Church in Hard Places

Acts 29 West Texas Regional:  Church in Hard Places Workshop

Many poor communities lack gospel preaching churches and many churches in poor communities lack access to affordable and relatable training. This workshop is for church leaders who desire to be further trained in Gospel-centered ministry to the poor among our communities. To learn more about the Church in Hard Places Acts 29 collaborative, click here.  Audio from the sessions is available below.

Session 1 - Doug Logan

Session 2 - Bryant Lee

Session 3 - Lorenzo Elizondo


Doug Logan, Jr.

Doug Logan is the Director of Diversity and Co-Director of Church in Hard Places with Acts 29. He formerly served as Senior Pastor of Epiphany Camden, a church founded under his leadership in 2012. Currently, Doug is completing his Doctorate in Strategic Leadership at Lancaster Bible College and Capital Seminary in Lancaster, PA, where he holds an M.A.M. in Church Planting and sits on the Board of Trustees. He also serves as a founding board member of an Urban Church Planting Network called Thriving. In 2016, he authored his first book, On the Block: Developing a Biblical Picture for Missional Engagement. Doug and his wife, Angel, have been married since 1996 and have three adult sons and three grandchildren.

Pastor Bryant Lee

Bryant Lee is the founding and senior pastor of Higher Expectations Church in Humble, Texas. He is a well decorated soldier having served well both in combat and in times of peace prior to his retirement from the U.S. Army after 23 years of service. Bryant holds a Bachelor of Bible Studies from Survine Ministries Bible College, Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies from Grantham University and a Master's of Theology from Liberty University. In addition to serving as senior pastor of Higher Expectations Church, Bryant is the president of The Collaborative Fellowship, he also serves on the leadership board of the Union Baptist Association currently as the past Moderator and is very active in Texas Baptist Life. Bryant now resides in Humble, TX with his wife Dell (Joseph) Lee of 27 years; they have two sons, Bryant Jr. & Joshua who is currently serving in the military. They also have two daughters, Brionna and Kalyn & are proud grandparents to Jasyn and Josh Jr.

Pastor Lorenzo Elizondo

Lorenzo Elizondo is the Lead Pastor of LifePoint Church in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. He is married to his wife Helen of 25 years and they have 4 children who love Jesus and serve in ministry. Together they planted LifePoint Church and have seen the church grow in number and influence by reaching and transforming their community. Prior to planting LifePoint Church, Lorenzo served in youth ministry and also served as teaching pastor at his church. He also taught Bible and Theology to Spanish speaking pastors and leaders. He is a graduate of Christ for the Nations and has also studied at Dallas Baptist University and Redeemer Seminary