Digital ReGroup 2020 Recap

The role of the leader for a Sunday School class or a small group is crucial to the growth and health of a church—especially in times like these. We hope these webcasts and resources will encourage and equip you in the vital role you play in your church and community. Thank you for being a part of Digital ReGroup 2020. Let us hear from you.

Session 1: Pastors/Staff/Key Ministry Leaders


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Host: Stewart Holloway
Stewart has served churches in LA and TX in the areas of youth, music and the pastorate. Currently he is the Pastor of First Baptist, Pineville, where he has been since 2008. He is a graduate of Louisiana College and received his M. Div. and Doctorate in Preaching from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Special Guest: Steve Bennett
Steve serves as Pastor, First, Moss Bluff.  Previously, he pastored churches in LA, TX, MS and NY. He has served as an adjunct lecturer in seminary and led international Cell Group conferences. He is a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and received his D. Min. from Luther Rice International.

Special Guest: Matt Endris
Matt is the Pastor of Fairview Baptist Church, Coushatta, since 2006. Previously, he pastored Atlanta Baptist Church. Originally from Shreveport, he holds a B.S. in Psychology from Northwestern State University, an M. Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D. Min. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served in Baptist life at the associational, state, and national levels for several entities.

Presenter: Sean Keith
Sean is the Sunday School/Discipleship Strategist for Louisiana Baptists. Previously he served as Minister of Education/Adult Minister at FBC, Rockwall, TX, Lifeway Christian Resources and the Mississippi Baptist Convention as a Student Ministry Specialist. Sean is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Session 2: Adult Leaders


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Host: Stewart Holloway
Stewart has served churches in LA and TX in the areas of youth, music and the pastorate. Currently he is the Pastor of First Baptist, Pineville, where he has been since 2008. He is a graduate of Louisiana College and received his M. Div. and Doctorate in Preaching from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Special Guest: David Apple
David provides training and consultations for adult leaders and church staff in churches across the country and internationally. He also pastors Battle Creek Baptist Church near Nashville, TN. David served as a Lifeway Adult Ministry trainer for more than 35 years.

Presenter: Jeff Ingram
Jeff is the Adult Ministry & Church Administration Strategist for Louisiana Baptists, serving since 2008. He is a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, earning Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees.

Session 3: Next Gen./Preschool/Children’s Leaders


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Host: Steve Horn
Steve is the Executive Director for Louisiana Baptists. Previously he served as Pastor of First Baptist Church, Lafayette and also pastored churches in New Iberia, Livingston and Natalbany. He is a graduate of Rhodes College and holds an M.Div. and PH.D from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Additionally, Steve has held numerous national and state denominational positions.

Special Guest: Mark Jones
Mark is the Children’s Pastor at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, OK. He has previously worked with the Oklahoma Baptist Convention and as LifeWay Christian Resources’ Childhood Specialist. He is the creator of mrmarksclassroom.com.

Presenter: David Anderson
David has been the Children’s Ministry Strategist for Louisiana Baptists since 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served in churches in FL, LA, OK, TX and VA.

Session 4: Next Gen./Youth Leaders


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Host: Steve Horn
Steve is the Executive Director for Louisiana Baptists. Previously he served as Pastor of First Baptist Church, Lafayette and also pastored churches in New Iberia, Livingston and Natalbany. He is a graduate of Rhodes College and holds an M.Div. and PH.D from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Additionally, Steve has held numerous national and state denominational positions.

Special Guest: Blake Lewis
Blake is the Middle School Pastor, First, Haughton (since 2016), and has served in student ministry since 2013. He received his Masters Degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, concentrating in Student Ministry. Blake loves to help equip parents with resources on how to better disciple their students through technology.

Special Guest: Ray McCon
Ray is a 30-year Youth Ministry Veteran and has been privileged to serve churches of all sizes. Currently, he is the Minister of Students at Walker Baptist Church, Walker, where he has led for 22 years. It is his great joy to share the Gospel with students, witness their transformation through salvation, and teach them to be disciple-makers.

Presenter: Brandon Lewis
Brandon is a native of Ruston and has served churches across LA, TX and MS. He has also worked with planning committees for youth ministry events alongside the Louisiana and Mississippi Baptist Conventions. Brandon is currently serving as the Youth Ministry Strategist for the Louisiana Baptists.