Cross Church of Northwest Arkansas invites you to attend the tenth annual NWA Men’s Conference, on Sunday, February 24 at 5:30 p.m., at the Cross Church Fayetteville Campus. This year’s conference features dynamic speakers, Jarrett Stephens & Kie Bowman and a inspirational time of praise and worship. You don’t want to miss the influence of these speakers and their unique method of pouring wisdom into men of all ages.
Adults – $15
Students – $10
About the Speakers:
Jarrett Stephens is the Teaching Pastor at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas and author of the book The Mountains Are Calling: Making the Climb for a Clearer View of God and Ourselves. Jarrett graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and Psychology. He received his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Doctorate of Ministry from Liberty Theological Seminary. Jarrett and his wife, Debbie, live in Plano and have four daughters, Riley, Kelsey, Cameron and Landry.
For the past nine years, Jarrett has served as Teaching Pastor at Prestonwood. As part of the Preaching Team, he preaches during the Saturday Worship Service at the Plano Campus and on various Sunday mornings at both campuses. Jarrett also oversees the Prestonwood Network, which gives leadership and support to ministers all over the world who are leading churches planted by and in association with the church.
Kie Bowman has served as Senior Pastor of Hyde Park Baptist Church since 1997. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in New Testament Interpretation from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, where he also earned the Master of Divinity degree. He received the Bachelor of Arts in Religion from the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky.
Dr. Bowman has authored two books, including a labor of love on the life of Jesus of Nazareth called I Am, and the Amazon best seller, The King and His Community. In addition, he has contributed to 11 other published works in the field of ministry, including titles from Thomas Nelson Publishers and Zondervan Press. With a strong passion for writing, he is currently working on a new book in the discipline of New Testament studies.
Currently Dr. Bowman, along with a diverse and committed group of pastors, is deeply committed to a growing 24/7 prayer movement in the city of Austin with a passionate desire to see churches strengthened, the lost evangelized, and genuine spiritual awakening.
In 1981, he and his wife, Tina, married. They have three adult children: Amanda, who works in marketing in Austin; Laura, who works in public relations in Austin; and Joseph, who is graduating from Texas State University and currently lives in Austin.
Ronnie Floyd has been a pastor since he was twenty years of age. His experience, wisdom, and passion for God make him a powerful proclaimer of God’s Word and inspiring leader. Through his preaching and leadership, thousands of people here and all over the world are impacted by his message.
Since 1986, Pastor Floyd has served as the Senior Pastor of Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas, a multi-campus church. In Dr. Floyd’s 30+ years of ministry in Northwest Arkansas, the church has baptized over 18,000 people. In 2001, First Baptist Church of Springdale became a multi-campus ministry with the beginning of The Church at Pinnacle Hills. In 2010, the church changed its name to Cross Church and now has three campuses in Northwest Arkansas: Springdale, Rogers, Fayetteville; and a campus in Neosho, Missouri. The church is committed to planting churches regionally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Floyd also serves as the host/leader/speaker of The Summit businesspersons luncheon, equipping an estimated 400-700 businesspersons weekly.
Shiloh Christian School, a ministry of Cross Church, is a fully accredited school and currently serves over 1,000 students from PreK4 – 12th grade. In 2013, Dr. Floyd’s dream of continuing to train leaders came to life with the establishment of the Cross Church School of Ministry, a one-year residential ministry experience that prepares leaders for life, ministry, and gospel advancement globally. To the glory of God, over 100 students have graduated and moved on to full-time ministry.
Dr. Floyd has been a strategic leader in the Southern Baptist Convention for decades, serving throughout the denomination in keeping with his commitment to invest in others to win the world for Christ. From 2013 – 2017, Dr. Floyd served as the first and only General Editor of the relaunch of LifeWay’s Bible Studies for Life curriculum series. In June 2016, he completed a two-year elected term as President of the Southern Baptist Convention. Dr. Floyd continues to lead in the advancement of racial unity in America and championing spiritual awakening in America. In August 2017, Dr. Floyd was named the President of the National Day of Prayer Task Force. He continues serving as Senior Pastor at Cross Church while fulfilling this great calling on his life.
Pastor Floyd has authored 20 books including The Power of Prayer and Fasting, 10 Things Every Minister Needs to Know, Our Last Great Hope: Awakening the Great Commission, and FORWARD: 7 Distinguishing Marks For Future Leaders. His most recent book, Living Fit: Make Your Life Count By Pursuing A Healthy You, released June 1, 2018.
Dr. Floyd received his bachelor’s degree from Howard Payne University and his master’s and doctoral degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Dr. Floyd’s proudest accomplishments stem from his personal life. He and his wife, Jeana, have been married for 41 years. They have two sons, Josh and Nick. Josh is married to Kate, and they have three sons, Peyton, Parker, and Jack. Nick is married to Meredith, and they have a son, Beckham, and three daughters, Reese, Norah, and Maya.