BSM Staff

  • Stephanie Gates - 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 Masters of Divinity degree in 2006. Stephanie is currently pursuing a PhD 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 players on the UNT Women's Basketball team and is one of their biggest fans. Stephanie also serves on the Board for Sparrow Conference and provides consulting services for churches.

  • Becca Whitmore - Campus missionary intern

    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 has been involved at the Baptist Student Ministry and on Lead Team since her freshman year. During college she served on the Crave worship team and as a Connect Group leader. In her final semester of school she helped to coordinate and lead the BSM’s Connect Group ministry. With a desire to serve the Lord and His people, she loves discipling students and equipping them to serve UNT’s campus and share the good news of Jesus Christ. Becca has previous experience leading in youth ministry and worship ministries, and is excited to serve the Lord here at the UNT BSM as a Campus Missionary Intern.

    Becca oversees the following ministry areas: Connect Groups and Growth Groups

  • Matt Morquecho - Assistant

    Matthew graduated from the University of North Texas in the Winter of 2016 with a degree in Kinesiology and a minor in Recreation. Currently he attends Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and plans to graduate with a Masters of Divinity sometime in the future. Matthew has served on staff at different churches locally and out of state from Children's ministry to Youth ministry to College Ministry. He also currently serves on the worship team at Southmont Baptist Church. Matthew longs to see the Gospel spread all over the campus of UNT and overflow into the city of Denton and across the world.

    Matt oversees the following ministry areas: Hospitality and Crave.

  • Asa whitmore - secretary

    Asa graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Kinesiology in the Fall of 2016.  During his three and a half years at UNT, he served as a BSM student leader and helped lead the International student team and also helped the staff with office work.  He is a member of North Point Baptist Church in Denton and serves regularly on the setup team.  Asa started as the BSM secretary in November 2017.  He loves having the ability to assist and equip students and staff for the ministry that the BSM does on UNT's campus.

  • Cherish Mason - Campus Missionary Intern

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Ministry Team Coordinators

These student leaders help coordinate our ministry teams.