Dr. Rick Chromey
Dr. Rick Chromey is an author, speaker and historian. His mission is to help people interpret history, navigate culture and explore faith to create trusted and transformative change. In 2017, he founded MANNA! Educational Services International to serve churches, Christian schools and faith-based organizations with "inspirational edu-trainment." He’s authored over 15 books on leadership, church ministry, classroom management, history and culture, including his most recent work titled GenTech: An American Story of Technology, Change and Who We Really Are (2020).
Pastor Karl Bastian
Pastor Karl Bastian has over thirty years of experience as a full time children’s pastor in large, small, and mobile churches. He is the founder of Kidology.org, one of the first and still leading Internet destinations for those who minister to children. He is the host of KidminTalk.com a popular children’s ministry podcast and is the creator of PastorKarl.com a positive media site for kids. He is a prolific writer of training resources, books, magazine articles, curriculum and is the creator of itBibleCurricululm.com. Karl has a Bible Theology degree from Moody Bible Institute and a Masters in Children’s Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Named by Children’s Ministry Magazine as one of the top twenty influencers in children’s ministry in the past twenty years, Karl is a trainer and encourager at conferences around the world, but his favorite place to be is in front of kids creatively teaching them the Bible and training them to serve God. In his workshops or one on one coaching Karl brings the joy of children's ministry to life and with it, creative and practical ideas and principles that will recharge your ministry. Karl’s life mission is the Reach and Teach as many children as possible with the Good News of God’s Love and in the process to Enlist, Equip and Encourage others to do the same. He is currently the children’s pastor at Highpoint Church in Aurora, Colorado.
Brittany Nelson is a former children’s pastor and the creator of DeeperKidMin.com, an online hub of downloadable resources made FOR children’s ministry leaders BY children’s ministry leaders. She works to support children’s ministry leaders around the world by sharing resources and encouragement that grow kids deeper in their faith. Her other adventures include being a mom to the 2 sweetest little girls, reading as many books as she can, volunteering in children's and youth ministry, and drinking lots of herbal tea. She one day hopes to run the Disney Princess Half Marathon dressed as her favorite princess, Belle.
Stephen’s presentations are music-filled and motivational, but more importantly, informative and
full of ideas educators can use immediately in their classroom. Using his homemade Big Books,
Children’s Literature, Rhythm Instruments, and other Props, Stephen will bring to teachers a
renewed enthusiasm for using music to span their curriculum. He has presented for NAEYC.
Frog Street’s Splash, SDE’s I Teach Pre-K and K, Kindergarten Teachers of Texas and many
To book a Stephen Fite Workshop or Keynote contact us at 800-234-9228 and ask for Lisa
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Rev. John Authenreith has served in various roles of church ministry for almost 25 years. He
currently serves as the Senior Pastor at Cochranton Community Church in NW Pennsylvania,
where he lives with his wife of 31 years, Donna. Previously, he served other churches as both a
technical director and a worship pastor. He holds a BA in CommunicaGons from the University of
Akron, and an MA in Biblical Studies from Liberty University’s School of Divinity. John has been
blessed to be a part of the PTAC leadership team since 2005.
Albert Wright is a Master Trainer, Author, and host of a popular YouTube show. He is the epitome of someone who refuses to be defined by his circumstances. After growing up
in poverty he spent more than 20 years in the field as everything from a teacher, director, regional director and most recently as an advocate speaking to lawmakers and
other professionals. Albert holds a BS in Child Development as well as a Masters of Education in Early Childhood Education. Albert is a 3-time Trainer of the Year award winner and winner of numerous other awards and acknowledgements. Albert believes that it is important to be both informative and entertaining while training.
Albert believes that it is important to be both informative and entertaining while training,
because if people are entertained, they are more likely to retain the information. Albert
seeks to train with the perfect balance of laughter and learning, which has turned Wright
One Training clients into true fans of his work.