Speakers

We’ll be adding to our speakers roster during the coming days, so please keep checking back! 


Dr. Michael S. Heiser – Michael S. Heiser is scholar of the Bible and its ancient context. Mike is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (M.A., Ancient History) and the University of Wisconsin- Madison (M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew Bible and Semitic Studies). He has taught biblical studies, theology, and ancient languages for over twenty years in the classroom and online distance education. He is currently a Scholar-in-Residence at Logos Bible Software, a company that produces ancient text databases and other digital resources for study of the ancient world and biblical studies. (continue reading)


Dr. Thomas R. Horn – Long time television and radio personality, author of dozens of best-selling books and publisher of many others, Dr. Thomas Horn, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of SkyWatchTV and Defender Publishing. His presentation for Stand 2020 will be his last conference presentation. (continue reading


Nita Horn is CEO of Whispering Ponies Ranch, a non-profit organization that employs mobile services, on-site specialized youth camps for sex-trafficked and foster children, and where adult individuals with developmental disabilities experience positive mental, physical, and emotional benefits through the use of miniature equine assisted activities. Handlers use onsite therapy animal activities as well as camping elements such as; climbing walls, fishing, bicycling, prayer trails and more, to connect with children and adults as part of a healing process that horses have shown to bring. Nita is the author of No Fences: It Started With a Plastic Pony and co-author with her husband Tom of such books as The Milieu, Forbidden Gates, The Ahriman Gate, How To Overcome The Most Frightening Issues You Will Face This Century, God’s Ghostbusters and more.


Derek P. Gilbert is the host and news anchor/analyst for SkyWatchTV, a Christian media ministry, and co-host of SciFriday and Unraveling Revelation with his wife, author and analyst Sharon K. Gilbert. Both programs recently been added to the PTL Television Network family. (continue reading)


Sharon K. Gilbert – Science, writing, opera, and geopolitics are just a few of the many ‘hats’ worn by Sharon K. Gilbert. Gilbert is the author of the non-fiction work Ebola and the Fourth Horsemen of the Apocalypse; The Laodicea Chronicles, a novelized look at the spiritual battle set in current time; The Armageddon Strain, a biological thriller that blends science and the supernatural. (continue reading)


 Joe Ardis Horn is a Professional Fitness and Nutrition Specialist, COO of SkyWatch TV, dog behavior expert and Certified Professional Trainer/Instructor. As the best-selling author of the groundbreaking book Dead Pets Don’t Lie, his incredible personal story—from the gates of death and back again—prompted the Special Investigation that now resides in the breakthrough new work, Timebomb.


Carl Gallups has been the senior pastor of Hickory Hammock Baptist Church in Milton, Florida, since 1987. Carl is a graduate of the Florida Law Enforcement Academy, Florida State University (B.S. Criminology) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and serves on the Board of Regents at the University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama. (continue reading)


Joel Richardson is a New York Times bestselling author, film-maker, and teacher. Joel lives in the United States with his wife and five children. With a special love for all the peoples of the Middle East, Joel travels globally, preparing the Church for the great challenges of our time, teaching on the gospel, living with biblical hope, the return of Jesus. He is the author, editor, director, or producer of several books and documentaries, and is the host of the popular online Christian program, the Underground.


Dr. Michael K. Lake is the Chancellor and Founder of Biblical Life College and Seminary, the host of Biblical Life TV, and the co-hosts the Kingdom Intelligence Briefing with his wife, Mary Lou.  He is the author of the best-selling books, The Shinar Directive:  Preparing the Way for the Son of Perdition, and The Sheeriyth Imperative:  Empowering the Remnant to Overcome the Gates of Hell.  Dr. Lake is a popular speaker at national Christian conferences and is a frequent guest on many Christian TV and radio/podcast programs in North America. KIB website: www.kingdomintelligencebriefing.com


Donna Howell is chief editor and production manager of Defender Publishing, as well as Tom Horn’s personal assistant and author of the best-selling title Handmaidens Conspiracy (2018). Other works by Howell include Redeemed Unreedeemable (2014), Dead Pets Don’t Lie (2015), Final Fire (2016), Radicals (2017), and Encounters (2019).


Lt. Col. Robert Maginnis is a Washington, DC-based broadcast national security and foreign policy analyst with 24 years of extensive experience speaking on tough issues with most major broadcast and cable television and radio outlets to include Fox News and CNN. He is an author having been both a columnist for conservative outlets with more than 800 published articles on national security and geopolitical issues. His books include Alliance of Evil, The Deeper State, Future War and Never Submit: Will the Extermination of Christians Get Worse Before It Gets Better? (continue reading)


Shelley Neese is Vice President of The Jerusalem Connection, a Christian Zionist organization in the Washington, D.C. area. Her writing has appeared in The Jerusalem Post, The Jerusalem Post Metro Edition, Arutz Sheva, and FrontPage Magazine. Shelley is the author of the #1 new release The Copper Scroll Project, a nonfiction account that weaves history in with narrative as an arson investigator from Oklahoma sets out to unearth the lost treasures of the Jerusalem Temple.


Josh Peck is an avid researcher, who works in full-time ministry at SkyWatchTV, hosts “Into the Multiverse,” and is the author of numerous books, including The Second Coming of the New Age (coauthored with Steven Bancarz), The Day The Earth Stands Still (coauthored with Derek P. Gilbert), Unraveling the Multiverse and Abaddon Ascending (coauthored with bestselling author Tom Horn). Josh has been featured on numerous television and radio shows, including The History Channel’s “In Search Of” with Zachary Quinto, The Hagmann and Hagmann Report with Doug and Joe Hagmann, and Coast to Coast AM with George Noory.


Dr. Ralph Umbriaco’s passion as a healthcare professional is to empower patients with the knowledge and understanding necessary for them to experience their own healing miracle. Rather than “fighting” or “focusing” on this concept that is called disease, why not, instead, invest and redirect an effective portion of our time, energies and effort in CREATING so much “real health” that disease and discomfort can no longer have any power over you, your life, you family or your environment? Dr. Umbriaco is a state-licensed doctor of chiropractic medicine and holds a private practice in Newport Beach, California. He also holds a master’s of science in traditional oriental medicine (MSTOM) and is a certified natural health professional (CNHP).


Allie Anderson-Henson serves as an administrator over SkyWatch TV, Defender Publishing, and Whispering Ponies Ranch. As a researcher and writer, her most recent work has appeared in Unearthing the Lost World of the Cloudeaters by Thomas Horn and Steve Quayle, On the Path of the Immortals by Thomas Horn and Cris Putnam, When Once We Were a Nation, How to Overcome the Most Frightening Issues You Will Face This Century, and more. Her appearance in public media include episodes of SkyWatch TV, The Jim Bakker Show, The Herman & Sharron Show and other network television programs.


Dr. Matthew Sams (D.C., F.I.A.C.A) was born and raised in Chariton, Iowa. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1994.  Following chiropractic college, he practiced in Ankeny, Iowa, for five years. In August of 1999, he decided that Branson, Missouri, was where his heart was. Dr. Sams specializes in many different techniques. He feels that what the patient needs varies from person to person. His techniques consist of Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, Activator, Acupuncture, Nutrition, Kinesio Taping and teaching education and health through radio programs and classes. Dr. Sams has a passion for helping his patients get the best out of life.


Dr. Joshua W. Vance (DC, MTAA) is a chiropractic specialist in Republic, Missouri. He graduated with honors from Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City in 1999. Having more than nineteen years of diverse experiences, especially in chiropractic, Dr. Vance affiliates with no hospital, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in the medical group, Vance Chiropractic, Inc.