Larry & Lorinda Fincher have extensive experience in teaching, counseling, and working with families. They have presented seminars, conferences, and retreats nationally and internationally. Larry and Lorinda attend Pathway Baptist Church in Fayetteville, AR where Larry is on staff. They have five children and ninteen grandchildren.
Dr. Eric and Keri Spann
Eric and Keri have been married for 35 years, and have four children ages 20 to 28, all in or through college—all pursuing advanced degrees. Keri was a special education and elementary teacher for their first five years of marriage, getting Eric through medical school and internship from 1986 through 1991. She has home schooled all four children from Kindergarten through high school graduation, with all receiving college scholarships and honors. They have served together in medical and teaching missionary work on Tanna Island, in the country of Vanuatu, since 1998. Eric has been in private family medicine practice since 1994, and is Medical Director of rural health clinics for Baxter Regional Health System. They enjoy training for snowboarding, third world mission work, and 5Ks-to-Ironman races. They serve together in small group ministry in Flatwoods Baptist Church, and have served HomeBuilders Ministry since 1999.
Doug Goodman was on the planning team that organized the Arkansas Youth Conference in 1996 and is current director of AYC. He is high school minister and leads worship at one of the worship services at East Union Baptist Church. His wife Stephanie is a pediatric nurse. Doug and Steph were married in 1997 and have 4 beautiful children, Savannah, Molly, Grady, and Emma.
Todd Sadowski is the founder of StrongTower Wealth Management, a faith-based financial planning and investment management company in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He is a member of Crossgate Church where he serves in multiple roles. Todd is married to his High School sweetheart, Holly, with whom he has two daughters, Brooke and Ella. In 2006, Todd authored a book, “The Christian and HIS Finances”, and he has studied and taught on Biblical finances for over 20 years. He has also been voted as the Best Financial Advisor for 5 straight years by readers of the Sentinel Record in Hot Springs.
Dubs Byers recently retired as pastor of First Baptist Church, Dumas, Arkansas. He is a retired superintendent of schools for the Arkansas Correctional School and holds an Ed.D. from the U of A at Little Rock. He currently serves on the Arkansas Board of Corrections and has been active in prison reform and reentry for many years. Dubs and wife, Jane, have three sons.
Chad Graves has served as Bible teacher, youth pastor, campus pastor, and evangelist. He has spoken in retreats, conferences, camps, and churches throughout the United States. Chad is a graduate of Arkansas State University and Liberty Baptist Seminary. He and his wife, Julie, have two sons, Noah and Ethan.
Jaycob Kramer has served as a Youth Pastor for more than thirteen years and is currently the Discipleship Pastor at East Union Baptist Church in East End, Arkansas. He graduated from Henderson State University with a BA in Psychology and is currently pursuing a MA in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Jaycob and his wife Heather have three children, Lily, Jude, and Max.
Ross & Amy McBroome met while at college at HSU in Arkadelphia. They have been married for 22 years, and God has blessed them with 3 wonderful children, Madison, Kaden Ross & Caleb Ross. They have worked with collegiate ministry at Ouachita Baptist University, Henderson State University, and University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Also with Family Life, Student Ministry, and Mission points from the Mississippi Gulf Coast to Pennsylvania. Ross has been the Lead Pastor at Fort Smith Baptist Fellowship for over 12 Years and is also serving in a volunteer capacity at Union Christian Academy in Fort Smith.
Mark & Jenny CLements served as missionaries in the Philippines for seven years planting a church and training young men and women through Philippine Missionary Baptist Seminary. Since 2008 they have been serving God through New Liberty Baptist Church in Garland, TX. Mark and Jenny have four children, Noah, Mahlah, Nathan, and Rhoda. Through 21 years of marriage and ministry, and raising four children, God has taught them many difficult lessons, but He has always been faithful. If there is anything good or noteworthy about their marriage, family, or ministry, it is credited to the mercy and grace of God.