Van's Appearances & Speaking Events

Over the years Van has earned his reputation as a well-known broadcaster and great speaker. He continues to share his passion for radio, God and Iowa by speaking or broadcasting at local events. He's often asked to speak about radio, faith, his inventions, his books, his experiences with famous people and tell his funny and emotional stories. You can see Van at one of his appearances coming up! 

Events to Watch for: 

Wed. March 15, 2023.......5 to 7pm...Banquet Keynote speech....for 600 Professional Agriculture students at the Des Moines Area Community College Campus  FFA Enrichment Center. 

Fri. March 24, 2023.....5 to 7 pm...Banquet speaker. Panora First Responders Appreciation Dinner at the Panora Veterans Auditorium and Community Center 115 W. Main Street.

Sunday, April 16, 2023...1015 am...Van delivers the message at Highland Park Christian Church in Des Moines at N.W. 6th and Aurora...4260 N.W 6th.

Tues. April 25, 2023...7pm...Van delivers the opening and closing prayers for the Blessman International 11th annual Gala at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn 6111 Fluer Drive.

Sunday, May 7, 2023...11am....Van is the featured speaker for the Pella Tulip Time Community Sunday Praise service at the Global Pavilion, 2110 Vermeer Road in Pella

Monday. May 29, 2023....Memorial Day, Winterset, Iowa. Van speaks at the Service of Honor and Remembrance at 10:30 am at the Winterset Cemetery.

Saturday, October 7, 2023...5:30 pm...Van gives the keynote address for the Ankeny Christian Academy's annual Gala, celebrating 30 years. Held at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Des Moines Area Community College Campus in Ankeny

Besides these, Van is currently teaching a class on the book of Revelation and end times from 9 am sharp to 9:50 am each Sunday at the First Church of Christ in Ankeny, 310 NW Ash Drive in Ankeny. And Van will be giving the communion and offering meditations there during the 10 am services on Sunday, May14, 21 and 28.