Sesser First Baptist Church pastor appointed to SBC post

by Steve Dunford 

Brother Tom DeWitt with his wife Naomi.

Brother Tom DeWitt with his wife Naomi.

SESSER, IL-  Tom Dewitt, pastor of the Sesser First Baptist Church. has been appointed to the committee on committees in the Southern Baptist Convention.

Here is the announcement by Southern Baptist President Steve Gaines in a press release.  This also explains the function of the committee:

Appointments to the Southern Baptist Convention’s Committee on Committees have been announced by SBC President Steve Gaines, pastor of Memphis-area Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, Tenn.

The Committee on Committees will assemble in Phoenix just prior to the SBC’s June 13-14 annual meeting to nominate members of the Committee on Nominations who, in 2018, will nominate trustees for the boards of SBC entities.

The Committee on Committees has 68 members, two from each of the 34 states and regions qualified for representation on boards of SBC entities.

Gaines has named Randy Davis, president & executive director of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board in Brentwood, to serve as chairman of this year’s Committee on Committees.

Bro. Tom had this to say about his appointment     “I am just honored to serve and be a part of advancing God’s kingdom through the SBC.”

Here is a personal note I would like to add.  I attended Sesser First Baptist for about a year.  Bro. Tom has a servants heart for the Lord.  He is a great preacher and pastor.

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