James A. Pendergrast
has accepted a call to South Lindsay Baptist Church as associate pastor and minister to students.James
has served the past 6 years in the exciting youth ministry of First Baptist Church of Euless, Texas. He
has been involved in some innovative youth ministry strategies like "Broken Ground
", a group that does stomp-type routines to Christian Music, Mission Arlington where his
"Big Heart" group feeds the hungry and cares for the poor.He
has also been involved with his
team of students through attending their special events and meeting them at the local high or middle schools.He
has been involved in mission trips to Boston and New York and has led the group in their own youth camp at Mt. Lebanon near Dallas.He grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was a student under John Brooks former Youth Minister at Euless.
After graduation from Oklahoma Baptist University he
went to Euless
to work under Brooks.James or "Pende" , as known by the students, will be leading the South Lindsay group to greater outreach efforts and deeper discipleship.James is currently a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and will attend classes in Shawnee.