We work to assist churches in Jesus’ mandate to make disciples that make disciples. We partner with churches in this effort through events, training, consultations and resources. 




discipleship video conferences

No video conferences are currently scheduled. Please check back for future opportunities.


forum online

Churches have been conditioned to develop education based programmatic steps to make disciples. The focus has been on completion of a course, not spiritual replication, but to be a disciple who makes disciples requires a deep relational commitment. Our mandate must remain centered on helping people mature, so they can replciate their life into the lives of others.

Did you miss part of the conference? Here are the videos you can watch right now. We will still be posting the individual sessions within a week.

Every man needs to develop spiritual rhythms in their walk with God. This 7 session book is an easy and practical tool to use in order to build spiritual rhythms in a multiplying disciple.

bold moves

This seven session session video series spotlights seven bold moves churches can take to become a disciple-making church.

Roles of a Man gives all men a proper framework of what it means and what it looks like to be a biblical man. This resource is designed for men of all ages, single or married.

2019 disciple-making forum videos



our staff

  • Lance Crowell

    Church Ministries Associate

    Lance Crowell serves the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention as an Associate in the Church Ministries Department. His areas of ministry include Discipleship, Online Training, Men’s, Family, Young Adults, and Young Married ministries.

    Lance accepted God’s call to the ministry while studying engineering at the University of Houston. He served at Sagemont Church in Houston for seven years as Collegiate / Young Adult Minister.

    Lance says of his ministry philosophy, “God has called me at the SBTC to walk beside local church leaders and aid them in the ministry of reaching the lost in the world, discipling them, and helping them impact the world around them for the cause of Christ.”

    Lance is a graduate of the University of Houston with a BS in Engineering as well as a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is also a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. Lance is blessed with an incredible wife (Mandy) and two amazing kids. In his free time he enjoys time with his family, reading, sports and photography.

  • Faith Syphrett

    Church Ministries Ministry Assistant

equip conference

In August of every year, the EQUIP Conference provides leadersthip training for all aspects of ministry and is designed for the local church who wants more leaders and wants to see their current leaders developed.


online training

If you are unable to attend regional training events and would rather watch videos than read, access a wealth of expert presentations using our Online Training videos related to church growth, sunday school and small groups.