The Most Rev. Dr. Foley Beach was consecrated as the first Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South. After election by the ACNA College of Bishops, he began serving as Archbishop of the province in 2014. He is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, the School of Theology at the University of the South, and Georgia State University. Having served in ministry with Young Life, the Episcopal Church, and the Anglican Church, His passion has always been to share the Word of God and help others discover the incredible living Jesus.
Fr. Gabig is Affiliate Professor of Practical Theology at Nashota House Theological Seminary. He has been involved in children’s, youth and young adult ministries in the U.S. and U.K. for more nearly 25 years and has had the opportunity to teach in Anglican circles on five continents. Additionally, he serves as Co-Chair of the Catechesis Taskforce for the Anglican Church in North America. Though spending most of his time teaching and writing, Fr. Gabig still serves as a volunteer youth worker at his local parish.
The wife of the Gulf Atlantic Diocese's bishop, Neil Lebhar, Marcia has been actively involved in lay ministry since her college years. As a FOCUS leader, an associate staff member for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, a Bible teacher in both churches and secondary schools, an international ministry director and frequent speaker, Marcia’s passion has always been to share the treasure of the Scriptures. Her column, Discipleship Journal, can be found on the website of the Gulf Atlantic Diocese, and her book, The Bare Branch, is available on Amazon in ebook and paperback versions. Marcia is currently speaking and writing on calling the next generation to serious discipleship. Marcia says that four kids, eight grandkids, and a glorious tribe of next generation friends in her life help her to keep her teaching real.
Michelle's faith came alive when she joined InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at FSU, a community of college students devoted to knowing Jesus and sharing Him with others. After graduating from FSU, Michelle came on staff with InterVarsity. Michelle now serves as the InterVarsity Area Director for North Florida. She currently attends Incarnation Tallahassee. Michelle is passionate about training leaders, healing prayer, and seeing people surrender their whole lives to Jesus.
Workshop: Evangelism: The Call to Make Disciples
After winning a national championship on the 1999 Florida State Seminoles’ football team, Ryan began competing in the real world. God used his decade as a pastor to nurture his passion for helping families. Now, with more than twelve years of marriage and five young children, Ryan is even more enthusiastic about partnering with families as they fight for their homes. He currently serves at the Pregnancy Help & Information Center in Tallahassee, FL. Whether it’s a book, a blog post, an article, or delivering a talk, Ryan strives to present life changing truth in a clear, creative way.
Workshop: Christ's Model of Servanthood
Taylor is the Canon for Church Planting in the Gulf Atlantic Diocese, and is also the Rector of a multiethnic church plant called Incarnation Tallahassee. Together with his wife Karissa and daughters Avila and Norah, Taylor has a special passion for raising up and sending out leaders in the body of Christ, for racial reconciliation, and for calling artists and skeptics to give Jesus a fresh hearing.
Workshop: The Sermon on The Mount
Dr. Daniel Miller is currently a visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Florida State University. He has taught courses on a number of topics, including ethics, reasoning and critical thinking, the philosophy of religion, and the history of philosophy. His particular writings have been on topics in the philosophy of action, moral psychology, and ethics. He is a parishioner at St. Peter's Anglican Church, where he serves in apologetics ministries and in worship liturgies as a verger.
Fr. Michael has served as Associate Rector for Adult Education since St. Peter’s was founded in 2005. In addition to pastoral ministry, Fr. Petty has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Perkins School of Theology (Southern Methodist University), Nashotah House Theological Seminary, and the Center for Biblical Studies in Tallahassee. He is the author of A Faith That Loves the Earth: The Ecological Theology of Karl Rahner, published by the University Press of America.
After serving as Associate Rector for College and Young Adults at St. Peter's Anglican Church in Tallahassee from 2007 - 2012, Fr. John Wallace now serves as the Rector of Apostles By-the-Sea Anglican Church in Rosemary Beach, Florida. He and his wife, Ashley, are passionate about the liturgy's power to shape all of life. Together, they are the authors of Redeeming the Time, which gives families and individuals simple ways to enrich their lives by incorporating liturgy and the rhythms of the Church year in their homes.
Workshop Offered: Liturgy-Shaped Devotion
Dr. Ken Wilgus is a licensed psychologist in practice for almost 30 years working with families, adolescents and couples. He is a sought-after speaker and regularly teaches on a wide range of topics relating to parenting, marriage, family and faith. He is the author of "Feeding The Mouth That Bites You," a guide for parents of adolescents and co-founder of "RingLeaders," a men's ministry focused on strengthening the role of husbands in Christian marriage. He and his wife, Sally have been married for 35 years and have three children and two grandchildren.