Credentials Committee named by SBC president
PHOENIX (BP)--Southern Baptist Convention President Jack Graham has named members of the Credentials Committee for the June 17-18 SBC annual meeting in Phoenix.
Scott Dawson of Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., has been named as chairman.
Other members of the committee, listed by state, are:
ARIZONA -- Philip Dunham, pastor, First Baptist Church, Tombstone; Paul Smith, pastor, First Baptist Church, Chandler.
CALIFORNIA -- Kevin Banks, pastor, First Southern Baptist Church, Yucca Valley; Jay Liftschultz, North Hollywood.
FLORIDA -- Ricky Armstrong, pastor, Glendale Baptist Church, Miami; Brad Hoffman, First Baptist Church, Wachuala.
GEORGIA -- Glen Stone, pastor, West Rome Baptist Church, Rome; Jeff Witcher, pastor, First Baptist Church, Alpharetta.
KENTUCKY -- Mark Overstreet, Louisville.
MISSISSIPI -- James Braswell, Hattiesburg.
MISSOURI -- Jeff Purvis, pastor, Westport Community Church, St. Louis.
NEVADA -- Jean Brinker, Las Vegas; Gary Harr, pastor, College Park Baptist Church, North Las Vegas.
NEW YORK -- Bruce Aubrey, pastor, Northside Baptist Church, Liverpool; Judy Wilburn, Rome.
NORTH CAROLINA -- David Edgell, minister of education, Hephzibah Baptist Church, Wendell; Richard Oton, pastor, Edgewood Baptist Church, Winston-Salem.
OKLAHOMA -- Shane Hall, pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Tulsa; Jeff Vernon, clergy, Second Baptist Church, Okmulgee.
TENNESSEE -- Poly Rouse, pastor, Hermitage Hills Baptist Church, Hermitage.
TEXAS -- Chad Barnes, pastor, New Life Baptist Church, Cooper; Deron Biles, First Baptist Church of Colleyville, North Richland Hills; John Hankins, pastor, Galloway Avenue Baptist Church, Mesquite; Jeff Meyers, First Baptist Church, Colleyville; Davies Vanpool, pastor, Abbot Baptist Church, Abbot.
VIRGINIA -- Don Paxton, pastor, Rosedale Baptist Church, Abingdon.