Echoes of Creation Conference Featured on CBN
Echoes of Creation 2023 was an incredible time of connecting with leading kingdom creatives and partnering with God to enhance our craft.
Unlock Your Creative Potential at Echoes of Creation – work directly with industry legends, gaining insights, advice, and connections that will elevate your project to the next level.
Mike Mani, the virtuoso Grammy Award-winning Composer and Producer, orchestrates masterpieces that resonate across genres. His legacy etched in gold includes the Grammy Award for Instrumental Song of The Year on the Supernatural Album, a sonic journey featuring legends like Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton. As the maestro behind The JAM Music Production Studios in North Hollywood, Mike’s influence spans icons from Quincy Jones to Lady Gaga. A musical luminary, he discovered and nurtured talents like Tori Kelly and Becky G. His compositions, a melodic tapestry, have woven through commercials, films, and chart-topping albums, leaving an indelible mark on the world’s musical canvas.
Carrie Lloyd, a storyteller at heart, transcends her roles as a UK journalist and esteemed author with works like “The Virgin Monologues” and “The Legacy Letters.” Beyond ink and pages, her journey unfolded in the film and TV industry before a transformative calling led her to pastorship at Bethel Church in Redding, California. Carrie champions the vulnerable through global initiatives, including The Orphan Myth Campaign, reflecting her compassionate advocacy. As a coach, foster parent, and author, she seamlessly blends purpose and creativity. Her podcast, “The Carrie On…,” serves as a testament to her vibrant narrative, connecting lives since 2017.
Cary Solomon & Chuck Konzelman
Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, the dynamic duo of the entertainment realm, boast three decades of industry mastery. Their cinematic journey traverses giants like Warner Brothers, Paramount, and Marvel Entertainment, with TV triumphs on CBS, Fox, TNT, and HBO. A divine calling redirected their focus, birthing impactful films such as “What If?”, “The Book of Daniel”, and the award-winning “God’s Not Dead” series. As co-CEOs of Believe Entertainment and Soli Deo Gloria Releasing, they’re on a mission to conquer culture for Christ through media, convinced that cultural evangelization is paramount to spreading the gospel’s transformative power
Victory Boyd, the 29-year-old soulful luminary hailing from Detroit, Michigan, embarked on an extraordinary journey personally signed by Jay-Z and family in 2016. With the release of her debut album, “The Broken Instrument,” in 2018, Victory’s musical prowess gained acclaim. She graced private concerts for influential figures like Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, George Lucas, and Tyler Perry. Kanye West, impressed by her prolific writings, sought her collaboration on “Jesus is King,” propelling Victory to Grammy Award-winning heights. Fueled by this artistic evolution, she unveils
her gospel opus, “Glory Hour,” in Spring 2023, and anticipates a captivating tour, supporting Lauren Daigle in select arenas this Fall and Winter.
Chris Turner, a vibrant visual storyteller, captivates audiences with his colorful abstract paintings, crafted predominantly in acrylics. Each canvas reveals a quest for truth, fostering connections with viewers. His art graces private collections across the United States and earns recognition in prestigious juried competitions, including those at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. As a “Trusted Art Seller” acknowledged by The Art Storefronts Organization, Chris ensures confidence in every purchase, standing unwaveringly behind the quality and value of his
artistic creations. Immerse yourself in a world where colors tell compelling stories.
Hannah Aaron, a Dallas-based Christian artist, masterfully wields her craft, holding a 2020 Master’s degree in Drawing and Painting from the University of North Texas. With a rich seventeen-year painting journey, the last seven years have seen her grace diverse events with her artistic touch. Her wedding paintings, featured in esteemed magazines like Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rouge, Mod Wedding, and 7 Centerpieces, reflect a blend of skill and heartfelt passion. Join her on a canvas-bound odyssey, where art becomes a conduit for stories and emotions, beautifully captured in strokes of creativity.
Trinity, a visionary from the sandy beaches of St. Petersburg, Florida, cultivated her artsy spirit in her father’s COGIC church. From singing, writing, and dancing to theater, her talents blossomed early, shaping her into a Vocal Performance graduate from PCCA. Following high school, Trinity’s professional journey unfolded, blending her Christian and Gospel industry influence. In this season, Trinity, now a seasoned worship leader, entrepreneur, and world traveler is being fueled by a desire to glorify God. Using her myriad of gifts, Trinity remains committed to inspiring others to know Jesus through the extraordinary talents He has bestowed upon her.
S. Blake Kanicka
S. Blake Kanicka, a Grammy-winning composer, producer, and creative visionary, stands at the intersection of innovation and artistry. Renowned for his contributions to major brands like Google, Apple, and Disney, as well as collaborations with musical luminaries such as for KING & COUNTRY, Victory Boyd, and Kanye West, he embodies the essence of multifaceted talent. With an impressive portfolio that extends from impactful projects like “Unplanned” to global partnerships, S. Blake Kanicka continues to shape the sonic landscape with his distinctive flair and unmatched expertise.
For over a decade, Tina Pugh has navigated the realms of senior media and publishing leadership. From her time as a producer on Sid Roth’s “It’s Supernatural!” to her current position as the publicist and executive acquisitions agent at Destiny Image / Nori Media Group, Tina exudes a fervor for helping individuals refine and express their messages dynamically. Her mission extends to amplifying these narratives through impactful media outlets. Nestled in Texas, Tina finds joy in the company of her husband Ryan, three cherished sons, and the ever-conversational basset hound, Annie.
Elyssa Smith, the soulful worship leader and songwriter from Borger, Texas, soared to prominence with her Dove Awards-nominated anthem, “Surrounded (Fight My Battles).”Since joining UPPERROOM in 2012, she’s spent a decade crafting divine experiences, using her gifts to minister and guide others into the transformative presence of God.
With a magnetic presence and a heart devoted to worship, Elyssa’s melodies resonate far beyond Texas, leaving an indelible mark on all who encounter her harmonious journey..
Nick Poe, a wordsmith and literary architect, has sculpted a literary landscape, shepherding more than 300 titles and birthing numerous bestsellers through his imprint, Tall Pine Books. As the visionary founder of The Inroad, an educational haven for aspiring writers, he delves into the intricate artistry and business acumen of the craft. Nestled in the heart of the Midwest, Nick, accompanied by his wife and two children, continues to unravel the tales that stir the soul and ignite the imagination.