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ABOUT THE DVD
The Breaking the Spiral of Silence DVD will run 2 hours.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

• The Sanctity of Life
• Protecting and Strengthening Marriage
• Protecting Religious Liberty
• Silence is Evil: Stand Up/Speak Out
• Speak Out in Education
• Speak Out in the Media
• Speak Out in the Community and Public Square
• Speak Out in Church
• Take the Next Steps

John Stonestreet

John StonestreetJohn Stonestreet's passion is to illuminate a biblical worldview for today’s culture. He’s a speaker, writer, cultural commentator, and collaborator of worldview initiatives. In his shared role with the Colson Center and Summit Ministries, John directs conferences and curriculum projects, speaks to groups nationally and internationally, consults on worldview education for schools and churches, and appears frequently on web and radio broadcasts. As the host of The Point, a daily national radio program, John provides thought-provoking commentaries on current events and life issues from a biblical worldview.

John holds degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (IL) and Bryan College (TN), and is the co-author of Making Sense of Your World: A Biblical Worldview. He and his wife Sarah have three daughters and a dog, and live in Colorado Springs, Colo.


Timothy George

Timothy GeorgeTimothy George has been the dean of Beeson Divinity School since its inception in 1988. As founding dean, George has been instrumental in shaping its character and mission. He teaches church history and doctrine.

George serves as executive editor for Christianity Today, and on the editorial advisory boards of The Harvard Theological Review, Christian History and Books & Culture. He has served on the Board of Directors of Lifeway Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention.

George has written more than 20 books and regularly contributes to scholarly journals. His book Theology of the Reformers has been translated into several languages and is used as a textbook in many schools and seminaries. His most recent books are Reading Scripture with the Reformers, Amazing Grace: God's Pursuit, Our Response and The Mark of Jesus: Loving in a Way the World Can See (with John Woodbridge).

He has been active in evangelical-Roman Catholic Church dialogue. An ordained minister, he has been pastor of churches in Tennessee, Alabama and Massachusetts. He and his wife, Denise, have two adult children.

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Harry Jackson

Harry JacksonHarry R. Jackson, Jr. is senior pastor of Hope Christian Church, a 3,000-member congregation in the nation’s Capital.

His writing is featured in periodicals such as Charisma, Christian Parenting, Kairos, New Man, Ministry Today, The Church Report, The Christian Post, and The Elijah List. Bishop Jackson’s books to date include the Silver Medallion Award winning High Impact African-American Churches, Personal Faith Public Policy, and The Truth In Black and White.

Bishop Jackson has appeared on the CBS Nightly News, BET, The O’Reilly Factor on FOX, CBN, and TBN. His articles have been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Associated Press.

He is founder and president of High Impact Leadership Coalition, which exists to protect the moral compass of America and be an agent of healing to our nation by educating and empowering churches, community and political leaders.

Bishop Jackson recently formed the International Communion of Evangelical Churches which currently oversees 1000+ churches around the world.

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Eric Metaxas

Eric MetaxesEric Metaxas is the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery.

His writing has appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Regeneration Quarterly, Christianity Today, National Review Online, Beliefnet and First Things.

He has been featured numerous times on CNN, The Fox News Channel and other television networks, and has been a guest on NPR. He is the founder and host of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life, a monthly event of entertaining and thought provoking discussions that feature such
speakers as Sir John Polkinghorne, Dr. Armand Nicholi, Os Guinness, Lauren F. Winner and Peter Kreeft.

Metaxas serves on the vestry of Calvary/St. George's Episcopal Church, and lives in Manhattan, New York, with his wife and daughter.

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Jennifer Roback Morse
Jennifer Roback MorseJennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D. is the founder and President of the Ruth Institute — a project of the National Organization for Marriage — which seeks to promote life-long married love to college students by creating an intellectual and social climate favorable to marriage. She is also the Senior Research Fellow in Economics at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.

Dr. Morse is the author of Smart Sex: Finding Life-long Love in a Hook-up World, and Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn’t Work, recently reissued in paperback, as Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

She is a regular contributor to the National Review Online, National Catholic Register, Town Hall, and MercatorNet.

In April 2008, Dr. Morse presented at the Harvard conference, “The Legacy and Future of Feminism.” Her public policy articles have appeared in Forbes, Policy Review,The American Enterprise, Fortune, Reason, the Wall Street Journal, Vital Speeches, and Religion and Liberty.

Dr. Morse currently lives in San Diego, CA. She and her husband are the parents of a birth child and an adopted child. From March 2003 to August 2006, Dr. Morse and her husband were foster parents for San Diego County. During that time, they cared for a total of eight foster children.

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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez

Rev. Samuel RodriguezCNN named Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, “The leader of the Hispanic Evangelical movement”. The Wall St. Journal identified him as one of America’s seven most influential Hispanic Leaders, and the only religious leader on the list. By God’s Grace, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez stands today as America’s voice for Hispanic
Christianity.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of some of America’s leading Evangelical organizations such as: Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, National Association of Evangelicals, Empower 21 and Christianity Today. Rodriguez is also the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award
presented by the Congress of Racial Equality.

He is an Assemblies of God Ordained Minister since the age of 23. Rodriguez also serves as Senior Pastor of New Season Christian Worship Center in Sacramento, CA where he resides in California with his wife of 22 years, Eva and their three children.

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Father Jonathan Morris

Father Jonathan MorrisFather Jonathan Morris joined FOX News Channel (FNC) as a general news contributor in May 2005.

Since beginning as a contributor, Father Jonathan has reported on a variety of news stories including the passing of Pope John Paul II, the 2005 riots in Paris, France and the influx of human trafficking surrounding the World Cup in Germany in 2006. In addition to his studies and contributing duties, he also writes for FoxNews.com.

Prior to FNC, he served as an adviser to the producers of the film, "The Passion of the Christ" and advised in promotion and pre-release marketing for the film. Father Jonathan received his bachelors in business administration as well as separate degrees in classical humanities, philosophy and theology from the Franciscan University and the University of San Jose. In June 2004, he completed with high honors a licentiate degree in moral theology at Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University in Rome, where he is currently a doctoral candidate. Read more:

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Chuck Stetson

Chuck StetsonChuck Stetson is Chairman and CEO of Essentials in Education (EIE), a non-profit educational publisher that seeks to enrich education.

Dr. Stetson co-authored The Bible and Its Influence , which is now being taught in over 520 schools in 43 states. A second EIE project was the documentary THE BETTER HOUR: The Legacy of William Wilberforce, which was broadcast nationally on National Public Television in February 2008 during Black History month. It is available on PBS Home Video through Amazon.com and Netflix.

Dr. Stetson is a frequent speaker on education in a variety of venues including to business leaders, community leaders, the staff of Congress, The White House and leading universities. He has appeared on FOX News, CBS Sunday Morning and the TODAY Show. His work at EIE has been featured in numerous Associated Press articles, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, and in April 2007 in a cover story in TIME Magazine.

Dr. Stetson is CEO of Let's Strengthen Marriage and National Marriage Week USA. He is the course developer and facilitator for WEA Leadership Institute’s “Effective Public Engagement” course to train Evangelical leaders worldwide.

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Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson TadaJoni Eareckson Tada, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, is an international advocate for people with disabilities.

A diving accident in 1967 left Joni Eareckson, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, unable to use her hands. After two years of rehabilitation, she emerged with new skills and a fresh determination to help others in similar situations.

Her best-selling autobiography Joni and the feature film of the same name have been translated into many languages, introducing her to people around the world. She also has visited more than 45 countries.

Joni has written more than seventy books and numerous magazine articles. Joni’s works cover topics ranging from disability outreach to reaching out to God. Her 2003 memoir, The God I Love, chronicles a lifetime walking with Jesus. Her latest book, A Place of Healing, recounts her recent journey through physical pain and unanswered prayer, coming to terms with the fact that God, who could definitely heal her, once again chose not to do so.

In 1982, she launched “Joni and Friends,” a daily radio program of information and inspiration which airs on more than 1,000 outlets and reaches 1 million listeners a week.

She has been interviewed or featured on TV shows such as “Larry King Live” and “ABC World News Tonight,” in print outlets such as Christianity Today, the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times and on radio shows such as “Focus on the Family.”

Joni and her husband, Ken Tada, have been married since 1982.

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Todd Wagner

Todd WagnerTodd Wagner is the Founding Pastor of Watermark Community Church in Dallas, Texas. The church was established just over a decade ago by a handful of friends who were burdened to make the invisible Kingdom visible to their spiritually confused and compromised friends in this city. Today, the Watermark
body is working in Dallas and around the world serving, teaching and leading others in the adventure of following Christ.

Todd and his wife Alex are busy investing in their six kids. Though he enjoys teaching at both Watermarkand conferences around the country, his favorite pastime is laughing with his family and coaching sports for his kids and their friends.