The Tennessee State Chapter is a state affiliate of the national Conservative Baptist Network formed in February 2020 to bring positive, biblical solutions that strengthen the SBC in an effort to fulfill the Great Commission and influence culture. 


Bryan Morris

New Hope Baptist Church
Dyer, TN

Bryan Morris has been serving as pastor at New Hope Baptist Church since June 2018. Previously he has served churches in Arkansas and Tennessee. He’s been married to his wife Rachel for 22 years. They have 3 children: Hunter, Bailey, and Kendall. Morris has studied at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has a masters degree in counseling from Grand Canyon University.

Terry Wilkerson

Grace Baptist Church
Murfreesboro, TN

Terry Wilkerson serves as the pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Wilkerson is married to Georgia and has been for almost 49 years. They have three children, 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two more on the way.

Tennessee pastors form Conservative Baptist Network state chapter ahead of Nashville Annual Meeting

EDITOR’S NOTE: After originally serving as part of the Tennessee State Chapter, the launch of which was announced in this May 27, 2021 press release, Pastor Todd Stinnett requested in 2023 to have mention of his name in this press release removed. While our editorial team does not delete information in dated press releases for reasons of historical accuracy, please note that Pastor Stinnett no longer serves with the Conservative Baptist Network.

Bossier City, La. — With the launch of its sixth state chapter, this time in Tennessee, the Conservative Baptist Network continues to expand as a localized, grassroots effort.

Leading in western Tennessee is Bryan Morris, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Dyer, Tenn. Middle Tennessee is represented by Terry Wilkerson, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Todd Stinnett, pastor of Black Oak Heights Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tenn., will lead the state chapter in Tennessee’s eastern region.