BSM Staff

  • Brady Blair - interim 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 - associate director

    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 throughout her time in school.
    After graduating, she served at the UNT BSM as a Campus Missionary Intern and then a full-time Ministry Coordinator, and now serves as an Associate Director. She loves helping students grow in their understanding of the Bible,  equipping them as they grow in their faith and the ability to share it, and helping them connect to local churches.

    Becca is a member of Covenant 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.

    Becca oversees the BSM Worship Team, Connect Groups, and Social Media.

  • Mary Taylor - associate director

    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 and has recently moved up to Associate Director.

    Mary is a member of Covenant 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 our People Groups ministry.

  • cherise daniels - Ministry Assistant

    Cherise graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Interior Design in the Spring of 2016. She serves as a deaconess at her church and oversees the prayer ministry . Cherise started as the BSM Ministry Assistant in October 2020. She loves assisting the ministry teams and students to do the work of ministry on UNT's campus.

  • Cara Burch - campus missionary intern

    Cara graduated from the University of North Texas in the Spring of 2022 with a degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and a minor in Spanish. She has been involved at the BSM as a student leader since her freshman year, where she has served with the Worship team and as a small group leader.

    Cara is a member of Southmont Baptist Church in Denton, where she serves in the kids and college ministries throughout the week. She loves to see people fall in love with the Lord as they learn how to know Him through the study of His Word and prayer. A few of Cara’s favorite things include finding a new book at the library, hammocking or hiking in the park, listening to and playing music, enjoying a good cup of coffee, and petting puppy dogs.