History

This Year’s Guest Speaker: Megan Alexander

She is an Emmy nominated national correspondent for the syndicated newsmagazine show “Inside Edition”, she has been with the show for a decade, and a frequent on CNN, The Wendy Williams show, Fox News and more … AND she is an outspoken believer.

Megan also covered Thursday NightFootball on CBS as a special correspondent for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

Megan got her start in radio and one of her first jobs was hosting a Teen Bible study video series for Lifeway called “FUEL”. She has announced the Dove Awards and hosted the Inspirational Country Music Awards.

Megan recently wrote the book “Faith in the spotlight – thriving in your career while staying true to your beliefs” (Howard Books, Simon & Schuster). It’s a practical guidebook for young women and men who want to pursue big careers and dreams but also honor their faith in the secular world. In the book, Megan shares personal stories from her own experiences and career, as well as insight from other big names in the Entertainment, Fashion, Business and Sports world.

 

Our speakers have included:

  • 2017 Lance Wallnau
  • 2016 DeVon Franklin – Producer, Author, Preacher and Media Personality
  • 2015 Charles Mann, former Washington Redskin Lineman
  • 2014 The Honorable Allen B. West
  • 2013 Dr. Carlos Campo
  • 2012 Honorable Randy Forbes, United States Congressman
  • 2011 Meadowlark Lemon, Former Player, Harlen Globetrotters
  • 2010 Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, Founder & Chairman, Christian Broadcasting Network
  • 2009 Mr. Cal Thomas, Newspaper Columnist
  • 2008 Mr. H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr. President, Huizenga Holdings, Inc.
  • 2007 the Honorable Bob McDonnell, Virginia Attorney General
  • 2006 The Honorable Hal J. Bonney, Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
  • 2005 Mr. John D. Ashcroft, Former United States Attorney General
  • 2004 Mr. S. Truett Cathy, Founder & Chairman, Chic-fil-A
  • 2003 Mr. Paul S. Trible Jr., President, Christopher Newport University
  • 2002 Dr. L. Gregory Jones, Duke Divinity School
  • 2001 Reverend Jerry Falwell, Pastor, Thomas Road Baptist Church
  • 2000 Mr. M. Wayne Huggins, Superintendent, Virginia State Police
  • 1999 Brigadier General Richard F. Abel, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
  • 1998 Mr. Mark L. Early, Virginia Attorney General
  • 1997 Mr. Ben Kinchlow, Christian Broadcasting Network
  • 1996 Johnny & June Carter-Cash, Country Music Legends
  • 1995 Mr. Adolph Coors, IV
  • 1994 ADM. Jerome “Jerry” Johnson, U.S. Navy (Retired)
  • 1993 Dr. Tony Evans, President, Urban Alternative
  • 1992 Mr. Cal Thomas, Newspaper Columnist
  • 1991 Rev. Dick Woodward, Pastor, Williamsburg Community Chapel
  • 1990 Mr. Roger Staubach, Professional Football Player
  • 1989 Rev. Dick Woodward, Pastor, Williamsburg Community Chapel
  • 1988 Dr. Anthony Campolo, Professor, Eastern College, Pennsylvania
  • 1987 Mr. Tom Phillips, CEO, Raytheon
  • 1986 Mr. Paul S. Trible Jr., U.S. Senate
  • 1985 General John E. Vessey, Jr., U.S. Army (Retired)