Meet Our 2020 Conference Speakers

Professor Nancy Pearcey is an American Evangelistic author and speaker. She is a graduate of Iowa State University and Covenant Theological Seminary. She was also a Frances A. Schaeffer scholar at the World Journalism Institute and at present is the Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University and is a columnist for the magazine “Human Events.” Professor Pearcey is the author of five books the most recent of which is “Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality.” She is able to communicate the principles of the gospel in a way that demonstrates how agnostics, atheists, and other different belief systems actually borrow some of their basic beliefs from Christianity. She engages in authentic conversations and is able to teach Christians how to do this by using 5 principles from Romans chapter 1.

Dr. Del Tackett is the Creator of Focus on the Family’s The Truth Project—a nationwide initiative designed to bring the Christian worldview to the body of Christ. He formerly served at the President of the Focus on the Family Institute and a former Senior Vice President of Focus on the Family. He works with Coral Ridge Ministries as TV co-host for the show Cross Examine. He is also an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church in America. Del holds three earned degrees (D.M., Colorado Technical University; M.S., Auburn University; B.S., Kansas State University). He has published a variety of written works including articles in Focus on the Family magazine that address worldview and cultural issues. A sought-after conference speaker, Del addresses topics such as American Christian heritage, Christian worldview, technical subjects and management. Del and his wife, Melissa, have four grown children.

Alycia Wood is an itinerant speaker with RZIM. She graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College with a degree in criminal justice and sociology and from Marygrove College with a Masters in Social Justice. She also graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA) and spent two years as an OCCA fellow with RZIM in New England. Alycia has addressed major issues surrounding faith to diverse audiences, whether at major universities or men’s and women’s prisons.