Conclave 23 Lineup
we’re the Edenfield Band and we are based out of Carrollton, Georgia. We are a team of people devoted to bringing genuine worship to everyone we can. We believe that it is a privilege to lead worship as we honor the Lord. And we can’t wait to encounter God in worship, together, with every group we meet!
Jarman Leatherwood is the Pastor of House of Hope and Restoration Church. He hails from York, Alabama. He is married to the lovely Camillus Leatherwood. They are blessed with three amazing children.
Pastor Leatherwood is a graduate of Luther Rice Seminary. He also holds a degree in Computer Information Systems and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Divinity at the prestigious New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Leatherwood is the Congregational Wellness Strategist/Catalyst for the Etowah Baptist Association. He works as a Catalyst and Coach for the State Board of Missions (SBOM). There he assists in church planting, revitalization, and partnerships with African American churches. In addition, he is a member of the Assessment Team for Church planting within the SBOM and serves on the ‘Committee on Committees’ of the Southern Baptist Convention on the national level.
Pastor Leatherwood is the President of the Pastor’s Conference for the Madison Baptist Association (MBA). He also serves as the Vice-Moderator for the MBA.
Pastor Leatherwood is an instructor for Samford University Ministry Training Institute.
Pastor Leatherwood enjoys serving the Lord’s people, spending time with family, reading, learning a new word each day, fishing, and Alabama football!
Above all, he loves the LORD! With the Lord’s help, he and his church family are making a difference in the life of God’s people!
Jared Wilson is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Author in Residence at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a pastor and Director of the Pastoral Training Center at Liberty Baptist Church, all in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the author of over twenty books, including Gospel-Driven Ministry and The Imperfect Disciple, and blogs regularly at For The Church (ftc.co), where he serves as General Editor and host of the For The Church Podcast. Jared has been married to Becky for 26 years, and they have two college-aged daughters.
Preston Sprinkle (Ph.D.) is an international speaker and a New York Times bestselling author, who’s written a dozen books including Embodied: Transgender Identities, the Church & What the Bible has to say, and People to Be Loved: Why Homosexuality Is not just an Issue. Preston currently serves as the president of The Center for Faith, Sexuality & Gender, an organization that equips Christians to engage questions about faith, sexually & gender with theological faithfulness and courageous love. Preston is the president of Theology in the Raw, and hosts a popular podcast called “Theology in the Raw”. He also posts regularly on his YouTube channel “Preston Sprinkle.”
Shane serves as the National Next Gen Director for the North American Mission Board (NAMB). He and his wife, Kasi, reside in Rockwall, TX with their six children – Raygen, Harper, Titus, Morris, Elliot, & Glory. He has been in ministry for over 20 years as a denominational leader, church planter, lead pastor, and student pastor. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies, and a Master’s Degree in History.
Shane is also a traveling communicator, evangelist, and Bible teacher. Every year he speaks to over a hundred thousand people about the good news of Jesus Christ. Shane is also the author of a popular blog, which has over 3 million views. His articles have been picked up by RELEVANT, Christianity Today, The Christian Post, The Gospel Coalition, CrossWalk, Church Leaders, The Baptist Press, FaithIt, HelloChristian, and many others. He is also a monthly guest and contributor on the Point of View Radio Show that airs on over 300 stations nationwide. Shane and his wife, Kasi, were featured as ABC’s Nightly News “Persons of the Week” in August 2017.
Shane has written two books 9 Common Lies Christians Believe: And Why God’s Truth Is Infinitely Better, and Calling Out the Called: Discipling those Called to Ministry Leadership (Release date – November, 2022). Both are available everywhere books are sold. He is also the host of the podcast, Next Gen on Mission (available on podcast platforms), and the YouTube Channel – GenSend.