Associate Executive Minister of Missions and Administration

Rev. John Simmons

Associate Executive Minister of Missions and Administration

304-422-6449
jsimmons@wvbc.org

John graduated with his Masters of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1984. After 13 years of pastoral ministry, John and his family served as International Ministries’ missionaries in Thailand. John began working for the Convention in 2002 as the Minister of Mission Support. The role of Chief Financial Officer was added to his portfolio in 2004 and he was named Associate Executive Minister beginning 2006.

John is responsible for the financial and administrative functions of the Convention, communications and, of course, mission support. John’s passion is missions and he loves to share that passion with others.

Director of Discipleship/Associate in Mission Support

Mrs. Lisa Simmons

Director of Discipleship/Associate in Mission Support

304-273-9693 or 304-482-6569 (cell)
lsimmons@wvbc.org

Lisa’s passion is missions and discipleship. As the Associate in Mission Support, she coordinates the deputation schedules for International Ministries’ missionaries and works with Missionary Partnership Teams and Networks. Lisa is responsible for mission education in the region and is active in the newly formed partnership with the Baptist Churches of Puerto Rico. She is the liaison for the American Baptist Women’s Ministries of West Virginia and the Ministers’ Wives fellowship. Lisa plans and coordinates special events and conferences for the Christian Stewardship Commission. As the director of Discipleship, she serves to help set a vision for discipleship ministries in the state and works with other staff colleagues to encourage and assist children, youth and adults to continue their journey toward spiritual maturity in Christ. She received her Masters of Religious Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and recently finished a certificate program in Spiritual Discernment for Leaders.