Missions Council

The Missions Council serves as an elected advisory council to the CBF Governing Board. In this role, the Missions Council provides vision, strategy, education and sustainability to CBF’s mission enterprise. The officers and members of the Missions Council are listed below:


Christy EdwardsChristy Edwards - Chair
Laity, Second Baptist Church
Liberty, Mo.  

ChrisEllisChris Ellis - Chair-Elect
Minister of Missions, Second Baptist Church
Little Rock, Ark. 

2015-04-208-oladipoCaleb Oladipo - Past Chair
Professor and Chair of Christian Evangeliam and Missions
Campbell University Divinity School
Buies Creek, N.C.

courtneyCourtney Allen
Senior Pastor, Grace Baptist Church
Richmond, Va. 

RickBurnetteRick Burnette
Director of Agriculture, ECHO
Ft. Myers, Fla.  

avatarMelanie Claypool 
Executive, Passport Health Plan 
Louisville, Ky. 

avatarSharon Felton 
Minister of Youth and Students, Faith Baptist Church 
Georgetown, Ky. 

Jesus Garcia CopyJesus Garcia 
Pastor, Iglesia Bautista de Metropolis 
Carolina, Puerto Rico 

lauren hovisLauren Hovis
Grants and Contracts Manager, ActionAid
Washington, D.C.

David HullDavid W. Hull
Southeast Coordinator, Center for Healthy Churches 
Adjunct Professor, McAfee School of Theology
Watkinsville, Ga. 

avatarDiane Lipsett 
Minister of Faith Formation and Education, Knollwood Baptist Church 
Winston-Salem, N.C. 

avatarScott Miles 
Vice President, Haverty's Corporation 
Alpharetta, Ga. 

Jackie Baugh Moore 3Jackie Baugh Moore
Vice President,
Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation
San Antonio, Texas 

randy shepleyRandy Shepley
Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church
Newport News, Va.

Mark WingfieldMark Wingfield
Associate Pastor, Wilshire Baptist Church
Dallas, Texas 

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