Josh Ellis is a Senior Consultant at Union Baptist Association, the largest Southern Baptist Association in the United States consisting of approximately 600 churches. Josh spends most of his time coaching pastors and leaders through change management and strategic planning processes, while also leading the association’s efforts to provide timely and accurate information regarding the demographics and ethnographics of the greater Houston area. Before coming to the association in 2005, Josh was an Associate Pastor, Interim Pastor, and contract researcher studying ethno-linguistic people groups.
“Repaving the Road: Mapping the Future of Southern Baptist Associations” is one of the final products Josh produced as part of his pursuit of a PhD in Leadership Studies through Dallas Baptist University. Josh is in the preliminary stages of writing his dissertation, and hopes to obtain his PhD before the end of 2014.