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.


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