Alan has been in vocational ministry since 1990. Highlights of his work include:
Senior Pastor, New Life Bible Church, Norman, OK
- Church has grown by 133% in two years.
Speaker/Consultant, Triple-Threat Solutions, Oklahoma City, OK
- Consult for churches in the areas of multi-site ministry, leadership development, and small groups.
- Clients include Saddleback Church (Lake Forest, CA), Willow Creek Church (Chicago, IL), Northridge Church (Detroit, MI), Rock Church (San Dieogo, CA), Right Now Conferences (rightnow.org), and more.
Executive Pastor of LifeGroups, LifeChurch.tv, Central Offices, Edmond, OK
- Provided direction, training, and resources for the entire small group ministry of a 25,000 attender 13 campus multi-site church.
- Group ministry grew to almost 1100 adult small groups.
- Keynote and Breakout Speaker – Right Now Conference. 2009 to 2012.
- Breakout Speaker – Willow Creek group life conference. 2008, 2009.
- Breakout Speaker – Saddleback small group conference. 2008, 2009 and 2012.
- Published Author/Teacher – What If? Small Group Video Curriculum. BlueFishTV. 2009.
- Published Author – The Ultimate Action Hero: Jesus in the Book of Mark. LifeWay 2010.
- Featured Author – www.churchleaders.com. 2010 to present.
- Featured Author – www.SmallGroups.com. 2008 to present.
- Member – Willow Creek Association’s group life advisory team. 2008 to 2010.
- Missionary – North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. 2000 to 2004.
Master of Arts in Christian Education
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
Bachelor of Arts, Major: Religion, Minor: Art
Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK