Tom Pennington has served as Pastor-Teacher at Countryside Bible Church since October 2003. Prior to arriving in Texas, he served 16 years at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, including as an elder. He spent his last four years there as Senior Associate Pastor and as personal assistant to John MacArthur. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director of Grace to You, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the international radio, tape, publications, and internet ministry.

Tom completed his B.A. and M.A. at Bob Jones University and served as a member of the faculty while taking additional Ph.D. classes in New Testament Interpretation. In 2013, he received an honorary Doctor of Divinity (D.D.) from The Master’s College.

Tom’s teaching ministry is featured on The Word Unleashed®. In addition to his role as Pastor-Teacher, he is actively involved internationally in training pastors in expository preaching. Tom and his wife, Sheila, have three children, Lauren, Katie, and Jessica.


October 27-29, 2017

Dr. Richard Caldwell is Pastor-Teacher of Founders Baptist Church. He has served at Founders since June of 1998, coming to the church after a 10 year pastorate in Elgin, Texas. His passion and gifting lies in the area of verse-by-verse exposition of God’s word.

Pastor Caldwell holds an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. from The Master’s Seminary. He also serves as the campus pastor of The Expositors Seminary, which has a campus at Founders Baptist Church.

He and his wife, Jacque. have been married since May of 1983 and have four children, Richie, Amber Ramirez (married to Nathan Ramirez), Chris, and Reagan (married to Sydney).

Conference Schedule

Thursday, Oct 26 

7:00 - 8:30PM          Ladies Event with Sheila Pennington

Friday, Oct 27      

7:00 - 8:30PM          Session #1 - Tom Pennington

Saturday, Oct 28 

8:00 - 9:30AM          Men’s Breakfast - Richard Caldwell
4:00 - 5:15PM          Session #2 - Tom Pennington
5:15 - 6:15PM          Dinner provided 
6:15 - 7:30PM          Session #3 - Richard Caldwell

Sunday, Oct 29 

9:00 - 10:15AM       Session #4 - Richard Caldwell
10:15 - 10:45AM     Break & Fellowship with snacks
10:45 - 12:00PM     Session #5 - Tom Pennington
4:00 - 5:15PM         Session #6 Q&A with both speakers
5:15 - 6:15PM         Dinner provided
6:15 - 7:30PM         Session #7 - Tom Pennington


Legacy Conference 2016

Theme: Christ Alone

Christ: Our Only Boast SERIES Christ: Our Only Boast

Session 1 - October 27, 2016
Anthony Kidd
Galatians 6:14–15

Paul provides…

Our Sovereign King SERIES Our Sovereign King

Session 2 - October 28, 2016
Dr. Steve Lawson
Psalm 2

All nations of the…

Shattered Expectations SERIES Shattered Expectations

Session 3 - October 29, 2016
Anthony Kidd
Matthew 14:1–12

How should a…

The Preaching of George Whitefield SERIES The Preaching of George Whitefield

Session 4 - October 29, 2016
Dr. Steve Lawson

A survey of the life and…

Our Sovereign God SERIES Our Sovereign God

Session 5 - October 29, 2016
Dr. Steve Lawson
Colossians 1:15–23


Christ: Our Sufficient High Priest SERIES Christ: Our Sufficient High Priest

Session 6 - October 29, 2016
Anthony Kidd
Hebrews 4:14–16

The author of…

Christ: Our Righteousness SERIES Christ: Our Righteousness

Session 7 - October 30, 2016
Anthony Kidd
2 Corinthians 5:21

The only…

Our Sovereign Lord Pt. 1 SERIES Our Sovereign Lord Pt. 1

Session 8 - October 30, 2016
Dr. Steve Lawson
Luke 14:25–35

Jesus as the…

Session 9 - (Q & A) SERIES Session 9 - (Q & A)

Question & Answers

A question and answers session with Pastor Carey Hardy,…

Our Sovereign Lord Pt. 2 SERIES Our Sovereign Lord Pt. 2

Session 10 - October 30, 2016
Dr. Steve Lawson
Luke 14:25–35

Jesus as…