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Bishop Steve Wood addresses the Plant & Grow Conference, a regional gathering of church planters and ministry leaders.

Bishop Steve Wood addresses the Plant & Grow Conference, a regional gathering of church planters and ministry leaders.


Bishop Steve Wood

Steve Wood, Bishop 

twitter | facebook  - Steve Wood is the bishop of the Diocese of the Carolinas, a newly formed diocese of the Anglican Church of North America, as well as rector of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Mount Pleasant, SC. Under Wood’s leadership, St. Andrews was described as “one of the Lowcountry’s biggest church success stories,” growing to a membership of more than 3,000 while planting new churches.. 


Rev. Dr. Winfield Bevins, Canon 

Rev. Dr. Winfield Bevins serves as the Director of Asbury Seminary’s Church Planting Initiative. He is also the Canon for Church Planting for the Anglican Diocese of the Carolinas and an adjunct professor at Trinity School for Ministry.  As a seasoned practitioner, he has used his experience to train leaders from diverse backgrounds on three different continents. He frequently speaks at conferences, churches, seminaries and retreats on a variety of topics.  He is the author of several books, including Plant: A Sower’s Guide to Church Planting and Grow at Home: A Beginner’s Guide to Family Discipleship.  His writings have appeared in numerous places such as Christianity Today. He and his wife Kay, have three girls Elizabeth, Anna Belle, and Caroline. To find out more about him, visit his website at www.winfieldbevins.com


Rob Sturdy, KARDIA South

facebook |  twitter  -  Rob is married to Stephanie. They have two children, David and Genevieve. He was raised on the Gulf Coast of Alabama and came to know Jesus at The Citadel, the Military College in South Carolina while reading John’s Gospel. He trained for ministry at Wycliffe Hall, a permanent private hall of the University of Oxford. After ordination he served as the Senior Pastor of Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach and enjoyed several fruitful years of ministry among the people there. In 2012 he joined the staff of St. Andrew's in Mount Pleasant, where he oversees church planting efforts and directs The Ridley Institute, a theological training center that seeks to provide men and women with the resources to live theologically equipped, Gospel impassioned lives at home, in the church, and in the workplace.  


John Hall, KARDIA West

John Hall has been married to Kathy for 37 years. They have four children and three grandchildren. They have been involved in pastoral ministry all their married life serving churches and aiding church plants in Appalachia, university towns, and most recently in London. After becoming Anglicans in 2011 they moved to Greenville, South Carolina to lead a church plant in a diverse part of the city and to mentor young church planters. John enjoys fly fishing, doing pottery, reading, and sports of all kinds. Kathy is a fabulous gardener and enjoys being with her friends.


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Bishop Ron Jackson, Diocese of the Great Lakes

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Ron Jackson is Bishop for the Diocese of the Great Lakes.   Ron on has a passion for the local church.  He brings an extensive background in church planting, re-missioning churches, and missional discipleship both in the U.S. and in Europe, Africa and South America.  For the last six years, Ron has been teaching church planting, missional development, and strategic discipleship at Trinity College in Bristol, England.  While there he was part of a team that planted six missional communities and mentored clergy and congregations throughout the U.K.