Rev. Jeremiah Tillman, D. Min.
Dr. Jeremiah Tillman
holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education from Wayland Baptist University
, Plainview TX; Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
, Mill Valley, CA; and Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary
, Dayton, OH.
completed the Chaplain Officer Basic Course and the Chaplain Officer Advance Course in Fort Monmouth, NJ.
accepted the call to preach the Gospel in 1980 Shiloh Baptist Church
, Wichita Falls, TX and was ordained in 1982 at Brentwood Baptist Church
, Houston, TX.
He served as a Command and Unit Chaplain Captain for eight years and three months and received an honorable discharge from the United States Army (1994).
teaching experiences include: Civil Engineer Instructor, U. S. Air Force
, Wichita Falls, TX, Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies, Benedict College
, Columbia, SC and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies, Lynchburg University and Seminary
, Lynchburg, VA.
He has served as Senior Pastor of New Light Beulah Baptist Church, Hopkins, SC; Military Chaplain assignments in Fort Jackson, SC, Hanau, West Germany, and Fort Knox, KY; Summer Intern, Brentwood Baptist Church, Houston, TX, Associate Minister/Interim Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX; and Associate Minister, Shiloh Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, TX.
was called to pastor First Baptist Church on July 26, 1999.
A native of Jackson, MS, Dr. Tillman
is married to the former Veretta Jo Wiley.
They have two children: Gabrielle and Jeremiah
"God continues to bless First Baptist Church.
We are growing spiritually and numerically; we are blessed by the following additions under the leadership of Dr. Tillman
: A Prayer Ministry, Tuesday Noonday "Breaking Bread Bible Study," Quarterly Family Night Fellowship, Marriage Enrichment Retreat, Leadership Prayer Breakfast, Children's Church
, Boy Scout/Girl Scout Programs, After School Tutorial Program, Computer Lab, First Baptist Website, Young Adult and Youth Rap Sessions, Praise Dance Ministry, Spring Break Camp, and the addition of a Minister of Religious Education.