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church cohorts

The application is now open for the second round of cohorts!

Place your application today. If you would like to look at readiness questions before you fill out the application, you can download a pdf of those questions in preparation.


Hear what pastors and leaders are saying about Regenesis.

restart pastors

Is God calling you to pastor a church needing revitalization or a restart?

Let us help you work through your calling and get you onto the mission field. Restart pastors will be provided with tools and resources to help them grow and prepare for the work of revitalization.

apply to be a restart pastor

support church

Is God calling your church to support a church that is in revitalization?

We want to set up healthy churches with restart churches in missional relationships to build more healthy churches. Revitalization support churches will help restart churches by providing coaching, encouragement, funding, resources, and guidance in revitalization.

apply to be a support church

our staff

  • Jeff Lynn

    Senior Strategist for Church Health & Leadership

    Jeff Lynn serves as the Senior Strategist for Church Health and Leadership, resourcing and networking church leaders across the state. He has been in ministry for over 32 years, serving in itinerant Christian music ministry, as a Worship Pastor, and as a Senior Pastor for 25 years. He recently served as pastor of Yorktown Baptist Church in Corpus Christi, TX for twelve years. Jeff has been married to Renee since August 1988, and they have three sons, two daughters-in-law, and one grandson. Jeff’s replenishment therapy is golf.

  • Anthony Svajda

    Pastoral Ministries Associate

    Anthony Svajda oversees the SBTC’s Regenesis church revitalization strategy. The goal of Regenesis is to help church’s in jumpstarting the revitalization process.

    Svajda has served as lead pastor at Harvey Baptist Church in Stephenville since 2015 and has also served as an associate pastor, collegiate pastor, and student pastor in locations including Jewett, Colleyville, Keller, and Watauga. He received his Ph.D. in evangelism and church vitalization from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2018 and his Master of Divinity in evangelism from SWBTS in 2013.

    Svajda and his wife, Kristen, have two children.

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