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Speaker Biographies

Warren is a passionate pastor who preaches the gospel in a powerful way that ignites listeners to pursue their purpose. Over the last 20 years, Warren has fostered diverse relationship capital that builds bridges for all people and forwards proactive change in our culture through servant leadership. As an influencer, Warren uses his voice to forward strategy and solutions in the community through faith-based and civic engagement projects. He is a chosen prominent leader of activist movements and conversations around social justice, diversity and equality, systemic injustice, police accountability, foster care, women’s rights, immigration advocacy, and racial reconciliation.

As a servant leader, Rev. Curry’s mission is to serve humankind, and empower others to use their God-given gifts with excellence and to the glory of God. Rev. Curry is very active in the community. She has served as the Chair of the Board of Seeking Doors, Inc., and is a member of the African American Advisory Council for Congressional District 7. She has received numerous awards including the Positively Powerful Woman Award for Spiritual Leadership in 2012, and the NAACP 2016 Image Award for Religion, the Global Women’s Summit Award for Leadership and the Desert Mountain Conference YPD Pastor of the Year.

Marc has been following and loving Jesus for 30 years, despite what has happened to him and around him. Although he says he has no formal theological credentials his favorite verses are Psalm 139:23-24; Proverbs 4:23; 1 Peter 4:8; and 1 John 4:20-21. He is a pilot for American Airlines, an accomplished flutist, and he is an elder at The Spring Church in Tempe. He and his wife, Katie, are committed followers of Jesus, and are constantly devoting themselves to service for the Kingdom.