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Howard Burkhart

NAMB Church Planting Catalyst

As a church planting catalyst for the North American Mission Board, Howard Burkhart works with California Southern Baptist Convention to start churches in the Bay Area, Sacramento and Stockton areas, and throughout Northern California.

He also is the Convention's catalyst for deaf and hearing impaired people, and coordinates Basic Training for church planters for all of California.

Howard has served as a church planting catalyst in California more than 30 years. He is married and has two children.


  • Doctor of Ministry – Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity – New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Southern Mississippi

This Convention serves our culturally diverse congregations as we fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.