Evangelist Troy N. Terrell has agreed to allow his name to be placed in nomination as a candidate for the 2007 presidency of the Louisiana Baptist Convention.
HAUGHTON – Evangelist Troy N. Terrell has agreed to allow his name to be placed in nomination as a candidate for the 2007 presidency of the Louisiana Baptist Convention.
Terrell and his wife Amber and daughter Lexie are active members of First Baptist Church in Haughton, Northwest Baptist Association.
“I believe Troy would bring to the LBC a fresh and exciting vision for evangelism by exposing unchurched people groups to our LBC churches,” wrote Carl Carrigan of Fill-more, a member of Fillmore Baptist in Princeton, in presenting Terrell to the Baptist Message readers.
Terrell was ordained as a Baptist minister in 1993 and has been senior pastor of four Southern Baptist churches, all in Louisiana.
He founded and directs Harvest Outreach Ministries) which includes Dynamite Basketball – basketball camps for inner city youth – and HOPE – Harvest Outreach Prison Evangelism. Terrell is an active board member of the Louisiana Prison Chapel Foundation and has for the last ten years, often been camp pastor for youth camps at Dry Creek Baptist Camp.
According to the information received by the Message, “Evangelist Terrell’s agenda can be simply understood: The Great Commission.” His focus if elected LBC President would be to take the gospel to all the people groups of Louisiana and introduce them to the loving and caring churches of the Louisiana Baptist Convention.
“Evangelist Terrell is unashamed to proclaim the Bible totally inerrant and he firmly embraces the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message,” the document continues. “Troy N. Terrell is simply a man wishing to serve Louisiana Baptists and take the LBC forward. As a full time evangelist, Troy believes he can share his insights and experience in bringing people to Christ with others of the LBC as their president.”