Greetings from the Pastor Search Committee,
Praise be to God in the Highest! With great joy and
excitement, the PSC announces that from the 273 candidates who applied for our
Senior Pastor position, our Lord God in His Sovereignty has
left no doubt to the committee the one He has ordained to lead us into the
The background, credit, and education checks have all been
completed, and the PSC is currently checking with his references.
This man, who spent his formative years in
Florida, is the son of a Baptist minister that served over 35 years in churches
in Florida, Ohio, and Virginia. Our finalist obtained his Bachelor’s
Degree from Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL; his Master’s Degree from
the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; his Doctorate from Southern Baptist
His wife, with whom he is celebrating their 20th Wedding
Anniversary this year, also graduated from the University of Kentucky and the
Southern Seminary, and they met at the Seminary. She currently serves on their
church staff in the Worship Ministry, co-leads the Women’s Minstry, and was
coordinator of a Young Mom’s Ministry. She also homeschools their four
children, ages 6-14.
To say we are excited is an understatement, for This Is The
Day That The Lord Has Made, and we look forward to sharing that excitement with
the rest of our family at Morningside as we plan to bring him and his family
here as soon as possible to meet and fellowship with everyone as well as invite him to preach for us. Following his preaching, the church will have
the opportunity to call him to be the Senior Pastor of Morningside Baptist.
Stay tuned for more information!
In the meantime, pray for this man, his family, and our church.
His name, The Pastor Search Committee