Signs of the Times2017 Speakers

We are pleased to present the 2017 speakers for the 12th Annual Conference.

Roger Oakland – Understand the Times

Roger Oakland is an author and lecturer and the founder of Understand the Times International. His easy-to-understand teaching style communicates to people of all ages and backgrounds. Over the past twenty-five years, he has lectured at numerous churches, conferences, universities, and educational facilities in over one hundred countries.

David Hocking – Hope for Today

David Hocking has been preaching and teaching the Bible for over 50 years and has taught courses in Bible, Theology, Biblical Languages and Expository Preaching in colleges as well as in graduate schools. His radio Bible teaching began in 1970 and has included such programs as Sounds of Grace, The Biola Hour, Solid Rock, and for the last 13 years – Hope for Today. David has served as pastor in Columbus, Ohio, Long Beach, California, and Santa Ana, California. He has written over 35 books.

Doug Stauffer – Key of Knowledge Ministries

Dr. Douglas D. Stauffer was born in Huntsville, Alabama. He was saved at the age of twenty while a member of the Air Force, stationed in Florida. Upon his honorable discharge, he was awarded the the Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service and returned to his home in Pennsylvania.

After graduating from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. degree in Accounting, he began attending Bible college. The Lord dealt with him about preaching during his first semester; whereupon, he dedicated himself to preaching in rescue missions, juvenile detention centers, nursing homes, jails and prisons. In addition, he had a radio broadcast three times a week. He graduated with a B.A. in Bible and was ordained.

The year following Bible college, Dr. Stauffer passed all parts of the CPA exam. He then worked as Controller of several organizations. Later, he gave up his work as Chief Financial Officer of a multi-million dollar company along with managing his own firm when God began dealing with him about going full-time in the ministry. Since that time he has earned his Th.M in Theology and Ph.D in Religion.

Dr. Stauffer currently serves as president of Victory Bible Institute and theological Seminary in Millbrook, Alabama; president of Faith Rescue Mission in Montgomery, Alabama; and is on the pastoral staff of Victory Baptist Church. He has thousands of hours teaching experience and ten years serving in pastoral ministries.

Doug and his wife, Judy, are blessed with two children, Justin and Heather.

Don Perkins – According to Prophecy Ministries

Evangelist Donald Perkins and wife Marie are both Spirit-filled and committed Christians. They reside in beautiful Southern California. Evangelist Perkins is the Founder and President of According To Prophecy Ministries. He has devoted over 33 years to the study and teaching of God’s Word with a focus on Bible Prophecy.

Evangelist Donald Perkins has served as an assistant pastor and taught on the subject of Bible Prophecy at several Bible Colleges and Bible Training Centers. He travels extensively as a well-respected speaker on Bible Prophecy for conferences, seminars, Bible studies and local churches.

Evangelist Perkins is a contributing author, along with fifty-five other Bible Scholars, in “The Dictionary of Premillennial Theology” produced by Kregel Publishers. He is also a member of the Pre-Trib Research Study Group, founded by Dr. Tim LaHaye. He has appeared many times on TBN and God TV with Gods News Behind the News, Daystar, SkyAngel and INSP Networks with Lamb and Lion Ministries, and Inspiration Ministries.

His research and studies into God’s prophetic Word have taken Evangelist Perkins to the lands of the Bible to gather knowledge from the past and the present to share with God’s people.

Evangelist Perkins, publishes a newsletter entitled “The Prophetic Truth!” You can listen to his messages online at “According To Prophecy Ministries Internet Radio”. The ministry offers numerous books, CDs and DVDs to aid in your understanding of Bible Prophecy.