Cory Horton serves as the Senior Pastor of Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Taylors, SC. He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and holds a Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Growing up the son of a pastor, Cory has spent his life centered around the local church and surrendered to the call of ministry at the age of 16. After serving seven years at a Christian camp, Cory began serving as Senior Pastor of Elkdale Baptist Church in Selma, AL in 2010. In 2021 he accepted the call as Senior Pastor at Brushy Creek. He has been happily married to Wendy for over 20 years, and they have three children Cade, Emma, and Addi.
Stephen Rummage is the senior pastor of Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He and his wife, Michele, have been married and in ministry together since 1991. They have one son, Joshua, a pharmacist, who lives in Florida with his wife, Morgan.
Throughout his ministry, God has given Stephen a vision to grow healthy congregations, preach expositional messages week by week, bring people to faith in Christ, and provide faithful and dynamic pastoral leadership. An extension of Stephen’s pulpit ministry, his daily Bible teaching broadcast, Moving Forward, airs on over 500 radio stations nationwide. Stephen has authored seven books and preached in 15 foreign countries. Among the highlights of Stephen’s ministry is being chosen by the Southern Baptist Convention to preach the Convention Sermon for the 2019 SBC meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. He also served as president of the Florida Baptist State Convention in 2016-2018