Our physical location and mailing address:
8001 E. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75228.

Phone: 214.324.2803

Dallas Baptist Association

Dallas Baptist Association

Administration and Evangelism

Bob H. Dean, Executive Director   bobdean

Bob provides overall direction to the work of the association, and he can be contacted regarding DBA’s mission, core values, and priorities. You can also contact him for conflict mediation, pastor search committee training, pastor/wife fellowships, and church reversionary clauses. 214.319.1159. Email Bob.


Tim Ahlen andTim Ahlen, Consultant, Unreached People Groups

Tim helps churches learn about and share Christ with language and culture groups in Dallas and Rockwall Counties in which fewer than 2 percent of the population of that group identifies as Christian. 214.319.1159. Email Tim.

tammydischTammy Disch, Accountant

Tammy manages your church’s financial contributions to the association and Mt. Lebanon Camp. 214.319.1161. Email Tammy.

cesarzamoraCesar Zamora, Executive Assistant

Cesar is executive assistant to Bob Dean, and he assists our churches with information about pastors’ conference, executive board, and the DBA event calendar. 214.319.1159. Email Cesar.

Church Planting

Scott Cscottcolemanoleman, Director

Scott helps churches start new congregations. Contact him about any form of church planting, demographics, or Baptist Student Ministries on local campuses. 214.319.1164. Email Scott.

billybellBilly Bell

Billy coordinates the association’s work through the Dallas Bible Theological Institute and aids the association in its service to African-American churches. Churches and church planters may contact him for assistance. 214.319.1168. Email Billy.

lazarochapaLazaro Chapa, Church Planting Consultant

Lazaro aids the association in its service to non-English speaking churches. He also coordinates the Spanish-language theological training and non-funded, simpler church plants. Churches and church planters may contact him for assistance. 214.319.1173. Email Lazaro.

Gilberto SantiagoGilberto Santiago, Simple Church Catalyst

Gilberto helps start simple churches among Spanish-speaking cultures in Dallas. He also serves as the dean of Seminario Teologico Bautista de Dallas. 214.324.2803. Email Gilberto.

sharonrodgersSharon Rodgers, Ministry Assistant

Sharon provides office support for the church planting department. Contact her directly about retired ministers’ fellowships, questions about funding for existing church plants, renting the block party trailer, and Baptist Student Ministries. 214.319.1164. Email Sharon.

Family and Community Ministries

Jana headshot recentJana Jackson, Director

Jana serves churches in the areas of family and community ministries. Contact her to explore ministry that shares Jesus in both word and deed with people struggling with life issues (such as poverty, hunger, and literacy) as well as children’s weekday education and Christian counseling. 214.319.1167. Email Jana.

chelsiehoardChelsie Hoard, Consultant

Chelsie serves as a community ministries consultant, particularly in the areas of summer missions, refugee ministry, orphans/vulnerable children initiatives, church/school partnerships, and the Dallas Cup Hospitality Center .214.319.1155. Email Chelsie.

Leadership Development

bobbymartinR.W. “Bobby” Martin, Director

Bobby provides resources and training to our churches in the areas of leadership development, small groups, Bible study, chaplaincy, coaching, the ABCD network, Vacation Bible School, children’s worship retreat, and the Bible Drill/Speakers’ Tournament. 214.319.1153. Email Bobby.

barbaraparkerBarbara Parker, Consultant

Barbara helps our churches develop women’s leadership programs. 214.235.6827. Email Barbara.

Cindy Burr, Ministry Assistant

Cindy can answer questions about your church’s Annual Church Profile, staff and pastor changes, Bible Drill, Vacation Bible School, and media equipment rental. 214.319.1153. Email Cindy.