Rob Whittaker was born in Lancashire in the North West of England in 1946. Converted at Capernwray in his late teens, he took a degree in Physics before attending London Bible College and completing a Theology degree in 1972.
Rob was, until 1997, Senior Pastor of Calvary Christian Fellowship, a church he and his wife planted in 1974 in Lostock Hall, a small mill town south of Preston. In 1998, Rob joined the Capernwray Missionary Fellowship of Torchbearers and in 2001 became Principal of Capernwray Bible School until 2017. He preaches extensively throughout Europe in churches, Bible schools and conferences, and more recently his travels have taken him on numerous occasions to Australia, Canada and the U.S.A.
He and his wife Barbara have two children, Zoe and Abi. Rob lists as his hobbies D.I.Y, walking in the mountains and reading detective novels. Rob’s passion is to take the life giving teaching of the Bible and mesh it with 24 – 7 living in a transforming friendship with Jesus.
Michael Dorsey is regarded as one of America’s top leadership and inspirational speakers. Since his days as a national champion in collegiate speech, Michael has been captivating audiences with his engaging and dynamic style. He is driven by a desire to help individuals discover and develop their traits that lead to professional and personal success. Furthermore, he takes joy in using words to motivate and empower others. Michael’s message transcends environments and cultures, and is transferable to the pulpit of a church, the stage at a university, or the corporate conference room. Michael serves as the Chief Learning Officer for the Maryland Department of Human Services where he has the privilege of leading the learning efforts for the 4th largest state agency. He also teaches communications at Community College of Baltimore County and serves on the preaching staff at Mount Pleasant Church and Ministries in Baltimore. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Cedarville University, his M.Div from Faith Seminary and M.A. from The Ohio State University. Michael was featured on NBC’s hit TV show, “The Biggest Loser,” and has delivered over 2,000 presentations for corporate, student and church audiences. He has also appeared on The Today Show, Access Hollywood, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, People Magazine and US Weekly. In his spare time, Michael enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife of 9 years, Chavalle’ and their 7-year-old son, Michael Jr.
Born into a large and loud Italian family, Michael grew up around Hershey, PA. He served in the National Guard from 2001-2016, and ended his career as an officer in the Chaplaincy of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He holds a B.S. in Biblical Studies from Cairn University, and is a graduate of Evangelical Seminary where he earned an MDiv with a concentration in Marriage and Family Counseling. His greatest accomplishment was marrying his beautiful wife Anna. Because of her, he gets to run around building forts and battling imaginary bad guys with their adorably silly daughter Maszie, comedically stubborn son Chancellor, and faithfully determined son Coulson.