Our Speakers who will Encourage, Equip and Inspire

Donald Miller

Jordan Raynor

Crawford Loritts

Richard Blackaby

Catherine Eagan

Donald Miller

CEO of Business Made Simple

Donald Miller is the CEO of Business Made Simple. He is the host of the Business Made Simple podcast and is the author of several books including the bestsellers Building a StoryBrand, Marketing Made Simple, and How to Grow Your Small Business. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Elizabeth and their daughter, Emmeline.


leading voice of the faith and work movement

  • Through his bestselling books (The creator on you, redeeming your time, Master of one, and Called to create), the Mere Christians podcast, and his weekly devotionals, Jordan has helped millions of Christians in every country on earth connect
    the gospel to their work
  • In addition to his writing, Jordan serves as the Executive Chairman of threshold a venture-backed tech startup which Jordan previously ran as CEO following a string of successful ventures of his own.
  • Jordan has twice been selected as a Google Fellow and served in The White House under President George W. Bush. A sixth-generation Floridian, Jordan lives in Tampa with his wife and their three young daughters. The Raynors are proud members of The Church at Odessa.

Crawford Loritts

Sr. Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church

Crawford grew up in New Jersey and as a teenager he trusted Christ as his Savior. He attended and graduated from Plainfield High School in Plainfield, NJ. He attended and graduated from Cairn University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible. He and his wife Karen met in college and were married on May 22, 1971. He has traveled throughout the US and much of the world, speaking in churches, evangelistic outreaches, conferences, colleges and seminaries. He has been the featured speaker at Super Bowls, NCAA Final Four Chapel and the Pentagon with senior military officers. He has been a church planter, served for 27years on the staff of Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) and served for 15 years as Sr. Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church, Roswell, Georgia. He and his wife, Karen, have been featured speakers at FamilyLife marriage conferences. Crawford is the author of 9 books including Your Marriage Today… and Tomorrow, co-authored with Karen. He is the host of two national radio programs, the weekend program Living a Legacy and the daily program Legacy Moments. Crawford has served on several boards including Passion, Cru, FamilyLife and Chick-fil-A. He has received five honorary Doctorates (Biola Univ., Cairn Univ., Moody Bible Institute, Trinity International Univ. and Columbia International Univ.). Crawford is President and Founder of Beyond Our Generation and is committed to encouraging and helping to shape the next generation of Christian leaders. Crawford and Karen have 4 adult children and 11 grandchildren.

Richard Blackaby

President of Blackaby Ministries International

Richard Blackaby is the president of Blackaby Ministries International (http://www.blackaby.org/) and the eldest son of Henry and Marilynn. Richard has a Ph.D. in church history from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as a senior pastor and as a seminary president. Richard travels extensively and speaks internationally on spiritual leadership, experiencing God, revival, and God in the marketplace. Richard regularly works with Christian CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. You can follow Richard on Twitter at @richardblackaby,
Facebook at Dr.Richard Blackaby, or his podcast at The Richard Blackaby Leadership Podcast. Richard and his wife Lisa live in Atlanta. Their three children all serve in ministry. They also have eight grandchildren, 5 boys and 3 girls! Richard has authored and co-authored numerous books, including: Experiencing God, The Experiencing God Study Bible, The Ways of God, The Seasons of God, Spiritual Leadership, God in the Marketplace, The Inspired Leader, Spiritual Leadership Coaching. Living Out of the Overflow and Flickering Lamps: Christ and His Church

Catherine Eagan

Pioneer Business Woman

Catherine Eagan is a pioneer business woman in finance and real estate development and leader in market place ministry. She is among the first African American international real estate female developers with a specialty in luxury beachfront properties in the Caribbean. Eagan owns and is the Managing Director of Emerald Bay Real Estate Development, Ltd. a multi million-dollar development company building estate beachfront villas and marina in the Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies.

This Harvard University and Simmons College graduate has achieved a number of impressive firsts including becoming the first African-American private banker and officer at one of Michigan’s largest banks in the Wealth Management Group, managing a multi-million dollar loan portfolio. She also served as the first African American woman Director for Commercial Real Estate Development at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation under Coleman A. Young, Mayor of the City of Detroit.

She is an ordained minister called to the marketplace to demonstrate Christ. She and her husband Dr. J. Victor Eagan have authored over 11 books including “Taking the Wisdom of God in to the Workplace”, “The Workplace from God’s Perspective”, and “Dominating Money “ to name a few and has ministered Kingdom Business principles worldwide in over 60 nations.

Her invitations have included Super Bowl events for NBA Wives Behind the Bench, NFL Off the Field Players’ Wives, NFL Super Bowl Think Tank with Kevin Harrington (Shark Tank) and Magic Johnson, Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, Daymond John, Creating Our Own Future (Shark Tank), Chrysler Corporation, , Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Premier Michael Misick, The Cove (Billy Graham), Paula (White) Today, Life Today (James and Betty Robison), Trinity Broadcast Network, and tens of churches and Fortune 100 corporations, governments, and prestigious colleges and universities worldwide including her alma mater Simmons University.

Catherine has received numerous awards and citations from corporations, governments, churches and civic organizations for her contributions in impacting lives through financial intelligence, entrepreneurial empowerment, economic development, and philanthropy and Kingdom Business locally and globally.

She is a trained and ordained Christian minister and loves marketplace ministry. The native New Yorker, during part of her formative years was British educated in Port of Spain, Trinidad at Bishop Anstey’s School for Girls and later returning to New York she graduated Midwood High School in Brooklyn at age 16. She loves sharing life with her husband of 26 years, Dr. Victor Eagan a prominent Orthodontist and . They live in Orchard Lake Michigan, Boca Raton, Florida, and Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies.