Dr. Henry Blackaby*
Dr. Henry Blackaby is the founder and President emeritus of Blackaby Ministries International, an organization built to help people experience God.
Born in British Columbia, Dr. Blackaby has devoted his lifetime to ministry. He has served as a music director, education director, and pastor in churches in California and Canada, as well as president of Canadian Baptist Theological College for seven years and president of the Canadian Southern Baptist Conference. He has provided leadership to thousands of pastors and laymen across North America and has spoken to missionaries and other groups in over ninety countries of the world.
Blackaby has published an array of spiritually influential messages in his lifetime, most notably Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God (1990), which has sold 7 million copies and has been translated into over 45 languages. His books, Experiencing God Together and Experiencing God Day by Day Devotional, both won the Gold Medallion Award.
Henry lives with his wife, Marilynn, in Atlanta, Georgia. He has five children (Richard, Tom, Melvin, Norman, and Carrie), all of whom are serving in Christian ministry, fourteen grandchildren, and three-great grandchildren. His long-range goal is to encourage revival and spiritual awakening in the United States, Canada, and across the world through speaking, praying, enlisting, writing and mentoring. His hobbies are reading and traveling.
*Attendance contingent on health
Dr. Richard Blackaby
Richard is the President of Blackaby Ministries International and lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Richard travels internationally speaking on spiritual leadership in the home, church, and marketplace, as well as on spiritual awakening, experiencing God, and the Christian life. Richard regularly ministers to Christian CEOs as well as church and family leaders.
Richard has written or co-authored more than thirty books and he has co-authored books with his father, Henry, including: Experiencing God: Revised Edition.
Richard earned a B.A. in history from the University of Saskatchewan. He has an M.Div. and Ph.D. in church history from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and an honorary doctorate from Dallas Baptist University.
Richard grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He has been married to Lisa since August 6, 1983 and has three adult, married children: Mike, Daniel, and Carrie. Richard also has four amazing grandsons!
Monday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 18
Taylors First Baptist Church
For this year, we will again be offering two wonderful nights to choose from! Pick the night that works best with your schedule: Monday, September 17 or Tuesday, September 18. Both nights will be held at Taylors First Baptist Church at 6:15.
While there is no fee to attend the Banquet, we respectfully ask that you consider a minimum donation starting at $50.00 per person to help cover the cost of the evening. Financial support can be given through check, credit card, cash or pledge. Please call us at 864.292.5842 with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!