SPEAKERS

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DR. MEDINA PULLINGS

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  • Dr. Medina Pullings, is an international conference speaker, Pastor, preacher, wife, mother, mentor, entrepreneur, television host, fashion designer, song-writer, and teacher whose life is reaching many around the world.

  • Dr. Medina along with her husband, Bishop Pullings are the co-founders of United Nations Church International; one church in multiple locations. As the CEO of Medina Pullings Ministries and frequently affectionately referred to as "Jesus Girl", she has established such ministries as The Princess club; an organization focused on mentoring young girls.

  • She and her husband Bishop Pullings share the joy of parenting five children; Orrin Jr., Elijah, James, Zaccheus, and Medina; and a myriad of spiritual sons and daughters across the world.

BISHOP ORRIN PULLINGS, SR.

  • Dr. Orrin K. Pullings, Sr. is the founder and senior pastor of the United Nations Church International of Richmond, VA, North Carolina, Jamaica, NY and Atlanta, GA. A man of global vision and destiny, Dr. Pullings is determined to take the gospel of the kingdom to all nations and people. Dr. Orrin Pullings is an international conference host and speaker. His television ministry “Faith Charge” reaches over 140 countries and over 40 million homes in the United States.

  • This pastor, preacher, teacher and life-coach is changing the lives of people; motivating them to believe in God for the impossible both naturally and spiritually. The fruit of his labor is evidenced in United Nations Church International-VA membership which is now made up of 40% successful entrepreneurs through his dynamic teaching.

  • Dr. Orrin K. Pullings, Sr. is the proud husband of Dr. Medina Pullings and proud father of their five children -- Orrin Jr., Elijah, James, Zacchaeus and Medina

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APOSTLE JOSHUA GILES

  • Joshua Giles is a consecrated servant of the Lord Jesus Christ. He has the heart of a worshipper and a never-ending pursuit for God. He is used of God as an anointed apostle and prophet to the nations. He is known as a preacher, teacher, author and psalmist. Joshua is a sought-after conference speaker.

  • Furthermore, Joshua is the Lead Pastor and founder of Kingdom Embassy Worship Center, a thriving ministry based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joshua is a part of the Jabula Network under the leadership of Bishop Tudor Bismark; where he serves faithfully.

  • The Spirit of the Lord has given Joshua prophetic insight and foresight as he ministers with accuracy and precision. He has been called on by government officials, dignitaries, national leaders, business leaders and the like, seeking counsel and to hear the Word of the Lord. 

  • Joshua has a double degree in Business Management and Psychology, and has devoted his time to helping Christian  Entrepreneurs. He has a great desire to help others succeed in what God has called them to do. More than anything, it is his ultimate desire to do the will of God for his life.

EVANGELIST LATRICE RYAN

  • LaTrice Ryan is an author, community leader, and evangelist known by many for her passion and fiery deliverance of the word of God. She is a powerhouse in the pulpit, and in her community encouraging people to discover the potential within.

  • LaTrice is an encourager at heart, and uses her own experiences, triumphs, and challenges to lead those in her presence closer to their purpose. Driven by an enduring faith and dedication to seeing lives changed through Christ, she engages those around her with insightful messages and practical guidance on creating the life God has for them.

  • Persistence and passion are just in her nature. LaTrice commits to excellence in everything she does. She in on the board of directors for Rise Up Single Moms. She is known to command a room and will push you to evolve further than you ever imagined.

  • In addition to her commitment to serving God’s people through evangelism, LaTrice is a devoted wife, Mother, and grandmother striving to positively impact the lives of generations to come. Evangelist LaTrice Ryan is available for events, speaking engagements and more.

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BISHOP RJ MATTHEWS

  • Pastor Robert Charles Matthews, Jr. (also known as Pastor RJ) was born on July 2, 1984. He is the proud husband to Cycelia D. Matthews, father to Robert Charles Matthews III ("3J"), Micah Jeremiah Matthews ("MJ") and Faith Zamir Matthews. After graduating from Columbus High School in 2002, he went on to World Harvest Bible College under Pastor Rod Parsley where he studied advanced pastoral leading. While in Bible College he founded U-Turn Youth Ministries and has since impacted thousands of young people. It is based out of his hometown and has been going strong for 9 powerful years!

  • In October 2007 Pastor Matthews returned to his hometown and served as interim pastor of his childhood church home. He was installed as senior pastor on January 11, 2008. Since his installation, the ministry has seen tremendous growth and the name has been changed to Kingdom Vision International Church (often referred to as KVIC).

  • Pastor RJ is continuing to grow in ministry and is devoted to a lifestyle that pleases God. He is a man full of purpose and passion who is determined to empower individuals to understand their purpose, unleash their potential, un-limit their possibilities, and ultimately... Shift. The. Culture.

AMBASSADOR SOPHIA RUFFIN

  • Sophia Ruffin is an ordained prophet called to the 5-fold ministry to impact and advance the kingdom of GOD. Sophia is a prophetic speaker who has ministered throughout the U.S. bringing a powerful and radical message of deliverance.

  • Ambassador Sophia enjoys edifying and encouraging the body that there is a place in GOD that shakes the kingdom of darkness, and unleashes the Power of GOD. Sophia’s story of deliverance from the spirit of homosexuality was aired on CBN 700 CLUB on June 29, 2017.

  • Sophia is the founder of CBK Squad where she activates, trains and equips others to get off the bench and get in the game. Sophia is also a writing coach and trains others to arise and write.

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APOSTLE CYNTHIA THOMPSON

  • Cynthia L. Thompson is a multi-talented entrepreneur, speaker, life coach and spiritual advisor to corporate and global kingdom leaders. Anointed with a true apostolic and prophetic call, her desire is to impact the world by restoring, perfecting, building and training believers to fulfill their destiny. 

  • For more than 20 years, she studied the prophetic and now stands as a bonafide “master teacher”. Hundreds of Pastors, Corporate Executives, Government Leaders and people from varied walks of life and spheres of influence have traveled from across the United States and abroad to gain prophetic intelligence and understand both the spiritual and the supernatural spheres.

  • With all of the aforementioned, her greatest joy comes from being the mother of 5 beautiful children Geneva, Arnell, Mercedes, Billy Jr. and Micaiah. She along with her husband, former NBA great Billy Thompson, oversee a multi-cultural, diverse and progressively growing membership of believers which encompasses the Broward and Palm Beach County communities.

APOSTLE RYAN LESTRANGE

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  • Ryan LeStrange is an apostolic and prophetic revolutionary laboring to see a global awakening.He has always had a passion for the nations, traveling extensively throughout America and other countries with an apostolic mantle. In 2019 with a word from the Lord, he birthed “The Groan,” a media revival viewed around the world.

  • Ryan is the founder and apostolic leader of an international network of ministries known as the TRIBE Network. He is also the senior leader of the iHub movement, through which he plants and oversees a network of governing churches, apostolic and revival hubs.

  • Ryan is also active in the business arena with LeStrange Global, LLC., a digital media company producing a variety of Christian media products featuring eBooks, eLearning events, and eCourses. He has authored numerous books including: The Jochebed Anointing, Supernatural Access, Overcoming Spiritual Attacks, Hell’s Toxic Trio, Revival Hubs Rising and many others.

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CATHY HUGHES

  • Cathy Hughes is a dynamic, media pioneer who demonstrates the power of one – one woman, one vision, one company – Urban One, formerly known as Radio One. As Founder and Chairperson of Urban One, Inc., the largest African-American owned and operated, broadcast company in the nation, Hughes’ unprecedented career has spawned a multi-media conglomerate that generates original content across the spectrum of radio, television and digital media.

  • As a result of her success, Hughes has earned hundreds of prestigious awards and recognitions. They include: the naming of Cathy Hughes Boulevard in her hometown of Omaha, Nebraska; the 2018 Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award; the naming of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University in 2016; the ADColor Lifetime Achievement Award; the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Chair’s Phoenix Award; the NAACP Chairman’s Award; the Giant of Broadcasting Award; the Uncommon Height of Excellence Award; the Essence Women Shaping the World Award; the Ida B. Wells Living Legacy Award; and induction into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Fame.

DR. JEWEL TANKARD

  • Jewel Tankard, economist turned financial powerhouse, is taking the world by storm.

  • As a serial network marketer, she has grossed over $5 million dollars  and empowered over 250K people in her robust organizations. She has created a global reputation for creating multiple 6-7 figure earners with her success strategies.

  • Committed to helping women create wealth, Jewel created the Millionairess Club and the Pink Hard Hat Real Estate Investment Club over 400 members across 10 countries.

  • Jewel was thrust into mainstream media as the matriarch of Bravo’s hit reality show Thicker Than Water: The Tankards, and is a current star of AT&T’s Chatter, making her a superstar in both the business and entertainment industries. The wife of Gospel Jazz Legend, Ben Tankard, Jewel also pastors The Destiny Center alongside her husband in Murfreesboro, TN and has 5 children. 

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DR. NINA BARATIAK

  • Raised in a Jewish home, Dr. Nina Baratiak was miraculously brought to accept Jesus as the Lord of her life on Halloween, 1976.  From that point forward, Nina has had a vision to see the Church realize its full potential as an effective demonstration of Christ’s love and power to all corners of the earth.

  • Nina has been a sought after teacher and preacher for 30 years and has been given opportunities, both in the United States and abroad, to share the message God has placed on her heart: to see each person set free and established to live completely for Jesus. Nina’s vision every time she speaks is that the substance of her message embraces a prophetic significance for the hour that we live in. She desires that every person listening would receive a powerful impartation for their lives.

  • Nina and her husband John live in the San Francisco Bay area and are active members of Shiloh Church where they serve as elders and ordained ministers.