Extravaganza Speakers & Presenters

Extravaganza Speakers

There are six general sessions throughout the Extravaganza. These carefully selected speakers will inspire, challenge and equip you for the ministry ahead. Additional speakers will be added so be sure to check back for updates. 




General Session Speakers 

Kara Powell headshot

Kara Powell

Executive Director, Fuller Youth Institute
Dr. Kara Powell is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI), a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary, and Fuller's Chief of Leadership Formation. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women You Should Know,” Kara serves as a Youth and Family Strategist for Orange, and also speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences. Kara is the author or coauthor of a number of books, including the recently released Faith Beyond Youth Group. Kara lives with her husband Dave and their three teenage and young adult children, Nathan, Krista, and Jessica, in Southern California.

Jennifer Knapp headshotJennifer Knapp 
Singer-songwriter, author, speaker and advocate

Jennifer Knapp is a successful American-Australian musician who achieved critical and commercial success in the Christian music genre. After a hiatus, she returned to music and became an advocate for LGBTQ & faith issues. 
Her early career highlights include:more than 1 million albums sold with her first 3 releases, 4 Dove Awards and 2 Grammy nominations and has toured with Jars of Clay and Lilith Fair. After a she took a break in 2002, Jennifer returned in 2010 with Letting Go and founded Inside Out Faith, a non-profit for LGBTQ & faith issues. Recently completed a Master's Degree in Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University.


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