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Discover God's Blueprint for your family! The DiscipleLife Family Conference was created to change the culture of homes and churches to embrace what it means to truly be a disciple in your everyday life by incorporating transgenerational discipleship into the very fabric of who we are. It doesn’t matter if you're a parent, single parent, grandparent, ministry worker, child, or youth, you will find the tools to live out your faith and lead others closer to Jesus. We will bring together thought leaders to inspire and teach practical strategies for transgenerational discipleship. Gather your entire family and join us August 3-6, 2023, as we understand God's Plan for healthy churches and healthy homes!
*Please note: All Registration options include both In-Person & Virtual Attendance,
In-Person registration includes continental breakfast and box lunch.
(Please Note: The Virtual Link will be emailed to the
registration email on file the week of the conference.)
THURSDAY- SUNDAY, August 3-6, 2023
The Conference will be held at:
North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship
501 Accent Drive, Plano, Texas 75075 | 972.437.3493
Dr. Terren L. Dames, Senior Pastor/Speaker/Conference Host
Pastor Dames is a bible teacher and expositor who specializes in theology, apologetics, family mission and bibliology. He holds a Bachelors’ degree in Leadership from the College of Biblical Studies, a Masters of Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary, a Masters of Biblical Theology from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, and a PhD in Higher Education from the University of North Texas. Pastor Dames and his wife, Stacy, have 4 children, Adoniah, Nathaniel, Daniel, and Nehemiah.
Erin Kunkle, Guest Speaker
Erin Kunkle is the co-founder of MAVEN (www.maventruth.com). She is a speaker and co-host of the MAVEN Parent Podcast. She also co-hosts the Strong Women Podcast for the Colson Center. She received her bachelor’s degree in social science from Biola University and is a veteran homeschooling mom of 14 years. Erin lives in Southern California with her husband, Brett, and their five kids and two granddaughters.
Abraham Hamilton III, Guest Speaker
Abraham Hamilton III is a husband, father of five wonderful children, lawyer, home-school dad, and a teaching pastor at his local church. He also serves American Family Association as its General Counsel and Public Policy Analyst, hosts “The Hamilton Corner” on American Family Radio and can be heard on numerous programs across AFR.
He has an undergraduate degree in New Testament Biblical Literature from Oral Roberts University and a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Abe is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association, the Texas Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. He is licensed to practice before all Louisiana State Courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Louisiana, as well as all Texas State Courts. In the legal profession, Abe served as a criminal prosecutor and handled major felony prosecutions at the trial level. Additionally, Abraham’s ministerial focuses include Marriage, Family, Apologetics, Biblical Worldview Training, Discipleship Formation and Preaching.
Maria Hamilton, Guest Speaker
Maria Hamilton is a wife and mother of five wonderful children. She has dedicated her life to serving the LORD.
Maria has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Stephen F. Austin State University. After completing her degree, Maria worked for two domestic violence shelters helping women overcome abuse. She, then, served at the Harris County District Attorney’s office in Houston, TX as a Victim/Witness Coordinator.
After using her skills and talents to serve people who had been victims of crime, God called her to dedicate her gifts and abilities to building her family. She is raising her children to know and love God. She is also teaching other families in the discipline of apologetics, equipping the next generation of believers to defend the faith. Her ultimate desire is that her children and the children of Christ-followers everywhere “walk in Truth.” (3 John 1:4)
Wil & Meeke Addison, Guest Speakers
Wil Addison is a New Orleans native with over 20 years of ministry service. Wil served as a missionary and missionary evangelist to America’s colleges and universities after serving six years as a nationally appointed home missionary.
Wil helped plant a church in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he served as associate pastor of discipleship before coming to American Family Association in 2008. In 2013, he was named director of Urban Family Communications and Urban Family Talk, a ministry division of AFA that put Christian conservative content into the urban context. As part of his duties, he managed a radio network that was broadcast over six stations and online.
Wil currently serves as director of special initiatives for AFA, where he oversees outreach and ministry to American families. He also directs AFA’s Marriage, Family, Life Conference. Wil can be heard weekdays on American Family Radio as co-host of "Airing the Addisons." Wil and his wife, Meeke, observe cultural trends and explore the effects of those trends on the foundations of biblical morality. Wil and Meeke offer insight on culture, popular trends, and current events that threaten the integrity of the Christian faith and the proliferation of the gospel. The Addisons have five children, and they educate them at home.
Meeke Addison is a radio personality with over 14 years of ministry experience. She and her husband Wil host Airing the Addisons, Urban Family Talk’s hit morning show, focusing on empowering and strengthening the family and urban community.
Meeke is a speaker and pro-family activist who keeps a close eye on politics and pop culture. She and Wil have four children Moriah, Gabbi, JD, and Nathaniel.