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For a truly uplifting and inspirational event, look to APB for a wide range of speakers on spirituality and religion who share their messages of faith, love, and peace through both spoken word and gospel music presentations. Covering a range of faiths, APB offers you an extensive list of spirituality and religion speakers, including Christian speakers, Jewish speakers, and Muslim speakers who present programs catered specifically to youth outreach, church, synagogue, or mosque events, or any group gathering to seek spiritual guidance and personal growth.

Spirituality & Religion

Nobel Laureate & Human Rights Activist

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a world-renowned human rights activist & Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Beginning with his opposition to apartheid in South Africa, he has worked tirelessly to spread peace, justice & democracy.

World Boxing Champion & Entrepreneur

A boxing legend, ordained minister, successful entrepreneur, celebrity speaker and larger than life persona, Foreman credits a good part of his success to his spirituality and God being behind the scenes in every stage of his life. He explores...

Founder, Homeboy Industries

Father Gregory Boyle is the founder and CEO of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention and re-entry program in Los Angeles County.

Public Intellectual & Best-Selling Author

Named by Essence magazine as one of the 50 most inspiring African Americans in the U.S., Michael Eric Dyson is also a best-selling author, one of the nation's most renowned public intellectuals, and he has revitalized the title with the...

Civil Rights Activist & Politician

Former Presidential candidate, civil rights activist Reverend Jackson is one of the best known and most influential voices of American political and social activism. Called “the great unifier,” he has played a pivotal role in virtually every...

Award-Winning Actor & Activist

As one of the most sought after veteran actors, Oscar winner Gossett has reached the heights of success. His unique talent for portraying powerful and charismatic characters has charmed audiences worldwide. As Founder of the Eracism Foundation...

Star of The Big Bang Theory & Neuroscientist

Talented and multifaceted, Mayim Bialik - best known for her roles on Blossom and The Big Bang Theory - has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, studies Judaism and practices natural living.

"Jewtopia" Star, Best-Selling Author & Director

Bryan Fogel has appeared as a keynote speaker, comedian, and performer at well over 100 fundraisers for major organizations, corporations, universities, and schools across the U.S. and Canada to rave reviews.

Best-Selling Author & "Human Guinea Pig"

Renowned as "the human guinea pig," A.J. Jacobs has outsourced his life to India, read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in a quest to become the smartest person in the world, lived modern life as the ultimate biblical man, and followed every...

Award-Winning Comedy Writer

A trailblazing female in stand-up comedy, Carol Leifer is an award-winning writer for such shows as SNL, Seinfeld & Modern Family. She shares her sage, funny perspective on women’s issues, her Jewish roots & human...

Award Winning Actress & Inspirational Speaker

Best known for her role as "Maggie O'Connell" in the Emmy Award-winning CBS series Northern Exposure, Janine Turner is an acclaimed actress, civic engagement advocate and conservative commentator.

Businessman, America’s Leading Gospel Singer & Motivator

A top artist in contemporary Gospel music, and the first Gospel artist to ever go platinum, Franklin has transformed and transcended the genre. Throughout his success, he never lost sight of his faith, remaining a devout Christian, and he...

Author & Motivator

She's the mother of one of the greatest athletes ever, but Lucille O'Neal is much more than just "Shaq's mom." A powerful motivator & moving speaker, she wrote Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go.

Foreign Correspondent & Author

A graduate of Harvard Divinity School and a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans, he writes and speaks extensively on war, religion and the conflict in the Middle East. He is the...

Journalist & Author

The author of the critically-acclaimed Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam, she is a former Wall Street Journal correspondent, and friend of Daniel Pearl. Her character figures prominently in...

Entrepreneur, Music Icon & Spiritual Leader

Once a rapper with Run DMC, today Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons is the star of Run's House, a fashion mogul, and a minister.

Provocative Public Intellectual & Groundbreaking Author

One of America’s most provocative public intellectuals, Cornel West has been a champion for racial justice since childhood. His writing, speaking and teaching weave together the traditions of the Black Baptist Church, progressive politics and...

Founder & CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement & Editor of Essence Magazine

The soul of Essence for decades, speaker Susan L. Taylor led the business into the success it is today. She also recruits mentors for at-risk youth.

Boston Globe Columnist & Author

James Carroll began his writing career as a priest but left the Order to pursue his craft full time. He has published nine books and writes for The Boston Globe.

Actress / Comedian

Rain Pryor is a dynamic speaker, spokesperson, award-winning actress, singer, writer, comedian, and a producer. Now that's quite a few hats to wear, but they all fit and every one of them reflects her eclectic mix of Judaism and her African...

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