Pastor Paul & Meredith Sheppard
Pastor Paul and Meredith have been married and in ministry for 35 years . Paul served as Sr. Pastor of Abundant Life Cristian Fellowship in Mountain View Ca. for 20 years. under their service Abundant Life became one of the largest and most culturally diverse churches in northern California. The Sheppard's founded Destiny Christian Fellowship in Fremont, California in 2010.
Pastor Paul is a world renowned speaker widely known for his practical and dynamic teaching style that helps people apply the timeless truths of scripture to their evryday lives. He serves as a speaker for the radio and online broadcast Destined for Victory and is the author of the book Rebuilding What the Enemy Almost Destroyed.
Meredith is also a gifted auther, publisher and speaker. Her wisdom, warmth and candid style creates trust and openess wherever she ministers. She is an encourager with a heart for women. One of her areicles, "Conquering Comparison" is featured as the first chapter of the book "The comarison Trap".
Breakout Session Speakers
Mike & Dr. Nina Stewart
Michael and Nina Stewart are ordained ministers and have been involved in marriage ministry since their covenant union in 2003. they find their greatest purpose and pleasure in serving as the leaders of the Hope 4 Your Marriage Ministry at Hope's House Christian Ministries in Granada Hills, California, that serves married couples throughmarriage enrichment classes and siminars, marriage counseling/ mentoring, and fellowship events.
MIchael enjoyed a 10-year career in the NFL playing for the LA Rams and Miami Dolphins. He is currently the owner of Stewart & and Sons Auto Detail and Asst. Head football coach at Bishop Alemany High School.
Nina holds a Doctorate in Divinity and two masters Degrees; in Christian Counseling and also in Organizational Leadership. She has a Christian Counseling Practice in Woodland Hills. On any given day you can find her educating and mentoring women of all ages in the way of the lord.
This dynamic duo has a blended family of 6 children ages 12 to 32 and 3 grandchildrenages 9,5 and 2.