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Missions Conference featuring Johnnie Moore, January 10-12, 2017

Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore founded The KAIROS Company after running public and media relations across multiple sectors, including higher education, entertainment, business, and politics. He has worked with every major print, digital, and broadcast outlet in North America. He began his career as the Senior Vice President for Communications at Liberty University, where he was responsible for national media coverage as well as a comprehensive rebranding of Liberty University in the secular press. From there, he was recruited by Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Burnett to be a liaison between Burnett and the faith community, including advising on script content and supervising marketing. Moore is a highly skilled communications executive and a media personality himself, which uniquely prepares him to serve as a spokesperson and to meet the needs his high-profile clients.

PR News has named him one of America's top young P.R. executives, Christianity Today deemed him a "who's next" leader, and The Washington Post profiled his work in a major, front-page feature. As a public figure, Moore is primarily known as a humanitarian who has been called one of the "world's most influential young leaders" and "a modern-day Dietrich Bonhoeffer,” as a result of his extensive work in the Middle East. The Vicar of Baghdad named him "one of America's foremost spokespersons for international religious freedom.”

Don Callan

Don Callan

Dr. Don Callan retired in 2010 after 50 years at Cedarville University. He remains a Professor Emeritus of Exercise and Sport Science at the University.

Dr. Callan served from 1998-2004 as the first Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Human Performance.

He was the school’s athletic director from 1961-1998, and served as head men’s basketball coach for 35 years from 1960-1995. Upon completing his legendary career, he was ranked 19th all-time with 578 victories.

In 2003, Cedarville officially recognized the Athletic Center as the Callan Athletic Center.

Dr. Callan is a member of the Halls of Fame at the NAIA, NCCAA, Cedarville University, and Taylor University, his alma mater. He received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Agonis Club of Dayton, and was inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame.

He is founder of the Missions Involvement Service at Cedarville University, now known as Global Outreach. He has been especially committed to worldwide sports evangelism for five decades.

Dr. Callan is a 1955 graduate of Taylor University. He received his master’s degree from Ball State University in 1960, and his Ph. D. in physical education from The Ohio State University in 1968.

He and his wife, Nedra, reside in Cedarville and have two married children, four grandchildren and four great grandsons.

Kris Stout

Kris Stout

Kris graduated from the Word of Life Bible Institute, attending campuses in both New York and Argentina. He and his wife Debbie began the Word of Life ministry in France in 1999, where they served for over 10 years before being asked to return to the United States and serve in the home office as the Vice President of International and Local Church Ministries. In this role, he oversees more than 1,300 missionaries in 70 countries, including the US. Married for 21 years, Kris and Debbie have three children: Natalia, Michael, and Luc. They currently reside in Schroon Lake, New York.