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Spirituality & Religion


Religion has been a powerful guiding force for humanity since the beginning of civilization, and APB's religion speakers are leading experts on religion's impact on the world. Featuring renowned spiritual leaders, public intellectuals and thought leaders, and influential celebrity speakers, these keynote speakers on religion cover all angles of faith and varying beliefs, and will enhance any public forum.


Inner City Minister / Youth Advocate

A firebrand preacher from the streets of Boston, Rev. Rivers is an eloquent and impassioned voice of faith. Through his activism and sheer force of conviction, he speaks the truth about fighting violence and crime,...

Professor of Comparative Religion & Indian Studies

Author of several books, including A New Religious America and the classic Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras, Eck is a professor of comparative religion and Indian studies at Harvard...

Award-Winning Journalist & Media Personality

A nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate, Martin is the author of Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith, Speak, Brother! A Black Man's View of America, and ...

Co-Founder, Southern Christian Leadership Conference

One of the founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Under his leadership, economic empowerment was a major component that resulted in millions invested in the black community. Launched the first...

Author, Left to Tell

Ilibagiza is the author of Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust, the international bestseller that has sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide and has been made into a documentary. Some...

Author of 'Inheriting the Holy Land'

Writing with fierce honesty, Miller has created an extraordinary synthesis of history, reportage, and coming-of-age memoir in Inheriting the Holy Land. Her groundbreaking perspective on the conflict is...

Former Congressman / Columnist for "The New York Times"

Flake established a reputation for bipartisan, innovative legislative initiatives to revitalize urban commercial and residential communities. He is currently President of Edison Charter Schools; the largest publicly...

Minister, Attorney & Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A nationally acclaimed orator, she is the youngest daughter of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and one of Ebony magazine's “Ten of Tomorrow” in Leadership.

Political Strategist, Social Activist & Writer

As a gifted writer, stirring public speaker and ordained minister, Rev. Marcia L. Dyson has been hailed as one of our nation's foremost religious figures and spiritual writers. Using her special brand of wisdom and...

Queen of Hip-Hop Soul

Dubbed "the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," six-time Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. She is also a songwriter, producer and actress.

Preacher & Hip-Hop Generation Leader

The executive director of Movement for CHANGE, speaker Conrad Tillard has emerged as one of the leading social, political and spiritual voices of the hip-hop generation.

Spiritual Hip-Hop Leader & Activist

Using hip-hop as a means to bridge the generation gap, speaker Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou authored the acclaimed Urbansouls. He explores religion, race and politics.


A novelist, publisher, filmmaker, teacher and journalist, speaker Tina McElroy Ansa is the author of the "Mulberry, Georgia" novels.

Founder of The Empowerment Temple

Reverend Jamal-Harrison Bryant is the founder of the fastest growing AME church. He empowers believers spiritually and activates them politically through his cutting-edge teachings.

Pastor & Theologian

For years, speaker Wyatt Tee Walker is the senior pastor at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ and chairman of the National Action Network.

Leadeship Expert / Author

John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 13 million books who is committed to developing leaders of excellence and integrity by providing the finest...

Expert on Islam / Author

Jytte Klausen is a Professor of Comparative Politics and author of The Cartoons That Shook the World. In her book Klausen examines the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad and the worldwide protests that...

Founder & CEO, Life Without Limbs

Without any medical explanation or warning, Nick Vujicic was born with neither arms nor legs. He is the founder & CEO of the nonprofit organization Life Without Limbs.

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