Justin Bagwell | Stage Presentation/Speakers
Justin is the lead minister to students at the North Atlanta Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA. He and his wife, Bethany have served in Atlanta since 2005 and have a son named Burton. He has been a Vol fan for life!
Jacob Baker | Registration Coordinator
Jacob has been ministering at the Decatur Church of Christ in Decatur, TX since 2002. He is married to Heather who works alongside of him in ministry to Youth and Families. They have three children, Mia, Addi and Jayce.
Mike Brown | Administrative Board Member (Staff)
Mike has been in youth ministry for 25 years and has attended NCYM since 1996. He currently serves as youth minister at the Lafayette Church of Christ in Ballwin, MO. He is married to Lee Ann and have 3 children who range in ages from middle school to college.
Dudley Chancey | Executive Director
Dudley teaches Youth & Family Ministry at Oklahoma Christian University in Edmond, OK. He and his wife, Vicki are Tennessee Vol fans and love to travel all over the world to visit missionaries. They love Honduras, they love Jesus and they love the work of youth ministers.
Beau Davis | Classes/Website Development
Beau is the CEO and co-owner of Olive Branch Family Therapy and has served as the Youth and Counseling Minister at Singing Oaks Church of Christ in Denton, TX since 2006. He holds a Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Bachelor of Science in Youth and Family from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. He and His wife Jill have two sons; Tyce and Jace .
Josh Jones | President/Speaker Coordinator
Josh is the Youth & Family Minister at the University Church of Christ in Denver, CO and has served there for 13 years. He & his wife Shiloh have 2 daughters; Addie who is 6 and Morgan who is 3. He has been attending NCYM since 1999.
Joseph Mankin | Creative Director (Staff)
Joseph is the Youth Minister at Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville, TN. He has served in Nashville since 2006 and has been married to his wife, Courtney since 2005. They have 2 children (Noland & Corlee) and a labradoodle named Koda.
Robert Oglesby | Executive Board Member
Robert was in full-time youth ministry for 18 years before moving to Abilene, TX in 2000. He currently is the director of the Center for Youth and Family Ministry at Abilene Christian University and coordinates the Minister Support Network renewal retreat for ministers and their spouses.
Beth Robinson | Exhibitor Director (Staff)
Beth is Assistant Provost and Graduate Director of Behavioral Sciences at Lubbock Christian University. She is also a popular author and speaker on topics ranging from childhood development and sexuality, teen issues, family dynamics including caring for elderly relatives, and church resources for families. Her education consists of: Ed.D. Texas Tech University, Counselor Education, 1997; M.Ed. West Texas State University, Education Counseling, 1992; and B.S.E. Oklahoma Christian University, Physical Education, 1986. Her experiences include junior and high school teaching, foster parenting, camp counseling and teaching, volunteering in youth ministry programs, Bible teaching, and counseling.
Holly Racca | Classes/Community Groups
Holly is the Middle School Student Minister at Southern Hills Church of Christ in Abilene, TX. She has worked in Abilene since 2013 and has been married to her husband, Wes since 2014. They have a son named Henry and two dog-children named Brooks and Scout.
Steve Sargent | Classes/Community Groups
Steve is the senior minister with the Southwest Central Church of Christ in Houston, TX. He served in youth ministry at the congregation from June 2007 to February 2016, when his role transitioned. Steve graduated from Abilene Christian University with a youth and family degree in 2003 and a Master of Divinity in 2011. He’s been married to Chelsie since January 2005, and they have one daughter together, Cora (age 4).