Loving Neighbors & Sharing Christ
November 9-11, 2014
The Church at Severn Run, 8187 Telegraph Road, Severn, Md.
The meeting features worship, ministry reports, an exhibit hall with resources for churches, and plenty of ways to connect in ministry-specific brunches, a shared meal time on Monday night, as well as other memorable opportunities.
Robert Anderson is the current Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network/BCMD President and is in his 18th year at Colonial Baptist Church in Randallstown, Md. He received a B.B.E. degree from Carver Bible College in Atlanta, Ga., and a Master of Divinity degree from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Ind. In 2013, he was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Eastern Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, Va. He and his wife Jacqueline have four children.
Deborah Bullock, wife to Harold Bullock, senior pastor of Hope Community Church in Ft. Worth, Texas, has spoken at women’s conferences in California, Texas and Kansas, and at conferences for missionaries in Canada and Indonesia. She is the primary developer and writer of the NRG Gender-Specific Curriculum. She served as Kids Ministry Director at Hope Church for seven years and has taught numerous classes on developing character and values in children. A former newspaper feature writer and administrator in urban renewal, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA and a Masters of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Seminary. She and her husband have three adult children.
Harold Bullock is the founder and senior pastor of Hope Community Church, an innovative church in Fort Worth, Texas. Hope began in 1978 with a vision to help with planting churches in the major cities of the world. During the past 31 years people going out from Hope have planted more than sixty-five churches. Training leaders in character, wisdom and skill has been a focal point of Harold’s ministry. For the past ten years, he has been leading conferences training church staff and members in leadership, building value-shaping ministries, and strategies for dealing with conflict. He has written several books on the scriptural way to gain wisdom and avoid detrimental patterns of life. He has a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and chemistry from East Tennessee State University. Harold and Deborah have three adult children.
Allen Jackson is the founder of the Youth Ministry Institute of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is a professor of Youth and Collegiate Ministry. He holds a bachelor of sciences degree in business administration from the University of Southern Mississippi along with an master of religious education degree and a Ph.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an accomplished author and sought after speaker and trainer for youth and youth leaders. Before joining faculty, Jackson served as youth minister in churches in Louisiana and Georgia. He and his wife Judi have two adult children.
Fred Luter, Jr. is senior pastor of the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, La. When he was elected as pastor of this congregation in 1986, Franklin Avenue was a small Southern Baptist mission church with 65 members on roll. Under Pastor Luter’s leadership, by 2005 the church had grown to over 7,000 members, making Franklin Avenue the largest Southern Baptist church in the state of Louisiana. Luter has preached all across the country for various revivals, evangelism conferences, associational meetings, and state conventions. In 2011, he became the first African American to be elected as first vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention, and made history again when he became SBC’s first ever African American president at the annual meeting held in New Orleans on June 19, 2012. He and his wife Elizabeth have two adult children.
Will McRaney diligently serves as executive missional strategist for the Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network/BCMD. He previously served as Florida Baptist Convention church-planting and evangelism strategist/director and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary evangelism and church-planting professor. A former church planter assessor and training system designer, McRaney has researched, written about and spoken extensively on personal and church evangelism, church growth and health, church planting, leadership, revitalization, church models, postmodernism and cultural trends. He and his wife, Sandy, have three children.
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