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Kenneth Pershing Bentley Edit Profile

Minister

Kenneth Pershing Bentley, American minister. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1961.

Background

Bentley, Kenneth Pershing was born on March 12, 1940 in Jefferstown, Kentucky, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Oakland City College, 1962. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1972. Doctor of Ministry, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1974.

Career

Pastor, various Baptist churches, Bicknell, Indiana, Mount Vernon, Indiana, Clay, Kentucky and Louisville, 1961-1973;pastor, Boyles Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, 1973-1976;pastor, Fairfield (Alabama) First Baptist Church, 1976-1982;pastor, Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Cropwell, Alabama, since 1982. Finance advisor Alabama Baptist Convention, Montgomery, since 1974.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to religious journals, sermons in field.

Membership

Vice president, president local high school Parent-Teachers Association, Fairfield, 1969-1972. Probation officer local courts, Indiana, 1962-1966. Volunteer Little League, Indiana, Kentucky, 1967-1968, 73-74.

Trustee Birmingham Baptist Hospitals, 1978-1982. Board directors Rotary Club, Pell City, Alabama, 1984. Member Birmingham Baptist Association (vice-moderator 1978-1979, moderator 1980-1982), St. Clair Baptist Association (chairman personnel committee 1990-1991), Alpha Psi Omega.

Connections

Married Barbara Carnes. Children: Kirt, Lori.

spouse:
Barbara Carnes

child:
Kirt Bentley

child:
Lori Bentley