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"When I look at myself I don't see how I can be saved, but when I look at Christ I don't see how I can be lost."

Martin Luther

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Deeply Rooted Conference


The Deeply Rooted Conference is a network of churches and pastors in the Appalachian region whose aim is to glorify The Lord through Gospel proclamation, Biblical teaching and preaching, equipping the saints, and furthering the Kingdom of God.

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Deeply Rooted Equip
Jul 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
East Side Baptist Church,
1509 Siam Rd, Elizabethton, TN 37643, USA
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Conference Directors

Who We Are

Meet the men responsible for organizing and overseeing all things pertaining to the Deeply Rooted Conference.

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Justin Bise

Conference Director

Justin is married to his wife, Jennifer and is the proud father of two children. As an elder of Bass Chapel Baptist Church in Surgoinsville, TN, Justin has served the Lord faithfully in his local church for many years and continues to provide excellent leadership as the Director of the Deeply Rooted Conference.

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Damon Joseph

Director of Deeply Rooted Preaching

Damon is the pastor of Christ Bible Church in Kingsport, TN and along with his lovely wife, Mandy they are blessed with 7 children. Damon not only serves faithfully as husband, father, and pastor, but also provided the Deeply Rooted Conference with organizing and equipping pastors and church leaders with Biblically sound seminars and fellowship gatherings.

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Vern Hall

Director of Deeply Rooted Evangelism

Vern Hall has a passion for evangelism and reaching the lost with the Good News of Jesus Christ. This is what makes him perfectly suited for leading the Deeply Rooted Evangelism efforts and spearheading multiple opportunities throughout the year for others to join him in his efforts. Coupling this with his role as pastor of The Free Gift Gospel Mission and his dedicated role as husband and father, Vern is an invaluable part of the Deeply Rooted Conference

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Joshua Banks

Assistant Director

Because of his many giftings, Joshua Banks wears many hats for the Deeply Rooted Conference. From preaching and teaching, to music and scheduling, Joshua provides the Deeply Rooted Conference with so much and we are forever grateful for him. Along with his wife, Amanda and their 5 children, Joshua is also the founding pastor of Shepherd's Rock Bible Church in Kingsport, TN.


Jeremiah Riner

Deeply Rooted Podcast Host

Jeremiah is the pastor of Calvary Bible Church in Duffield, VA. He and his lovely wife, Morgan are the proud parents of two children. Jeremiah has hosted our Deeply Rooted Podcast since 2018 and enjoys tackling a wide range of subjects and interviews for our listening audience all for the glory of God and the good of His people.

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David Rossetti

Assistant Director

David Rossetti is founding member of the Deeply Rooted Conference and a key figure in helping organize and provide for our ministry. David is married to his lovely bride, Tina and he continues to faithfully served as pastor of Bass Chapel Baptist Church in Surgoinsville, TN.

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