BSM Staff

  • Stephanie Gates Sloan - director

    Stephanie attended Belmont University in Nashville, TN and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2003. She also attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 2006. Stephanie is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Dallas Baptist University.  

    She previously served on staff as the Youth Intern and as the Preschool and Children’s Minister at First Baptist Church, Cleburne, TX from April 2004 through August 2006. In August of 2006, she became the Intern at the Baptist Student Ministry at the University of North Texas. After two years in that position, Stephanie became the Associate Director. In July of 2009, she became the Interim Director and in February 2010, she was voted in as the Director. 

    Along with serving at the Baptist Student Ministry, Stephanie has served in interim youth and music positions for local churches and periodically leads worship for camps and church events. She loves investing in the lives of the coaches and players on the UNT Women's Basketball team and is one of their biggest fans. Stephanie also provides consulting services for churches. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Randall, and their three dogs.

    Stephanie develops resources on antiracism, race issues, and to help the local church connect with college students. You can view those resources at

    Stephanie also hosts two podcasts called Listen In and The Ph. (almost) D.

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  • Brady Blair - Associate Director

    Brady attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a B.S. in Sports Management in 2013. He also attended Dallas Theological Seminary and graduated with degrees in Biblical Studies and Christian Education in 2017.

    He served one year (2013-2014) as a Campus Missionary Intern with the BSM at Sam Houston State and for five years (2014-2019) as an Associate Director with the BSM at UT-Dallas. In the summer of 2019, he became an Associate Director with the BSM at UNT. He has also served in other ministry capacities in New York City, South Padre Island, and Lake City, Colorado.

    His biggest joy in ministry is helping non-Christians know and follow Jesus, and to see Christian students equipped to share their faith, and to grow in Christ both in college and as they move into their career fields. He loves coffee, reading, movies, travel, and is a self-described basketball fanatic. Brady married Sarah in May of 2020, and they welcomed a 2.5 lb daughter Charlie Anne (Annie) in February of 2022.

    Brady oversees Equip, Campus Outreach, and the coffee pot.

  • Becca Whitmore - Coordinator

    Becca graduated from the University of North Texas in the Fall of 2016 with a degree in Human Development and Family Sciences and a minor in Counseling, She served at the BSM since her freshman year of school at UNT in 2013, leading in the worship team and leading a small group.

    After graduating, she served at the UNT BSM as a Campus Missionary Intern for a year and a half, and then moved to the full-time position of Coordinator. As a BSM Coordinator, she supervises our worship ministry and small groups, meets with students for leadership deveopment, leads a small group, and helps out with our social media presence. She desires students to know Christ and understand the Gospel, which fuels many of the things that her job is about: helping students grow in Bible literacy, grow in their faith and the ability to share it, and connecting to local churches.

    Becca is a member of North Point Baptist Church here in Denton. She and her husband, Asa, have been married since May of 2017. Becca enjoys music, art, time with friends, coffee, and spending time with her sweet dog Phoebe. She's currently taking some courses on Biblical Counseling and is excited for the opportunity to grow in her ability to apply the Word of God. 

    Becca oversees the BSM Worship Team, Connect Groups, and Growth Groups.

  • Mary Taylor - Coordinator

    Mary graduated from the University of North Texas in the Spring of 2019 with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance. She was involved at the BSM as a student leader throughout college and served as Ministry Team Coordinator for the Equip & Outreach team during her senior year. Previously, she served as a Student Ministry Intern at Parkway Hills Baptist Church in the summer of 2018. She began serving as a Campus Missionary Intern at the UNT BSM in the fall of 2019.

    Mary is a member of North Point Baptist Church in Denton. She is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is passionate about sharing the gospel with those who don’t know Christ, helping students grow in Bible literacy, and helping connect students to local churches. She loves coffee, baking, reading, running, swimming, and playing the violin.

    Mary oversees Equip Training and Campus Outreach.

  • cherise daniels - secretary

    Cherise graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Interior Design in the Spring of 2016. During her years at UNT, she served in her church’s preschool ministry. She’s a member of The Village Church Denton and serves regularly on the Prayer Team and Communications Team. Cherise started as the BSM secretary in October 2020. She loves assisting the ministry teams and students to do the work of ministry on UNT's campus.