NavPress has named Barry Sneed its new vice president. Sneed will
focus on church and denominational relations and help with the
development of core discipleship and spiritual formation models and
“We are very excited to have Barry become part of the
NavPress team,” said Mike Miller, president of NavPress. “His expertise
and background make him the ideal person to help NavPress meet the
needs of the church. His experience in understanding discipleship and
spiritual formation processes will be critical as we connect with
churches to assist them with their discipleship work.”
recently was the Lead Church Consultant and Regional Director for
Church Relations and Consulting of LifeWay Christian Resources. In this
role he helped churches assess, strategize, and implement church health
and ministry effectiveness. One of his greatest strengths is helping
churches identify and achieve their potential. He has also served in
the local church for more than 20 years and was director of LifeWay's
Discipleship and Family Leadership Department. At NavPress, he will be
a member of the company’s senior leadership team.
“When the offer
came, it was a ‘spiritual no-brainer.’ My heart and passion lines up
with the biblical mandate to make disciples and with The Navigators’
calling to advance the Gospel of Jesus and His Kingdom into the nations
through spiritual generations of laborers living and discipling among
the lost. That’s as missional as it gets,” said Sneed.
Sneed is the co-author of Jesus By Heart and Transformational Discipleship (both LifeWay Church Resources).