An accomplished actress, author, radio host, and international model, Sam’s acting career spans films such as Bonfire of the Vanities and Twenty Bucks, as well as television, with recurring roles in Chicago Hope, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Gene Rodenberry’s Andromeda. In 2015 Sam won "Best Supporting Actress" from the Utah Film Awards for her performance in the feature Just Let Go. Sam wrote They’re YOUR Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate to inspire parents to home educate and Teach from Love: A School Year Devotional for Families to encourage Christ-like characteristics in youth. With husband Kevin, Sam home schools their three children. Sam co-wrote, produced, and co-starred in the feature, Let There Be Light (Christmas, 2017; Executive producer, Sean Hannity; director, Kevin Sorbo.) She and Kevin published its accompanying devotional, Share the Light: Forty World-Changing Devotions, and they are currently in post-production on Miracle in East Texas, due out in 2020.
Karen Vaughn is the mother of fallen US Navy SEAL, Aaron Carson Vaughn (SEAL Team VI). On August 6, 2011 Aaron was killed in action in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan when a chopper (call sign Extortion 17) carrying thirty Americans was shot from the sky while rushing into battle. Loosing Aaron changed everything and launched Karen on a brand-new path.
Over the past eight years, Karen has emerged on the national scene as a powerful spokeswoman for not only our defenders still fighting on foreign soil and securing peace across the globe, but also as an advocate for a better, stronger, more resilient America.
Carrying on Aaron’s legacy has brought this Gold Star mother through the halls of Congress and into multiple National Press Conferences. As a cultural and political analyst, Karen has written for several of our nation’s leading news outlets with many of her articles going viral. She’s a regular guest on multiple national news programs and has interviewed with well over 100 national and local radio shows. Karen has been featured on large stages across the country as a keynote speaker, including a prime-time guest speaker position during opening night of the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Karen is the bestselling author of World Changer: A Mother’s Story and serves as an advocate and national speaker for the American Warrior Initiative Freedom Tour. She also serves with the non-profit her family began in honor and memory of her son, Operation 300.
A mother of three and grandmother of six, she has been married to Billy Vaughn for thirty-nine years and still believes her greatest accomplishment on earth was raising her three children, Aaron, Tara, and Ana.
Ron Wexler is the principal owner of Heritage Study Programs, Inc., an educational organization based in Boca Raton, Florida and Tel Aviv, Israel. Ron is also the director of the Poland Jewish Heritage Peoplehood Program for Jewish Life & Culture. He is also the brainchild and president of the Judeo-Christian initiative -Ten Commandments Commission. The Ten Commandments Commission (TCC) a non profit organization 501(c) was formed in the spring of 2005 by Ron Wexler
The main purpose behind the organization was to create a global think tank with the world’s leaders who have already recognized thepower behind the Ten Commandments Commission (TCC). And, bring together a Christian/Jewish mechanism which will stand up for Israel without any hidden agendas, dogmas or doctrines.
Ron was born and educated in Israel and served in the Israel Defense Force during the Six-Day War of 1967 and the Yom Kippur War of 1973. His Yeshiva studies (Rabbinical School) and later on his research work on early Christianity provided him with a unique perspective on Jewish and Christian issues. He is internationally known for his extensive projects and teachings that promote unity and reconciliation among Jews and Gentiles.
Ron produces special thematic events and productions associated with the Judeo-Christian calendar. These events include biblical reenactments (dramas) that are based on biblical stories and accords performed on location in Israel. In 1994, Ron produced and reinstated the Feast of Pentecost celebration which is now an official annual event supported by the Municipality of Jerusalem and the Government of Israel Tourist Office.
His vision of unity, harmony, and reconciliation among all races and genders has received the blessings of the international religious community. Through Ron's efforts, thousands have been touched with a new appreciation, respect, and tolerance for the differences in the way people observe their faiths. Ron has utilized his extensive contacts within the religious community to assemble together a crosscultural, interdenominational strategic coalition of influential Christian leaders known as the Millennium Council. Ron has produced “Jerusalem 2000” - the millennium celebrations in Jerusalem.
In his capacity as the President of the Ten Commandments Commission, Ron is working with leaders and politicians in Israel and the U.S. on finding practical solutions to the current and ongoing problems of the region. His work internationally deals with region's economies, natural resources, and conflicts.
Ron is the Founder and President of the future Garden of Beatitudes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The Garden will be a crosscultural, spiritual center and a learning facility. The center will include a devotional garden, a theater, classrooms and dormitories, a state of the art conference center, and a hotel.
Tom Trento is one of the leading academic activists in the United States. A highly skilled debater and dynamic public speaker, Tom frequently goes toe to toe with Muslim Brotherhood representatives exposing their radical agenda to the public and elected officials. Mr. Trento with earned degrees in Law Enforcement and Philosophy and Theology was awarded the The Carnegie Hero Medal Award for saving a man from a burning car.
Mr. Trento has traveled extensively throughout the US and Europe lecturing and exposing Islamic violence and infiltration in government, law enforcement and academic institutions. He is one of the co-authors of Shariah: The Threat To America and appears frequently on major media outlets and talk shows as an authority on Islamic ideology.