Event Speakers

Dr. Nicholas Miller

Dr. Nicholas Miller is the Director of the International Religious Liberty Institute. He got his J.D. from Columbia University Law School and has a Ph.D. in American Religious and Legal History from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Miller has argued many church/ state cases in state and federal courts, has appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Mitchell v. Helms, and is the author of more than thirty scholarly and professional journal articles. His book on the development of religious freedom in America, The Religious Roots of the First Amendment was published by Oxford University Press in the summer of 2012.

Lincoln E. Steed

Elder Lincoln E. Steed is the editor of Liberty magazine—a 175,000 circulation religious liberty journal which is distributed to political leaders, judiciary, lawyers and other thought leaders in North America and international audiences. Lincoln has traveled extensively promoting temperance and religious liberty issues.

Dr. Kermit Netteburg

Kermit Netteburg retired in 2014 after 47 years of service to the Adventist Church. During that time he was a teacher at Andrews University for more than 15 years— winning "Teacher of the Year" award twice at the school. He also pastored the Beltsville and Sligo churches in the Potomac Conference, as well as serving in communication and administration at the North American Division and Columbia Union offices. Today he teaches seminars on church growth and manages LivingWell—the Potomac Conference Adventist Book Center.

Mark Larson

Mark Larson is the Planned Giving & Trust Services northeast ministry representative for It Is Written. Mark is excited to serve at It Is Written! He and his wife Miriam have moved to Hagerstown, Maryland, and love to serve in their local church and give Bible studies.

Adventist Health

Adventist Health will give a presentation on how to reach out to our communities with effective, ongoing health awareness.