Our Team

   

 

Terry Coy, State Director of Missions

Terry oversees the entire missions team. 
Terry was raised in Chile, South America. Terry has served as a missions and church planting strategist for Tarrant Baptist Association in Fort Worth, Texas and presently for The SBTC for the past 20 years. He has a doctorate in theology from SWBTS and is the author of Facing the Change, a missiological look at the state of the church in North America.

David Alexander, Church Planting Team Leader 

David oversees the church planting team and the SBTC support system for those starting new churches of any model, shape or size. David was raised in Oaxaca, Mexico, has a degree in Engineering from Texas Tech, masters degrees from SWBTS, and a doctorate from MBTS. He has been the planter/pastor of 4 church starts and served on the planting team of several others. 

  

Richard Taylor, Church Planting Associate


Richard serves on the church planting team. He comes to SBTC after serving several years as Director of Evangelism for the Baptist Convention of New York.

Richard is a native of Texas. He has been on staff of churches in the Houston Area and Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, La. He is enjoys connecting with pastors, is passionate about evangelism and loves to preach. 

 
 
Carmela Mechling, Ministry Assistant to Richard Taylor

Carmela also manages the SBTC tracking system, church planter monthly reports, and church funding.

 

Meagan Hastings, Ministry Assistant to David Alexander

Meagan also manages the website, coordinates meetings and retreats and is involved in special projects.

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Chuy Avila, Missions Associate in El Paso, Texas

Chuy serves as a church planting strategist and catalyst for the El Paso area. He is tasked with mapping the region, networking with pastors to call out planters from their churches, facilitating training for new planters and supervising current planters in El Paso. 

  David Ortega, Missions Associate in Rio Grande Valley, Texas

David serves as a church planting strategist and catalyst for the Rio Grande Valley area. He is tasked with mapping the region, networking with pastors to call out planters from their churches, facilitating training for new planters and supervising current planters in the area of Texas from Brownsville to Rio Grande City.

  Tom Lawton, Church Planting Strategist, Laredo, Texas

Tom serves as a church planting strategist and catalyst for the Laredo area. He is tasked with mapping the region, networking with pastors to call out planters from their churches, facilitating training for new planters and supervising current planters in Laredo.

 

Felix Cornier, Ministry Facilitator

Felix facilitates the overseeing of church planters in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He consults with sponsoring churches and also serves as a church planting coach. He is currently serving as the founding pastor of Iglesia El Camino, Lewisville, Texas.

Shawn Kemp, Ministry Facilitator

Shawn facilitates the overseeing of church planters in the North Texas area. He consults with sponsoring churches and also helps with the SBTC Cowboy church network. He is currently the founding pastor of The Crossroads Church, Anna, Texas.

Russell Cravens, Ministry Facilitator

Russell oversees church planters in the Houston area. He is also tasked with consulting with sponsor churches and recruiting prospective sponsors and planters. He is currently the founding pastor of Neartown Church, Houston, Tx.
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