Conference Speakers

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin
Executive Vice President, FRC 

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin serves as Family Research Council's executive vice president. He was one of the original members of the U.S. Army's Delta Force. He was privileged to ultimately command these elite warriors in combat operations. Later, he commanded all the Army's Green Berets as well as the Special Warfare Center and School. In all, Lt. Gen. Boykin spent over 36 years in the Army serving his last four years in the deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence. He is an ordained minister with a passion for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ and encouraging Christians to become warriors in God's kingdom. He and his wife, Ashley, enjoy spending time with their five children and growing number of grandchildren.
Tony Perkins
President, FRC

Tony Perkins joined Family Research Council in 2003 after holding to his pledge of only serving two terms in the Louisiana legislature. An effective communicator, Tony is the host of a daily, nationally syndicated radio show, Washington Watch with Tony Perkins. He is the author of No Fear: Real Stories of  a Courageous New Generation Standing for Truth. Appointed to the U.S. Commision on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in May 2018, Tony was elected chairman by the nine members of the bipartisan commission. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, a former police officer, and a former contractor with the U.S. Department of State's Anti-terrorism Assistance Program, Tony brings a unique perspective to the public policy process. He and his wife, Lawana, have been married since 1986 and have five children.
Kelvin Cochran
Senior Fellow and Vice President, Alliance Defending Freedom

He dedicated over 30 years of his life to fighting fires and protecting the communities in which he lived and worked. In 2008 he was appointed fire chief for the city of Atlanta. While serving as Fire Chief the city of Atlanta terminated Cochran’s employment because of his Christian faith and beliefs. A federal court ruled the city of Atlanta discriminated against Cochran’s religious views and violated his First Amendment rights, and the city of Atlanta agreed to a favorable settlement. Prior to his role at ADF, Cochran served as chief operating officer of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Atlanta. He received his doctorate of education in interdisciplinary leadership from Creighton University and is the author of two books, a sought-after public speaker, and is an advocate for religious liberty and unity of the body of Christ.
Bishop Charles Flowers
Senior Pastor, Faith Outreach Center International

Pastor Charles E. Flowers has been the Senior Pastor of Faith Outreach Center, International (FOCI) since March 11, 2001, when his Father in the Ministry, Dr. Dewey “Bud” Gardner, transferred the mantle of leadership over to him. Pastor Flowers is convinced that believers are to recognize their unique spiritual gifts and assignments, realize their potential through disciplined training and personal intimacy with God, organize to ignite the synergistic power among the Saints, and mobilize in order to advance the Kingdom of God. He is originally from Troy, NC. He is married to the love of his life, Janice, from St. Louis, MO and they have four wonderful children; Jarrell and married to his beautiful bride, Jeneil, Kimberly, Marsha, and Richard.
Bishop Larry Jackson
Regional Bishop, Fellowship of International Churches

Bishop Larry Jackson is currently serving as the regional bishop for the Fellowship of International Churches (Bishop Wellington Boone, Founder and Prelate) in the southeastern region of the United States. He is the founding pastor of Bethel Outreach International Church and is the founder and president of Frontliners Men's Ministry designed to bring men to the front lines of what God is doing. Bishop Jackson is a nationally known Promise Keepers speaker and has also ministered across the nation and internationally as a keynote speaker in conferences conducted by Iron Sharpens Iron men's movement, The U.S. Military and Leadership Conferences and Watchmen on the Wall briefings conducted by Family Research Council under the leadership of Tony Perkins.
Art Reyes
Senior Pastor, Calvary Chapel Downey

Pastor Art was raised in Calvary Chapel and graduated from the Calvary Chapel Bible. He and his wife Briana stepped out in faith to plant a home bible study in Rosemead, CA in 2014. Soon after it became known as Alive Christian Fellowship, a young vibrant church that began to grow and meet the needs in San Gabriel Valley. Currently Pastor Art is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Downey. He has a passion for the exposition of God's Word and a desire to see lives transformed because of it. He serves the Lord joined by his wife Briana, and three children, Caleb, Micah, and Moriah.
Dr. Joaquin Molina
Pastor, Author, Speaker

Dr. Joaquin G. Molina resides with his wife Yvette and four children in Miami, Florida. Together, they have served as founders and Senior Pastors of Spring of Life Fellowship, a multi-ethnic, non-denominational church, since 1998. Formerly, Dr. Molina served as a lawyer in civil and criminal law. In 1998, a calling into Christian ministry compelled him to follow God into fulltime pastoral ministry. Now, Pastor Molina is recognized as a keynote conference speaker, ministry leader, and author of What is a Man? Men all over the world have enjoyed attending his world changing sessions that compel men everywhere to return to God’s original design for manhood. Dr. Molina has been an instrument of wisdom in God’s hand to define the plight of man’s nature and provide insight to lead his audience toward their calling to become true men. 
Bill "Satch" Paige
Associate Pastor, Christian International Church

Bill Paige dedicated 20 years of his life for police and detective work in and around New York City metropolitan area. In addition, Bill served 14 years as the associate chaplain at Children’s Village, working with emotionally disturbed boys in the city, as well as 18 years of senior leadership in Young Life. Bill previously served as the Special Assistant to the President of Young Life for 21 years. In addition, he has addressed chapel services for both the National Football League (NFL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) teams, including two opportunities to speak at the NFL Pro Bowl. He has appeared in talks at high school, college, military family, men’s conference assemblies and traveled internationally to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Dr. Stu Weber
Pastor, Author, Speaker

Dr. Stu Weber graduated from Wheaton College in 1967 and holds advanced degrees from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregan. A U.S. Army veteran, he was awarded three bronze stars as a Green Beret in Vietnam. It was there, in the trauma and uncertainty of war, that Stu committed himself to a lifetime of vocational ministry "for Christ and His kingdom." Stu Weber is a pastor who loves his family, his country, and Christ's church. He also has a passion to help men become all God intends them to be. Stu is the best-selling author of several "Gold Medallion Finalist" books. The 20- year bestseller Tender Warrior provides a powerful biblical blueprint for mature manhood in a time and culture that is awash in confusion about gender issues. Stu and his wife Linda live just outside Portland, Oregon. They have three grown sons, and are now greatly enjoying grandparenting seven grandsons and three granddaughters, so far.

Breakout Speakers

Dr. Kenyn Cureton
Vice President for Christian Resources , FRC
Breakout Session | Make the Most: Leading Family Gatherings

Dr. Kenyn Cureton serves as VP for Christian Resources for FRC after leading the effort to recruit pastors into a network that grew from 1,800 to over 40,000 while he was VP of Church Ministries.  Prior to joining FRC, Dr. Cureton served as a Southern Baptist pastor for twenty years, helped spearhead the “values voter” movement, then was unanimously elected as their VP for Convention Relations. After joining FRC, Cureton renewed the iVoteValues Voter Impact Toolkit and authored the Community Impact Team Resource Manual, a how-to guide for churches to impact their community for Christ.  Cureton also authored Ten Commandments: Foundation for American Society, Courageous Men, and collaborated with Gen. Boykin on Man to Man.  Cureton holds a PhD from Southwestern Baptist Seminary, finishing his dissertation at the University of Lund, Sweden.  Dr. Cureton and his wife, Pat, have two adult, married children and is enjoying time with his grandbabies.
Harold Harper
Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff, FRC 
Breakout Session | The Art of Fatherhood

Harold's ministry experience combines a Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies & Counseling and a Master's degree in Marriage & Family Counseling with over 30 years of experience in personal, pastoral, and denominational ministry. For nearly two decades of service at the Southern Baptist Convention, God strengthened Harold's voice to build up Christ-following families who are rooted in biblical faith in the  face of increasing social and cultural pressures. During this time he also served as co-host of the nationally syndicated radio program, For Faith & Family. Harold is the Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff of the Family Research Council. He and his wife, Donna, have three children and one granddaughter.
Dr. Mark Harris
Vice President, Association of Churches and Ministries, FRC
Breakout Session | The Biblical Response to America's Unfolding Crisis

Before joining FRC, Dr. Mark Harris served as senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina for 12 years. His prior service at two other churches gives him a total of 28 years of experience in ministry as a senior pastor. In addition to pastoring three churches, Mark has served in many other leadership roles including the president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina from 2011-2013 and served as the founding and executive committee member of “Vote for Marriage NC.” Before joining the FRC team in an official capacity, Mark was heavily involved in several of FRC’s efforts. Mark and his wife, Beth have been married 32 years and have three grown children, all married, and six incredible grandchildren.
Tim Throckmorton
National Director of Community Impact Teams, FRC
Breakout Session | How Men Can Make an Impact

Tim Throckmorton serves as the National Director of Community Impact Teams for the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. Tim was blessed to lead two churches in Ohio as Senior Pastor over 22 years of ministry. Tim is the President of Lifepointe Ministries and serves on various ministry and civic boards including the Facility Governing Board of Star Community Justice Center, the Executive Board of the Toler Leadership Institute, and the Board of Directors for Ohio’s Family Policy Council. He is also a member of the Council for National Policy. Tim authors a weekly newspaper column and has authored a number of books. He works regularly in radio and television speaking biblically to the culture God has entrusted to our stewardship. He and his wife of 40 years, Terri, are blessed with two wonderful children and two incredible grandchildren.
Reverend Randy Wilson
Director of Men's Ministries, FRC
Breakout Session | Words of Life: A Man's Influence & Legacy

Prior to becoming the Director of Men's Ministries, Rev. Randy Wilson traveled the country building relationships with Christian ministers, speaking at regional and local pastoral gatherings and calling them to be watchmen on the wall. Prior to joining FRC, Randy worked for Focus on the Family, where he helped start and develop state Family Policy Councils across the country.  He also served the local church as a Family Life Pastor. Randy and his wife, Lisa, have seven children and 14 grandchildren. They are the founders of Generations of Light and The Father-Daughter Purity Ball and helped their son, Logan, launch School of Honor and their daughter, Jordyn, launch School of Grace. They have authored three books: Celebrations of Faith: Tying our Children's Heartstrings to the Truth, Daddy's Blessings, and The Joshua Basket.