Pastor Emeritus, Berkland Baptist Church (now Antioch Baptist Church)
Highly experienced, long-time pastor, teacher, and administrator in the Southern Baptist Convention. Served in various leadership positions in the SBC, including 10 years as a Trustee of the International Mission Board. Has traveled to 71 countries as an IMB Trustee, church planter and missionary. Held multiple administrative posts in the GBBA and is a former president of the Baptist Convention of New England. With over 20 churches planted and still growing worldwide, is considered an expert in teambased church planting and long-term growth strategy, and is widely acknowledged in SBC circles as one of the most forward-thinking, innovative visionaries of both local and global missions in a multicultural context.