Speaker Category: Foundations Session

January 4, 2024, Comment off

Chris Kohlman

Chris is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. He connects with audiences in a tangible way through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support for viewing all areas of life through a Biblical worldview. He […]

September 18, 2023, Comment off

Brent Crowe

Brent Crowe is a thought-provoking visionary and communicator who has a passion to present the life changing message of the gospel. Brent uses humor and real-life situations to relate to people at the heart of their struggles.  The roles of husband, father, minister, evangelist, author and leader have allowed Brent to influence people from all […]

September 12, 2023, Comment off

Brett Kunkle

September 16, 2021, Comment off

Brock Caldwell

Brock Caldwell is the Olive Street Campus Pastor at First Baptist Rogers in Rogers, Ar. He and his wife Megan have 2 children. Brock holds a bachelor’s degree from Southwest Baptist University in Christian Ministry with an emphasis in youth ministry and a Masters of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

September 14, 2021, Comment off


August 23, 2021, Comment off

Neal Scoggins

Neal Scoggins is the Pastor of City of Refuge Community Church in Little Rock, Arkansas and serves as an Evangelism Strategist for the Arkansas Baptist State Convention where he facilitates The Institute, a Seminary level training for Pastors and ministry leaders in the state of Arkansas. He was educated at the University of Arkansas at […]

August 23, 2021, Comment off

Rhyne Putman

Rhyne Putman is the associate vice president for academic affairs and director of worldview formation at Williams Baptist University and associate professor of theology and culture at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of several books, including When Doctrine Divides the People of God (Crossway, 2020) and The Method of Christian Theology: A […]

August 10, 2021, Comment off

Kasey Earl Band

Kasey Earl Band has been leading worship and performing at retreats, Dnows, block parties, and festivals across the state for over a decade. The band is thrilled to be back for Lead>Defend. Kasey earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music – Percussion Performance from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He has a unique skill […]

August 4, 2021, Comment off

Adam Venters

Adam is the Campus Minister for the Metro Baptist Collegiate Ministry in Little Rock. I am married to my wife, Lindsay, and we have two boys, Beau and Rigby. Adam graduated from Carson-Newman University with his Bachelors, Graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Divinity and he is currently pursuing a […]

August 4, 2021, Comment off

Bill Newton

Bill has been working with youth for 25 years in a wide variety of ways in the local church. Along with being on staff at First Hot Springs, he also travels Arkansas and surrounding states teaching apologetics and preaching the Bible to people ages 10-100 at camps, conferences, retreats, colleges and D-Now weekends. Bill is also a […]