Isaacs, McManus named keynote speakers for EPA convention

Hollywood actor Susan E. Isaacs and Los Angeles pastor Erwin McManus have been named keynote speakers for EPA’s 2014 convention in Anaheim. The annual EPA convention will be held May 4 to 6, 2014 at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort in Orange County, California.

SusanIsaacsSusan Isaacs, an actor, comedienne, author and speaker, with many credits in TV, film, and radio, will kick off the convention as the opening banquet speaker on Sunday night.

Susan’s literary debut, “Angry Conversations With God, a Snarky But Authentic Spiritual Memoir,” was voted a Top Ten Religion book by Publishers Weekly. She has toured with author Donald Miller, author Anne Jackson and musician Solveig Leithaug. She has written original programming for DirecTV, consulted on independent films, and teaches screenwriting at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Susan performs a solo show based on her memoir and also speaks and teaches at conferences (Festival of Faith and Writing, Catalyst, et al) and churches throughout the country. Learn more at

ErwinMcManusErwin McManus, the founder of Mosaic, a spiritual community of faith in Hollywood, will be the closing speaker on Tuesday night.

Erwin is the author of eight books translated into a dozen languages. His latest book, “The Artisan Soul,” is scheduled to be released February 25th. He has worked as a futurist for over three decades with an expertise in creativity, innovation, leadership, and culture. As an organizational consultant his work is focused on maximizing human potential and creative capacity. He sees the imagination as the principle vehicle through which we create the future and best express our uniqueness as humans. He also works as a filmmaker and as a creative director in the world of fashion. Learn more at