J.D. Payne serves as a professor of Christian Ministry at Samford University. Prior to this, he was the pastor for church multiplication with The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, AL. Before that, he served with the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention and as an Associate Professor of Church Planting and Evangelism at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also directed the Center for North American Missions and Church Planting.

Extending the Reach of the International Church
Extending the Reach of the International Church
November 13th, 2023

I ate lunch with native Ugandan friends, fellow Americans studying abroad, and students from throughout Europe and Africa. The value of forming international connections, as I experienced in Uganda, is emphasized by the Missional International Church Network (MICN).

The Missing Puzzle Piece
The Missing Puzzle Piece
October 30th, 2023

One of these critical pieces within the “GACX puzzle” is Third Millennium, a GACX member who offers high-quality, free Biblical education to Christian leaders.

2023 GACX Forum Recap
October 16th, 2023
India Case Study
October 3rd, 2023

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