Featured Speakers

Preachers:
Dr. William H. Curtis Dr. William H. Curtis Senior Pastor Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Dr. Charlie Dates Dr. Charlie Dates Senior Pastor Progressive Baptist Church Chicago, Illinois
Bishop Vashti McKenzie Bishop Vashti McKenzie Bishop African Methodist Episcopal Church
Dr. Phillip Pointer Dr. Phillip Pointer Senior Pastor Saint Mark Baptist Church Little Rock, Arkansas
Dr. Ralph Douglas West Dr. Ralph Douglas West Founder and Senior Pastor The Church Without Walls Houston, Texas
Plenary Speakers:
Dr. Wanda Bolton-Davis Dr. Wanda Bolton-Davis Executive Director Victorious Disciples Ministries, Inc. Cedar Hill, Texas
Dr. Carolyn Ann Knight Dr. Carolyn Ann Knight Founder and President "Can Do!" Ministries Smyrna, Georgia
Dr. J. Lawrence Turner Dr. J. Lawrence Turner Senior Pastor Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church
Legacy Award Recipient:
*Chosen unanimously by the Conference Ministerial Steering Committee

Legacy Award Recipient Dr. Joe Samuel Ratliff Pastor Brentwood Baptist Church Houston, Texas
Dr. Charles Booth, Senior Pastor of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, was scheduled to speak at the 2019 conference but passed away on Saturday, March 23 after a battle with cancer. We give thanks for Dr. Booth's life and ministry and pray for his family and friends during this difficult time.