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Scheduled Speakers:


Bobby Basham

Men's Ministry Director, Potomac Ministry Network

Bobby Basham grew up in the ministry in the Appalachian District, being a third generational Pentecostal preacher. Having begun his education in Mining Engineering in southwest Virginia, receiving a full scholarship, God began to deal with his heart leading him out of the mining industry and began ministry at age 19. He then entered Southeastern University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry.


During this time he traveled as an Evangelist throughout the Appalachian district and upon graduation, joined Rockville Assembly of God in the Potomac District, as Associate and Youth pastor. After over four years of ministry there, Bobby accepted the call to be the Lead Pastor at Hayfield Assembly of God, a congregation he served for 17 years with marked growth and support for Missions.


During the time he also served as Men’s Director for the Section, then Light for the Lost Director for the Northern region of the district and then in 2009, was asked to become the Potomac District's first full-time Men’s Director where he oversees Men’s Ministries, Potomac Royal Rangers, Extreme Makeovers, and the Media Ministries for the District. He has ministered overseas in several countries, lead numerous construction projects and has preached throughout the Potomac and Appalachian districts.


Bobby lives outside of Winchester, Virginia with his wife, Gina, of over 28 years and their four sons. He enjoys the outdoors, sports, motorcycle riding and most of all seeing God change lives.


Frank Potter is the Superintendent of the Potomac Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God. He has been a Pastor for nearly thirty years, as well, served as Secretary Treasurer for the PMN for six years.


As a proclaimer of God’s word, he carries with him a spirit of revival. His passion is for the health of the minister, believing healthy ministers will lead healthy ministries, that will multiply.


Frank and Lisa have been married for thirty-seven years and have two adult children. 

Frank Potter
Potomac District


Walter Smith is a husband, dad and grandfather. Born in central Pennsylvania, Walt has always had a passion for acting. Receiving several prestigious thespian awards during his educational years, he now brings those lessons learned in dramatic fashion by presenting Men of the Word monologues and drama.


As an ordained minister for over 40 years, with a Masters Degree in Biblical Studies, lead pastor of several churches from PA-VA-AL-NC, endorsed Federal Corrections chaplain volunteering his services for over 15 years at FCI Loretto, PA,  plus serving his fellowship as a regional presbyter/bishop... Walter Smith now brings the story of historical men to light, thru the ministry of Men of the Word.


Walter Smith
Pastor/Founder Men of the Word


Joey is originally from Boston, MA and currently serves as the Associate Pastor at Philadelphia Christian Center and is also theDirector of the Philadelphia Master’s Commissions.  Along with his wife Lori, Joey has a deep passion for young adults to be disciples and followers of Jesus. Together, they pour the theme  “To know God and make Him known” into the lives of their students.

Joey and Lori also serve on the Mantour Ministries/4One Ministries Board of Directors.

Joey has two of the cutest children in the world, Mia and Lil' Joey.


Joey Cullen
Philadelphia Christian Center

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