Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, have homeschooled their five children. Kevin has 35 years of experience in the homeschooling movement and serves as the Director of Generations – a ministry he founded to strengthen Christian families around the country. As a father who wants to leave a godly heritage for his own five children, Kevin’s passion is to strengthen and encourage the homeschooling movement all over the world, and to cast a vision for generations to come. For the last 15+ years Kevin has hosted a daily radio program – Generations Radio – the world’s largest homeschooling and Biblical worldview radio program that reaches families across the US and in over 100 countries.
Kevin has also authored several popular books for homeschoolers, including Upgrade-10 Secrets to the Best Education for Your Child, Freedom, Epoch: The Rise and Fall of the West, and dozens of others. Serving as a passionate supporter of home education and Biblical discipleship, he has been interviewed on hundreds of media outlets, including Dr. James’ Dobson’s Focus on the Family and the Fox News Network.
Dr. Jim Orrick
Jim Scott Orrick is a pastor and educator. He pastors the Bullitt Lick Baptist Church,
Shepherdsville, Kentucky. He is adjunct faculty with the Institute of Public Theology, Cape
Coral Florida, and he is a teacher with China Bridge, an online ministry to mainland China. He
has been discipling and mentoring young men for many years. He is a beekeeper, a hunter, and a
bowyer. He is a musician, and he composed the music for The Baptist Catechism Set to Music.
He has written several books, including Mere Calvinism, and Seven Thoughts Every Christian
Ought to Think Every Day. He and his wife, Carol, have six adult daughters, all of whom were educated at home.
Scott graduated from California State University in Fullerton with a degree in History and received a Master of Divinity degree from Talbot School of Theology.
He gives most of his time to local pastoral ministry, expository preaching, and conferences on church and family reformation. Scott helps people think through the two greatest institutions God has provided—the church and the family.
Pastor David Reece, his “Rib” Katie, and their six children live in Phoenix, Arizona.
He is Pastor at Puritan Reformed Church & CEO of Armored Republic and the owner of a portfolio of other Christian businesses.
I will put enmity between you and the woman,
and between your offspring and her offspring;
he shall bruise your head,
and you shall bruise his heel.”
Kirk Smith is the Executive Director of the Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE).
As such, his consistent message is the emphasis on home discipleship (particularly father-led) and the fear of the Lord as the source of wisdom and knowledge.
Prior to his present position, he founded and pastored a church in Albion, Illinois for twenty-five years. He and his wife, Joely, live on a small farm outside Bone Gap with their eleven children.
Marilyn Dunn grew up as a part of a farm family in Garden City, MO, but has lived in Branson, MO, for many years. She is wife of Monty Dunn, pastor of Friendly Baptist Church Branson; and mom to five adult children, all of whom were homeschooled.
Additionally, Marilyn loves on students at The
College of the Ozarks, where she is an adjunct instructor of piano and accompanist for music students.
Finally, Marilyn also works for Silver Dollar City, a theme park located at Branson, MO; where she leads music worship at the beautiful log Wilderness Church through daily hymn sings and Sunday morning services for employees and guests. In her moments of “free time, she loves to read and to hike with her family. In summary, she is a busy person!!
"The credit for my heritage of faith goes to my sweet parents, for whom I am now a part time caretaker. They raised all five of their children to know and love Jesus, value hard work, and do their best to live lives for others."
Marilyn is privileged to see thousands of people experience worship in the Wilderness Church, and is always blessed and humbled to think of being used to touch people’s hearts for the Lord.
Her desire is for our Sovereign God alone to be glorified, especially through musical worship of His Holy Name, and that this worship will be carried out the door and around the world.
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
Amorette was born and raised in Northern California. She attended the Master's University where she was able to study and grow in the truth of God's word. After graduating she married Matt and moved to Southwest Missouri. Over the last 17 years of marriage God has given them the gift of six children.
She loves seeing women mature in their faith and be able to rest in His love though the trials of life.
Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how unfathomable his ways!
For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.