The Breakdown

The 2024 conference will be August 24, 2024.

Welcome – 8:45
Session 1 – 9:00
Session 2 – 10:00
Session 3 – 11:00

Breakout Session Leaders

These are some of the leaders for our 2024 conference at Southside Baptist Church in Lufkin.

David AdamsDiscipleship Team Director for Texas Baptists

David is the Director of the Discipleship Team for Texas Baptists, where he has served for 12 years, after serving in education and administration church staff roles for 30 years.

David AdamsDiscipleship Team Director for Texas Baptists

David is the Director of the Discipleship Team for Texas Baptists, where he has served for 12 years, after serving in education and administration church staff roles for 30 years.

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Jeff LynnSenior Strategist - SBTC

Jeff serves as the Senior Strategist of Church Health and Leadership at the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention

Jeff LynnSenior Strategist - SBTC

Jeff serves as the Senior Strategist of Church Health and Leadership at the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention

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Anthony Svajda
Anthony SvajdaSBTC

Anthony Svajda oversees the SBTC’s Regenesis church revitalization strategy.

Anthony Svajda
Anthony SvajdaSBTC

Anthony Svajda oversees the SBTC’s Regenesis church revitalization strategy.

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Lexie Hood
Lexie HoodSBTC

Lexie is a former preschool and children's minister who now enjoys staying at home with her son while volunteering with the SBTC Children's Ministry and writing for Lifeway Kids.

Lexie Hood
Lexie HoodSBTC

Lexie is a former preschool and children's minister who now enjoys staying at home with her son while volunteering with the SBTC Children's Ministry and writing for Lifeway Kids.

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Brian Pearce

Student Pastor at Kingwood First Baptist Church for 16 years, Chairman of the Texas Baptists Conclave Nextgen conference, and serving in student ministry since 1999.

Brian Pearce

Student Pastor at Kingwood First Baptist Church for 16 years, Chairman of the Texas Baptists Conclave Nextgen conference, and serving in student ministry since 1999.

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Lisa KeelingMinister to Kids

Lisa is the Minister to Kids at Tallowood Baptist Church in Houston. She has served churches throughout the state in Children's ministry for 30 years.

Lisa KeelingMinister to Kids

Lisa is the Minister to Kids at Tallowood Baptist Church in Houston. She has served churches throughout the state in Children's ministry for 30 years.

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Billy BarnesSBTC

Retired Senior Adult Minister after 20 years at First Baptist Church in New Braunfels, TX

Billy BarnesSBTC

Retired Senior Adult Minister after 20 years at First Baptist Church in New Braunfels, TX

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Jared SimpsonSBTC

Having grown up in the North East of England, Jared moved to Texas in 2017 leaving the teaching profession to transition into full-time ministry as the Children & Families Pastor at Normandale Baptist Church in Fort Worth, TX.

Jared SimpsonSBTC

Having grown up in the North East of England, Jared moved to Texas in 2017 leaving the teaching profession to transition into full-time ministry as the Children & Families Pastor at Normandale Baptist Church in Fort Worth, TX.

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Koby DickensonCrafted Network

Koby is the founder of the Crafted Network, a network focused on resourcing and investing in people serving in creative roles of the church.

Koby DickensonCrafted Network

Koby is the founder of the Crafted Network, a network focused on resourcing and investing in people serving in creative roles of the church.

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DARRYL SMITHParkview Baptist Church

Darryl currently serves as the interim pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Lufkin, after serving as a senior pastor for over 34 years.

DARRYL SMITHParkview Baptist Church

Darryl currently serves as the interim pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Lufkin, after serving as a senior pastor for over 34 years.

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Cynthia PoundsHarmony Hill, Lufkin

Cynthia launched the Action Special Needs Ministry at her church in 2019 and remains the director today. She is also a Kid's Ministry Assistant and an East Texas Regional Specialist of disability ministry for the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention.

Cynthia PoundsHarmony Hill, Lufkin

Cynthia launched the Action Special Needs Ministry at her church in 2019 and remains the director today. She is also a Kid's Ministry Assistant and an East Texas Regional Specialist of disability ministry for the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention.

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Phil ToddSBTC

Phil Todd has over 30 years of ministry experience and currently serves churches in Texas through the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention in the area of adult discipleship.

Phil ToddSBTC

Phil Todd has over 30 years of ministry experience and currently serves churches in Texas through the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention in the area of adult discipleship.

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Dr. Adlin CottoCity Post Church, Ft. Worth

Director of Master's Degree Programs and Hispanic Studies at B. H. Carroll Theological Seminary and Children Minister (City Post Kids) at City Post Church in Fort Worth

Dr. Adlin CottoCity Post Church, Ft. Worth

Director of Master's Degree Programs and Hispanic Studies at B. H. Carroll Theological Seminary and Children Minister (City Post Kids) at City Post Church in Fort Worth

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Keeney DickensonPastor - FBC, Crockett

Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Crockett, TX (2003-Present). Prayer Specialist, Southern Baptists of Texas (2021-Present).

Keeney DickensonPastor - FBC, Crockett

Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Crockett, TX (2003-Present). Prayer Specialist, Southern Baptists of Texas (2021-Present).

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CONTACT

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