of leaders in North America and India. He and his wife, Patrice Meadows, serve as the Senior Pastors of Embassy International, a city Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Bryan Meadows is known for his gift of revelation, apostolic insight, innovative strategies and his tremendous heart to see transformation established in cities. In 2007 he begun a work called Kingdom Campus Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia. He formed an internation...READ MORE