University Speakers

Ashton Smith

Ashton Smith, a 33-year-old champion swimmer from Fort Worth who competed in the Special Olympics World Games, has been suspended by the organization following a dispute with another athlete that exploded online. Smith learned to swim at the YMCA in Waxahachie when she was 8 and has been competing in Special Olympics events ever since. […]

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Lee Strobel

BUY RECENT BOOK   BIOGRAPHY Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and best-selling author of more than twenty books. His classic, The Case for Christ, is a perennial favorite which details his conversion to Christianity. His recent release, The Case for Grace, won the 2016 Nonfiction Book of […]

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Marisa D’Amore

Marisa D’Amore is a seventeen-year-old who has an incredible story and testimony that inspires, motivates, but most of all, points us to know who we are in Christ. Born 14 weeks premature, weighing just 1 lb, 13 oz, Marisa spent 145 days in the NICU. She survived multiple code blues, two deadly infections and three […]

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Thomas D. Jones

Thomas D. Jones, PhD, is a scientist, author, pilot, and veteran NASA astronaut. In more than eleven years with NASA, he flew on four space shuttle missions to Earth orbit. On his last flight, Dr. Jones led three spacewalks to install the centerpiece of the International Space Station, the American Destiny laboratory. He has spent […]

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Captain Scott Kelly

Captain Scott Kelly’s epic Year In Space solidified his status as one of the greatest pioneers in history. Now, in his acclaimed speech appearances, he brings audiences to the edge of their seats with transcendent insights that inspire and challenge them to dream big, test the status quo, and “choose to do the hard things.” […]

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