Robby Christmas


Having grown up in the buckle of the Bible belt (Lynchburg, Va.), Robby was no stranger to church. His journey has included stops in the southeast as a football coach, student pastor, seminary student and, most recently, a church planter in Richmond, Va. Robby and his wife, Joanna, just celebrated ten years of marriage and have three kids, Trey, 7, Mary Grace, 5, and Bryce, 1. They are excited to be in South Florida and to be part of what God is doing for His glory at Family Church.

Steve Willis


Pastor Steve Pastors at First Baptist Kenova, West Virgina. God has blessed Steve to share God’s love on 5 continents and over 35 countries.  He has degrees from West Virginia University, Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology and Human Development from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY.  He is married to Deanna, his wife of over 25 years, and they have three children (Titus, Johnna, and Lucas).

Steve enjoys sports, the outdoors, and traveling for the purpose of mission work and experiencing God’s creation.

Chip Henderson


Dr. Chip Henderson has served as the senior pastor and primary teacher at Pinelake Church since 1999. He is well known for his commitment to Biblical, life application teaching. Chip’s passion is to see Christ bring about powerful life-change in people — stirring a spiritual movement that will change the world. Chip’s engaging, transparent communication of the Word has sparked dynamic spiritual growth in the people of Pinelake and beyond. In addition, it has sparked a culture where his favorite self-description, “I’m just one beggar telling another beggar where I found bread,” has resulted in the church growing exponentially in the last 10 years. Since Chip’s arrival, the church has grown from 700 to more than 9000 attendees each week and has expanded to five campuses with extensive ministries that are impacting Mississippi and the world. Chip holds a PhD in New Testament studies and is the co-creator of the L3 Journal. He and his wife, Christy, have three children: Rachel, McKenzie and Regan.

Andy Wood


Andy Wood serves as Lead Pastor at South Bay Church in San Jose, CA. He received a master’s degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary and planted his first church. Andy is passionate about training leaders, teaching God’s Word in relevant ways, and creating environments where those far from God come to know Him personally. He and his wife, Stacie, have three children.

David Putman


In 2010 David founded Planting the Gospel (, a network of gospel-centered, disciple making churches committed to helping churches grow and multiply disciples. He planted his first church in 1988 and has served as a planter, strategist and coach. His experience includes serving with the North American Mission Board, where he was responsible for setting strategic direction for the Church Planting Group. He also served as Executive Pastor of Mountain Lake Church in the north Atlanta area where he co-founded 

He earned an undergraduate degree in psychology from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC, and a Master’s of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO.

He is author of I Woke Up In Heaven (2012), The Gospel Disciple (2012), Detox for the Overly Religious (2010), Breaking the Discipleship Code (2008), and co-author of Breaking the Missional Code with Ed Stetzer (2006).

David lives with his wife, Tami, in the Atlanta area. They have two grown children; Dave and Amanda, along with two incredible grandchildren. David’s life mission is to help others discover the simplicity, centrality and beauty of Jesus and His ways.