Director of Missional Leadership
Rev. Mark Snowden
Director of Missional Leadership
Mark's ministry has been largely in Southern Baptist leadership roles having served with the IMB and NAMB and two state conventions; Ky. and Mo. He has studied at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., and holds a Master from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. He loves to travel and has visited 56 countries and 47 states, mainly as a trainer to missionaries and church leaders. He has co-authored two books and written two others, including Truth That Sticks with the late Avery T. Willis, Jr. He has been a LifeWay Sunday School writer and now enjoys writing small group curriculum using Bible Storying methods. Mark and Mary Leigh, his wife, are from Kentucky and have one daughter and one granddaughter.
The Director of Missional Leadership role helps healthy leaders lead healthy churches to join God's mission through the Cincinnati Area Baptist Association. Developing healthy pastors means offering coaching and networks that impact them personally, spiritually, relationally, and missionaries. Developing healthy churches means assisting and equipping pastors in assessing and improving overall church health. Leading in missional engagement means helping pastors lead their churches to bring spiritual transformation to the communities they serve and beyond to the glory of God through disciple-making and church-planting multiplication.
Ministry/ Administrative Assistant
Charity serves the association as ministry assistant. Charity and her husband, Les, have 2 grown children and two granddaughters. Charity and Les serve together as the student ministry directors at Cornerstone Baptist Church and she serves with the creative ministries SOS Blacklight Drama Team.
Block Party Trailer Ministry Coordinator
Diane Sibcy is CABA's Block Party Trailer Ministry Coordinator. She works out of her office in Lebanon. When you make your TRESS Reservation, you'll be working with her. Diane is married to Doug Sibcy the Regional Director at Corporate Chaplins of America. Diane continues to improve the accessibility and functions of an already tremendous ministry! To begin the registration process for trailers, tents, and food machines go to TRESS via
International Partnerships Coordinator
John helps CABA celebrate what God is doing in our midst. His role supports efforts to inform and inspire church leaders. John has an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical and an MBA from Columbia International Univ. He has been a youth minister and served as the English Ministry Pastor at Power Mission Church in Kenwood, a CABA church. In 2022, John founded Global Impact Network LLC, serving as a communications consultant to churches and ministries. John's role is helping CABA part-time, so he may be free to assist your church on a fee basis.
J. R. Bishop
J. R. supervises the accounting and financial matters of the association. He monitors budgeted spending and provides spending and contributions to CABA. J. R. works part-time in addition to managing the business of several area physicians. He is a member of First Baptist Glen Este, Eastgate.
Associate of Arts in Pre Business
(University of Cincinnati)
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
(Northern Kentucky University)