2022 Partner Retreat

Friday evening October 28 through Sunday brunch October 30
Marriott Fort Worth Hotel and Club at Champions Circle

To RSVP, email Douglas Cobb dcobb@finishingfund.org

Booking Your Room

To book your room, call the hotel at 817-961-0800 and tell them you are with the Finishing Fund

Champions Circle Golf Course
To book golf on Saturday afternoon, call (682) 300-0390


Friday October 28
5:00 pm
Gathering Reception
6:00 pm
7:25 pm
Darren Walter, Pastor, Current Church
8:00 pm
The Great Commission
Douglas Cobb, Managing Partner, the Finishing Fund
8:45 pm
Saturday October 29
7:30 am
Prayer (Optional)
8:00 am
9:00 am
Bob Shank, The Masters Program
9:15 am
Finishing Fund Update
Douglas Cobb
10:00 am
Ministry Partner Panel 1
11:00 am
Ministry Partner Panel 2
12:00 am
for golf, shopping, sightseeing, or a nap
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
The Third B
Bekele Shanko, Global Church Planting Network
7:30 pm
Coalition of the Willing
Scott Cheatam, President, E3 Partners
8:00 pm
Church Centric Bible Translation
David Reeves, President, Unfolding Word
8:30 pm
Ministry Partner Panel
9:00 pm
Sunday October 30
8:00 am
Prayer (Optional)
8:45 am
9:00 am
Finishing the Task
Bob Shank
9:30 am
Bob Shank, Douglas Cobb, Mark Haumschilt
10:30 am


Darren Walter, Current Church

Darren Walter is the lead pastor at Current – A Christian Church in Katy, Texas, a Finishing Fund partner church. Prior to Current, Darren ministered at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville Kentucky for a decade. Darren was married to Amanda, who moved to heaven in August 2021, and has four children.

Scott Cheatam, e3 Partners

Scott was promoted to President of e3 Partners in 2021 and now manages the daily operations of the ministry globally. Prior to coming to e3, Scott and his family spent two years as missionaries in India. Scott has a degree in Christian Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Emily have three girls.

Bob Shank, The Masters Program

Bob is the Founder of The Master’s Program. He has been a mentor to thousands of Kingdom leaders over the last 20 years. His 40-year career includes 14 years as an entrepreneur in the construction industry and four years as Senior Pastor. Married since 1971, he and Cheri live in Southern California, near their two adult daughters.

David Reeves, Unfolding Word

David serves as the President and CEO of Unfolding Word, which partners with church networks to provide the biblical content, tools, and training that leads to excellence in Bible translation. He has more than 35 years of international leadership experience in the nonprofit and for-profit technology.

Bekele Shanko, Global Church Planting Network

Bekele Shanko joined Campus Crusade for Christ International in Ethiopia in 1993. Today he serves as President of the Global Alliance for Church Multiplication (GACX), a global network of church-planting organizations, which he helped to launch in 2011, and leader of the “Third B” movement for Finishing the Task.

Douglas Cobb, The Finishing Fund

Doug is the founder and co-managing partner of the Finishing Fund. His book And Then the End Will Come tells the story of the imminent completion of the Great Commission and the promise of Matthew 24:14. Doug and his wife Gena have been married for 41 years and have three grown children and four grandchildren.

Mark Haumschilt, The Finishing Fund

Mark is co-managing partner of the Finishing Fund. He has extensive experience in international missions and church planting movements, having served as Executive Director of Engaging Nations and Regional Director of Asia with e3 Partners Ministry He also served as a pastor for 28 years. Mark and his wife Joan have 3 children and 8 grandchildren and reside in Lake Ozark, Missouri.

Ministry Partners

Doug Lucas

Team Expansion

Vesta Sauter

Deaf Pathways Global

Alex Abraham

Operation Agape

John Chiang

Minorities for Christ International

Erik Laursen

New Covenant Missions

Garedew Assefa

New Covenant Missions

Eric Watt

Reaching Unreached Nations

Scott Cheatam

E3 Partners
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