MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Our full speaker list will be available in August 2018.  However, we are pleased to announce that Beth Guckenberger will be joining us again for Mosaic in 2018!

  • Beth Guckenberger general session speaker

    Beth and her husband, Todd, live with their family in Cincinnati, Ohio where they serve as Co-Executive Directors of Back2Back Ministries. After graduating from Indiana University, the Guckenbergers moved to Monterrey, Mexico where they lived for 15 years. Between biological, foster, and adopted children, they have raised ten children.


    Beth is the author of eight books including adult and children’s titles. She travels and speaks regularly at conferences, youth gatherings and church services. Her style is based in story-telling and she draws from her vast field experience as a missionary, Bible teacher and parent for illustrations of biblical concepts.

     

    Beth’s passion is working with orphans through Back2Back Ministries, an international Christian non-profit organization founded in 1996 that is dedicated to being a voice for orphans. Her desire is to see lasting change in the lives of the orphans she serves. Beth serves alongside her husband, Todd, as Co-Executive Directors of Back2Back Ministries.

  • mary beth dragoun worship leader

    Mary Beth grew up in Tennessee and sang regularly in church. She met and married her husband, Jared, over 14 years ago while receiving her degree in Communications at Middle Tennessee State University. She continued her love for singing and leading worship through music while serving at Cornerstone Church. Currently, she, Jared and their two dogs, Calvin and Izzy, are church-planters in North Hollywood, CA. She also joins her friend and business partner, Ali, in celebrating all kinds of motherhood through their company, Moss. www.jaredandmarybeth.com

  • LISA NIGHSWONGER Seminar speaker

    Lisa is one of the founders of Mosaic.  She has been married to her husband Todd for 22 years. They have been foster parents for the last 12 years and have had 17 children in their home during that time.  All four of their children were adopted out of the foster care system.  Lisa is passionate about caring for foster moms.  She loves shopping, laughing and helping friends design their homes. 

  • Sheila Earwood seminar Speaker

    Sheila and her husband, Terry, live in Simi Valley where Terry serves as the Family Pastor at Cornerstone Community Church. The Earwoods have been married 28 years and have 1 biological daughter who is 25 years old and 2 adopted children ages 15 and 12. They are natives of Georgia where they were on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ for 12 years. They have been in Southern California the last 11 yrs.

     

    Sheila describes herself as a simple woman who has, by God’s grace, been seeking to walk with God and live on mission with Him for the last 34 years. She loves her Lord and family, and has a passion for encouraging others in their walk with God, beginning in her own home. She says, "Life is always messy and I live with a heart of praise that HE is the Everpresent One in the midst of it with me". Sheila has an incredibly compassionate heart and her Christian walk is one characterized by a life of prayer.



"God seldom calls us for an easier life, but always calls us to know more of him and drink more deeply of his sustaining grace" 
-John Piper