Feed My Sheep is a humble effort to bring pastors and church leaders together to foster friendship, partnership, and mutual encouragement.
The conference is a one-day event centered around faithful teaching related to relevant pastoral subjects. Our desire is to promote a vision for pastoral ministry that has, at its heart, a commitment to biblical shepherding. This year we will gather on Monday, November 15, and we look forward to welcoming our speakers: Danny Akin, President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary // Andy Davis, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Durham in Durham, NC // Alex DiPrima, Pastor of Emmanuel Church of Winston Salem, NC.
DATE: NOVEMBER 15, 2021
Emmanuel Church of Winston-Salem
407 Petree Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Danny Akin - President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Dr. Akin is the sixth president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has been serving in the role since 2004. Known as an advocate for international missions and expository preaching, he also has a reputation as a faithful husband and father and genuine man of God. Akin and his wife Charlotte have four sons, four daughters-in-law, and 14 grandchildren. He holds a B.A. from Criswell College, an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Akin has written and edited several books including Ten Who Changed the World, 40 Questions About the Great Commission, and A Theology for the Church.
Andrew Davis - Pastor, First Baptist Church of Durham, NC
Dr. Davis is the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of Durham, North Carolina and the founder of Two Journeys Ministry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from MIT, a Masters in Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also a visiting professor of church history at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, a Council member of The Gospel Coalition, and an executive trustee of the International Mission Board. In addition to his preaching and teaching, he is the author of An Infinite Journey: Growing Toward Christlikeness, Revitalize: Biblical Keys to Helping Your Church Come Alive Again, Christ Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in Isaiah, and An Approach to Extended Memorization of Scripture. Andy and his wife, Christi, have five children.
Alex is the senior pastor of Emmanuel Church, giving special attention to preaching, counseling, and discipleship. He grew up in Miami, Florida and then spent his high school and college years in the upstate of South Carolina before moving to the Raleigh-Durham area for seminary training. In 2017, he, along with a small team, planted Emmanuel Church in northwest Winston Salem. Alex is married to his lovely wife Jenna and they have three children - two sons, Dominic and Judah, and a daughter, Camden. Alex and Jenna love to read, travel, and show hospitality in their home. Alex holds a B.S. in Finance from Clemson University, an M.Div. in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from the same institution. Alex has published several articles with 9Marks ministries, the Spurgeon Center, and Southeastern Seminary.
At FMS 2020 we enjoyed messages from Ed Moore of North Shore Baptist Church in Queens, NY, Aaron Menikoff of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA, and Alex DiPrima of Emmanuel Church in Winston Salem, NC. You can access their messages below: