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 fifteen grandchildren.
Dr. Eric Spann is a graduate of LSU Medical School at Shreveport and has a family medical practice in Mt. View, Arkansas. He is a member of Flatwoods Baptist Church in Mt. View. Dr. Spann ministers to couples and families in the church and in his medical practice.
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 financial planning and investment management company in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He is a member of Crossgate Church where he co-leads WholeHearted, a young-family life group. 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”. He has studied and taught on Biblical finances for over 17 years.
Dubs Byers is 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 over 20 years, and God has blessed them with 3 wonderful children, Madison, Kaden & Caleb. They have worked with MBSF, Family Life, Teenagers, and Mission points from the Mississippi Gulf Coast to Pennsylvania. Ross has been the Lead Pastor at Fort Smith Baptist Fellowship for over a decade and is also serving on staff at Union Christian Academy in Fort Smith.
Tim & Carrie Bourne have been married for 19 years and have three sons, Jordan, Titus, and Silas. Tim is the founding Pastor of Genesis Metro Church in Frisco, Texas. He communicates the word of God with both humor and passion, full of easily applicable concepts for life. Carrie’s passion revolves around Women’s Ministry to help women know and understand their freedom in Christ. She is on staff at Genesis Metro Church.
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.