2023 Speakers

Ken Bevel

Ken Bevel is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and has been a member of Sherwood Baptist Church since February 2007.

MINISTRY: After 20 years of active service in the United States Marine Corps, Ken retired to serve in the ministry. He currently assumes the role as the Pastor of Membership and Local Missions at Sherwood Baptist Church.

FILM: In addition to his daily responsibilities, Ken may be recognized by his role as Lieutenant Michael Simmons in the 2008 inspirational movie “Fireproof” and for his role as Nathan Hayes in the 2011 movie “Courageous.”

EDUCATION: Ken is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology and a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a Master of Business Administration degree in Logistics Management.

FAMILY: Ken and Lauana have been happily married for 26 years and two children, Kyra and Kaleb.

Joe Veal

Joe was raised in Milledgeville GA. Joe served as a Marine and had a career as a landscape architect. But he considers his greatest achievement to be living each day as a passionate disciple of Jesus Christ. He is an evangelist and president of You Turn Ministries Inc, rescuing hundreds of thousands of people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Joe preaches in about 40 churches across America a year. He and his team at You Turn minister in several countries year round.

Kirk Kirkland

Kirk moved to Cincinnati in December of 2012 to plant Revive City. Along with pastoring, Kirk ministers as a sports chaplain & church planting catalyst for the North American Mission Board. Pastor Kirk is passionate about church planting, multi-ethnic ministry, and discipleship in urban communities. Kirk and his wife Karen have four children: Kerigan, Kolbie, Kingston and Klaire. 

Aaron Taylor

Aaron Taylor is the husband to Elizabeth, father to Sophia (9) and Colbie (4). After choosing to follow Jesus in 2003 and being called to ministry, He was called to plant a church in Columbus, Ohio. In 2018, Aaron, his family and an incredible team planted Living Hope Church in northwest Columbus. Since then, they have seen significant community impact and in late 2020 they launched the Finding Hope Center. This Ministry Center partners with local non-profits to meet the physical needs of single moms, domestic abuse victims, immigrants and refugees all while sharing the hope we find in Jesus.

Men's Summit 2021 Guest Speakers

Joshua Lenon, Joe Veal, Kirk Kirkland & Dean Fulks

More information coming soon!