When is the right time
to get engaged?
How do you maintain “the flame”
after you’ve said “ I Do?”
Why does society view singleness
as a negative thing?
John and Aventer Gray are founding Pastors of Relentless Church in Greenville, SC. Aventer grew up in Dothan, Alabama, has multiple degrees in healthcare, and has been trained in various forms of dance since the age of 3 years old. She has pastored, traveled as an inspirational speaker, and served as an advocate for women worldwide. John was called into ministry at 13 years old and preached his first sermon at the age of 21. For close to 25 years Pastor John has brought humor, prophetic insight and an uncompromising voice to the pulpit. Pastor John has authored two books, the most recent being the critically acclaimed ‘Win from Within’. From taking the message of the gospel around the globe to releasing The John Gray Experience – a live recording due to release next year, John and Aventer are impacting the world for Christ in a big way. In 2017, OWN TV launched a reality show that highlights the trials and triumphs of marriage, ministry and family through their hit tv show “The Book Of John Gray” which gained the Grays a global audience. Together, John & Aventer have two children; John IV and Theory Aspyn-Sky Gray and will celebrate 9 years of marriage in December of 2019.
John and Aventer Gray are founding Pastors of Relentless Church in Greenville, SC. Aventer grew up in Dothan, Alabama, has multiple degrees in healthcare, and has been trained in various forms of dance since the age of 3 years old. She has pastored, traveled as an inspirational speaker, and served as an advocate for women worldwide.
DEVON FRANKLIN is an award-winning Film & TV producer, best-selling author, renowned preacher and spiritual success coach. Variety Magazine named him one of the “Top 10 Producers to Watch,” Ebony Magazine has distinguished him as one of the “Top 100 Influential African-Americans in America,” and even Oprah has called him “a bonafide dynamo… a different kind of spiritual teacher for our times.” Franklin serves as President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment, a dynamic multimedia entertainment company with a first-look film deal at 20th Century Fox. As a filmmaker, Franklin is producing the inspirational true story BREAKTHROUGH starring Chrissy Metz in theaters Easter of 2019. Additionally, he produced the hit animated film THE STAR and the hit film MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN. Along with his work as a producer, Franklin is the author of the upcoming book The Truth About Men, to be published in February 2019, as well as The Hollywood Commandments, New York Times bestseller The Wait (co-written with his wife award-winning actress Meagan Good) and Produced By Faith.
Relevant, authentic, and transparent, are just a few words that come to mind when you think of Kirk and Tammy Franklin. These are the driving forces (along with the importance of their faith) that has sustained their 23 year marriage. The fun loving couple resides in Fort Worth, Texas and together they have four children ranging from ages 18 to 30. Kirk Franklin a Ft. Worth, Texas native is known as an incomparable artist, speaker, a New York Times best selling author, businessman and humanitarian, and after more than 25 years as the top selling artist of inspirational music, multiple Grammy award winner, and he shows no signs of slowing down. But Kirk Franklin believes his greatest accomplishment is being the Husband and best friend of his wife, Tammy. Tammy Franklin grew up in Arlington, Texas and is passionate about marriage, family and women. Tammy has a desire to nurture, encourage, and equip women of all ages to be who they are created to be. Believing that when women come together to share both their triumphs as well as their failures, an atmosphere of real authenticity is created! Together Kirk and Tammy are enthusiastic about marriage and equipping couples, as well as individuals to walk in freedom, with a pursuit of a personal relationship with God. Believing it is through intimate relationship with His son, Jesus that we are able to obtain direction for every facet of our lives.
Clayton and Ashlee have been married for over 20 years and have 3 children. They have been on staff at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas since 2004 where they currently serve as the Marriage Pastors. For many years Clayton and Ashlee struggled in their marriage not understanding how to have a successful union the way God intended. As they began to work on their marriage by focusing on how to love and communicate with each other more effectively, their relationship became stronger. Clayton and Ashlee don’t have a perfect marriage but today they have a strong marriage and have a passion to help others. At Lakewood Church they lead pre- marriage and marriage classes, marriage life groups, and marriage retreats that have hundreds of couples participating regularly. For the last few years they have hosted Lakewood’s Spark Marriage Conference with thousands of couples from around the world in attendance. They are the authors a marriage book from Emanate Books & Thomas Nelson Publishing is called Hope For Your Marriage.
Kimberly Jones-Pothier, known as Real Talk Kim, travels the world fulfilling her passion and purpose of loving people back to life. She is a wife, mother, pastor, entrepreneur, best-selling author, entertainer and most importantly a worshiper after God’s own heart. Pastor Kim and her husband Mark Pothier are the Senior Pastors at Church of the Harvest in Fayetteville, Georgia and together have four sons. She is a human rights advocate with a passion for giving back and believes in the compassion of the Holy Spirit, delivering it to those who need it most. Pastor Kim is an advocate partner with Rock Paper Scissors Foundation, a Non-profit organization, which exists to foster healing and give a voice to those who have been silenced from all forms of abuse and human trafficking.
Chad Veach is the Lead Pastor of Zoe Church in Los Angeles, California. He is best known for his humorous, faith-filled and joyous approach in presenting the message of Jesus, his practical leadership teachings, and his love for people. He has also authored two books: Unreasonable Hope: Finding Faith in the God Who Brings Purpose to Your Pain and Faith Forward Future: Moving Past Your Disappointments, Delays and Destructive Thinking. Chad and his wife Julia have four beautiful children: Georgia, Winston, Maverick, and Clive. Julia Veach, along with her husband Chad are the Lead Pastors of Zoe Church in Los Angeles, California. Though both hers and Chad’s influence have grown over the years, it’s their daughter Georgia’s story that has captured the attention of the world. Since she was diagnosed with a rare brain disorder in 2012, thousands have stood with Chad and Julia and shown their support. Julia now leads the women’s movement HER within the Zoe Church community and often travels to speak. Julia and Chad have four beautiful children: Georgia, Winston, Maverick, and Clive.
Rich & DawnCheré Wilkerson are the lead pastors of VOUS Church in Miami, FL. Rich and DawnCheré are the founders of VOUS Conference, an annual gathering in the heart of Miami centered on encountering God, equipping the church, and empowering the next generation of leaders. Rich is the author of two books—Sandcastle Kings: Meeting Jesus in a Spiritually Bankrupt World and Friend of Sinners: Why Jesus Cares More About Relationship Than Perfection. In 2015, they offered a peek inside their world with their docu-series, Rich In Faith, a 10-episode feature on the Oxygen network. And in 2018, after eight years of trusting God through infertility, Rich and DawnCheré welcomed their son, Wyatt Wesley Wilkerson, into the world.