Steve Layton

State Missionary for Groups
State Missionary Steve Layton was called to serve at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions in February 2021. He currently serves as an associate in the Office of Sunday School and Discipleship as the Lead Strategist for Groups. Steve and his wife, Melinda, are members of Lakeside Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL. They have five adult children and three grandchildren. Education Doctor of Ministry — New Orleans Theological Seminary, 2004 Masters of Divinity — New Orleans Theological Seminary, 1993 Bachelors of General Studies — Samford University, 1989 Service Senior Pastor, Riverchase Baptist Church, Hoover, Alabama Discipleship Minister, Brentwood Baptist Church, Brentwood, Tennessee Associate Pastor of Teaching and Discipleship, NorthPark Baptist Church, Trussville, Alabama Church Consultant, South Central Region (Alabama), LifeWay Church Resources, Nashville, Tennessee Minister of Christian Education, Lakeside Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama Associate Pastor – Minister of Education, First Baptist Church, Alexander City, Alabama Interim Pastor, First Baptist Church, Alexander City, Alabama Minister of Education and Youth, Fultondale First Baptist Church, Fultondale, Alabama

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