Amena Brown Owen
Amena Brown is a poet, speaker, author and event host. Named one of Rejuvenate Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 Changemakers, Amena is the author of five spoken word albums and two non-fiction books: Breaking Old Rhythms and her latest release “How to Fix a Broken Record”/. She has performed and spoken at events across the nation such as Creativity World Forum, IF Gathering and Chick-fil-A Leadercast, as well as touring with Gungor, Ann Voskamp and the Voices Project Historically Black College and University Tour. Amena is the host of three podcasts: HER with Amena Brown, the limited edition How to Fix a Broker Record and Here for the Donuts. She and her husband. DJ Opdiggy, live in Atlanta. www.amenabrown.com
Ron suffered deep battles with addiction to alcohol, which resulted in him being extremely violent. One night at a bar, he was contemplating jumping off a bridge. But, a Salvation Army officer walked in and prayed with him. Ron’s life changed dramatically, and he sobered up completely. Today, Ron leads Fire in the Bush Ministries which focuses on Evangelism and teaching, as well as discipling Indigenous leaders.