Speakers

Bradley Pierce

Bradley Pierce is an attorney and Executive Director of Abolish Abortion Texas. More importantly, he is a husband to his wife, Cindy, a father of their nine children, a member of his local church, and a servant of Christ.


C.R. Cali

C.R. Cali was saved later in life at the age of 40 when by the grace of God, our Lord changed his heart of stone to one of flesh, restoring his corrupted image and giving him the mind of Christ, moving him from rebellion and hatred for God to love and obedience in Him. He now serves as the pastor of Sermon in the Park, a 1689 confessional Particular Baptist church in Victoria, TX. He is married to Cheryl, and they have 4 adult children and 12 grandchildren. He is the author of The Doctrine of Balaam and host of the podcast Resisting Balaam on the Wrath and Grace Radio Network.

Jeff Durbin

Jeff Durbin has been Pastor/Elder of Apologia Church in Tempe since it was founded in February of 2010. He worked for many years as a hospital chaplain. Jeff is a popular speaker for camps, conferences, churches & schools across the globe. He has participated in outreach to various religious organizations nationwide and has even engaged in several moderated public debates. Jeff was featured on the History Channel series, “The Stoned Ages”, which reviewed the Christian approach and philosophy concerning drug and alcohol addiction. Jeff co-hosts Apologia Radio and Apologia TV, both of which garner followers throughout the US and internationally. Both shows are available via Apologia Studios. He also leads Apologia’s ministry, End Abortion Now, whose goal is to criminalize and end abortion through the work of the local church and state legislation. Jeff is a World Champion martial artist with 5 Black-Belts. He starred in popular video games, movies and tours. He played Michelangelo and Donatello for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise as well as Johnny Cage in “Mortal Combat” the world-tour. Our younger followers may have even seen him as a fighter in MTV’s “The Final Fu”. Jeff has been married to his bride, Candi, for over 20 years. They have 5-children: Sage, Immagin, Saylor, Stellar, and Augustine. They also have 3 grandchildren: Ezra, Nathan, and Eve.



Phil George

Phil George has served as a pastor at Grace Life Church of Dallas since 2015. In addition to shepherding the flock, he stays busy with operating the accounting practice he began in 2001, ranching, and helping his wife, Bobbi, home educate their 10 children on the property he and his family own NE of McKinney. Along with having a heart for family discipleship, Pastor Phil’s passion is to point the lost world to Christ and exhort Believers to live lives worthy of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Russell Hunter

T. Russell Hunter reignited the Abolitionist Movement in America in 2010 and has been working tirelessly for the cause ever since. In 2018 he ran communications for the Dan Fisher for Governor campaign, which led to the founding of Free the States, an abolitionist lobbying organization that supports bills of abolition and guides the Abolitionist Movement in the political sphere. Russell enjoys drawing and does most of the artwork for Free the States. Russell and his wife, Katherine, have been married since 2005 and have three children here on earth - Melian, Ransom, and Eliza - and two more in Heaven. He has a master's degree in History of Science from the University of Oklahoma, and he is thrilled to be here to support the cause of abolition in Texas.

Jon Speed

Jon Speed is the founding pastor of Christ is King Baptist Church of Syracuse, NY, and is presently the Pastor of Missions and Evangelism at FBC Briar in Azle, TX. He is the author of Evangelism in the New Testament and co-producer of the pro-life documentary, Babies Are Murdered Here and the sequel Babies Are Still Murdered Here. In January of 2019 he went viral for closing his bookstore in protest of NY's reproductive health act and went on Fox and Friends, Hannity, and Glenn Beck. Jon is married to Kim, and they have five children.


Joseph Silk

Joseph Silk is a follower of Christ who strives to help other believers to engage in and steer an evil society toward Christ and Biblical truths. Joseph has been married to his wife, Kimberlee, for 14 years. They have been blessed with 9 beautiful children; Isabelle, Jude, Sophia, Josey, Norah, Luke, Ruthie, Marcus, and Thomas.

Joseph graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a B.A. in Organizational and Strategic Communication and minor in phycology, including 33 hours of various biblical studies from Colorado Christian University. He also served honorably in the United States Coast Guard as a Rescue and Survival Boatswains Mate Petty Officer 3rd Class.

From 2014-2020 Joseph served as an Oklahoma State Senator, representing Senate District 5 in southeast Oklahoma. During his time in the Senate, he authored the first bill that would offer uncompromising, equal protection to unborn children by upholding the constitution and completely abolishing abortion.

Departing the State Senate in 2020, Joseph founded Liberty Rising Institute, which seeks to educate and equip churches on the Biblical and constitutional principles of abolishing abortion. As well as educating, Joseph uses his first-hand experience from his time in the Senate to help church members build relationship and engage their individual legislators.

Joseph is the recipient of the following honors:

U.S. Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal, U.S. Coast Guard Boatswains Mate A-School Leadership Excellence Award, 2015 Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee Freshman Legislator of the Year, 2016 Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee Freshman Legislator of the Year, 2016 Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee William Wilberforce Award, 2016 Oklahoma Second Amendment Association Minute Man Legislator of the Year, and 2017 Conservative Achievement Award from the American Conservative Union