Dr. Tracy W. Jaggers

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Director of Missions for the Gateway Baptist Association Edwardsville, Illinois

Tracy W. Jaggers has been in full time ministry since 1979. He has served in the roles of Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Music Pastor, Youth Pastor and Education Pastor. He has been married over 40 years. He and his wife, Lorna, have 5 children,  5 grandsons and one great-grandson.

Tracy has a Music degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, an M.A.in Christian Education from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee, an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and the D.Min. in Church Revitalization from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.

His doctoral degree is in Church Revitalization and he is a regular writer for state and national revitalization websites, the Revitalize magazine, and is a speaker for state and national revitalization conferences and webinars. He is a contributing author for the book entitled, Practical Tools for Reinventing the Dying Church, edited by Tom Cheyney.