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Mrs. Ann Dunagan:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



Dunagan, Ann

Harvest Ministry - Jon & Ann Dunagan
P.O. Box 727
Hood River, Oregon (OR)  97031
United States of America (US)

Keynote PresentationsAnn Dunagan has been the keynote speaker for hundreds of events (women's retreats, conferences, camps, schools, and church services in 29 nations) over the past 20+ years. Alongside her husband, Jon Dunagan, she has ministered in evangelistic outreaches ranging in size from small village meetings to city-wide crowds with tens of thousands in attendance.
Featured Presentations2008 - OCEANetwork - Oregon Christian Homeschool Education Network, Workshop Speaker
2008 - LIGHT - Eugene Homeschooling Conference - Keyote Speaker
2008 - Speaker and workshop leader (2 sessions for adults and 5 sessions for children) for the SEATTLE MISSION FEST convention
2009 - Featured Speaker and workshop leader - INCH Michigan Home Education Conference
2009 - Speaker/Workshop Leader - WATCH - Washington Association of Teaching Christian Homes 2009 - APHEA - Alaska Statewide Christian Homeschool Association - Conference on The Mission-Minded Family
2009 - World Missions Conference Speaker (sessions on The Mission-Minded Family for women, children, missionaries, and families) in Wasilla, Alaska
Ann has also been a workshop speaker for statewide homeschooling conferences in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Mexico.
Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention - Omaha (2013, NE)
Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention - Nashville (2013, TN)
1st Annual 2012 Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention - Spartanburg (2012, SC)
Workshop PresentationsThe 19th Annual Oregon Christian Home Education Conference (2013, OR)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

MAIN THEME: "The Mission-Minded Family - Releasing Your Family to God's Destiny"

"Teaching With God's Heart for the World" (Practical Ideas to Incorporate a Passion for the Great Commission into Your Home Education)

"Playing the College Game - Winning Admissions and Scholarships . . . for God's Glory" (The first three exclusively homeschooled Dunagan children earned over $250,000 in college scholarships . . .)

Nurturing your Marriage While Homeschooling 
Marriage is a priority and (should be) a beautiful reflection of Christ’s love. In the midst of this homeschooling conference — with all its curriculum choices and educational vendors — come aside together as a husband and wife for a mini marriage retreat and a brief romantic focus. Be encouraged to laugh, and to love, and to enjoy each other. Be a team together — to glorify God! (With Jon Dunagan)

Parenting by Faith not Fear
Fear can paralyze; it can grip hearts, torment minds, and hinder some from parenting in God’s joy and purpose. Philippians 4:6 says, “Be anxious for nothing.” Nothing means not even ONE-thing. Do you fear your own inadequacies (or wonder if your homeschooling is going to mess up your kids for life)? Do you fear teenage rebellion, hormones, high school, or the future? Do you fear not pleasing others, not having finances, or not fulfilling God’s purpose? In this workshop, you’ll be encouraged by God’s faithfulness and love for you, concluding with a time of prayer. (With Jon Dunagan)

Daring Daughters: Local and Global Missions for PreTeen/Teenage Girls
Orphans. Impurity. Poverty. There are many needs in the world and so many people who need Jesus. Becoming a beautiful, godly woman is more than being a pure and pampered princess. Romans 10:15 says, “How beautiful are the feet of them who bring the gospel of peace…” No matter where you live, or where you’re called to go, you can DARE to care, DARE to cry, and DARE to make a difference for God. As Amy Carmichael prayed, “Give me the love that leads the way, the passion that burns like fire.”

Aiming Arrows into Adulthood

I Corinthians 13:11 says, “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” As homeschooling parents, how can we prepare our children for adulthood? And how can we prepare our hearts (through prayer and effective communication) to release our kids, into a new season? There’s life after graduation– with college, careers, romance, weddings, and next-generation purpose. Let’s aim and launch our arrows, to hit God’s mark!  (With Jon Dunagan)

Mission Minded Families
Be encouraged, challenged, and equipped with ideas, as the Dunagan's share from their local and global adventures. Mission-minded families focus on God’s Great Commission, with a passion for the lost. There’s a spiritual depth and hunger that reaches beyond the maintenance mode of cultural Christianity. Learn to “raise the bar” in leadership and service, to “guard the gates” of your home, and to live with an attitude of self-sacrifice and submission to God, while radiating an unmistakable, contagious joy. (With Jon Dunagan)

Family Leadership for the Next Generation
No matter what kind of family you were raised in, you can establish a godly legacy of leadership for the next generation, because of the blood of Jesus Christ. Those decisions you make, day-by-day, don’t just affect you; they affect your kids, and their kids, and all who they will influence. Learn to disciple your children to disciple others. From God’s Word, learn to see from God’s perspective, with a focus on eternity, the Cross, and the glory of God. You’re building a legacy, brick-by-brick, for the future!  (With Jon Dunagan)

10 Ideas for Teaching With God’s Heart for the World
Hudson Taylor said, “The Great Commission is not an option to consider; it is a command to obey.” For Christian homeschooling families, world missions is not an optional elective to study. Instead, it is a foundational worldview for training our children for God. In this session, you’ll learn many practical ways to incorporate God’s love for the lost and for the nations into your educational methods, homeschooling subjects, and family life. As Ann explains, “Missions is not just for missionaries; God’s call is for all.”


Ann's Achievements
  • Author: Hand Commands: The Ten Commandments for Little Ones
  • Author: Teaching With God's Heart for the World
  • Author: The Mission-Minded Family: Releasing Your Family to God's Destiny
  • Author: The Mission-Minded Child: Raising a New Generation to Fulfill God's Purpose
  • Over 19 years of continual homeschooling experience since 1989
  • Mother of 7
  • Co-founder of Harvest Ministry
  • Co-founder and US Director of two Ugandan orphanages (currently supporting over 600 orphans)
  • Over 20 years of international mission work in 29 nations
Dunagan's Bio

Ann Dunagan lives with a passion for the Lord and the lost---as a longtime homeschooling mother of seven, author of The Mission-Minded Child and The Mission-Minded Family, and as an international minister to 29 nations, with Harvest Ministry (, alongside her husband, Jon. She enjoys fervent worship, time with family and friends, and writing.

Writer for Better Parents, Better Families on The Christian Post:

Writer for Heart of the Matter Online:

Speaker Information:

40 on-line motivational videos "The 40-Day Mission-Minded FAMILY CHALLENGE" on


  • Nancy Leigh DeMoss - Revive Our Hearts Guest
  • Family Life Today - Featured Guest
  • Diana Waring (guest on WATCH blogtalk radio, and met at WATCH conference in Seattle)
  • Lee Binz - The HomeScholar (Met at WATCH in Seattle, Lee wrote a reference for Ann on LinkedIn)
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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Ann Dunagan and other workshop leaders and speakers. Furthermore, my desire is to help homeschool workshop leaders and speakers develop relationships with more convention planners and audiences. May your efforts be for the glory of Christ and the strengthening of His saints.

Disclaimer:  Balancing the Sword makes no claims about the speakers' faith, ability, materials, etc.  This speaker profile information is being provided free of charge.  Please click the links and do your own research before issuing an invitation to your conference.  Postings are subject to change.


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