Our first annual Briefing was held on Saturday, September 21, 2014 at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Des Moines, IA.

A special thank you to the following groups and individuals who helped make the 2014 Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing a success!

Our 2014 Sponsors:

Our 2014 staff:

  • Cameron Tarbell and Nathan Long
  • Shawn Barr
  • Morgan Vander Hart
  • Kelvey Vander Hart
  • Debbie Myers
  • Gabriel Ives and Ripple Studios
  • Manda Bolick and staff at the Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center

Our 2014 Speakers:

  • Dr. E. Calvin Biesner – Cornwall Alliance for Biblical Stewardship
  • Dr. Sam Clovis – former radio talk show host & U.S. Senate candidate, candidate for Iowa State Treasurer
  • Michael Farris – Chancellor of Patrick Henry College, Founder of Home School Legal Defense Association
  • Shane Vander Hart – Founder & editor of CaffeinatedThoughts.com, co-host of Caffeinated Thoughts Radio
  • Jan Mickelson – Host of Mickelson in the Morning on WHO Radio 1040 AM
  • Steve Lonegan – former New Jersey Governor and U.S. Senate candidate
  • Chelsen Vicari – author of Distortion: How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel and Damaging the Faith
  • State Senator Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) – Republican Senate Whip, former Iowa State Football standout
  • Dr. Bob Stouffer – Superintendent, Oskaloosa Christian Schools
  • Eric Goranson – Iowa Association of Christian Schools
  • Jenifer Bowen – Iowa Right to Life
  • Dr. James Wanliss – Associate Professor of Physics, Presbyterian College
  • Brian Myers – Senior contributor – CaffeinatedThoughts.com & Co-Host of Caffeinated Thoughts Radio

Watch videos of some of last year’s speakers below: