2018 SBCA National Conference

February 12 – 15, 2018


Newport, Tennessee

2018 Conference Venue




Dr. Robert Brown

Keynote Speaker

Currently Bob is the Executive Director at the Lakeway Christian Schools. Formerly worked for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board as Church Revitalization Specialist. Full time pastor for 30 years. Bob’s first introduction to ministry was at Camp Ba-Yo-Ca in Knoxville TN. During that time, he met his wife. Today his youngest son has followed the steps of his father in ministry and has served in the Christian camping ministry.


Jeff Slaughter

Worship Leader

Belmont University graduate. Signed with Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing and StarSong Publishing and his first radio single, “One More Broken Heart” became a #1 hit for the group Point of Grace. Jeff has written scores of songs for Lifeway Christian Stores VBS curriculum. He has also written a new musical titled The Christmas Shoe Tree, the No.1-selling kid’s Christmas musical to-date in 2012. Brentwood-Benson has also released his 2013 VBS curriculum titled Jeff Slaughter VBS World Tour. Slaughter has toured throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia, Central America, Canada, Asia and Africa. He has toured with artists such as Faith Hill, Kenny Rogers, Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty and Suzy Boggus.