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Bring Your Ministry Leaders To The Location Nearest You!

Northeast Region

Dr. Nathan Finn
Level Grove 
Baptist Church
Cornelia, GA
Sun, Aug 11

Southwest Region

Dr. Scott Sullivan
Baptist Church
Columbus, GA
Sun, Aug 18

East Central Region

Dr. Ken Whitten
Baptist Church
Augusta, GA
Sat, Aug 24

West Central Region

Dr. Al Mohler
Glen Haven 
Baptist Church
McDonough, GA
Sun, Aug 25

Southeast Region

Dr. Mac Brunson
First Baptist Church
Brunswick, GA
Sun, Sept 8

Northwest Region

Dr. Thom Rainer
West Rome
Baptist Church
Rome, GA
Sun, Sept 22
*deaf opportunities available!

Meet your SPARK Keynote Speakers

Sunday, August 11

Level Grove Baptist Church, Cornelia

KEYNOTE: Dr. Nathan Finn

Nathan Finn is professor of faith and culture and directs the Institute for Transformational Leadership at North Greenville University in Tigerville, SC. He also serves as co-vocational Teaching Pastor at First Baptist Church of Taylors, SC. Nathan writes widely on Baptist history and thought, Christian leadership, higher education, and the integration of faith and culture.

Sunday, August 18

Wynnbrook Baptist Church, Columbus

KEYNOTE: Dr. Scott Sullivan

Scott serves as the Discipleship Catalyst for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board representing 3400 churches and 1.4 million Georgia Baptists. He is an author, thought leader, national discipleship consultant, personal disciple-maker, and speaker. He is passionate about Jesus, family, and the outdoors. Scott is married to the love of his life, Elizabeth. They have four children: Erika, Austin, Caleb, and Noah.

Saturday, August 24

Abilene Baptist Church, Augusta

KEYNOTE: Dr. Ken Whitten

Dr. Ken Whitten is the North American Mission Board National Director of Pastoral Leadership. Dr. Whitten has been privileged to serve in various local, state, and national capacities including the SBC International Mission Board, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Florida State Board of Missions, Florida Baptist Witness Board and Guidestone. Pastor Whitten served as Senior Pastor of Idlewild Baptist Church for 33 years and has served on mission with God in West Africa, China, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Romania, England, Paraguay, Panama, and Guatemala.

Sunday, August 25

Glen Haven Baptist Church, McDonough

KEYNOTE: Dr. Al Mohler

Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. has served as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky for over 30 years. He is a theologian and an ordained minister, having served as pastor and staff minister of several Southern Baptist churches. A native of Lakeland, Florida, Dr. Mohler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Samford University, as well as a master of divinity degree and PhD from Southern Seminary. He and his wife, Mary, have two children, (Katie and Christopher) and are the proud grandparents of Benjamin, Henry, and Margaret.

Sunday, September 8

First Baptist Church, Brunswick

KEYNOTE: Dr. Mac Brunson

Mac Brunson serves as the senior pastor of Valleydale Church in Birmingham, AL. He is a former president of N.C. Baptists and of the SBC Pastors’ Conference. Brunson has led churches in South Carolina, Virginia, North Carolina, Texas, and Florida. He holds a Doctor of Ministry, a Master of Divinity and a PhD from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Sunday, September 22

West Rome Baptist Church, Rome

KEYNOTE: Dr. Thom Rainer

Thom S. Rainer is a renowned church leader, author, and consultant, currently serving as the founder and CEO of Church Answers, an online resource platform for church leaders. He previously held the positions of President and CEO at LifeWay Christian Resources and was the founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His expertise in church health led him to establish the Rainer Group, a consulting firm that has guided numerous churches and organizations. A prolific author, Rainer has contributed more than two dozen books to the field, including influential works such as "I Am a Church Member" and "Autopsy of a Deceased Church".

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