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Guiding Your Leaders in the Translation Transition

Bryan discusses the practical steps he took with his church as they made the transition from KJV-only to modern translations of the Bible. Watch this episode at https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance Register for Church Advance 2023 at https://BryanSamms.comand use...
The Translation Transition

The Translation Transition

Bryan discusses the practical steps he took with his church as they made the transition from...

The Reluctant Pastor

The Reluctant Pastor

A conversation with Aaron Chan about how God called and lead him to be a pastor. Watch this...

The Vision of Church Advance

The Vision of Church Advance

We continue the conversation about Church Advance and what it's all about. Watch this episode at...

73. Best Books of 2022

73. Best Books of 2022

Aaron Chan returns as co-host for the last episode of the year and the final installment of the...

Welcome to Church Advance with Bryan Samms

A native of Charleston, West Virginia, Bryan loves fishing, coffee, preaching, and his family. He and Angie have five kids – Adrianna, Brent, Blake, Ashley, and Braxton. Bryan has been in preaching ministry since 2002 and has been lead pastor of River City Baptist Church in Jacksonville, since 2016. He has earned a DMin from Pensacola Theological Seminary.