Previous Speakers (LF '20)
Speaker, Artist, Motivator
Joe Castillo is a motivational speaker and world-renowned live artist. SandStory combines inspiring stories and music with live images drawn in sand and projected on big screen. The images capture the eye, the music engages the ear and the stories grip the heart.
Karen and Jim Kropf
From Positively Waiting!
Karen Kropf and her husband, Jim, use the consequences of their poor adolescent choices as an example to challenge and encourage others to rethink their perspective on sex, love and relationships. Hard truths are delivered with humor and practical advice to which even the unchurched respond positively.
The Kropfs have participated in LoveFest since the beginning.
Grant Carey, DCE
DCE, Youth Speaker
As a former youth minister (DCE), Grant Carey has worked with teens for more than twelve years and now trains college students to be children's and youth ministers, missionaries, and worship leaders at Concordia University in Austin, TX. His doctoral studies in spiritual formation have helped him understand and lead others to a deeper relationship with Jesus.
Grant is passionate about taking about culture, sex, and sports and is excited to talk about Sex and Dating at LoveFest!
Team of Solo Artists
NextEra COLLECTIVE is a team of solo artists that team together for a High Energy and Interactive time of music for youth and the family. You and your family will enjoy the original, upbeat pop music with a message.
Breakout Session Speakers From LoveFest 2020
Brit Coppa, Body Image Workshop Speaker
Vicar Brain Barlow
Gina Gleason, Executive Director for Real Impact
Karen England, Executive Director for Capitol Resource Institute
Retired, US Secret Service
Vickie McCoy, Manager of ZCHLA Aftercare Program