Super Summer is a leadership and discipleship camp for Alabama students who have completed the 8th – 12th grade where they are challenged to be the leader God has called them to be. Super Summer is where students begin to dig deeper in the word of God and own their faith. It is a place where they are not only discipled but challenged to go out and make disciples. Send your student’s to Super Summer because you want them to be encouraged and challenged by other believers from your youth group.
MEET THE TEAM
Josh serves as the student ministry strategist in the Office of Collegiate & Student Ministries for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. Josh has been in ministry for 20 years, serving as a youth and children’s pastor, a youth pastor, lead pastor of a church plant and a family pastor before being called to serve at the State Board of Missions. He is an avid sports fan. His teams are the Braves, Falcons, and the Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech.
Josh graduated from Toccoa Falls College with a degree in Pastoral Ministries in 2002. He completed his M.A. in church leadership at Luther Rice University in 2007.
Josh and his wife, Jennifer, have been married for 20 years and have four children: two boys and two girls. He has a passion to see his children become disciples who make disciples. All four kids are soccer players and Josh loves to coach them.
Denis is the Associate Pastor of Students and Spiritual Formations at Shades Crest in Birmingham where he has served since 1994. He has over 30 years of experience serving in the local church. Denis is currently on the board of UAB Baptist Campus Ministries and First Priority. He is also involved with Whatever It Takes, a drug prevention and awareness program in the city of Hoover.
He graduated from Mobile College and received his Master of Arts in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Denis and his wife, Patti, have four children, and two grandchildren.
Brad Averette has been serving in full-time youth ministry for over 22 years. He has served in churches all over the southeast, and now makes Alabama his home currently serving as Student and Missions Pastor at FBC Alexander City. Brad graduated from Jacksonville State University with a BA in Secondary Education and earned his Masters of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in Christian Education. Brad has a passion for students and a desire to see them move deeper into their relationships with Christ. He and his wife Stacy raise free range children, chickens, and pigs on their growing farm.
Jonathan has served as Associate Pastor at the First Baptist Church of Boaz, Alabama since 2008. He also serves at the Baptist Campus Ministry Director for Snead State Community College.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and a master’s degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Jonathan and his wife Cindy have two great kids, Kathryn and Aaron.
Attending college in Hattiesburg, Marc obtained his bachelors degree in music education with an emphasis in percussion, drumming and a minor in piano performance. Marc previously taught high school at Olive Branch as the librarian and is currently teaching at Horn Lake , running it’s media department. Marc travels the around the south leading worship for various events with the Marc Lewis Band, he is also a founding member of the Chris Layton Band. At Desoto Hills Baptist Church, Marc is an assistant with the Student Ministries, maintains much of the church’s technology and leads the Wednesday night services as well as the Sunday Evening worship services. He and his wife Jennifer live in Southaven with their two children Riley and Keelyn.