With this year’s great lineup of workshop speakers you are sure to find many that encourage, challenge and strengthen you and your family

You will not want to miss the 2019 Christian Heritage conference!

Featured Speaker

Kevin Swanson

Featured Speaker

Kevin is pastor of Reformation Church of Elizabeth in Colorado and has an interest in education and teaching in schools-homeschool, public, Christian, and college. He hosts a daily radio program, Generations, and teaches on biblical worldview, Christian education, family discipleship, and cultural discernment of modern music and movies. With his wife, Brenda, he raised their five children, homeschooling them the whole way.

  • Maximizing the Power of Mentorship

  • Making Math and Science Meaningful

  • Understanding the Times — How the Western World Loses the Christian Faith

  • Teaching Literature from a Christian Worldview

  • Pop Culture, Entertainment, and the Family

Workshop Speakers

Christian Heritage has many new speakers this year to share with you for your Home-Discipleship Journey!

David McAlvany

David is a thought leader on the global economy and author of The Intentional Legacy, a book about creating meaningful family culture. A Biola graduate, then Morgan Stanley wealth manager, now guest on national television and at financial seminars around the world, he is the second-generation CEO of McAlvany Financial Companies. He and his wife, Mary Catherine, homeschool using theater, daily readings, hiking, cooking, and church life, with a priority on togetherness.

  • Building a Strong Family Legacy – The Art of Intentionality

  • Disposing of Baggage: The Proper Disposal of Generational Junk

  • Embracing Disturbance: Blessings in Disguise

  • Building a Financial Legacy: A Jump Start before Marriage

  • Avoiding the Pitfalls of Investing in Today’s Markets

Wes Olson

Wes owns Westfield Studios and produces the 101 Series film to glorify God with an easy to use, understandable, and visually rich high school homeschool curriculum from a biblical perspective. Biology 101, Chemistry 101, Physics 101, and General Science 101 are in production. After graduating from film school and Multnomah Bible College, Wes produced corporate films for fifteen years. He and his wife, Tammy, have four children and seven grandchildren. They have been homeschooling over thirty years!

  • Hacking Physics: Making Physics Wonderful for Your Students

  • The Life of Albert Einstein and Why It Matters

  • The Life of Isaac Newton and Why It Matters

Rhea Perry

Rhea taught seven children at home and now educates entrepreneurs, helping families start home businesses through her company, Educating for Success. As an award-winning Internet business owner and now a widow, she shares her knowledge from twenty-nine years of homeschooling young people to be business owners, and loves encouraging parents to train others to serve God by serving mankind and building financial freedom.

  • If your Children are not Headed for College, Prepare them for Home Business

  • Home Business Projects that Teach Financial Literacy and Create Income

  • How We Brought our Dad Home from Corporate America in Just 3 Years and How You Can Too!

Carol Becker

Carol, with her husband, Jim, homeschooled two children (K-12th) that graduated college. Having an Engineering BS and System Science MS, Carol directed a multiple-age co-op and a science co-op.  She taught Composition, American and British Literature, Algebra I & 2, and Geometry for homeschooled teens and tutored writing students. As an HSLDA High School Consultant, she writes articles, newsletters, and blogs to encourage and equip parents.

  • Essential Skills for Successful Teens: Study and Time Management

  • Developing a Plan for High School: Sample Four-Year Plans

  • Building on a Sure Foundation: Staying the Course through High School

  • Preparing Your Teen for Life

  • You Can Homeschool High School… If You Can Make It through Tomorrow!

Heather Haupt

Heather is the mother of three knights-in-training and a spunky little princess. Her intention is to raise them to make a difference in this world. Recognizing the brevity of childhood and power of a parent’s influence, Heather inspires and equips families toward intentional parenting, pursuing God, and delighting in the learning adventure. She is author of Knights-in-Training: Ten Principles for Raising Honorable, Courageous and Compassionate Boys and The Ultimate Guide to Brain Breaks.

  • Knights in Training: Raising Boys into Men

  • Conquering Your Fear of Educational Gaps

  • Ten Ways to Boost Brain Power

  • Equipping Kids to Persevere and Pursue Excellence

  • Why Movement is Essential to Learning

Elliott Neff

Elliott is a homeschool graduate, husband, father, National Master in Chess, author of A Pawn’s Journey, and founder/CEO of Chess4Life. Chess4Life programs help thousands of kids develop life skills weekly across the country. Elliott’s coaching expertise is reflected in his recent certification as a USCF Level V Coach, an honor that fewer than a dozen top level coaches in the U.S. share.

  • The Grand Design: A Chess Master’s Strategies to Success in Life

  • Chess Simul Demonstration

  • Blindfold Chess – Family Night Special Event

Jake MacAulay

Jake is a homeschooling father, ordained minister, former syndicated talk show host, and CEO at Institute on the Constitution (IOTC), an educational outreach that presents the founders’ biblical view of law and government. He speaks to audiences nationwide and is seen in many media outlets. He started American Club, a constitutional study group in public and private schools.

  • The War on the Constitution and Why Youth Should Care

  • Preparing the Biblical Christian for Engagement in the Culture War

  • The Institute on the Constitution for Youth

  • The Homeschooling Dad

  • Rebels/Prodigals: God can Rescue Them… He is Our Hope

Mike Snavely

Mike, son of missionaries, grew up in South Africa. After college he returned to work in Kruger National Park then came again as a missionary. His ministry, Mission Imperative, teaches creation-oriented issues. He is a Creation Science Hall of Fame inductee, author of Creation or Evolution (curriculum), producer of creation DVDs, and developer of two unique excursions – Southwest Safari and African Wildlife Safari. With his wife, Carrie, he home-educated three children.

  • That’s Impossible

  • Grand Canyon – The Puzzle on the Plateau

  • Spiders!

  • The Pillars of Evolution

Vicki Bentley

Vicki has a heart for parents and shares practical wisdom and encouraging words. She has eight daughters, is foster mom of fifty, and is grandma to twenty-three grandbabies and four great-grandbabies. She is HSLDA’s Toddlers to Tweens consultant and Group Services director, a speaker, and an author of homeschooling and homemaking books. Vicki homeschooled seventeen children with her husband, Jim, led support groups, and was a Home Educators Association of Virginia board member.

  • Getting Kids to Help at Home: Training in Diligence and Thoroughness

  • Exploring Curriculum Options

  • Multi-Level Teaching

  • Hope for the Organizationally Challenged

  • When Life Broadsides Your Homeschool

Pat Roy

Pat was Director of Broadcast Media at the Institute for Creation Research for twelve years. During this time, he and his wife created the creation-based Jonathan Park audio dramas heard by millions around the world. They also created the new audio drama, Time Chroniclers. Then as Director at Genesis Apologetics he traveled the nation speaking to hundreds of audiences, of all ages, about the importance of trusting God’s Word.

  • The Journey to Novarupta

  • Ape Men Fossils

  • The Laws of Thermodynamics

  • The Scopes Trial

  • Dinosaurs

Tim Roth

Tim Roth has been married to Ruth for forty years and they have nine children and ten grandchildren. He has served as pastor for forty-five years, chaplain with the local fire department for twenty-five years, and board member with Christian Heritage from the beginning. He enjoys hiking, gardening, and playing with his grandchildren. With his family, he ministers in their church, community, and to homeschoolers across the state.

  • How to Permanently Remove the Deep Roots of Bitterness

Mary Craig

Mary is the wife of Neil Craig, mother of five, and grandmother of eighteen under age twelve. Since her children were small, she has desired to learn and grow in parenting. She can witness that God has always sent help via people and resources. Now she desires to pass this wisdom along to others looking for help and hope.

  • Tips for Enjoying the Process of Child Training

Corlette Sande

Corlette has degrees in Elementary Education and Counseling and is certified as a Relational Wisdom Instructor. As RW360’s Director of Ministry Relations, she counsels families and mediates child custody disputes. She authored the Young Peacemaker curriculum, teaching conflict resolution to parents and children around the world. She enhances Ken’s teaching with her own insights and provides encouragement and counsel.

  • Young Peacemakers

Scott LaPierre

Scott is Senior Pastor of Woodland Christian Church in Woodland, Washington, as well as an author and conference speaker. He and his wife, Katie, grew up together in northern California, and God has blessed them with seven children.

  • Strong Marriages for Healthy Homeschooling Environments

  • The Need to be Prepared

Allan Blain

Allan is an entrepreneur, trainer, and coach. With his wife, Nicole, they’ve homeschooled six children for eighteen years. Over twenty-five years, Allan owned several companies, including a real estate development company. As CEO, he grew it from $10 to over $40 million/year in revenue. His greatest satisfaction professionally comes from helping dad-preneurs and mom-preneurs to integrate family into their work-life.

  • Health from a Biblical Perspective

  • Expanding your Comfort Zone for Maximum Impact

Neil Craig

Neil was Minister of Music in several churches and served as arranger, accompanist, and Director of Music of an international Bible-teaching ministry. Neil is President and Executive Director of Christian Heritage Home Educators of Washington and instructs and directs the annual Christian Heritage Chorale. He and his wife, Mary, are on the Christian Heritage Board.

  • Instructor and director of the Christian Heritage Chorale & Orchestra, Choristers, and Men’s Chorus