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College president , Minister

Leighton Paige Patterson, American college president, minister. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1959. Member Council for National Policy. Member Evangelical Theological Society, Near East Archaeol. Society.

Background

Patterson, Leighton Paige was born on October 19, 1942 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Hardin-Simmons University, 1965. Master of Theology, New Orleans Bapt Theol Sem, 1968. Doctor of Theology, New Orleans Bapt Theol Sem, 1973.

Career

Pastor, Sardis Baptist Church, Rotan, Texas, 1962-1963;pastor, 2d Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas, 1963-1965;pastor, Bethany Baptist Church, New Orleans, 1966-1970;pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1970-1975;president, The Criswell College, Dallas, 1975-1992. Trustee Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention. Member Baptist World Alliance;panelist television broadcast American Religious Town Hall.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1959.

Works

Membership

Member Council for National Policy. Member Evangelical Theological Society, Near East Archaeol.

Connections

Married Dorothy Jean Kelley, June 22, 1963. Children: Armour Paige, Carmen Leigh.

spouse:
Dorothy Jean Kelley

child:
Armour Paige Patterson

child:
Carmen Leigh Patterson