Be equipped to address pressing cultural topics from a Biblical perspective.

This year’s Pastor’s Conference theme is “Contend: The unchanging gospel for an everchanging world.” Attendees will be taught from Jude 3. The conference will feature Steve Gaines, Brent Leatherwood, Nick Moore, Erik Reed and Andrew Walker.

Josh Schmidt is this year’s Pastors’ Conference president.


Steve Gaines

Senior Pastor at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tn.
Topic: Unchanging Gospel

Brent Leatherwood

President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission
Topic: Political Identity

Nick Moore

Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Gatlinburg, Tn.
Topic: Cultural Identity

Erik Reed

Lead Pastor of The Journey Church in Lebanon, Tn.
Topic: Sexual Identity

Andrew Walker

Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Apologetics at Southern Seminary
Topic: Gender Identity



Watch the full 2022 Pastors’ Conference sessions here.

The 2022 theme was “Uncommon” with the aim to challenge those in ministry to pursue extraordinary service to God in the following areas: uncommon preaching, uncommon holiness, uncommon faithfulness, uncommon evangelism, and uncommon shepherding.

Kyle Noffsinger was the 2022 Pastors’ Conference president.