Don Currence to be nominated as SBC registration secretary

ALEXANDRIA, La. – Affiliate Govt Director and Main Financial Officer of the Louisiana Baptist Convention Dale Lingenfelter declared Friday (April 5) that he designs to nominate Don Currence for the place of work of Southern Baptist Conference registration secretary.

“It is an honor and a pleasure to nominate my close friend Don Currence for registration secretary in the course of the 2024 Annual Assembly in Indianapolis,” reported Lingenfelter, an SBC registration volunteer for the past 23 consecutive yrs.

“I have witnessed firsthand Don’s servant heart and leadership for quite a few years. He definitely has a passion for this work,” he explained. “He humbly carries out his assigned obligations with the maximum regular of integrity though seeking to make the registration system as painless and efficient as doable. Southern Baptists ought to get self-confidence recognizing anyone of Don’s character is overseeing our registration and teller’s get the job done.”

If elected, Currence will start his sixth term as registration secretary. Right before staying elected to this function, he had assisted longtime Registration Secretary Jim Wells for 12 yrs.

Currence is the administrative pastor with Initial Baptist Church, Ozark, Missouri, (FBCO) possessing served the congregation for 30 yrs. In 2023 he was elected mayor of Ozark, a town of 20,000 in Southwest Missouri around Branson. He also serves as a police chaplain supporting Ozark officers.

According to the Once-a-year Church Profile 2023 databases, FBCO described 17 baptisms and averaged 467 in weekly worship. The congregation contributed $1,634,485 total undesignated receipts, with $100,541 (6.15%) provided through the Cooperative System. Associates also gave $42,106 to the 2023 Lottie Moon Christmas Giving and $19,474 to the 2023 Annie Armstrong Easter Supplying.

Currence has served as a New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) trustee and in a lot of management roles with condition conventions and nearby associations in Missouri and Louisiana.

He obtained a bachelor’s degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, and a master’s from NOBTS.

He and his wife, Cheta, have two adult daughters, Hannah and Leah.

(EDITOR’S Notice – Claimed by the personnel of the Baptist Message, information journal of the Louisiana Baptist Conference.)

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