11:30-1p, Olivet Nazarene, 625 Kenmoor SE

Kris Mathis is a Grand Rapids, MI native who has went on to have a successful career and reach international prominence as a world-class Motivational Speaker, Business Coach, and Author of the best-selling book, “From Success to Significance: The 8 Keys to Achieving any Goal or Dream”. 

He has shared his life changing message with tens of thousands of people in over 100 countries through the power of his book, live appearances, and other resources.

Kris has been featured on dozens of television and radio shows across the country. He is also a weekly columnist for the Grand Rapids Times Newspaper in Grand Rapids, MI. and he serves on the Board of Directors for Arbor Circle, a mental health agency for youth and families.
As one of the most in-demand speakers and coaches today, Kris is most notably known for his ability to take his personal experiences and make them heartfelt and engaging in a way that very few speakers rarely can. Kris uses profound truths coupled with anecdotal principles to motivate, inspire, and educate audiences on how to create a larger vision for their lives; overcome the obstacles in their path; and then go on to achieving their goals and dreams. Kris’ story of growing up in one of the most poverty stricken neighborhoods in Grand Rapids, MI.; being homeless; and still finding a way to fight for his dream has become one that is changing the lives of people all over the world!