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Counselor , Minister

Joseph Page Dempsey was American minister, counselor.

Background

Dempsey, Joseph Page was born on March 8, 1930 in Nashville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Sidney Hilliard and Irene Alice (Vick) Dempsey.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Fayetteville State University, 1958. Master of Divinity, Shaw Division School, 1964. Master of Arts, North Carolina Central University, 1971.

Doctor Ministry, Faith Lutheran Seminary, 1988. Doctor of Theology, Jacksonville Theological Seminary, 1992.

Career

Grammer teacher, C.E. Perry H.S., Roseboro, North Carolina, 1958-1961;grammer teacher, B.F. Person H.S., Franklin, North Carolina, 1964-1967;grammer teacher, Apex (North Carolina) Consolidated H.S., 1967-1971;boys' director, Young Men’s Christian Association, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1961-1967;pastor, Oberlin Baptist Church, Raleigh, 1964-1980;pastor, Circuit of Faith Baptist Church, Raleigh, 1980-1984;associate director Counseling Center, North Carolina Control U., Durham, 1971-1991;retired, 1991.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

Christians exercising their rights as responsible citizens may choose to endorse candidates for political office as part of the exercise of their engagement of culture.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.

Connections

Married Evelyntyne Humphrey, May 31, 1958. Children: Denise P., Joseph T., Eric H., Kathy D.

father:
Sidney Hilliard Dempsey

mother:
Irene Alice (Vick) Dempsey

spouse:
Evelyntyne Humphrey

child:
Denise P. Dempsey

child:
Joseph T. Dempsey

child:
Eric H. Dempsey

child:
Kathy D. Dempsey