Missions Council


The Missions Council serves as an elected advisory council to the CBF Governing Board. In this role, the Missions Council provides vision, strategy, education and sustainability to CBF’s mission enterprise. The officers and members of the Missions Council are listed below:



Lawrence Powers - Chair
Senior Pastor, Benson Baptist Church, Benson, N.C.


Isaac Mwase - Chair-Elect
Associate Pastor, University Baptist Church, Baltimore, Md.


Tammy Snyder - Past Chair
Coordinator, CBF of Florida and the Caribbean Islands, Tampa, Fla.


Anyra Cano
Youth Minister, Iglesia Bautista Victoria en Cristo, Fort Worth, Texas


Chiquikta Fountain
Executive Director, Delta Hands for Hope, Cleveland, Miss.


John Harris
Pastor, Mount Paran Baptist Church; Chancellor, Wayland Baptist Theological Seminary, Magnolia, N.J.


Alex Lockridge
Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Corbin, Ky.


Diana Bridges
Laity, Woodland Baptist Church, San Antonio, Texas


Anna Rullan-Garcia
Interim Director of Faith Formation & Outreach, Ravensworth Baptist Church, Annandale, Va.


Eric Howell
Senior Pastor, DaySpring Baptist Church, Waco, Texas


Janine Williams
Hospital Chaplain, St. Stephen Baptist Church, Louisville, Ky.


Felipe Candelaria Cepeda
Senior Pastor, Iglesia Bautista de Quebrada, Gurabo, Puerto Rico


Scott Ford
Chief Operations Officer, Passport Inc., Member, Crosscreek Baptist Church, Pelham, Ala.


Suzanne Hooie
Minister of Missions & Spiritual Formation, First Baptist Church, Dalton, Ga.


Graham Younger
Georgia State Director, Council for a Strong America, Atlanta, Ga.