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2018 Annual Fundraising Banquet

September, 2018

Thur27Sep7:00 pm9:00 pmEvent OverFeatured2018 Annual Fundraising BanquetClick for Details7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 5301 Riverwalk Drive


(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Colleyville Center

5301 Riverwalk Drive

Event Details

Join us on Thursday, September 27th, as we welcome Dr. Jimmy Draper for the 2018 One Conversation Fundraising Banquet. The theme for this year’s banquet is “The Gospel Imperative.” Our keynote, Dr. Draper, will be passionately discussing the Imperative command that all believers have been given to proclaim the Gospel.

The event will include dinner, worship, testimonies, keynote message from Dr. Jimmy Draper.  A follow up email with additional details will be sent closer to the event date.


VIP session details:


Includes meet and greet with keynote speaker, book signing, appetizers and coffee bar, gift basket, lounge area, premier table seating.

Speakers for this event

  • Dr. Jeff Lynn

    Dr. Jeff Lynn

    Senior Pastor at Yorktown Baptist

    Jeff has served as the Senior Pastor of Yorktown Baptist Church in Corpus Christi, Texas for the past 9 ½ years. Jeff has been married to Renee since August of 1988 and they have three sons, Jared, Caleb, and Micah. Along with preaching and pastoring, Jeff's passion is to develop men into strong Christian leaders in their homes, as well as in the church and at work. Jeff received his bachelor's degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and went on to complete a Master of Arts in Religion degree, a Master of Divinity degree, as well as a Doctor of Ministry degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA. His hobbies include reading and golf.

    Senior Pastor at Yorktown Baptist

  • Dr. Jimmy Draper

    Dr. Jimmy Draper

    President Emeritus of Lifeway Christian Resources

    James T. Draper is the President Emeritus of Lifeway Christian Resources where he served as President and CEO from 1991-2006. He has pastored churches in Bryan, Iredell, Tyler, San Antonio, Kansas City (MO), Del City (OK), Dallas (associate pastor), and Euless. Dr. Draper has served as a trustee, chairman of board of trustees, interim president, and president for many seminaries, associations, and conventions over the decades and is also a prominent figure in the Southern Baptist Convention. He has written over 25 books such as "Every Christian a Minister: Finding Joy and Fulfillment in Serving God" and "Don't Quit Before You Finish". He is married to Carol Ann and they have 3 children, 6 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

    President Emeritus of Lifeway Christian Resources

  • John Meador

    John Meador

    President and Founder, One Conversation

    John Meador has served as senior pastor of First Baptist Church Euless since 2006. He is passionate about the Word of God and committed to teaching it creatively because he loves to watch it transform lives. Under his leadership, First Euless has become an intergenerational, multi-ethnic and mission-focused church. His compassionate heart and vision have shaped a church that reaches into the community through ministries like 6Stones Mission Network and all over the world, impacting nations such as Cuba, Columbia, Tanzania and India.   John preached the 2014 SBC Convention Message in Baltimore and was President of the 2016 SBC Pastor’s Conference in St. Louis. He possesses a contagious compassion to help other pastors have a plan to share the Gospel.  In 2014, he created “Can We Talk?”, a conversational Gospel sharing method that's now finding widespread favor across the nation.  Shortly after, he founded One Conversation, whose purpose is to challenge and train pastors to lead and equip people to share the Gospel in their everyday life.  "Can We Talk?" and One Conversation are kindling Gospel movements by reigniting a passion for Gospel conversations. The organization has trained more than 400 pastors and equipped thousands in 16 states nationally. 

    President and Founder, One Conversation

  • Matt Tyson

    Matt Tyson

    Executive Director

    Matt Tyson serves as Executive Director of One Conversation (OCI). He is passionate about helping pastors and believes that this begins by encouraging pastors as a friend. He firmly believes the future of the world depends on the average believer being able to proclaim the message of the Gospel. An ordained minister called to spread the Gospel, Matt, is a former veteran of the healthcare revenue and finance sector. His résumé includes over 20 years of executive leadership, operations and consulting experience in the for-profit arena.  Prior to his formal call to ministry, Matt served in many lay roles at his home church, First Baptist Church-Euless. His key desire is for the lost to find life in the exceptional grace that is only offered through Christ. He’s often encouraging others to “Anticipate His good”, and firmly believes in doing his part with excellence while relying on God for the rest. Matt has enjoyed a widening opportunity to preach in several states through the One Conversation conference schedule as well as regularly equipping pastors and leaders in India. Matt and his beloved wife Sarah have been married for 20 years and are parents of 3 daughters. He loves sports, the great outdoors, woodworking, guns and Texas BBQ.

    Executive Director

Ticket Details

•VIP ticket: Includes meet and greet, book signing, appetizers and coffee bar, gift basket, lounge area, premier table seating

•Table Sponsorship (includes 1 table with 10 VIP tickets)

Tickets are not available for sale any more for this event!