Mission Surge is led by Dr. A. Kevin Ivy.  Kevin is married to Mandy, and they have six children:  Luke, Levi, Jude, Miriam, Silas, and Hadassah.  He has pastored churches for 20 years and has taught the word in 11 countries around the world.  He has a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from William Carey University, a Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty University, a Master of Divinity from Luther Rice University, and a Doctor of Ministry in Evangelism and Church Growth from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

This ministry is in essential agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message as well as the Abstract of Principles