Main Pavillion Speakers
Note: This Schedule is Subject to Change
Randy began teaching full-time with the Loma Linda University School of Religion in early 1994. While there, he worked as Associate Professor of Theology and Ministry and served as the Associate Dean for the School of Religion. In 1996, he completed his studies and graduated with a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.
While with the School of Religion, he also served on the pastoral staff of the Corona Seventh-day Adventist Church, (from 1996–2000), the latter part of that time serving as the senior pastor.
In September of 2000, he began his duties as the senior pastor of the Loma Linda University Church of Seventh-day Adventists in Loma Linda, California.
Randy has spoken to many and varied audiences both nationally and internationally; has written articles for various publications; and has authored one book for Pacific Press, entitled, Waiting and Longing (formerly published under the title, The End is Near [Again]).
Friday evening July 27
Sabbath morning & evening: July 28
Sunday Evening: July 29
Executive editor of the Adventist Review and Adventist World since January, 2007, Bill has served the Seventh-day Adventist Church for more than 35 years. Before his appointment as executive editor, Bill was as an associate editor for nine years. A pastor for 18 years in both small and large congregations, he ministered in New England, New York, Michigan, and Washington State.
He earned a Master of Divinity degree from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University (Michigan) and a Ph.D. in American Religious History from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Bill is an elder and Sabbath School teacher in his Spencerville, Maryland congregation, and a frequent speaker at conventions, conferences, retreats and campmeetings worldwide.
He and his wife, Debby, a senior systems specialist in the General Conference Human Resources Department, have two married sons—Evan, a pastor in Dover, DE, and Brady, a physical therapist in Columbia, MD.
“It takes a talented and creative team to capture the amazing depth and breadth of the Adventist movement,” Knott says of the team he works with at the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s world headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. “It’s both humbling and gratifying to see how God is using the magazines, websites, videos and podcasts of this ministry to strengthen His people and prepare them for the Second Coming of Jesus.”
Monday Evening: July 30
Tuesday Evening: July 31
Randy Maxwell is the pastor of the Renton Seventh-day Adventist Church, in Renton, Washington. His denominational service spans 29 years and includes both publishing and pastoral ministry. Randy is an author, conference speaker, and the founder of IF MY PEOPLE PRAY MINISTRIES, through which he has presented prayer and revival seminars across North America and internationally.
Randy and his wife, Suzette, have three adult children, one son-in-law, and three adorable grandchildren who are the loves of their lives. (One sleeps in Jesus awaiting the resurrection). The motto that drives his life and ministry is: “The need is great. The key is prayer. The time is now.”
Wednesday evening: August 1
Thursday evening: August 2
Mike Tucker is the Speaker/Director for Faith For Today Television the oldest religious television broadcast in the world. Mike has devoted his life to ministry, and his career is marked by service to God and his community. For 17 years he served as Senior Pastor of the 2000-member Seventh-day Adventist Church in Arlington, Texas. He has additional experience as a Counselor, Christian High School Bible Teacher, Youth Pastor, and Senior Chaplain for medical and psychiatric facilities.
Mike holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and has served as a “Pastor’s Pastor” for ministers in his denomination. He has authored several books, including Seeing Jesus in the Book of Revelation; Journal of a Lonely God; Jesus, He’s All You’ll Ever Need; Heart Food; Jesus, Your Heart’s Desire; Every Good Thing; Ten Keys to a Happy Marriage, and more.
Since 2004 and currently, Mike Tucker serves in the host seat of the award-winning television show: Lifestyle Magazine.
2nd weekend – Friday August 3
Sabbath morning & Evening August 4