Charles Billingsley will open Friday night in concert. Charles is no stranger to Christian music. His career includes a two year tenure as lead singer for award-winning vocal group Newsong.

Speakers include Newell & Collen Cerak co-authors of the New York Times bestseller Mistaken Identity. Parents of Whitney Cerak who was mistakenly identified as deceased at the scene of a tragic car accident in the spring of 2006. A month later it was discovered that Whitney was in fact alive and another family thinking she was their daughter had been caring for her.
The Ceraks will speak about the joy and pain of two families who have over come so much.

Teresa G. Simmons will recount her near-death experience including what she calls her visions of the afterlife and her perspective on life after 18 minutes of clinical death

Stacey Burkholder has been youth pastor at Blue Ridge Church of Christ for over ten years.