Pastor BRYAN L. CARTER
Since 2003, Pastor Carter leads our 9,000 member congregation and serves on several boards and coalitions with other leaders.
Bryan Carter is best known as a community leader, connector, thought leader, pastor, and dynamic communicator. He serves as the pastor of Concord Church in Dallas, TX, where he has served since 2003. Bryan is a passionate leader with a vision for inspiring people to grow to their full potential.
Bryan is committed to serving the city of Dallas and beyond through working toward city transformation, building stronger families, and economic development. He currently serves on the boards of Frost Bank Dallas Advisory Board, Mayor’s Star Council, Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) International, and Family Life Ministries.
Bryan also serves as board chair for Harmony Community Development Corporation, an organization committed to improving the community of southern Dallas through building stronger families and economic development. He also leads the African American Pastors Coalition, a fellowship of over sixty churches committed to serving and addressing key needs in the Dallas community, and co-leads Dallas Clergy, a fellowship of Dallas churches. His past board service includes Dallas Regional Chamber, Dallas Police Department Community Advisory Board, Mayor’s Taskforce Against Domestic Violence, Impact Dallas Capital, Dallas Habitat for Humanity, Dallas ISD Education Foundation, Leadership Network, and Mentoring Brother to Brother.
Bryan leads with a focus on developing people. He has served as co-presenter for “33: The Series” a curriculum on authentic manhood, and as a presenter for “The Art of Marriage” a curriculum on building strong marriages.
Bryan is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a specialty in Science and Math. He is a graduate of the Dallas Theological Seminary, where he earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education with a specialty in Family Ministry. He is a recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Dallas Baptist University. Bryan is married to his college sweetheart, Stephanie, and has two daughters, Kaitlyn and Kennedy, and one son, Carson.
Stephanie Carter, affectionately known as "Lady Carter," provides leadership to the women of Concord church and the community. She serves approximately 500 women through Women of Worth, a weekly Bible study led by Concord Church, and leads the women of our church passionately with a focus on creativity, service, and biblical teaching.
She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She served as a teacher and instructional specialist in Fort Worth ISD for six years.