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  • Pitman to Las Vegas: 'Run to God' amid tragedy

    by Joe Westbury/The Christian Index, posted Monday, October 09, 2017 (one year ago)

    Hope Church photo
    LAS VEGAS (BP) -- When Vance Pitman stood before the Hope Church congregation in Las Vegas Sunday morning, he looked over a group of people who had been forever changed in a matter of days.

    Everyone in the service could recount exactly where they were in the late evening hours of Sunday, Oct. 1, when the worst mass shooting in the nation's history unfolded just seven miles across town.

    Fifty-eight dead, not counting the shooter. Some 500 wounded. At least 20,000 ... Read More

  • Vance Pitman joins NAMB as national mobilizer

    by K. Faith Morgan, posted Thursday, September 10, 2015 (3 years ago)

    NAMB photo by Susan Whitley
    LAS VEGAS (BP) -- Pastor Vance Pitman plans to utilize his church planting experience as he begins working with the North American Mission Board to engage and mobilize pastors to plant more churches.

    Fifteen years ago, Pitman and his family were sent out by First Baptist Woodstock in Georgia as church planting missionaries with NAMB. They moved to Las Vegas, and they never left. In his new role as NAMB's national mobilizer, Pitman will continue to pastor the church he planted a decade and a half ago -- Hope Church. Read More