Past Keynote Speakers

Mandy Litizke is the Founder/Executive Director of Safe Harbor Orphan Care Ministries,  an International Speaker, wife & mom to 17. Born into the tragedy and hopelessness of addiction and abuse, hear her story of rescue and redemption; experiencing God’s healing grace & transforming what could become bitterness into blessings. Called to an unimaginable journey of faith and obedience to live out loud. Mandy and her family reside in Columbus, OH.

Mandy will be speaking Friday night at 7:00pm and hold a Q and A session Saturday at 4:00pm.


Loryn Smith, founder of Finally Home Christian Adoption Services, is the mother of 20 children, a social worker, family coach and sought after speaker for her personal as well as professional experience. Loryn and her husband Thad have fostered over a hundred children over nearly 25 years.  Loryn is also a TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Practitioner and trained directly under Dr. Karyn Purvis at Texas Christian University. Loryn delivers passion, energy, encouragement and support with practical ways to reduce stress in your home and find healthy and effective methods in working with children from hard places.