Stephen Reeves is Director of Advocacy for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, where he helps encourage, educate and equip advocates in the Fellowship to impact their communities for justice. He also leads Fellowship Southwest, an ecumenical CBF partner organization serving churches and meeting needs in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, and Southern California. Reeves has a passion for teaching advocacy to local congregations as well as assisting pastors and lay leaders to view advocacy as an outgrowth of their mission commitments and giving guidance about how their voice and influence can have the greatest impact. He works in national coalitions with other faith organizations to advocate for policy changes based on the mission experience of CBF churches and field personnel. Reeves is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Texas Tech School of Law. He is part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Dripping Springs, Texas.