Bishop Benjamin is an author and sought-after speaker in the faith, business and civic sectors. He is founder of The Benjamin Agency and co-founder of The Daniel Center of Leadership, both in Charlotte, NC. Additionally, he is a Founding Partner of the world-renowned John Maxwell Speaking & Coaching Team and a Distant Consultant for Regent University Center of Entrepreneurship. He has provided keynote addresses for some of the top brands in the country, such as Ameriprise Financial, CitiGroup, Colonial Life, Liberty National and Keller Williams Realty. As an author, Marcus’ nine books range from faith and business to leadership and personal growth. His latest book, Profiting from His Presence, is poised to be another best-seller as he engages the faith community with the Person & principles of Jesus Christ. Annually, Marcus speaks nearly 50 times each year to faith, business and civic audiences across the country.
Pastor Harris is a prolific speaker and Executive Pastor at the well-publicized and culture changing multi-ethnic church, Crossover Church of Tampa, Florida with Pastor Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen. Previously, he served as Director of Ministry Operations and also a member of the pastoral team at the historic mega-church, Fellowship Church of Chicago, with Pastor Charles Jenkins. He transitioned into this role after serving as Chief of Staff at Fellowship. He also currently serves as an International Leader within the world-wide ministry reformation, Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International, where Bishop Joseph W. Walker, III is the Presiding Bishop and Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. is the Founding Bishop. An alumnus of The Florida State University and University of South Carolina, he is also a member of a number of national Boards and community groups. He has previously served in ministries in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Illinois. Having completed course requirements for his doctorate, he has also served on staff at multiple secondary and post-secondary educational institutions as an administrator, instructor, and staff member. As a life-long learner he recently completed a special Certificate in Ministry & Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. As an entrepreneur, he has launched Inspired Ideas Group, LLC, a conglomerate of trainers and consultants to assist not-for-profits, educational institutions, and ministries to maximize their success in operations and human capital. He has also recently launched a new venture to train and mentor young ministers, ages 13-19, known as The Timothy Troop. As a proficient writer, he just released his latest book, "Temporary Assignments", available now.