NC pastor Micheal Pardue to be nominated for SBC 2nd VP • Biblical Recorder

NC pastor Micheal Pardue to be nominated for SBC 2nd VP • Biblical Recorder

NASHVILLE (BP) — North Carolina pastor J. Allen Murray strategies to nominate fellow North Carolina pastor Micheal Pardue to be SBC 2nd Vice President at the 2024 SBC Once-a-year Meeting. Pardue is the pastor of To start with Baptist Church Icard in Connelly Springs, North Carolina.

“I’ve experienced the privilege of serving beside him in the boardroom and the mission discipline overseas and found his character on show to start with-hand,” Murray instructed Baptist Press in written reviews.

“Micheal’s heart for missions each local and abroad notify his everyday living and ministry as he and Initial Baptist Icard have built a gospel effect close to the world,” he said.

Pardue, 40, has been pastor at FBC Icard considering the fact that Feb. 2013. He has formerly served as pastor of Higher Shoal Baptist Church in Mooresboro and in other ministry positions in numerous North Carolina churches.

He served as president of the Baptist Condition Conference of North Carolina (BSCNC) from 2020-22. He was the BSCNC 1st VP in 2018-20. He led the point out pastors’ convention in 2015, serving as the VP in 2011.

He has served on the BSCNC board of administrators and communications committee. He has been moderator of the Catawba Valley Baptist Affiliation and at present serves on the Fruitland Baptist Bible School Board of Directors.

“I’ve hardly ever noticed any person as devoted to serving the church by way of conference ministries as I witnessed him provide as President of the BSCNC,” Murray claimed. “I consider this government encounter will enable him to serve Southern Baptists effectively.”

FBC Icard described full undesignated receipts of $255,661 in 2023, and presents of $22,250 (8.7 percent) via the Cooperative Program, $5,570 to the Lottie Moon Xmas Giving and $1,805 to the Annie Armstrong Easter Presenting. The church described 4 baptisms and 100 persons in normal worship attendance in 2023.

“Micheal is an all-in servant who enjoys the SBC and desires to see it honor the Lord Jesus and make his title regarded in each individual tribe, tongue, and country,” mentioned Murray. 

Pardue holds a B.A. from Gardner-Webb College, a learn of Christian ministry diploma from North Greenville College and an Ed.D. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

He is an teacher for North Greenville College and Liberty College, according to Murray.

He and his wife Rachel are mom and dad to seven children.

(EDITOR’S Notice – Brandon Porter serves as Associate Vice President for Conference News at the SBC Govt Committee.)