Robert F. Browning is pastor of First Baptist Church in Frankfort, Ky. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University and the M.Div. and D.Min. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Jackie, have three children: Jason, Amy Blair and Josh.
Howard Batson is pastor of First Baptist Church in Amarillo, Texas. He holds degrees from Lander University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a doctorate from Baylor University. He and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of three daughters: Ryan, Jordan and Chandler.
Jim Somerville is the 16th pastor of Richmond's First Bapist Church, founded in 1780. He earned a master's degree and a doctorate from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His articles and sermons have been published in Christian Century, The Upper Room, Preaching Great Texts and elsewhere. He was also one of the featured preachers at the Festival of Homiletics at the Washington National Cathedral in 2004. He and his wife, Christine, have two daughters.
Joel Snider has been pastor of First Baptist Church in Rome, Ga., since 1995. First Baptist Church is actively involved in missions and cross-cultural ministry both locally and globally. Snider holds the B.A. from Auburn University and two advanced degrees, including a Ph.D. in Christian preaching. He and his wife, Cherry, have two daughters.
Keith Herron is senior pastor of Holmeswood Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo. He holds degrees from Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a doctor of ministry degree from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill. He and his wife, Wanda, have a son and daughter, Ben and Alex.
Ken Fong is senior pastor of Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and the M.Div. and D.Min. from Fuller Theological Seminary. He and his wife, "Snoopy," have one daughter.
Michael Cheuk is pastor of University Baptist Church in Charlottesville, Va., and a Christian coach. He holds degrees from Rice University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Religious Ethics from the University of Virginia. He and his wife Beth have a daughter and a son.
Randy Hyde is senior pastor of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church in Little Rock, Ark. He holds degrees from Ouachita Baptist University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a doctorate from Vanderbilt Divinity School. He is married to Janet, and they have two grown children, Emily and Timothy.
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