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Robert Steele named chairman of SBC Credentials Committee

NEW ORLEANS (BP)–Members of the Credentials Committee for the June 12-13 meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in New Orleans have been named by SBC President James Merritt.

The committee will be chaired by Robert Steele, pastor of New Salem Baptist Church, Kennesaw, Ga.

Other committee members, listed by state, are:

ALASKA–David George, pastor, First Baptist Church, Eagle River.

COLORADO–Kenneth Simons, bivocational pastor/retail sales & management, First Southern Baptist Church, Ouray.

FLORIDA–Cynthia Alford, homemaker, Bell Shoals Baptist Church, Valrico; Ruthi Briant, secretary, Southside Baptist Church, Sarasota; Marcus Buckley, pastor, Terry Parker Baptist Church, Jacksonville.

GEORGIA–Chris McNairy, missionary, Sandtown Baptist Church, Jackson; Sheila Watson, homemaker, Harps Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville.

ILLINOIS–Brett Beasley, senior pastor, Second Baptist Church, West Franklin.

INDIANA–Patricia (Pat) Savage, homemaker, Grace Baptist Church, Evansville.

KENTUCKY–Michael Rice, pastor, Faithview Baptist Church, Ashland.

MISSOURI–James McClintock, pastor, First Baptist Church, Moberly.

NEW MEXICO–Sharon Montgomery, housewife, First Baptist Church, Alamogordo.

NEW YORK–Brian Drury, pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Canton; Joseph McNeil, pastor, Bread of Life Baptist Church, Plattsburg; David Roberts, pastor, First Christian Church, Brushton.

NORTH CAROLINA–Craig Furlough, pastor, Green Level Baptist Church, Apex; Don Stephens, pastor, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Elkin.

SOUTH CAROLINA–Thomas (Tommy) Knotts, director of missions, Belvedere First Baptist Church, Graniteville.

TENNESSEE–Raymond Boston, pastor, First Baptist Church, Dyersburg; Allen (Craig) Whitt, minister of outreach/evangelism, College Heights Baptist Church, Gallatin.

TEXAS–Vickie Callaway, teacher, Lakeview Baptist Church, Temple; Scott Copeland, pastor, Northside Baptist Church, Mineral Wells; Sue Edge, accountant, First Baptist Church, Bastrop.

VIRGINIA–W.T. Covington, retired, Liberty Baptist Church, Yorktown.

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