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Pastor Jeff Wickwire
Jeff Wickwire is an author, radio teacher, and has served in ministry for over 40 years. Jeff was saved as a teenager while in a juvenile detention center and has been following God ever since. Jeff earned his bachelor’s degree and went on to finish both his masters and doctoral degrees in biblical studies.
After losing his beloved wife, Cathy, to cancer after 39 years of marriage, God brought Cynthia into his life to whom he is now happily married. Jeff is also the proud father of two wonderful children, Julia and Jeremy. He founded TPC in 2004, and has been the Senior Pastor ever since. He also founded “Hardwired with Jeff Wickwire”, which can be heard all over the United States and in over 120 countries worldwide.
Pastor Jonathan Smith
Jonathan Smith, married to Kristi for 15 years, is a proud father of three children—Joshua, Kyla, and Joi—who daily remind him of God’s enduring love. At 21, Jonathan found salvation, breaking free from a troubled past into a life of ministry. Ordained in 2003, he has served in various capacities including youth, singles, prison ministry, and the food bank.
For over 13 years, the Smiths have called Turning Point Church home, leading Lifegroups and various other ministries. In 2018, they were commissioned through the Majoring in Men and Kingdom Women discipleship studies. Jonathan, now the Youth and Young Adults Pastor, is dedicated to empowering the next generation to live boldly for Jesus, impacting every aspect of their lives.
Johnny Kovar, leading the TPC Men’s Ministry at Turning Point Church in Fort Worth, Texas since December 2017, brings over two decades of law enforcement experience to his pastoral role. As a lieutenant with the Fort Worth Police Department, Johnny’s practical insights enrich his ministry, offering a real-world perspective on men’s issues.
His journey of redemption and faith is marked by the teachings of Pastor Jeff Wickwire and the steadfast prayers of his parents. For eight years, Johnny has been an integral part of Turning Point Church, serving as a deacon, Lifegroup leader, and founder of the TPC Young Adults Ministry. He passionately leads men’s discipleship through initiatives like Majoring in Men.
Committed to the Great Commission, Johnny actively engages in discipleship and outreach with various organizations. His innovative approach to men’s ministry fosters deep fellowship and empowers men to boldly share the Gospel. Alongside his wife, Dr. Jaime Kovar, Johnny exemplifies a dedicated partnership in both ministry and life. They were honored as Turning Point Church’s first commissioned couple in 2017 upon completing the Majoring in Men program.
Breakout Session Teachers
Pastor Ronnie Murchison
Keys to a Strong Prayer Life
Unlock the Power of Prayer! Join us as we delve into the prayer patterns outlined in the Bible, guiding you to a robust and intimate relationship with God through the practice of prayer. Learn practical tools to help you cultivate consistency, intentionality, and authenticity in your conversations with the Father.
When God Doesn’t Remove the Thorn
Sometimes God doesn't take away the thorn, but He offers something far greater—Himself. Discover the profound truth that in the midst of our pain, God's presence is not only sufficient but infinitely satisfying. As believers, we are called to lean on Him, surrender to His will, and find our ultimate joy in Him. This session is an invitation to glory in His sovereignty, even when faced with the persistent thorns in our lives.
Perseverance in Battle
In life's fierce challenges, men are on the frontline, facing relentless attacks. Staying encouraged can feel like an uphill battle, especially with the unique struggles we encounter. But take heart – there is hope! Amidst the chaos, God has equipped us with the strength to persevere and fulfill His divine call on our lives.
Anointing’s Wisdom: Understanding the Deceptive Mirage of Positional Talent
Unleashing your talent in the spotlight is fantastic, but assuming that your role automatically equates with anointing is a common and dangerous misconception. Let's find out the truth.
Battle Ready: Unveiling the Essentials for a Victorious Fight
Journey through the pages of the Bible as we uncover the wisdom, strength, and strategies necessary to face life's battles with resilience and purpose. Equip yourself with the tools needed to stand firm, persevere, and triumph in the battles of life.
Forgiveness: The Power of Grace and the Path to Everlasting Life
Discover the transformative power of forgiveness and dive deep into the profound truth that forgiveness is the highest expression of love, rooted in God's boundless love for us. Join us as we explore the biblical teachings on forgiveness and learn how to experience the freedom that comes from extending forgiveness to others, breaking the chains of resentment and bitterness, leading to restored relationships and spiritual growth.