Credentials Committee named for Indy by SBC president

INDIANAPOLIS (BP)—Southern Baptist Convention President Jack Graham has named members of the Credentials Committee for the June 15-15 SBC annual meeting in Indianapolis.

Jeff Purvis, pastor of Westport Community Church in St. Louis, has been named as chairman.

Other members of the committee, listed by state, are:

ALABAMA -- Larry Felkins, director of missions, Chilton Baptist Association, Clanton; Doug Wever, pastor, Harvest Baptist Church, Harvest.

CALIFORNIA -- David Stone, director, Jews for Jesus, San Francisco.

COLORADO -- Rob Norris, director of missions, Mile High Baptist Association, Denver.

ILLINOIS -- John Gamblin, pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Granite City.

INDIANA -- Juan Sanchez, pastor, Ryker’s Ridge, Madison; Alan Scott, pastor, Cline Avenue Fellowship, Highland.

KANSAS -- Mark Hall, Wichita.

KENTUCKY -- Ronald Shaw, pastor, Community Baptist Church, Somerset; Art Beasley, pastor, Central Baptist Church, Winchester.

MARYLAND -- Deon Buffaloe, Fort Washington.

MISSOURI -- Jon Groves, associate pastor, Living Word Baptist Church, Poplar Bluff; Jim Locke, pastor, First Baptist Church, Forsyth.

MISSISSIPPI -- Scott Cappleman, pastor, Adaton Baptist Church, Starkville.

NEW MEXICO -- Bart Montgomery, director of missions, Alamagordo.

NEVADA -- Robert Boyd, pastor, Green Valley Baptist Church, Henderson; Nancy Patton, pastor’s wife, El Camino Baptist Church, North Las Vegas.

OHIO -- James Caldwell, pastor, First Baptist Church, Heath; Beth Sidel, Apple Creek.

OKLAHOMA -- Jim Lee, Edmond; Bob Shelton, minister of education, Northwest Baptist Church, Oklahoma City; Jamie Powell, pastor, First Baptist Church West Lawton, Lawton.

TENNESSEE -- John Shamblin, pastor, Briarwood Baptist Church, Cordova; Greg McCoy, pastor, First Baptist Church, Portland.

TEXAS -- Dwight McKissic, pastor, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Arlington.

VIRGINIA -- Chris King, pastor, Evergreen Baptist Church, Evergreen.


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