[{"ConventionSpeakerId":1808,"SpeakerName":"Christian Berdahl","SpeakerFirstName":"Christian","SpeakerLastName":"Berdahl","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Christian Berdahl is an international singer and speaker renowned for his rich, powerful voice and stirring Biblical messages, including his recently released Distraction Dilemma music seminar. Over a decade ago, Christian founded Shepherd’s Call, a ministry dedicated to sharing the gospel through heavenly music and practical Bible-based teaching for young and old.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1793,"SpeakerName":"Mark and Conna Bond","SpeakerFirstName":"Mark and Conna","SpeakerLastName":"Bond","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Mark and Conna Bond have been married for 21 years and have four children, Adriana 12, Taylor 14, Chelsea 18, and Emily Beth 20. Mark is the communication and family ministries director for the Rocky Mountain Conference. He previously worked as communication director for the Southwestern Union. Conna has a J.D. in law from the University of Florida and is the communication director for ASI. She also assists Mark with family ministries. They are both diehard homeschoolers and supporters of the Adventist school system. They live in the mountains west of Denver, Colorado.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1785,"SpeakerName":"Shawn Boonstra","SpeakerFirstName":"Shawn","SpeakerLastName":"Boonstra","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Shawn Boonstra is a native of British Columbia, an experienced evangelist, and a former speaker/director for It Is Written. He originally committed his life to gospel ministry after attending an It Is Written series, and later took theology at Andrews University. He has held major evangelism series in cities all over the world and is the author of 15 books. His clear grasp of Scripture and his warm, dynamic presentation style have inspired thousands. He and his wife, Jean, live with their two daughters in Maryland, where he currently serves as associate ministerial director for the North American Division.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1795,"SpeakerName":"Jean Boonstra","SpeakerFirstName":"Jean","SpeakerLastName":"Boonstra","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Jean Boonstra is a wife, mother, author, and television writer and producer. She and her husband, Shawn, have worked in ministry together spreading the good news for many years. At It Is Written, Jean created My Place With Jesus, an interactive online series of Bible studies. Jean and Shawn live in Maryland with their two daughters, Natalie and Naomi.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1781,"SpeakerName":"John Bradshaw","SpeakerFirstName":"John","SpeakerLastName":"Bradshaw","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"John Bradshaw is the fourth speaker/director of the international It Is Written media ministry and a native of New Zealand. While working as a disc jockey, he received a copy of the The Great Controversy and joined the Adventist Church six months later, where he met his wife, Melissa. He has worked as an evangelist for Amazing Facts and has also pastored in Lexington, Ky., and College Place, Wash.. During his 15 years of pastoral ministry, he has held more than 80 evangelistic series, most recently in Las Vegas.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1803,"SpeakerName":"Kelly Coffin","SpeakerFirstName":"Kelly","SpeakerLastName":"Coffin","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Kelly Coffin became a Seventh-day Adventist several years ago as the result of medical missionary evangelism. After studying the message given to reach the cities, he and his family wholly committed themselves to the accomplishment of the mission outlined. He is the owner of WayMark and its subsidiary, WayFare, Inc., located in Bozeman, Montana. His company is the world's first comprehensive non-dairy creamery and food manufacturing model specifically designed to aid in the fulfillment of the Seventh-day Adventist mission.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1797,"SpeakerName":"Kameron Devasher","SpeakerFirstName":"Kameron","SpeakerLastName":"Devasher","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Kameron Devasher graduated from Southern Adventist University in 2000 and has served as pastor and Bible teacher in the Idaho, Florida, Chesapeake conferences. He is currently pastoring the Muskegon and Fremont Seventh-day Adventist Churches in Michigan and recently completed his M.A. in religion. He enjoys studying the Bible, writing, and spending time in the great outdoors with his wife, Emilie, and two-year-old son, Henry.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1794,"SpeakerName":"The Nebblett Family","SpeakerFirstName":"The Nebblett","SpeakerLastName":"Family","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"The Nebblett Family After years of being absorbed with a successful career in medicine and other pursuits, Edwin Nebblett's focus changed. Convicted that they would never nurture a God honoring marriage and family without a total reordering of priorities, they made some life-changing decisions. During the past 19 years, they have experienced God's transforming power in their lives. The Nebblett family currently resides in Quemado, New Mexico, where Edwin practices medicine part-time and engages with his wife, Maria, and adult children—Chantée, Sean, Joshua, and Natasha—in their family ministry, “Pathway of Promise.“ For the past seven years, the family has traveled nationwide and to international locations, sharing their testimony and speaking on the subjects of health, practical Christianity, marriage, and the family.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1788,"SpeakerName":"Dave Fiedler","SpeakerFirstName":"Dave","SpeakerLastName":"Fiedler","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Dave Fiedler taught and wrote for years about the lessons of Adventist history, but now has taken up what Ellen White called “the essential work for this time.“ He is currently the president of Adventist City Missions and lives with his wife, Clarissa, and daughter, Tifona, near Wichita, Kansas.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1799,"SpeakerName":"Mark Finley","SpeakerFirstName":"Mark","SpeakerLastName":"Finley","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Mark Finley has presented more than 150 evangelistic series around the globe in more than 80 countries, resulting in baptisms numbering in the thousands. He is widely recognized as a television speaker, currently for Experience Hope, a weekly Hope Channel broadcast, and It Is Written for 20 years prior, as well as presenting numerous NET evangelism satellite series throughout the world. A native of Connecticut, Finley has also served the General Conference as vice president for evangelism and television, and as general field secretary at the world headquarters directing the Center for Global Evangelism. He retired in 2010, but continues to serve part-time as assistant to the General Conference president for Revival and Reformation. Finley has written more than 70 books, as well as presenting seminars and writing the monthly Bible study lession for Adventist World magazine. He and his wife, Ernestine “Teenie,” have been a ministry team for many years and share a family of three grown children and two grandchildren.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1776,"SpeakerName":"Frank Fournier","SpeakerFirstName":"Frank","SpeakerLastName":"Fournier","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Frank Fournier is French Canadian and was born into a Roman Catholic home. He joined the Adventist Church when he was 27 years old and started working with supporting ministries in March of 1975. For five years, he served as president of Woodland Park Foundation, a supporting ministry in South River, Ontario, Canada, He then taught Bible for two years at Fountainview Academy in British Columbia. In 1987, he and his family moved to Zambia, Africa, where he served as the director of Riverside Farm Institute for six years. In 1997, he and his wife, Janet, began serving with Outpost Centers International, where Frank served for five years as executive vice-president. He has served as president of Eden Valley Institute since 2003 and is also the president of ASI.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1787,"SpeakerName":"Steven Grabiner","SpeakerFirstName":"Steven","SpeakerLastName":"Grabiner","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Steven Grabiner first met Jesus Christ through a lay-run vegetarian restaurant ministry. Having been born into a Jewish home and immersed in counter-culture, this dynamic encounter with Jesus as the Messiah transformed Steven's life. He quickly began sharing his faith and newly-found Friend, working in city ministries in New York and Boston, and then in pastoral ministry. More recently, he had the privilege of working in Zambia for close to a decade, training laity to be evangelists and Bible workers. Currently serving as president of Outpost Centers International, Steven travels frequently, conducting seminars on topics such as the book of Revelation, apologetics, and leadership principles.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1790,"SpeakerName":"Vicki Griffin","SpeakerFirstName":"Vicki","SpeakerLastName":"Griffin","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Vicki Griffin is the director of the Lifestyle Matters Health Intervention Series and the director of Health Ministries for the Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. She is also editor of Balance magazine and the Balanced Living tract series. Griffin has authored numerous books, teaching materials, and cookbooks. She lectures and travels worldwide, sharing lifestyle links to better mental, physical, and spiritual health. She is a yearly guest professor at the School of Osteopathy at Michigan State University, and has guest lectured on nutrition and lifestyle at Michigan State University Medical School, Cornell University, Loma Linda University Heart Institute, and Andrews University, among others. Her special areas of interest include lifestyle stressors and simple stress solutions, and economical, easy, plant-based recipes. Vicki has a master's degree in human nutrition, a master's degree in public administration with an emphasis in health organization, and a bachelor's degree in social work. She is a member of the American College of Nutrition. She has two grown children and two grandchildren and lives in Mason, Michigan.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1807,"SpeakerName":"James Hartley","SpeakerFirstName":"James","SpeakerLastName":"Hartley","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"James Hartley is the director/president of Lay Institute for Global Health Training (LIGHT). He was raised a Roman Catholic, but left the church on a path exploring spiritualism, drugs, and the psychedelic rock scene. James was then introduced to Jesus through an Adventist family running an organic farm in Italy, and since his conversion has been actively involved in health evangelism around the world. James worked at Wildwood Lifestyle Center for 10 years and for the past 3 years has led a new project spreading lay training courses around the world. Over 4,000 people have gone through LIGHT training courses in over 50 different countries over the past three years.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1800,"SpeakerName":"Paul Hunt","SpeakerFirstName":"Paul","SpeakerLastName":"Hunt","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Paul Hunt is a native of London, England, where he obtained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Newbold College. He went on to earn his doctorate in Leadership and Administration from Andrews University. As an international speaker on leadership, Christian education, and church planting, Dr. Hung spearheaded educational development in North Dallas, establishing North Dallas Adventist Academy. He served as a senior pastor, facilitating church planting in the Dallas metroplex for 10 years. Currently, he leads the newest church plant in North Dallas, the Acts|Two Company in Plano. He is married to Petronella. They and their three children, Ashera 16, Kaniel 14, and Sammari 8, live in Dallas, Texas.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1783,"SpeakerName":"Chad Kreuzer","SpeakerFirstName":"Chad","SpeakerLastName":"Kreuzer","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Chad Kreuzer attended a series of meetings In the year 2000 that were held by ASI's Youth For Jesus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was baptized following the meetings and almost immediately went into full-time ministry. He and his wife, Fadia, have a video ministry called Anchor Point Films. They produce the Scripture Mysteries Documentary Series. Chad also presents seminars on health, the Bible, the creation vs. evolution debate, and overcoming habits and addictions. He and Fadia currently live at the Black Hills Health and Education Center in South Dakota, where they enjoy the outdoors.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1802,"SpeakerName":"Mark & Patty Lavanture","SpeakerFirstName":"Mark & Patty","SpeakerLastName":"Lavanture","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Mark & Patty Lavanture have been involved in lay ministry for 25 years. Mark currently serves as president of Oak Haven/Country Life Natural Foods in Pullman, Michigan. Patty serves with him as director of health evangelism, as well as teaching at Emmanuel Institute of Evangelism and serving as OCI's field vice-president for Eastern North America.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1806,"SpeakerName":"Dwayne Lemon","SpeakerFirstName":"Dwayne","SpeakerLastName":"Lemon","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Dwayne Lemon is an ordained elder in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is the director of PTH Ministries. The Lord delivered Brother Lemon from a life of entertainment in the hip hop and rhythm & blues cultures to serve God's people as a full-time gospel worker in the realm of preaching, teaching, and healing through God's health message. The burden of Elder Lemon's ministry is practical godliness in light of last day events.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1789,"SpeakerName":"Karen Lewis","SpeakerFirstName":"Karen","SpeakerLastName":"Lewis","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Karen Lewis has been involved in Bible work for well over a decade. She is the former director for the Bible worker program at the Rocky Mountain Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has conducted training workshops for many conferences, camp meetings and organizations, including It Is Written. She is currently the evangelism director for The Healing Place, a downtown Denver ministry that reaches out to the homeless, college students, and professionals living and working in the city. She and her husband currently live in Denver, Colorado.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1791,"SpeakerName":"Don Mackintosh","SpeakerFirstName":"Don","SpeakerLastName":"Mackintosh","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Don Mackintosh has served the Lord as a nurse, lay pastor, pastor, and teacher. He is currently working as the director of NEWSTART Global, a fresh new initiative that is melding health and full message evangelism. He is happily married to Luminitsa and has five beautiful children.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1796,"SpeakerName":"Jeff & Jerlanda Marshall","SpeakerFirstName":"Jeff & Jerlanda","SpeakerLastName":"Marshall","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Jeff & Jerlanda Marshall married four years ago. They spent a year-and-a-half at Andrews University Theological Seminary before being called by the Gulf States Conference to lead in recruiting and ministry at Bass Memorial Academy. God has called them to fight complacency and to reconnect people to the mission and message of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Jerlanda stays active in health and women's ministries. Jeff serves on the Revival and Reformation committee at the General Conference and as vice president of evangelism for GYC.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1784,"SpeakerName":"Phil Mills","SpeakerFirstName":"Phil","SpeakerLastName":"Mills","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Phil Mills, M.D, is a dermatologist who practices in Blue Ridge, Ga., and a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He also works with My Bible First, which produces resources to help parents and churches capture the interest of children and youth and bring them to a knowledge of and love for Jesus and the Bible.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1792,"SpeakerName":"Phil and Sherry Mills","SpeakerFirstName":"Phil and Sherry","SpeakerLastName":"Mills","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Phil and Sherry Mills live in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Phil is a graduate of the Loma Linda School of Medicine and a practicing dermatologist. Although he has an active medical practice, he has been a writer and speaker since his medical school days. While a student at Loma Linda, he did research on the Biblical “secrets“ of happy and lasting marriages and led a seminar on the topic. Subsequently, this practical and spiritual seminar has been presented at universities and youth congresses around the world. He has authored a workbook-syllabus for dating couples. His wife, Sherry, is a graduate of the Loma Linda University School of Public Health with RN and MPH degrees. For years, she was a homeschool mom. Twelve years ago, she started a home-based ministry called My Bible First, producing Bible-based material for children. It has since grown into an international ministry. The Mills have been happily married for 36 years and have a daughter who is a pediatrician, a son who is a minister, and a daughter who is a senior at Andrews University.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1777,"SpeakerName":"Neil Nedley","SpeakerFirstName":"Neil","SpeakerLastName":"Nedley","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Neil Nedley, MD, is the president of Weimar Institute and a physician who specializes in internal medicine, mental health, and the difficult to diagnose patient. He is the founder of Nedley Health Solutions, founder and author of the widely acclaimed Nedley Depression & Anxiety Recovery Program, and the author of many books on a variety of health-related topics. He has lectured and taught extensively around the globe on nutrition and lifestyle. Dr. Nedley and his wife, Erica, have four sons—Joel, Allen, Nathan, and Justin.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1778,"SpeakerName":"Neil Nedley","SpeakerFirstName":"Neil","SpeakerLastName":"Nedley","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Neil Nedley, MD, is the president of Weimar Institute and a physician who specializes in internal medicine, mental health, and the difficult to diagnose patient. He is the founder of Nedley Health Solutions, founder and author of the widely acclaimed Nedley Depression & Anxiety Recovery Program, and the author of many books on a variety of health-related topics. He has lectured and taught extensively around the globe on nutrition and lifestyle. Dr. Nedley and his wife, Erica, have four sons—Joel, Allen, Nathan, and Justin.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1779,"SpeakerName":"Neil Nedley","SpeakerFirstName":"Neil","SpeakerLastName":"Nedley","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Neil Nedley, MD, is the president of Weimar Institute and a physician who specializes in internal medicine, mental health, and the difficult to diagnose patient. He is the founder of Nedley Health Solutions, founder and author of the widely acclaimed Nedley Depression & Anxiety Recovery Program, and the author of many books on a variety of health-related topics. He has lectured and taught extensively around the globe on nutrition and lifestyle. Dr. Nedley and his wife, Erica, have four sons—Joel, Allen, Nathan, and Justin.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1780,"SpeakerName":"Neil Nedley","SpeakerFirstName":"Neil","SpeakerLastName":"Nedley","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Neil Nedley, MD, is the president of Weimar Institute and a physician who specializes in internal medicine, mental health, and the difficult to diagnose patient. He is the founder of Nedley Health Solutions, founder and author of the widely acclaimed Nedley Depression & Anxiety Recovery Program, and the author of many books on a variety of health-related topics. He has lectured and taught extensively around the globe on nutrition and lifestyle. Dr. Nedley and his wife, Erica, have four sons—Joel, Allen, Nathan, and Justin.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1805,"SpeakerName":"Howard Peth","SpeakerFirstName":"Howard","SpeakerLastName":"Peth","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Howard Peth was born in Chicago and has lived his adult life in Southern California. With degrees from UCLA and USC, he taught for 42 years, including 31 years at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California. Now retired, Howard lives with his wife, Diane, in San Diego where he enjoys writing, lecturing, and serving as first elder of the Adventist church in Vista, California. He is the author of three books: Seven Mysteries Solved, The Dangers of Contemplative Prayer, and the soon-to-be-published Profiles in Faith.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1798,"SpeakerName":"Kevin Sears","SpeakerFirstName":"Kevin","SpeakerLastName":"Sears","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Kevin Sears is an international speaker and teacher from Boston, Massachusetts. A 2002 graduate of the one-year AFCOE program, he has been training pastors, church leaders, and lay members in North America, Central America, and all across Europe for the past ten years, specializing in personal evangelism. He is currently the director of the AFCOE School in the Ukraine. His fun teaching style will energize you and motivate you to action.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1804,"SpeakerName":"Jared Thurmon","SpeakerFirstName":"Jared","SpeakerLastName":"Thurmon","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Jared Thurmon is a co-founder of Beehive International and co-owner of WayFare, Inc. in Bozeman, Montana. He is passionate about all aspects of reaching the cities with the special message given Seventh-day Adventists. He believes that enterprises like Wayfare, working on conjunction with the training and education of people through the Beehive model, will hasten the return of the Lord. Like Kelly Coffin, Jared is wholly committed to his work with the business community through the principles given to us so long ago.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1801,"SpeakerName":"Ken Turpen","SpeakerFirstName":"Ken","SpeakerLastName":"Turpen","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Ken Turpen is the director of development for the College Station, Texas, region for the Scott & White Health System Foundation. Ken has more than 20 years of experience with nonprofit leadership, board development, and philanthropy. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, as designated by CFRE International.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:32"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1786,"SpeakerName":"Ted N.C. Wilson","SpeakerFirstName":"Ted N.C.","SpeakerLastName":"Wilson","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Ted N.C. Wilson was elected president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church in July 2010. Pastor Wilson began his church career in 1974 as a pastor in the Greater New York Conference. He served as assistant director and then director of Metropolitan Ministries in New York from 1976 to 1981, then served in the African-Indian Ocean Division as departmental director and later as executive secretary. Subsequent posts included associate secretary at the church’s world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, president of the Euro-Asia Division in Moscow, Russia, president of the Review & Herald Publishing Association, and General Conference vice president. He holds a doctorate in religious education, a master of divinity degree, and a master of science degree in public health. He is married to Nancy Louise Vollmer Wilson, a physical therapist. He and Nancy have three daughters—Emilie, Elizabeth, and Catherine—and five grandchildren.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"},{"ConventionSpeakerId":1782,"SpeakerName":"Steve Wohlberg","SpeakerFirstName":"Steve","SpeakerLastName":"Wohlberg","Position":"","Organization":"","SpeakerBio":"Steve Wohlberg is the speaker/director for White Horse Media. He has authored more than 30 books and is a frequent guest on radio and television shows. His passion is Jesus Christ and His love, as well as the importance of obedience to the Ten Commandments in preparation for Christ's soon return. Steve has been featured on three History Channel documentaries and has spoken by special invitation inside the Pentagon and the United States Senate. He lives in Priest River, Idaho, with his wife, Kristin, and their two children, Seth Michael and Abigail Rose.","OrganizationWebsite":"","SpeakerThumbnailURL":"","Year":2012,"DateCreated":"2014-07-18T00:07:31"}]