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Chris Blanton

Chris Blanton

PERSONAL  Where are you originally from?  Lawrenceville, GA (suburb of Atlanta) Where were you educated?  Undergrad at Liberty University Seminary at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (currently continuing my seminary education) When did you decide to give your life to Jesus and follow Him?  I was a third grader attending VBS. The pastor shared the good news... continue reading


Dennis Worley Receives Recognition from Baylor University

Dennis Worley Receives Recognition from Baylor University

Dennis Worley, Music and Worship Minister at Brentwood Baptist Church, was recently recognized as this year’s Hearn Innovator at Baylor University.  The Hearn Innovators in Christian Music Series exists to gather creative thinkers and trailblazers in the field of Christian music and bring them to Baylor’s campus. Recipients of this honor give guest lectures and meet with... continue reading


Brad Smith

Brad Smith

PERSONAL Where are you from originally? Jackson, TN   Where were you educated? Union University – Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Studies Southwestern Seminary – Master of Arts in Christian Education, emphasis in Children’s Ministry   When did you decide to give your life to Jesus and follow Him? I was blessed to be raised in Christian home with two wonderful... continue reading


Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Name: Steve Smith  Title: Communications Minister  PERSONAL  Where are you from originally?  Savannah, Georgia  Where were you educated?  Mercer University (Macon, GA) – B.A. in Communication  Rollins College (Winter Park, FL) – M.A. in Corporate Communication  Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (currently in Master of Theology program)  When did you decide to... continue reading


Steve Layton

Steve Layton

Name: Steve Layton  Title: Discipleship Minister, Brentwood Campus  PERSONAL  Where are you from originally?  Fultondale, Alabama  Where were you educated?  New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary -  Doctorate of Ministry (2004) and Master of Divinity (1993)  Samford University -  Associate (1987) and Bachelor (1989) degrees  How did Jesus change your life?  I accepted Jesus... continue reading


Roger Severino

Roger Severino

Name: Roger Severino  Title: Adult Discipleship – Leadership Minister  Ministry: Discipleship  PERSONAL  Where are you originally from?  I was born in Brazil, but grew up in Nashville because my father taught Portuguese at Vanderbilt University.  Where were you educated?  I went to Vanderbilt and got my degree in Economics. I later went to seminary... continue reading