Background On The Quad Cities Prayer Breakfast

The Quad Cities Prayer Breakfast is an event started by David Pautsch in 1995.  Its primary purpose is evangelism, though it also encourages the Body of Christ.  We’ve been blessed with large crowds (attendance of 1,000 to 2,600) and great speakers over the years.  Here's a roster of previous speakers:

1995-    Ambassador Alan Keyes
(U.N. Ambassador and Presidential candidate)

1996-    Mac Gober (former motorcycle gangster)

1997-    U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) and
Peter Marshall (son of former Senate Chaplain)

1998-   Elizabeth Dole 
(former Red Cross President and U.S. Senator, R-NC)

1999-    Coach Steve Alford (U of New Mexico basketball coach)

2000-   Francis Frangipane (author and pastor)

2001-    Kirk Bennett (7 Thunders Prayer minister)

2002-   Dr. Pat Robertson (Christian Broadcasting Network)

2003-   Erika Harold (Miss America 2003) and
Wellington Boone (author and PK speaker)

2004-   Chief Justice Roy Moore
(former Alabama Supreme Court Justice),
former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) and
Ambassador Alan Keyes

2005-   Coach Dan Reeves (former NFL Head Coach)

2006-   Luis Palau (international evangelist)

2007-   Mario Murillo (international evangelist)

2008-   Meadowlark Lemon (former Harlem Globetrotter) and
"Earthquake" Kelly (past Olympic boxer)

2009-   Nicky Cruz (international evangelist) and
Guy Penrod (recording artist)

2010-   Astronaut Charlie Duke (10th man to walk on the moon )
and Steve Green (recording artist)

2011-   Mike Huckabee, Fox News TV talk show host
           Billy Ray Cyrus, Country Music Star-Actor
           Sal Giunta, Medal of Honor Recipient
           Twila Paris, Inspirational Composer/Singer
           Josh Gracin Country Star/Marine Veteran
           Sarah Darling, Country Star
           Becky Hinton, Acclaimed Midwest Singer
           Dennis Wilson, International Recording Artist
           A CALL TO REMEMBRANCE at the i Wireless Center

2012-   Ted and Gayle Haggard
            Ministers in Colorado Springs  and
            Wes Hampton (lead tenor with the Gaither Vocal Band)

2013-   Don Piper, Author of "90 Minutes In Heaven" and
           Guy Penrod (country/Gospel recording artist)

2014-   Dr. Robert Schuller
               (pastor, TV speaker, media excutive)

            Marshall Hall
            (former Gaither Vocal Band member, and
                Willow Creek Church worship leader)

2015-   Guy Penrod (country/Gospel recording artist)

            Gov. Bobby Jindal (Governor of Louisiana)

2016-    Natalie Grant & Danny Gokey (Gospel recording artists)

2017-    Carman (Music Artist and Evangelist)

2018-  Randy Gradishar
            (former Denver Bronco and Ohio State linebacker)

          Michael English
            (recording artist & former lead singer with
               the Gaither Vocal Band)

2019-  Governor Scott Walker
             (recent Wisconsin Governor)

          The Brown Family Singers

2020-  TBD

Listen to this precious Gaither song for a glimpse of God's tender heart for lost people--"There Is Always A Place
At The Table."