Past Events

17 Feb

Books Between Bites – Batavia, Illinois

12:00 am - 1:00 pm

“God Uses It All”

04 Mar

Men’s Retreat First Baptist Church Universal City

03/04/2022 - 03/05/2022    
All Day
First Baptist Church of Universal City
1401 Pat Booker Road
Universal City, Texas 78148
08 Apr

Moms in the Middle: “Connecting with Your Spouse”

8:30 am - 11:30 am


Faith Church, Beecher, IL

Host:  Lisa Anczer

04 Jun

Iron Sharpens Iron

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Uxbridge, MA

“You Can Be a GirlDad!”

“What Your Wife Needs from You”

06 Jun

Hooray for Grandparents!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Holmstad Retirement Center, Batavia, IL, Talk and Book Signing

10 Jun

Boutique Baby Book Signing

12:00 am - 3:00 pm

Boutique Baby, 92 S. First Street, St. Charles, IL, Signing Books including Hooray for Grandparents!, Girl Dad, The Dad Book, Day-by-Day Devotions for Dads, and The Little Book of Big Ideas for Dads and Daughters

25 Jun

Sunday Service – First Baptist Church of Lockport

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday Pulpit Supply:  “Find Your Sweet Spot” based on Jay’s 2020 book, The Prayer of Agur (Proverbs 30:8)

27 Jun

Hooray for Grandparents!

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

St. Charles Park District, Pottawatomie Community Center, Author book reading and signing.  Share your own grandparenting stories and strategies.

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Speaking Engagements and Guest Appearances


Sandy Cove Ministries, Maryland

100 Huntley Street, Ontario

Moody Pastor’s Conference

Awana International, Team Building

Maranatha Writer’s Conference, Keynote

DadCamp, Kokomo, Indiana

SkyLodge Camp, Men's Weekend Retreat

Rock Island Armory Parents Group

MOPS (Moms of PreSchooolers)

Rotary Clubs International

Thrivent Financial, Dubuque, Outreach

National Coalition of Ministries for Men

National Center for Fathering, Kansas City

Glen Ellyn Bookfest

Men’s Outreach with Kevin Leman

The Harvest Show

Wild Game Dinner, Ramsay, Michigan

Wild Game Dinner, Princeton, Indiana

ICRS, Orlando

NRB, Nashville

CPE, Murfreesboro, TN

Focus on the Family, Colorado

Building Relationships with Gary Chapman

The Debbie Chavez Show

Chris Fabry Live

CCC Men’s Huddle

StoryTelling Arts

Heritage of Truth TV

IRN/USA Network

The Trending Show

Total Living International

CSB Ministries, NY

Stateville Prison, Crest Hill, IL

Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman

Fathering CoMission, Rome, Georgia

Cornerstone TV, Pittsburgh




Salvation Army River Ride

Covenant Life Men’s Retreat, Holland, MI

Horn Creek Ranch, Colorado

Focal Point Ministries, Workshops

Relevant Practical Ministries for Men

Noble Warriors, Virginia

Choice Book Appreciation Lunch -- Bakersfield, CA

Choice Book Appreciation Dinner -- Fresno, CA

Royal Family Kids Keynote, Tyler, TX (Foster Care Fundraiser)

Men's Discipleship Bootcamp

Wildwood Presbyterian Men's Rerteat, Grayslake, IL

Choice Book Appreciation Dinner -- East Earl, PA

Illinois Fatherhood Initiative

Pechakucha, 35 books and counting

2018 Responsible Fatherhood Listening Summit in Washington, DC

Village Bible Church, Sugar Grove, IL, Men's Rally

First Baptist Church Universal City, TX Men's Weekend

Faith Church, Beecher, IL Women's Coffee

The Land and the Book, Moody Radio

Redemmer Fellowship, St. Charles, IL

Northbridge Church, Antioch - MOPS

Kiwanis - Hooray for Grandparents!

Park District Seniors Event - Hooray for Grandparents!


Iron Sharpens Iron events

Springfield, IL
Beloit, WI
O’Fallon, IL
Rockford, IL
Worcester, MA (women’s event)
Moline, IL
Davenport, IA
Cedar Rapids, IA
Champaign, IL
Terre Haute, IN
New Lenox, IL
Grand Rapids, MI
Danbury, CT
Buffalo, NY
Davenport, IA (women's event)
Fredericksburg, VA
Lake Elmo, MN
Long Island, NY
Akron, OH
Reseda, CA
Jacksonville, FL
Burlington, VT
Omaha, NE

Sarasota, FL

Detroit, MI

Uxbridge, MA

Montgomery, AL

Albany, NY



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