Spotlight On: Christian Speakers

Creating programming for a faith-based audience and looking for amazing Christian speakers to invite to your stage? We are taking the time to spotlight different types of event speakers, and have curated the below list of Christian speakers that will be perfect for your event. Whether you’re looking for inspirational stories of drawing on faith to overcome life’s obstacles or candid discussions of leadership and public service, WSB’s premier voices will make your event shine.

From prominent political leaders to Olympic and Paralympic athletes, to inspirational military veterans — these featured Christian speakers are inspiring audiences around the globe. Don’t see the voice you’re looking for? As always, you can explore more speakers on the WSB website, or contact us to inquire about availability.

Featured Christian Speakers:

Christian Speakers - Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy

Former Head Coach, 2007 Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts And Football Analyst, NBC Sports

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The first African-American head coach to lead his team to a Super Bowl championship, Tony Dungy shares with us the importance of goals, integrity, discipline and overcoming adversity.


Christian Speakers - Laura W. Bush

Laura W. Bush

First Lady of the United States (2001-2009)

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Laura Bush, one of the most popular first ladies in history, is a compelling advocate for issues of national and global concern.


Christian Speakers - Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal

Governor of Louisiana (2008-2016)

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One of America’s most successful public-sector executives and one of the boldest innovators in health care and education,
Bobby Jindal brings to life the lessons learned from a career in leadership and public service, engaging audiences with in-depth analysis on the hot-button issues of today and his thoughts about the future of our country.


Christian Speakers - Anthony Robles

Anthony Robles

2011 NCAA Wrestling Champion, Recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, ESPN ESPY Awards and Author, Unstoppable

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Born with one leg, 2011 NCAA Champion Anthony Robles became an unstoppable force in college wrestling who now shares his strategy for success—a limitless belief in self and the motivation to do things other people wouldn’t have thought possible.


Christian Speakers - Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray

Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray

Inspirational Adventurers, Lifelong Friends and Achievers of the Impossible

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Born a little over 36 hours apart, Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray have been blessed with a lifelong friendship. Their lives have been intertwined for 40 years and have brought them many adventures—most notably, their recent 500-mile trek across the vast terrain of Spain. Justin, who lives with a progressive neuromuscular disease and manages life from a power wheelchair, had the urge to tackle the Camino de Santiago or Way of St. James. When asked, Patrick responded with “I’ll push you!”


Christian Speakers - Joshua DuBois

Joshua DuBois

Director, White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (2009-2013); Best-Selling Author, The President’s Devotional; Founding Partner, Values Partnerships

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Having developed one of the country’s largest networks of faith-based and nonprofit relationships, Joshua DuBois shares with audiences his expertise in creating and leveraging bold initiatives addressing diversity in the workplace, community outreach and development, mobilizing youth, and religion in the public square.


Christian Speakers - Kevin Sorbo

Kevin Sorbo

International TV and Film Actor; Stroke Survivor; and Author, True Strength

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From his humble upbringing in a small Midwestern town to portraying an invincible demigod on TV, to fighting for his life in a traumatic health incident, Kevin Sorbo takes audiences on a journey through his incredible and harrowing experiences and offers an inspiring message of resilience, hope and faith.


Christian Speakers - Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton

America’s Best-known Olympian

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One of the most admired Olympic athletes of all time, Mary Lou Retton inspires us with the characteristics of real-life champions including sacrifice, dedication, attitude and hard work.


Christian Speakers - Mallory Weggemann

Mallory Weggemann

2012 Paralympic Gold Medalist

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Mallory shares her incredible story of her amazing abilities by winning gold and setting a Paralympic Record in the 50m freestyle. It has been deemed one of the most memorable moments of the London Games, and it inspired many across the world.


Christian Speakers - J.C. Watts

J.C. Watts

Visionary Conservative Leader

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A visionary conservative leader, J.C. Watts offers thought provoking views on the future of healthcare, the economy, education and other major issues of the day.


Christian Speakers - Lou Holtz

Lou Holtz

Legendary Football Coach and Analyst, ESPN (2004-2015)

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He is called “the greatest motivator of our time,” “the best sports speaker ever,” “the best football coach in 50 years” and “a modern-day Will Rogers.” Lou Holtz is all of these things.


Christian Speakers - Dick Vitale

Dick Vitale

College Basketball Analyst, ABC Sports and ESPN

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Probably no one can inspire an audience with enthusiasm and energy and teach us lessons of life and business that transcend athletics better than the inimitable, one-of-a-kind Dick Vitale.


Christian Speakers - Major Dan Rooney, USAF

Major Dan Rooney, USAF

Fighter Pilot, PGA Professional, Patriotic Philanthropist and Author, A Patriot’s Calling: Living Life Between Fear and Faith

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An American hero. Major Dan “Noonan” Rooney is a fighter pilot with 3 combat tours in Iraq, a PGA Golf Professional, and the founder of the Folds of Honor. He has served as the motivational speaker for two U.S Ryder Cup teams and is a FOX News contributor. A decorated military aviator, Major Rooney is currently stationed at Tyndall AFB Florida as a member of 301st Fighter Squadron.

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