Meet the Baptist Standard Staff
Marv Knox, editor — Marv has been with Baptist Standard Publishing since 1995. Previously, he edited and reported on Baptist life in Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana and Georgia. Marv is a Texas native and graduate of Hardin-Simmons University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Religion Communicators Council, Baptist Communicators Association, Associated Church Press, Evangelical Press Association and Press Club of Dallas have honored his writing and editing. He has served on and chaired a variety of religious and service organizations. He and his wife, Joanna, have two daughters, Lindsay Kahler and Molly Leverenz; sons-in-law, Aaron Kahler and David Leverenz; a grandson, Ezra Kahler, and granddaughter, Eleanor Leverenz. The Knoxes are members of Valley Ranch Baptist Church in Coppell, Texas.
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Ken Camp, managing editor — Ken grew up in Greenville, Texas, and graduated from East Texas State University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before joining the Baptist Standard staff in 2004, he worked more than 19 years with the Baptist General Convention of Texas communications office, including seven years as news director and one year as interim communications director. He has won the Baptist Communicators Association's Frank Burkhalter Award for news writing twice, received the Religion Communicators Council's DeRose/Hinkhouse "best of class" writing award and been recognized for his writing by the Associated Church Press. He and his wife, Diane, have three sons, Daniel, Matthew and Nathan, and daughters-in-law, Lindsey and Devon. The Camps are members of South Garland Baptist Church in Garland, Texas.
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Kayla Peltoma, finance director — Kayla grew up in Plainview, Texas. She attended Wayland Baptist University and graduated from Texas Tech University. Before joining the Baptist Standard staff in 2007, she polished her accounting skills with jobs in banking, real estate and managed wealth. Kayla is responsible for budget preparation, investments, financial reports and internal control of all assets. Her father, Danny Andrews, served on the board of Baptist Standard Publishing from 1979 to 1988 and then again from 1990 to 1998. She is married to Craig Peltoma. The Peltomas attend ParkwayHills Baptist Church in Plano, Texas.
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Julie Sorrels, sales and marketing manager — Julie grew up in Abilene, Texas. She graduated from Hardin-Simmons University. Prior to joining Baptist Standard Publishing in 2011, she worked at GuideStone Financial Resources in customer relations and marketing. She has been recognized by the Associated Church Press for her work in online social media marketing. Julie is a Stephen Minister and member of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas.
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