Keynote Speakers

Mary Bether and Steven Curtis Chapman

Mary Beth & Steven Curtis Chapman

Steven Curtis Chapman is the most decorated Christian Music Artist of all time. With over 11 million albums sold, 49 #1 hits and 5 Grammys, Steven’s been making music successfully for the better part of 3 decades. Mary Beth Chapman is a New York Times Bestselling Author for her book Choosing to See and the President of Show Hope – a non profit organization aimed at reducing the barriers to adoption.
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Barrett Jones

Barrett Jones

Alabama Football Legend
ESPN College Football Analyst
Keynote Speaker - 2021
Former Alabama Football great Barrett Jones will join us for the 2021 West Alabama Leadership Prayer Breakfast
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Steve Green

David M. Beasley

Former Governor, South Carolina
Executive Director, U.N. World Food Programme
Keynote Speaker - 2019
David Beasley is the Executive Director for the World Food Programme and was also the Governor of South Carolina.
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Steve Green

Steve Green

Hobby Lobby President
Keynote Speaker - 2018
Steve Green is the President of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc and Chairman of the Board of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C.
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Avery Johnson

Coach Avery Johnson

Alabama Basketball Coach
Keynote Speaker - 2017
Avery Johnson was introduced as Alabama's 20th head men's basketball coach on April 6, 2015. Johnson, who led the San Antonio Spurs to the 1999 NBA title and was named the 2006 NBA Coach of the Year, came to the Capstone after a successful coaching career in the NBA.
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Cal Thomas

Syndicated Columnist
Keynote Speaker - 2016
John Calvin "Cal" Thomas is an American syndicated columnist, pundit, author and radio commentator. He is a columnist for USA Today where he writes articles with friend and political opposite Bob Beckel in the style of "point–counterpoint".
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Todd Starnes

Fox News Contributor
Keynote Speaker - 2015

Fred Luter

Former President of the Southern Baptist Convention
Keynote Speaker - 2014

Bobby Richardson

Former New York Yankee
Keynote Speaker - 2013

Franklin Graham

Keynote Speaker - 2012

Siran Stacy

Former Alabama Football Player
Keynote Speaker - 2011

James Spann

Television personality
Keynote Speaker - 2010

Britt Hume

Keynote Speaker - 2009

Tom Osborne

Former U.S. Representative and Football Coach
Keynote Speaker - 2008

Jerry Leachman

Former Chaplain for the NFL Washington Redskins
Keynote Speaker - 2007

Pat Williams

Senior vice president of the NBA Orlando Magic
Keynote Speaker - 2006

Dr. David Jeremiah

Founder of Turning Ministries
Keynote Speaker - 2005

Laurie Beth Jones

Keynote Speaker - 2004