Shawn Beaty serves as the Lead Pastor at Clovis Hill Community Church, but these days he’s doing double duty by also serving as the Chairman of the Executive Board of the California Southern Baptist Convention. As he puts it, “I preside over the meetings, and I also lead the Executive Committee.” (The Executive Committee of the Executive Board is made up of the chair-people of all the board’s subcommittees). As a pastor, he jokes that his role is “Shepherd of 1000 cats.” Shawn is into all the outdoorsy shenanigans (hiking, climbing, snowboarding, motorcycle riding) ... In fact, Shawn just successfully climbed Mt. Whitney in one day (16 hours in total). He reports, “It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I’m so sore and I have blisters all over, but it was an amazing accomplishment!” He and his wife Kellie are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary TODAY! (August 1, 2023) so feel empowered to send words of encouragement to the Beatys across all the platforms! Together they have 3 kids ages 20, 18 and 16.