Fri, 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM : Gateways #1 & #2


Fri, 1:30 - 2:30 PM & 3:00 - 4:00 PM


ION Gateways are 7 affinity areas around which leaders come together to learn and collaborate for greater ministry impact.

These Gateways may be active at local, national, regional, and international levels allowing anyone, anywhere to engage in making disciples of Oral Communicators.



Byron Spradlin : Founder & President, Artists in Christian Testimony

Mark Overstreet, Founder & President, SRV International 

Katie Alaniz, Director of Online Learning & Professional Development/College of Education & Behavioral Sciences Faculty Member, Houston Baptist University - Coordinator, Apartment Life, and Digital Learning Specialist, River Oaks Baptist School

Steven Alaniz, Firefighter/EMT, Houston Fire Department - Coordinator, Apartment Life - Certified Personal Trainer

Jonathan Williams, President, Teacher and Storyteller, Word of God Speak Ministries

Chuck Madinger, Founder & CEO, Institutes for Orality Strategies (IOS) - Associate Director, ION

John Walsh, President & Founder, Bible Telling

Ruth Thorogood