For King & Country

for KING & COUNTRY

One of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have won four GRAMMY Awards, seven GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, 13 K-LOVE Fan Awards, and their eight No.1 songs have produced an astonishing accumulation of over one billion on-demand streams. The RIAA Platinum-selling act’s live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds whether in the USA, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand.

The global hitmakers have collaborated with a diverse list of artists including the legendary Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE, and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts.

Rebecca St. James

Among the most defining artists in Christian music history, GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter, best-selling author, speaker and actress Rebecca St. James catapulted into the global spotlight following the release of her self-titled Forefront Records debut in 1994. The Australian native’s modern pop sensibilities and uncompromising lyrics set a benchmark in Christian music, leading a new generation of artistry in the genre.

St. James has earned multiple Dove Awards, nine #1 Christian radio singles and two GOLD®-certified recordings, and her discography includes such iconic albums as Pray, God and Transform. Author of the best-selling titles Wait For Me (Thomas Nelson) and Pure (Hachette/Faithwords), among others, she starred in the 2009 film Sarah’s Choice; portrayed Mary Magdalene in the groundbreaking rock opera !Hero; and voiced ‘Hope, The Angel’ in VeggieTales’ best-selling The Easter Carol, in addition to other diverse roles.

St. James recently partnered with world-renowned worship collective Bethel Music and her label debut is slated for release later this year.

Mack Brock

Mack Brock has been a worship leader and producer for over 15 years. He spent a decade leading with Elevation Worship and building teams at Elevation Church. He is passionate about leading people into a heightened awareness of the presence of God, and the role worship plays in our lives and our communities.

He’s also passionate about his wife Meredith and his two awesome kids, Harvey & Cyrus.

Brandon Lake

Songwriter and worship leader with the Bethel Music Collective and a worship pastor at Seacoast Church in South Carolina. Brandon has a passion to write songs for the Church that ultimately further the Kingdom of God, and enjoys co-writing with a variety of Christian music artists and worship leaders from different backgrounds and denominations around the world.

Brandon believes that the people of God should be the freest people on the planet, and he is passionate about releasing joy and excitement while pursuing the presence of God in worship.

Special Guests

James H. Charlesworth

James H. Charlesworth (born 1940) is the George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature and Director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Project at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is noted for his research on the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Josephus, the Historical Jesus, the Gospel of John, and the Revelation of John.

Charlesworth has been a professor at Duke University and Princeton Theological Seminary; he has also been Lady Davis Visiting Professor in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Annual Professor in the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Naples University, and McCarthy Professor, Pontificia Università Gregoriana, Rome.

And More ...

  • Top lecturers in the field of New Testament studies
  • Experts in 1st century Galilean Archaeology
  • Local musicians & bands
  • Cultural experiences offered through hands-on workshops