2019 Faculty

Our 2019 Faculty is full of world class Christian leaders that give our conference a unique blend of talent, experience, and knowledge.

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Timothy Keller

Timothy Keller is Chairman of Redeemer City to City and Pastor Emeritus Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. For over twenty-five years Tim led a diverse congregation that grew to a weekly worshipping community of over 6,000 people. Tim now focuses on ministry more broadly in NYC and other global cities through the work of City to City, which has helped start over 490 churches in 54 global cities. He is the author of such New York Times bestselling books as The Reason for God and The Meaning of Marriage.


Guy Mason

Guy Mason is the founding and Lead Pastor of City on a Hill, a church that began in 2007 with a small team and a big vision. Today the church gathers across five locations, in three cities and is united around the central mission of knowing Jesus and making Jesus known. 

Guy is a passionate communicator of the gospel who is committed to engaging culture with the beauty, truth and relevance of Jesus. He is the husband to Vanessa and the father to four children. He is an ordained Anglican Minister and member of Acts 29.

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Doug Logan

Doug Logan is the Executive Vice President of Diversity and Co-Director of Church in Hard Places with Acts 29. He also serves as Pastor for Church Planting at Remnant Church in Richmond. He formerly served as Senior Pastor of Epiphany Camden, a church founded under his leadership in 2011. Currently, Doug holds an M.A.M. in Church Planting and sits on the Board of Trustees of Lancaster Bible College in Pennsylvania. He also serves as a founding board member of an Urban Church Planting Network called Thriving. He is the author of On the Block: Developing a Biblical Picture for Missional Engagement. Doug and his wife, Angel, have been married since 1996 and have three adult sons and three grandchildren.

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Chan Kilgore

Chan Kilgore serves as the Church Planting Director at Spanish River Church in Boca Raton. He planted CrossPointe Church in Orlando (a Spanish River Church plant) seventeen years ago. While serving as the Senior Pastor at CrossPointe he planted 7 CrossPointe congregations and dozens of other churches around the world.

He recently has come on staff at Spanish River Church to lead the global church planting initiative. Additionally, he serves as an Adjunct Professor at Capital Seminary near Washington, D.C., teaching on church planting. Chan is passionate about planting the gospel and seeing robust, healthy, missional church spring up as a result of the gospel. Chan has been married to his wife Stacy for 27 years and have been blessed with three beautiful daughters. 


Tommy Kiedis

Tommy Kiedis is the Senior Pastor at Spanish River Church in Boca Raton. His role is to love, serve, lead, teach and equip the church for God's work. He also invests in emerging leaders with Capital Seminary & Graduate School and with other partners in the US, UK, and Brazil to help develop and equip leaders to maximize and multiply the leadership God has entrusted to them. He is married to Shannan and together they have six children and fifteen grandchildren.

Breakout Speakers & Sessions

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Brad Brisco // Flouirshing in a co-vocational ministry

 Brad is currently the Director of Bivocational Church Planting for the North American Mission Board. He holds a doctorate in the area of missional ecclesiology; his doctoral thesis was on assisting existing congregations in transitioning in a missional direction. He is the co-author of Missional Essentials, a twelve-week small group study guide, The Missional Quest: Becoming a Church of the Long Run, Next Door As It Is In Heaven, and Covocational Church Planting. He and his wife have three children and have been foster parents to more than fifty other kids. He blogs regularly at


Steven Lee // Flourishing From Launch

Pastor Steven has a passion to see people establish their lives in Christ and discover their God given purpose.

Prior to moving to South Florida to plant Legacy Church, Steven served as a Church Planting Catalyst and lead pastor in Washington D.C. Steven holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a Masters in Theology from Dallas Seminary. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry in Transformational Church Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.

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Timothy Torres // Flourishing in Volunteer engagement

Timothy Torres serves as the Kingdom Platform Pastor at Spanish River Church. Timothy loves equipping people to use their gifts and passion to witness and serve. Over the last year, Timothy has helped over 350 people identify how they are uniquely designed to witness and serve both inside and outside the church.

Timothy has led initiatives in the areas of human trafficking, international missions, community engagement and leadership development. He has led South Florida churches for 18 years. Timothy and Tiona are celebrating 19 years of marriage and they have three spirited children.

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Al is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church In America and one of the founders of Redeemer City to City. Having planted four churches over his pastoral career, he understands first hand the challenges and needs of church planters, their churches, and networks. He has served as a coach, trainer and mentor for many global church planters.  He oversees the work of City to City in Europe, the Middle East/North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and North America.

 For the last two years, he has also held the position of Executive Director of the newly developing fellowship of churches and networks known as City to City North America, and is now transitioning to a Senior Advisor role for the fellowship.

He and his wife, Rene, have three adult children and are grandparents to ten grandchildren.