Texas Baptist Educator’s Retreat

April 20 – 22, 2015

Church staff leaders with responsibilities for Bible study and discipleship will gain valuable ministry insight and encouragement/connection with colleagues from across the state. Every year this event gets high marks for networking as well as personal and professional development.


T Bar M Resort
New Braunfels, Tx


Starts on Monday with registration at 5:00 P.M. and ends Wednesday at 11:00 A.M.


Dr. Gene Wilkes


Fellow and Professor of New Testament and Leadership

B. H. Carroll Theological Institute

Dr. Gene Wilkes is a graduate of Baylor University where he earned a BA degree in Greek and Religion. He also earned MDiv and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Prior to his election by the Board of Governors on October 22, 2013 as the second president of B. H. Carroll Theological institute, he served as Resident Fellow and Professor of New Testament and Leadership, as member of the Board of Governors, and most recently as Vice President for Advancement. That appointment followed his retirement in June 2013 as Senior Pastor of Legacy Church in Plano, Texas, where he and his wife, Kim, served for 26 years.

He is an adjunct professor at Dallas Baptist University, teaching Biblical Servant Leadership in the Master’s and PhD programs. Wilkes has authored eleven books, includingJesus On Leadership: timeless wisdom on servant leadership (1996) and A New Way of Living (2013). He has led conferences on servant leadership, spiritual gifts, lay mobilization, and making disciples in Albania, Canada, China, Cuba, Greece, Honduras, Russia, and Vietnam.

Dr. Wilkes and his wife Kim have two married daughters and two grandchildren.


David Adams
david.adams [at] texasbaptists.org
(214) 828-5253

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