August 20-22, 2014
Tony Nolan will be the speaker for Ignite 2014. Tony shares the gospel with more than 800,000 students annually through radio, TV, conferences, festivals, concerts, and church events. He recently served as the Tour Pastor and Gospel Communicator for Casting Crowns and Winter Jam, the largest Christian Concert Tour in America, sharing in 120 cities where 87,000 people received Christ.
Tony engages students with his wacky humor and passion for Christ. His goal is to help students experience life-change by connecting with God.
An outspoken advocate of Contemporary Christian Music, Tony partners frequently with artists such as Casting Crowns, Third Day, Jeremy Camp, Rebecca St. James, Lincoln Brewster, Steven Curtis Chapman, Skillet, Toby Mac, Building 429, and others.
TNT Ministries is the ministry organization that Tony leads. He has written and produced several popular teaching resources. He also is the author of "Faith Fuel - A Refueling Journey," a devotional book designed for students.
Before becoming an itinerant evangelist, Tony served as the college and singles minister at First Baptist Church, Woodstock, GA. He is a graduate of The Criswell College for Biblical Studies in Dallas, TX. He lives with his wife Tammy and their three children, Christy, Wil, and Bradly in Woodstock, GA
Singer/Songwriter Mark Harris will be the worship leader for the week. Mark sang with Truth before embarking on a sixteen and a half year journey as a member of 4Him. Mark was the songwriter for this award winning music ministry that received a Grammy nomination and ten Dove awards. Since 2007, Mark has served in worship leadership and a solo concert ministry. Songs he has written include "Where There Is Faith," "Future Generations," The Basics of Life," "A Strange Way to Save the World," and "Find Your Wings." Mark currently serves as associate pastor and artist in residence at Gateway Church in Fort Worth, Texas.