Coming together to champion a new day for family

Thursday, October 20, 2022

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Family Changes Everything

A national event

Family is at the core of God’s design. In a world where the value of family can be pushed to the fringes, we believe more than ever that the hope for a new day is found in the strengthening and preserving of families. Family Changes Everything is a national broadcast and in-person experience, gathering like-minded people to celebrate the strength found in family.

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Don’t see an in-person event near you? Gather your friends and family for your own watch party on October 20, 2022 at 7 pm EST. Join online for free!

Speakers and artists

Kirk Franklin

Guest artist

Dubbed the "reigning king of urban gospel," 16-time Grammy-winning artist Kirk Franklin is best known for leading urban contemporary gospel choirs. He is one of the inaugural inductees into the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame. Franklin contributes his 26-year career and indefatigable drive to his faith in a loving God. “When people can see themselves as being loved, no matter who or how they are, it gives them more of the ability to love,” says Franklin.

Bob Goff

Keynote speaker

Bob Goff is a lawyer, speaker, and New York Times best-selling author of “Love Does.” He is founder of Love Does, a nonprofit human rights organization providing education, justice, and intervention for at-risk adults and children in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq, and Somalia. You’ll enjoy the way he connects with audiences in a powerfully inspirational, yet down-to-earth manner.

Phil Wickham

Worship leader

Since his debut in 2006, Phil Wickham has emerged as a Dove award-winning artist and leader in the modern worship movement, penning countless songs sung in churches around the world including “This Is Amazing Grace” and “Living Hope.” Wickham says, “All I want to do is facilitate moments where people can encounter the presence of God.” You won’t want to miss those moments!

Ashlee Eiland

Host

Ashlee Eiland is a leader, pastor, writer, and Bible teacher, serving as co-lead pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her work has one purpose: to help humanity build bridges back to the truth of who God is and between one another in redemptive, healing relationship. The author of “Human(Kind),” Eiland shares God's message of redemption and reconciliation at conferences, colleges, and events around the country. She and her husband, Delwin, have three kids.

Peter Mutabazi

Speaker

Peter Mutabazi is an entrepreneur, international advocate for children, and founder of Now I Am Known, a corporation that supplies resources that encourage and affirm children. A single father of two and foster dad to many, Mutabazi is a former street kid who has worked for World Vision, Compassion International, and the Red Cross, and has appeared on media outlets such as the BBC and The TODAY Show.

Tori Hope Petersen

Speaker

National speaker, writer, and former foster youth, Tori Hope Petersen is letting her Abba Father be known through her stories. A leading advocate for vulnerable youth and families, she founded Beloved Initiative, a nonprofit caring for those often unseen and unheard. Tori is a wife, biological and adoptive mom, and Mrs. Universe 2021-2022. Tori’s memoir “Fostered” will be released this fall.

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