We have three All Star Dates available in the Spring:

  • March 9 – 10. Steve Parr, Josh Hunt, Bob Mayfield
  • March 30 – 31: Ken Hemphill, Elmer Towns and Josh Hunt
  • April 20 – 21. Steve Parr, Josh Hunt, David Francis

What an opportunity to get some of the nation’s leading champions of Sunday School on the stage at the same time to train the Sunday School teachers in your area!

These events are offered on a shared risk/ shared reward basis. If all goes well, they should be free for the host. You will need the cooperation of your state convention, association and nearby associations to help with promotions. Each participant is charged a fee and the host gets to keep part of this to help with expenses.

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Here is a little bit about each of these speakers:

Ken Hemphill is the past president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as well as the former pastor of First Baptist Church, Norfolk, VA. While there, the church grew from 800 to 6000. He is the author of numerous books on on church growth including Revitalizing the Sunday Morning Dinosaur: A Sunday School Growth Strategy for the 21st Century. He has a new book coming out on new member assimilation called VELCRO Church.

Elmer Towns is the co-founder of Liberty University (along with the late Jerry Falwell). He has developed over 20 resource packages for leadership education, including Friend Day. He is the author of numerous books, including What Every Sunday School Teacher Should Know and What Every Pastor Should Know about Sunday School.

Bob Mayfield is the Sunday School and small group specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.  Bob has also served the Arizona Southern Baptist Convention and he has been minister of education at First Baptist Church, Chandler, AZ and Indiana Avenue Baptist Church in Lubbock, TX. Bob also has his own blogsite, Bob has authored several resources to help Sunday School:

David Francis is a well-known and trusted champion for Sunday school ministry. He travels across the country each year, speaking at churches and events to educate ministry leaders on how to begin and grow healthy Sunday schools. He is the head of Sunday School for Lifeway Christian Resources. He has authored numerous books on Sunday School including Transformational Class.

Dr. Steve Parr serves the Georgia Baptist Convention as the Vice-President for Sunday School and Evangelism and author of Sunday School That Really Works and Sunday School That Really Responds. He travels across Georgia assisting churches, pastors, and leaders with their small group and evangelism strategies. He has assisted hundreds of churches in strengthening their Sunday Schools by motivating and training leaders through seminars, conferences, preaching, and personal consultations.

Josh Hunt. Author of You Can Double Your Class in Two Years or Less, Disciplemaking Teachers, Make Your Group Grow, and Good Questions Have Groups Talking. He travels extensively training Sunday School teachers to double every two years or less.

What an opportunity to get these fine men on the same stage to train the Sunday School teachers in your area. For details on hosting a conference, see