Dr. Chuck Kelley
Dr. Chuck Kelley is the 8th president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and also Professor of Evangelism. He received his B.A. from Baylor University and his M.Div. and Th.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Before his election to the presidency, Dr. Kelley served as Director of the Leavell Center for Evangelism and Church Growth and Chairman of the Pastoral Ministries Division at the seminary.
He has written numerous books, articles, and evangelism training materials which include:
- Here’s Hope Roman Road Witness Training Program
- Learning to Share My Faith, A Witness Training Module
- How Did They Do It? The Story of Southern Baptist Evangelism
- New 2018 release: Fuel The Fire (Lessons from the History of Southern Baptist Evangelism)
Dr. Kelley is known throughout the Southern Baptist Convention for his dynamic preaching and his expertise on evangelism and church growth.
Tim Dowdy has served as the Senior Pastor of Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia, since 1989. Tim has also served as the President of Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy since 1994. The church and academy share a campus in the south-metro Atlanta area, utilizing the same facilities seven days a week.
Tim and his wife, Christie, have been married for 36 years. They enjoy spending time with their son and daughter-in-law, Micah and Kelly, and adorable grandsons, Wyatt and Jack.
Randy Mullinax is a state missionary with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, serving in evangelism and church revitalization. He previously served as a pastor for 30 years and then as the Director of Evangelism/Discipleship with the Illinois Baptist convention before returning to his beloved home state of Georgia.
His ministry focus is encouraging and equipping pastors to intentionally and strategically lead their churches to become vibrant and effective in reaching all people with the gospel and discipling them to become fully devoted, reproducing followers of Christ. Randy has a great love for pastors and travels the state preaching, teaching, encouraging and equipping.
Randy is married to his best friend, Jeanne, and they have two grown children. Avid Georgia Bulldog fans, they enjoy travel, outdoor adventure and all things beach related.
The Lifesong Collective
The Lifesong Collective was formed in 2016 from the heart of Mark Hall of Casting Crowns. The collective is made up of 4 Christ-followers committed to sharing the gospel with everyone through music and ministry.
Carson Toms,Vanessa Honea, Zach Welliver and Rody Inestroza are young musicians, singers, and song-writers who bring together a wide-range of backgrounds which is reflected in their music and writing. They are passionate about the Church and leading others in worship. Follow @LifesongCollective on Instagram!