“If you want to be a man, be like Jesus”.

How can you Serve Out with Bellevue?

“There is a great need in our world, but even in our nation, and especially in our churches for men to be men of God.”

Pastor Steve Gaines

Bellevue is answering the call to Share Jesus
throughout the world until Jesus comes back.

God is equipping our body of believers with a variety of resources and opportunities to help you get involved to be a catalyst for spiritual awakening in Memphis and beyond.

2020 Men of Memphis conference

January 31–February 1  |  $25

This year’s Men of Memphis Conference features an incredible lineup of speakers.  Gather some family, friends, and co-workers to join you at Men of Memphis!


Friday, January 31:
Check-in begins:  4:00 p.m.
Doors open:  6:00 p.m.
Conference:  7:00–9:00 p.m.

Major Jeff Struecker
Rev. Gregg Matte

Saturday, February 1:
Breakfast:  7:00 a.m. (grab-n-go)
Conference:  8:30 a.m.–Noon

Rev. Gregg Matte
Josh Dobbs
Pastor Steve Gaines


gregg matte

Pastor, first baptist church, Houston; founder, breakaway ministries; author

Before moving to Houston, Gregg Matte founded Breakaway Ministries at Texas A&M University in 2004. Breakaway is the largest college Bible study in the nation and hosts over 4,000 students every Tuesday night. Currently, Matte serves as the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church in Houston, Tx. Under his leadership, this historic church has experienced tremendous growth and created four additional campuses in the greater Houston area. Matte married his wife, Kelly, in 1997, and they have a son and a daughter.

josh dobbs

nfl quarterback for Jacksonville jaguars

Josh Dobbs has been an NFL quarterback since he was drafted to the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2017. Dobbs was most recently traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2019. Dobbs is known for his football and academic career at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, as well as his more recent career in the NFL. In addition to football, he is known for boldly speaking out about his faith in interviews. When asked, “What role does spirituality play in your life?”, Dobbs responded, “My personal relationship with Jesus Christ means everything to me. Everything that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to God and my parents. I try to live my life in a way that glorifies God in everything I do.”

jeff struecker

author, pastor, and former u.s. army ranger

In September 1987, Jeff Struecker enlisted in the Army at 18 years old. After serving for over 23 years, he retired from active military service at the end of January 2011 and immediately joined the staff of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus, Georgia. After serving the church for three years, Struecker became the lead Pastor in April 2014. Struecker continues to pastor the church, author various books, and regularly speak across the United States about his life experiences and Christianity. He and his wife, Dawn, have five children.

steve gaines

Pastor, bellevue baptist church

Steve Gaines has served as Pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church for more than 14 years. He is known for faithfully and unashamedly preaching the truth of God’s Word and is deeply passionate about sharing Jesus in every opportunity. Gaines founded the men’s weekly Bible study and conference, Men of Memphis, with the goal of raising up godly men who will lead and stand on the Word of God, in Memphis and beyond. He and his wife, Donna, have been married 40 years and have four children and 15 grandchildren.


No matter your age or stage in life, our Life Groups help you connect with others and God in a fresh way.  Life Groups are designed to help you grow as a believer, to have victory in your daily walk with the Lord, and to serve Him with your own unique gifts and talents.



“Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith,
act like men, be strong.”

1 Corinthians 16:13 (NASB)