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Minister

Anthony Bruce Carson, American minister. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1968. Director Right to Life, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1978-1979; president Citizens Against Pornography, Fort Pierce, 1981; member Sewer Planning Commission, Jenkins, 1987; chaplain Shively (Kentucky) Police Force, 1990-1991. With United States Air Force, 1957-1959.

Background

Carson, Anthony Bruce was born on April 4, 1940 in Huntsville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Lee Carson and Katherine Jualynn (Wright) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Cumberland College, 1970. Master of Theology, International Seminary, Orlando, Florida, 1982. Doctor of Theology, International Seminary, Orlando, Florida, 1983.

Career

Senior pastor, Mill Creek Baptist Church, Radcliff, Kentucky, 1976-1979; senior pastor, Southside Baptist Church, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1979-1981; senior pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Jenkins, Kentucky, 1982-1985; senior pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Jenkins, Kentucky, 1985-1987; senior pastor, 1st Southern Baptist Church of Greater Louisville, since 1988. Board directors home mission board Southern Baptist Convention, Atlanta, 1987-1991. Member church relations county Campbellsville (Kentucky) College, 1982-1991.

Board overseers The Criswell College, Dallas, 1991.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1968.

Membership

Director Right to Life, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1978-1979. President Citizens Against Pornography, Fort Pierce, 1981. Member Sewer Planning Commission, Jenkins, 1987.

Chaplain Shively (Kentucky) Police Force, 1990-1991. With United States Air Force, 1957-1959.

Connections

Married Peggy Jayne Rector, September 25, 1959. Children: Bruce, Lynnette, Pam, Rob.

father:
Robert Lee Carson Johnson

mother:
Katherine Jualynn (Wright) Johnson

spouse:
Peggy Jayne Rector

child:
Rob Carson

child:
Bruce Carson

child:
Lynnette Carson

child:
Pam Carson