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Christian Speakers

Our faith is vital every aspect of our lives – from self-perception, to family to our communities. Whether for an event specific to a religious organization, or to add depth and richness to an engagement, speakers can motivate, redirect and uplift any audience. GBS features an assortment of speakers focused on religion and spirituality from all professional backgrounds. To learn more about the speakers available for any religious engagement, explore the list below.

Marshawn EvansAs one of the nation's leading experts on the art of maximizing potential, Reinvention Strategist™, Entrepreneur and Entertainment Attorney, MARSHAWN EVANS is Founder of ME Unlimited®, a consulting firm focusing on reinvention, diversity, women’s empowerment, leadership and peak performance strategies. She is founder of ME University® - The Ultimate Business & Branding Bootcamp, the industry’s premiere summit for equipping entrepren...


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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Divinely Inspired Victoriously Alive (D.I.V.A.)!!

Sheryl Lee Ralph Internationally acclaimed motivational and inspirational speaker, award winning actress (DREAMGIRLS, Moesha), Sheryl Lee Ralph consistently creates a contagious positive energy with her empowering and thought provoking messages of family, faith and overcoming. Ms. Ralph has spoken at schools, universities, social organizations, churches and religious conferences around the world. Able to speak on a variety of subjects, Ms. Ralp...


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Tony Gaskins

Tony Gaskins is your 'Relationship Expert' who teaches women what Real Love should look like. He is an Author, Entrepreneur & Life Coach.

Tony A. Gaskins Jr.Tony, the son of a former pastor, was raised in a loving home along with a younger sister in a small central Florida town where most people believed that there were only a few avenues one could take in life. The common belief was that one could either end up overworked and underpaid, sell drugs or become a professional athlete. Tony escaped the cycle that entrapped so many of his peers and was awarded a full collegiate football...


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Dr. Zachery Williams

Public Intellectual that focuses on Black History and Studies, Politics and Public Policy, Black Religion and the Black Church, and Black Men

Dr. Zachery WilliamsA native of Greenwood, South Carolina, Dr. Zachery Williams is Associate Professor of History at The University of Akron. He is the Director of the Africana Cultures and Policy Studies Institute, a non-partisan scholar-activist public policy think tank that uses African American History to understand and solve major public policy issues and social problems. As a scholar and public intellectual, he has published articles in Th...


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Chaz Shepherd

Singer, Writer, Producer, Composer, Actor, Speaker, Activist and Host.

Chaz ShepherdChaz is the 20th Century Self-Motivational & Inspirational Speaker, dedicated to helping you become Better. From singing your soul happy and invoking a better you to hosting the Apollo theater, Chaz reaches for you one way or another. Chaz Shepherd was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he still lives. The son of the great Cheryl Shepherd and Ronald Shepherd, Chaz inherited creative talent and Charisma that pleasantly touches ...


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Alvin Herring

Diversity Trainer, CEO and Lead Facilitator of Side by Side, A Diversity and Community-building Company

Alvin Herring"We are living in the most exciting time in human history! If we are willing to do the work, make the sacrifices and meet the challenges we could usher in a new era of peace, justice and true community." These are the words that Alvin has been sharing with audiences on college and high school campuses, in corporate boardrooms and at grass root gatherings all across the country for more than two decades. Many have described him as a ...


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Mia Wright

Inspirational Speaker, Co-Pastor, Fountain of Praise and Executive Director of the Metamorphosis Women's Empowerment Conference

Mia K. WrightMia K. Wright is inspiring women around the globe to pursue their passion for living.    Through her renowned “Metamorphosis” organization, which encompasses a non-profit foundation, a mentoring program for girls, and the world renowned annual women’s “Metamorphosis” conference hosted in Houston, Texas, Mia is helping women and men alike to positively change their lives. She does so with a unique blend of ministry, personal enrichm...


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Rev. Dr. Nicholas Pearce

@KelloggSchool Professor • @ACOGChicago Assistant Pastor • Executive Adviser • Encourager

Rev. Dr. Nicholas PearceDr. Nicholas Pearce is a clinical assistant professor of Management & Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. His research examines leadership, organizational values, and organizational change in diverse contexts, ranging from the boardrooms of Fortune 500 corporations, to the halls of power in national governments, to the pulpits of America’s megachurches. His teaching on values-drive...


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Phillip Allen

Invest Mentor & Leaders' Leader, committed to 'participating in the move of God', leading young adults to 'Own' their faith.

Phillip Allen, Jr.Phil is the pastor of “The Vine,” the college/young adult ministry at Shepherd of the Hills Church in Porter Ranch, CA. He is very passionate about inspiring and developing believers to their greatest potential. Discipleship is the foundation of ministry at the Vine. It is through life on life discipleship that God transformed Phil’s life, and his desire to influence a movement towards a culture of discipleship throughout the bo...


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LeRoy ThompsonThere are plenty of motivational speakers out there but there are precious few MOTIVATING speakers! You definitely want someone engaging who can capture the hearts and minds of your audience, right? But when you also have a speaker whose energy, empathy, and experience ignites people into action, well then that’s an event to remember. Rocky Thompson is exactly that MOTIVATING speaker everyone is looking for. The core of his message...


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Dr. Annie Watson

Award-winning Dental Health Professional and CEO of Sure Women Ministries

Dr. Annie WatsonDr. Annie draws on a versatile skills portfolio in her promotion of women's health and wellbeing, family oral health and social entrepreneurship. She is a dentist, business owner, wife, minister and inspirational conference host and speaker.   Her science and health training are the foundation of what has become a multifaceted career. She earned her Bachelor and Master degrees from Hampton University in Biology, and then a Docto...


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Dr. David StephensDr. David is a relationship coach to married couples and singles in the dating game. He conducts seminars, marriage enrichment classes, and does keynote speaking for churches, civic groups, and leadership development organizations. Dr. Stephens is a dynamic speaker with a unique combination of street smarts and biblical wisdom. He has expanded his intuitive knowledge about love and marriage through academic training, continuous ...


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Lakeisha McKnight

Life Coach, Mentor, Author, Licensed Minister, and Motivational Speaker

Lakeisha McKnightFrom United States to Africa, Award-winning Motivational Youth Speaker and Champion Builder Lakeisha McKnight has been known to speak with authority and effectiveness, stirring the hearts and minds of business professionals, high school and college students.   What qualifies Lakeisha to be builder of CHAMPIONS? Lakeisha has/was…   • Risen from a Victim to Victor over childhood sexual abuse   • Battled and overcame low self-...


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Melanie Bonita

#1 Amazon Bestselling Author and Award-winning Inspirational Speaker, helping people to get more determined to achieve their dreams.

Melanie BonitaMelanie is a #1 Amazon Bestselling author, award-winning international inspirational speaker, faith coach, praise dancer and gospel fitness instructor. She's on a mission to help people get more determined, dedicated and driven to achieve their dreams and destiny. Her "Daily Dose Series" show others how to maximize their life and achieve their dreams by using daily strategies to get there. Melanie Bonita started being a very determ...


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Arianne Price

The time is now to start a kingdom revolution! Together we can feed the spirits and renew the minds of the next generation.

Arianne C. PriceA Summa Cum Laude graduate of Clark Atlanta University, Arianne C. Price aims to trail blaze a revolution in 21st century media evangelism. “I know I was created to do ministry in a way that no one else could. I’m under a mandate to do ministry in an innovative, cutting edge way that will attract, affect and inspire the next generation to grow in a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.“ Price’s work in ministry has won her awards...


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Gwin Minter

'See It, Believe It, Do It!'

Gwin MinterGwin is an author, speaker, registered nurse and the owner of Get Motivated with Gwin, Inc. Gwin loves people and has spoken to audiences in all types of venues and on versatile topics all across Kentucky and nationally.Her first book was titled, "See It In Your Mind, Believe It In Your Heart, Do It By Faith" inspired by her motto, "See It, Believe It, Do It". Her passion is being able to encourage and motivate others for change, and b...


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George A. Olokun"Mr. Opportunity" George is a Personal Life Trainer & Life Catalyst, leading Keynote Speaker, Best-Selling Author, & Visionary Entrepreneur.   George travels all over the Nation and has spoken for the Obama Presidential Campaign, Black Enterprise, Essence, several colleges/universities, a number of k-12 Schools, Fraternal organizations, several civic organizations and a list of major entities.   Many articles have been written...


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Dr. Michael Joseph Brown

Cutting-edge Public Intellectual in society, religion and higher education

Dr. Michael Joseph BrownMichael Joseph Brown is former Associate Dean of the College and Director of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies at Wabash College. He now writes and travels extensively on issues pressing to the African American community. He is an author and public intellectual, whose passion for community uplift inspires people around the United States. He writes, speaks, and preaches extensively. Coming from five generations of m...


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