PHOENIX (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines has announced appointees to the 2017 Credentials Committee.
Appointed chairman is Dan Eddington, director of missions, Three Rivers Baptist Association, Wilmington, Ill.
Committee members are:
-- Scott Andrews, associate pastor, First Baptist Church, Sevierville, Tenn.;
-- Kevin Apperson, pastor, North Las Vegas Baptist Church, Las Vegas;
-- Kyle Bueermann, pastor, First Baptist Church, Alamogordo, N.M.;
-- Stephen Boldin, pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Las Vegas;
-- Kirk Carlisle, lead pastor, Pinewood Baptist Church, Pinewood, S.C.;
-- Larry Craig, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Troup, Texas;
-- Chad Fugitt, pastor, Central Baptist Church, Corbin, Ky.;
-- Dewayne Gamez, senior pastor, Morningside Baptist Church, Tucson, Ariz.;
-- John Green, senior pastor, Schindler Drive Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla.;
-- Joel Gunn, executive pastor, First Baptist Church, Bloomfield, N.M.;
-- Kevin James, pastor, New Creation Bible Fellowship, Tracy, Calif.;
-- Chris Johnson, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Van Buren, Ark.;
-- Lyle Larson, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Goodlettsville, Tenn.;
-- Mark Marshall, senior pastor, The Glad Church, Mt. Juliet, Tenn.;
-- Stephen Martin, community pastor, University Baptist Church, Fayetteville, Ark.;
-- Lori McClellan, music leader volunteer, Victory Baptist Church, Buckeye, Ariz.;
-- Rusty McMullen, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Sayre, Okla.;
-- Monty Mullenix, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Bloomfield, N.M.;
-- Ronny Raines, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Tallahassee, Fla.;
-- Charlie Scheffe, church planter, Palm Vista Baptist Church, Surprise, Ariz.;
-- Charles Smith, vice president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Mo.
-- Daniel Wilson, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove, Ala.