Join us at REACH 2024 on March 11-12, 2024, to bolster evangelism and missions in your church!
Be challenged and encouraged in personal evangelism and your missions calling at REACH! This year’s theme is “Church Multiplied.” Mark your calendar now to attend at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown on March 11-12, 2024.
Hear from Hershael York, Danny Akin, Jay Strack and others
This year’s topics cover rural evangelism, how to engage the LGBTQ+ community with the gospel, and more
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Lunch & Learn
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Listen to 2023 REACH Plenary Sessions
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REACH Session 1: Greg Faulls
Greg Faulls is the Pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church, a blogger, and a Seminary Professor. He has worked in Christian Leadership for over 28 years, serving as Pastor of three churches in Texas and Kentucky. For the past 16 years he has been the Senior Pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church, Owensboro, Kentucky. In addition to serving as a Pastor and blogging, he is also an Assistant Professor of Evangelism for Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary in their online environments. Dr. Faulls earned his BA in Religious Studies and Speech Communication from Western Kentucky University, and his Masters of Divinity and his Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Stefanie, and they are the proud parents of 4 children, ranging from College age down to Grade School.
REACH Session 1: Chuck Lawless
Chuck Lawless currently serves as Professor of Evangelism and Missions, Dean of Doctoral Studies, and Vice-President for Spiritual Formation at Southeastern Seminary, where he holds the Richard & Gina Headrick Chair of World Missions. In addition, he serves as Team Leader for Theological Education Strategists for the International Mission Board. Dr. Lawless served as pastor of two Ohio churches prior to joining the faculty of Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky in 1996. He and his wife, Pam, have been married for more than 30 years, and they reside in Wake Forest.
REACH Session 2: Mack Stiles
J. Mack Stiles is the director of Messenger Ministries Inc., a think tank working to develop healthy missions. He formerly served as the pastor of Erbil International Baptist Church in Erbil, Iraq. Mack has traveled and lived many places, and has been involved in university student ministry, church reform, and church planting. He has authored five books, including Evangelism: How The Whole Church Speaks of Jesus. Mack is married to Leeann, and they have three grown boys, two daughters-in-law, and two grandchildren.
REACH Session 2: HB Charles
H.B. Charles is the Pastor and Teacher at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville and Orange Park, Florida, where he has served since 2008. He is primarily responsible for preaching-teaching, vision casting, and leadership development. Outside of his ministry with his congregation, he regularly speaks and teaches at churches, conferences, and conventions around the country. He has contributed to several books and journals. Pastor Charles is the author of It Happens After Prayer, On Preaching, On Praying, On Worship, The Difference Jesus Makes, Getting Right With God, and Reaching God’s Goals for Your Life. Pastor Charles and his wife, Crystal, have 3 children: H.B. III, Natalie, and Hailey.
REACH Session 3: Paul Worcester
In 2009 Paul and his wife Christy planted Christian Challenge at California State University, Chico from scratch. Since then, hundreds of students have indicated decisions to become followers of Jesus, with many growing as disciples and learning to multiply their faith. Paul is the author of “Tips for Starting a College Ministry,” “Do More With Less Time” and “The Fuel and The Flame: Igniting Your College Campus for Jesus Christ” with Steve Shadrach. In 2020, Paul transitioned out of leadership of Challenge Chico and took on the role as National Collegiate Director for the North American Mission Board. He has a passion for equipping and encouraging fellow collegiate leaders to multiply disciples on campus. Paul is on the team behind Collegiate Collective, Campus Ministry Today and CollegeMinistry.com. Paul and Christy have two young children, Owen and Evelyn, that keep them busy.
REACH Session 4: Mark Bishop
Mark Bishop is the Senior pastor of GracePointe Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He has an extensive background in evangelism, revival and revitalizing churches around the country. He is also serving as the Senior pastor of Beechland Baptist Church, a nearby congregation that shares his vision for reaching the community with the gospel. Mark is passionate about preaching God’s word, discipling believers, and leading people to Christ. He has a miraculous testimony of God’s grace and protection, as he survived a 30-foot fall from his roof while trying to fix a storm-damaged shingle in December 2022. He is married to Kim and they have three children and their first grandson is due in May. Mark loves spending time with his family, hunting and sharing the Gospel.
REACH Session 4: Tom Richter
Tom Richter is the pastor of Cullman First Baptist Church in Cullman, AL. Before arriving in Cullman, Tom was for 14 years the pastor of New Hope Church in Queens, NYC–a church located in the center of the most ethnically diverse county in the United States. Tom speaks around the country with the simple goal to “make much of Jesus.”
Watch past REACH sessions!
Hear plenary and breakout leaders share on a variety of topics.
Caring for Missionaries – Todd Robertson
Celebrate Recovery – Ray Hicks
Creating a Sending Culture in the Church – Clay Mullins
Leading Your Church to Reach Different Languages – Greg Faulls & Jesus Amaya
Love So Loud That Your Community Hears You – Jason Lowe
Praying for Missions – Kristy Carr
Reaching the College-Aged – Paul Worcester
Revitalization Through Evangelism – Andy McDonald and Alan Witham
Rural Evangelism – Ricky & Kory Cunningham
Shaping and Spreading Gospel Culture Through Church Planting and Replanting – Lance Parrott
Sharing Christ in a Hostile World – Dawn Reed