Dr. Aubrey Malphurs facilitates a panel discussion and Q&A on church planting.
Dr. Malphurs is a visionary with a deep desire to influence a new generation of leaders through his classroom, pulpit, consulting, and writing ministries. He is involved in a number of ministries ranging from church planting and growth to leadership development. He has pastored three churches and is the author of numerous books and articles on leadership and church ministry. Currently he is the president of the Malphurs Group and is a trainer and consultant to churches, denominations, and ministry organizations throughout North America and Europe. His research and teaching interests include church planting, church growth, and leadership development.
Gary Brandenburg is the Lead Pastor at Fellowship Bible Church Dallas since 2004. He grew up in California and attended Oklahoma State University on a baseball scholarship. After receiving Most Valuable honors he was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles and played three seasons of professional baseball. Gary received his Master of Divinity degree at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. He has been married to Jana since 1977 and they have three children and several grandchildren.