Dr. Luis Palau and his ministry have shared the gospel with more than 1 billion people through evangelistic events and media. He has spoken in person to 30 million people in 75 countries with more than 1 million registered decisions for Jesus Christ. He has authored close to 50 books and counseled business leaders, political leaders, and heads of state around the world.
Luis’ radio broadcasts in English and Spanish are heard by millions on 3,500 radio outlets in 48 countries. Among other top-tier programs, Luis currently hosts Luis Palau Responde, an international question and answer program in Spanish that deals with spiritual issues ranging from marriage to the occult, and Reaching Your World, a devotional-style program featuring tools for evangelism and biblical wisdom broadcast daily on some of the most popular Christian radio stations in the United States.
Luis Palau festivals have produced some of the largest audiences ever recorded in cities from south Florida to South America. His ministry also includes a number of alliances that allow partner evangelists to collaborate, draw guidance and resources from Palau’s vast experience, and become equipped to reach the world for Christ. Luis’ latest book, Out of the Desert into the Life God Fully Intended, was released in the United States in 2012. Luis and his wife, Pat, live in Portland, Oregon, along with their four sons (three of whom are actively involved in the ministry), and twelve grandchildren.
Rick McKinley is the founding pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, Oregon, which he planted in October of 2000. Imago Dei has been voted one of the top 25 most innovative churches in the country by Outreach Magazine. Rick is the co-creator of the Advent Conspiracy, a global initiative calling Christians back to the real meaning of Christmas. He is also co-creator of Love Portland, a growing city-wide initiative designed to engage the church with the community by loving and blessing the city.
He speaks around the country teaching the Bible on the topics of the Kingdom of God, holistic mission, leadership, and spiritual formation. Rick completed his Doctorate from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. He is married to his best friend, Jeanne, and they have four children.
Josh White is the founding pastor of Door of Hope Church in Portland, OR and currently serves there as the Vision and Teaching Pastor. Josh is also the founder of Deeper Well Records. When not making music or leading the church, Josh loves to spend his time reading and hanging out with his wife, Darcy and 2 children.
7:30 Evening meeting
7:00-8:00 Continental breakfast
9:15-10:45 Brunch buffet
11:00 Morning meeting
4:30-6:00 Picnic buffet
7:00 Evening meeting
10:00 Morning meeting (not Wednesday)
5:00-6:15 Dinner Buffet
7:00 Evening meeting