Strategic Perspectives International Conference

October 22–24, 2015

Hear outstanding Christian authorities speak about what’s really happening in the world—what you won’t hear from the popular media. Our Tenth International Conference convenes to inform, encourage, and support you as you follow Christ Jesus. Join us so you can be an informed believer, equipped to make good decisions for the days ahead!


Chuck MisslerDr. Chuck Missler

Koinonia House & Koinonia Institute
The 7 Myths of Eschatology
How to Avoid Deception
Know Your Calling

Chuck Missler is the Founder and President of Koinonia Institute and Koinonia House. It is Chuck’s vision for this ministry that brings us together. His aim has always been to stimulate us to dig into the Bible ourselves because he knows that as we study there is a real opportunity for us to encounter the God of the Universe. That remains his vision and goal for this conference.

Bob CornukeBob Cornuke

BASE Institute
Traditions, Temples, and Beyond

Bob Cornuke is a biblical investigator, international explorer and author of nine books. He has participated in over fifty expeditions around the world searching for lost locations described in the Bible. Bob has appeared on National Geographic Channel, CBS, NBC’s Dateline, Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC, Fox, ABC, History Channel and Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Bob is currently the President of the Bible Archaeology Search and Exploration (BASE) Institute located in Colorado Springs, CO. He also serves as special advisor for the National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools and was invited by the President’s staff to conduct a Bible study for White House personnel. Bob has earned a Masters of Arts Biblical Studies and a Ph.D. in Bible and Theology from Louisiana Baptist University.

Gary StearmanGary Stearman

Prophecy Watchers
New Insights on the Last Generation: What the Bible Says about the Last Generation
Abraham and the Four Kings: Prophetic Pattern of the Latter Days

Gary Stearman serves as the CEO and host of Prophecy Watchers. Gary loves to teach people the deeper things of Bible prophecy. His unique perspective on world events has made him a valuable prophetic resource for friends all across the world. Since 1983 Gary has been the pastor of the Bible Church in Oklahoma City — Grace Fellowship. Beginning in 1987, he worked in partnership with J.R. Church at Prophecy in the News, producing a monthly magazine, weekly television programs and webcasts.

For unforeseen circumstances Tom Horn will not be attending the conference. In his place, we are happy to announce that Cris Putnam will be joining us and taking Tom’s speaking slots. Cris is the co-writer with Tom on many of his most recent books.

Cris PutnamCris Putnam

Author, The Supernatural Worldview
Astrobiology: The ‘Science’ With Nothing To Study
Who are the Immortals Driving the Paranormal Paradigm Shift?

In addition to his scholarly work in apologetic theology, Cris D. Putnam is a bestselling co-author of recent books with co-author Thomas Horn: Petrus Romanus, Exo-Vaticana, and On the Path of the Immortals as well as being a contributor to the compilation Pandemonium’s Engine: the Rise of Transhumanism and Blood on the Altar: The Coming War Between Christian vs. Christian. His latest book is The Supernatural Worldview with an introduction written by Chuck Missler. He holds a Master’s degree in Theological Studies, a Bachelor of Science degree in religion and mathematics as well as a certification in Christian apologetics. He is a lifetime member of the Koinonia Institute. Cris is recognized for his expertise in the area of Biblical prophecy and other prophetic traditions. In that regard, he has been interviewed as an expert for Countdown to Apocalypse which aired in Fall of 2012 on The History Channel, and in several recent documentary films including The Last Pope?Watchers 7 with LA Marzulli, and the soon to be released Inhuman: the Transhuman Agenda.

Joel RichardsonJoel Richardson

Author, Mideast Beast: The Scriptural Case for an Islamic Antichrist and Why We Left Islam
What Comes Next on the Prophetic Calendar?

Joel Richardson is a husband and a father committed to the pro-life and adoption movements. He is an artist, human rights activist, New York Times Bestselling author, internationally recognized speaker and recognized expert on Bible prophecy and the Middle East. Joel’s heart is thoroughly missional, with a deep love for Muslims and the peoples of the Middle East. Joel has been also featured on, or written for, numerous radio, television and news outlets across the world.

David McAlvanyDavid McAlvany

Author, Intentional Families: Reverse Engineering Your Family Legacy from Finish to Start
Intentional Families: Reverse Engineering Your Family Legacy From Finish to Start, Parts 1 & 2

David McAlvany is CEO of McAlvany Financial Companies, with an extensive background not only in finance, but also in third world development and business start-ups. He is a featured speaker on national television programs including CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg, as well as radio programs and financial seminars. David is an avid reader and a new author, with his first book being released this summer. He has a keen passion for cycling and mountaineering, but also thoroughly enjoys skiing, hiking, and enjoying the mountains of Colorado with his wife and children. David can be heard weekly on his market commentary with world leaders, bankers, economists, and renowned investors at

Joseph FarahJoseph Farah

Restoration vs. the Spirit of Diotrephes

Joseph Farah founded, in May 1997, It is now a leading Internet newssite in both traffic and influence. Inc. is an independent news source dedicated to uncompromising journalism, seeking truth and justice and revitalizing the role of the free press as a guardian of liberty. It remains faithful to the traditional and central role of a free press in a free society — as a light exposing wrongdoing, corruption and abuse of power.

Bob MaginnisRobert Maginnis

Author and National Security and Foreign Affairs Expert
Never Submit

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Maginnis, US Army (retired) is an experienced and internationally known expert on national security and foreign affairs. Bob is the vice president for a Maryland-based business that services the U.S. Government and he supervises a team of international specialists at the Pentagon. He is also a broadcast analyst for radio and television networks and a frequent guest on Fox News and CNN. His latest book, Never Submit, will be released in August 2015. Bob and his wife, Jan, live in northern Virginia.

Dr. William WeltyDr. William Welty

Executive Director, The ISV Foundation
The Validity of the State of Israel

William Welty is Executive Director of the ISV Foundation, producers of the Holy Bible: International Standard Version. He is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School of Deerfield, Illinois and holds a Ph.D. from Louisiana Baptist University. Dr. Welty also serves as Research Analyst in Advanced Communication Technologies and Adjunct Professor of Middle Eastern Studies on the faculty of Koinonia Institute. He and Chuck co-authored the book, I, Jesus: an Autobiography. William has been on the board of Directors of Koinonia House since 2009.

Steve ElwartDr. Steve Elwart

Executive Research Editor, Koinonia Institute
What is the World Coming To? A Global Intelligence Update

Steve monitors KI’s ten strategic trends throughout the world and shows how today’s events fit into God’s plan for us. Steve’s “tent-making” job is as an executive with the oil industry. He has spent that time not only working in industry, but also with many governmental agencies. Steve has served as a consultant to three Presidential Administrations, the Office of Director of National Intelligence, and the National Security Council. Steve also works with the Departments of Homeland Security and Energy as a Subject Matter Expert on cybersecurity and Industrial Control Systems. Steve has written over 200 papers covering Biblical studies, cybersecurity, automation, and geopolitics, and he has lectured at the West Point Military Academy, national laboratories, universities, and conferences across North America.

Ron MatsenRon Matsen

Director, Koinonia House
Finding Peace in the Face of Peril

Ron Matsen is now based in New Zealand at The River Lodge. The team under Ron Matsen has achieved fabulous results Worldwide: with continuing visibility through “God TV”, live broadcasts and video on-demand at K-House TV, and others has resulted in a worldwide awareness for KI. Ron also heads up the Resident Study Program at The River Lodge.

Chris Corlett

Chris CorlettKI Deputy Provost and Teaching Assistant
On Education: Playgrounds, Politics and Parents

Chris Corlett currently serves KI as a Deputy Provost and Teaching Assistant. He and his wife of nearly 30 years host regional events and conferences serving primarily Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada. He speaks and writes on many topics and relies on his background in public education as a teacher and curriculum writer for much of his presentations and publications. He presented at the 2014 Strategic Perspectives conference during a workshop on the topic of “Education as the Everyman Strategic Perspective” and currently moderates a forum on Education available through members’ dashboard.


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(Italicized items are ticketed events)

Thursday, October 22

  • 11:00 AM – Registration Begins
  • 1:00 PM – Welcome & Opening Prayer
  • 1:15 PM – Dr. Chuck Missler
  • 2:15 PM – Dr. Steve Elwart
  • 3:15 PM – Chris Corlett
  • 4:00 PM – KI Awards
  • 5:30 PM–7:00 PM – Dinner Break
  • 5:30 PM–7:00 PM – Dinner with speaker Dr. Chuck Missler
  • 7:30 PM – Gary Stearman
  • 8:30 PM – Joel Richardson

Friday, October 23

  • 8:00 AM–9:30 AM – Breakfast with guest speaker Joel Richardson
  • 9:45 AM – Welcome & Opening Prayer
  • 10:00 AM – Dr. William Welty
  • 11:00 AM – Cris Putnam
  • 12:00 PM–12:15 PM – Logos Bible Software Presentation
  • 12:15 PM–1:30 PM – Lunch Break
  • 12:15 PM–1:30 PM – Lunch with guest speaker Joseph Farah
  • 2:00 PM – Gary Stearman
  • 3:00 PM – David McAlvany
  • 3:50 PM–4:10 PM – Afternoon Break
  • 4:10 PM – Bob Cornuke
  • 5:30 PM–7:00 PM – Dinner Break
  • 5:30 PM–7:00 PM – Dinner with speaker Dr. Chuck Missler
  • 7:30 PM – Joseph Farah
  • 8:30 PM – Dr. Chuck Missler

Saturday, October 24

  • 8:00 AM–9:30 AM – Breakfast with guest speaker Bob Cornuke
  • 9:45 AM – Welcome & Opening Prayer
  • 10:00 AM – David McAlvany
  • 11:00 AM – Ron Matsen
  • 12:15 PM–1:30 PM – Lunch Break
  • 12:15 PM–1:30 PM – Lunch with guest speaker David McAlvany
  • 2:00 PM – Joel Richardson
  • 3:00 PM – Cris Putnam
  • 3:50 PM–4:10 PM – Afternoon Break
  • 4:10 PM – Bob Cornuke
  • 5:30 PM–7:00 PM – Dinner Break
  • 5:30 PM–7:00 PM – Dinner with guest speaker Gary Stearman
  • 7:30 PM – Lt. Col. Robert Maginnis, US Army (retired)
  • 8:30 PM – Dr. Chuck Missler

Sunday, October 25

  • 9:00 AM–11:00 AM – Breakfast Cruise for attendees to meet speakers (Board @ 8:50)


Conference Products

  • Conference DVD Set: $60
  • Conference Video Download: $60
  • Conference Audio CD Set: $60
  • Conference Audio Download: $60