Leadership of Mission Alive

leadership-key1 The Mission Alive team brings different gifts to this ministry. Each member has a role he or she fulfills within the ministry and with our church planters.

The Board of Directors of Mission Alive is currently made up of leaders committed to the growth and transformation of communities through church plantings.

Mission Alive also consults an Advisory Board beyond the staff and governing board.


  • Melinda Ballard >

    Home Church: Storyline Christian Community Place of Employment: Although I worked as a Speech Pathologist for a few years after graduation, the last 26 years Read More
  • Tommy Ballard >

    Home Church: Storyline Christian Community Place of Employment: Optometrist, First Eye Care Dallas Education: Abilene Christian University University of Houston—Doctor of Optometry Favorite Things to Read More
  • Jerry Browder >

    Home Church: Elder, Singing Oaks Church of Christ - Denton, TX Place of Employment: Signet Health Corporation, President and CEO. Mr. Browder has over 34 years Read More
  • Allen Close >

    Allen was born in Dallas, Texas and lived in Texas for eleven years until he moved to Weyburn, Saskatchewan Canada. After high school, Allen attended Read More
  • Scott Ferguson >

    Home Church: Elder, Riverside Church of Christ, Coppell, TX Place of Employment: Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors, Vice President Education: B.S. in Economics from ACU M.Ag Read More
  • Ben Langford >

    Home Church: Memorial Road Church of Christ Place of Employment: Oklahoma Christian University   Education: B.A. Bible and Ministry – Oklahoma Christian University; M.S. Ministry Read More
  • Terry Penn >

    Home Church: Elder, South MacArthur Church of Christ - Irving, TX Place of Employment: Key Life Homes, Home Builder and Developer. Mr. Penn has been building Read More
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Mission Alive is in partnership with churches and church plantings across North America.

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