2021 DC Forum







Ed Stetzer

Ed wears many hats, including serving in leadership at Wheaton College and the Billy Graham Center, writing for Christianity Today and Outreach Magazine, hosting a national radio show, and teaching at seminaries and Highpoint Church, just to name a few. He has also planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, and trained pastors and church planters on six continents.

Robert F. Loggins

Robert, a Mississippi native, has ministered to the spiritual needs of people in churches, camps, NFL locker rooms, hospital waiting rooms, and anywhere else he has been called. With numerous college and seminary degrees, he currently pastors a church in Missouri and serves as Citygate Network's minister-at-large.

Jon Ruybalid

Jon provides legal counsel for nonprofits, social enterprise ventures, and entrepreneurs and has worked with many nonprofit ministries to establish global business and mission related activities. He is a legal architect for structuring effective ministry legal models, managing risk, and assisting in developing practical ministry effective policies and practices and collaborative relationships among and for missions and ministries.

Angie Criner

Angie founded Career Cross Training (CCT) to assist disenfranchised and urban poor individuals find gainful employment. She began consulting and training in HR related areas in 2000, focusing on 501(c)3 religious charitable organizations, primarily rescue missions. Since then, she has assisted many ministries exercise their rights, protect and advance their mission, and bring compliance and alignment to human resources within ministry.

John Pearson

John is a board governance and management consultant from San Clemente, California, and author/co-author of eight books, including Mastering the Management Buckets: 20 Critical Competencies for Leading Your Business or Nonprofit, and Lessons From the Nonprofit Boardroom (with Dan Busby).

Andrew Sears

Andrew serves as President of City Vision University, an accredited online Christian institution birthed from Rescue College, the former educational arm of Citygate Network/AGRM until it became independent in 2008. Involved in urban ministry since working as summer staff at a mission in Kansas City, Andrew also founded TechMission and frequently speaks on disruptive innovation in Christian higher education.

Brian Walsh

Brian is a Washington, D.C.-based attorney and serves as Executive Director of the Faith & Giving Coalition, a multi-religious, multi-denominational initiative working to protect and promote faith-based and other charitable giving.

Michelle Smith

Michelle serves as the Vice President of Development at the San Diego Rescue Mission. Because the clients served at the mission have a wide variety of needs, from food to beds, staffing to counseling, and clothing to job training, Michelle seeks to bless them all by connecting donors and supporters to each necessity, whether physical, emotional, or spiritual.

Ken Craft

Ken started Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission in 2009 to address the growing problem of hunger and homelessness in Los Angeles. Ken has guided the organization from infancy to a leading housing and homeless services agency with over 200 employees and 19 locations, including several tiny home hubs in the San Fernando Valley.

Brandon Bills

Brandon Bills is the Director of Marketing at Pallet, a social purpose company building homeless shelter villages in cities across America to offer a dignified bridge out of homelessness and into permanent housing. Most of Pallet’s employees have experienced homelessness themselves.