Compiled from Baptist Press
DALLAS — Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention have elected the 68-member Committee on Nominations for 2017-2018 to represent the 34 states or territories qualified for representation on the committee according to SBC Bylaw 30.
The committee, with at least one layperson from each qualified state or territory, was elected during the June 12-13 SBC annual meeting in Dallas.
Elected to serve from Tennessee were Steve Freeman, pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Springfield, and Jeff Pettis, a layman from First Baptist Church, Sevierville.
The committee will make nominations to messengers at the June 2019 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., for trustees to the SBC boards and committees.