Our Board of Directors

The Baptist Standard Publishing Board of Directors reflect the organization’s varied Baptist constituencies and provide solid oversight and wise counsel to our staff. The Baptist General Convention of Texas elects 75 percent of the board, and the board itself elects the remaining 25 percent.


Current Board members:

Jay Abernathy — Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas

Jon Mark Beilue — Veteran journalist and columnist for the Amarillo Globe-News; First Baptist Church in Amarillo, Texas

Eric Black — Pastor of First Baptist Church in Covington, Texas

Fallon Curry — First Baptist Church in Plano, Texas

Darrell Dunton — Chief creative officer and founding partner of Admarc Advertising & Design; First Baptist Church in Midland, Texas

Kurt Knapton — First Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas

Edson Lara — Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in McAllen, Texas

Teresa Martinez — Director of Learning Resources at Baptist University of the Américas; Grace Point Church in San Antonio, Texas

Joseph Parker — Pastor of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and an attorney in Austin, Texas

Meredith Pinson-Creasey — South Main Baptist Church in Houston, Texas

Katy Pritchard — Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas

Taylor Sandlin — Pastor of Southland Baptist Church in San Angelo, Texas

Sonya Stevenson — Executive Director of The Fort Bend Church in Sugar Land, Texas

Meredith Stone — Director of ministry guidance and instructor of Christian ministry and scripture at Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon School of Theology; First Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas

Gordon Wilkerson — President/broker at Wilkerson Properties; First Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas

John Whitten — Lead Pastor of The Gathering at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas