Barber, J. Moore, Cass
join list of nominees
HOUSTON (BP) -- Texas pastor Bart Barber will be nominated for first vice president at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting next week (June 11-12), while Kentucky pastor Jared Moore and Texas denominational leader Don Cass will be nominated for second vice president.
, second VP nominee
Cass, longtime pastor and denominational leader in Texas and New Mexico, will be nominated for second vice president by Bob Pearle, pastor of Birchman Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Pearle told the Southern Baptist TEXAN.
Cass has been a member of Birchman Baptist since 2004.
directed evangelism at the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention
(SBTC) from 2004-12 after completing a pastorate at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas.
knows well the value of Cooperative Program giving through his
pastoral ministry and then leading in the evangelism division of three state conventions."
authored manuals and Gospel tracts to equip laymen to share their faith, including his
most recent work, "All Things New," a discipleship study for new Christians.
Cass served nine years as associate evangelism director at the Baptist General Convention of Texas and six years as director of evangelism at the Baptist Convention of New Mexico.
He graduated from Wayland Baptist University and holds a master of divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and doctor of divinity from Criswell College.
wife Barbara have a daughter and three grandchildren.
He continues to serve SBTC as a consultant in evangelism.