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Minister , Business administrator

R. Lewis Fitts, minister, business administrator. Certified in church administration Southern Baptist Convention.

Background

Fitts, R. Lewis was born on August 26, 1930 in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States. Son of Raymond B. and Bertha P. (Ladd) Fitts.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Memphis State University, 1958. Master in Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1959. Master of Arts in Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1983.

Career

Minister education, Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church, Louisville, 1966-1970;minister education and administration, First Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, 1970-1979;church administrator, Tallowood Baptist Church, Houston, 1979-1985;church administrator, Prestonwood Baptist Church, Dallas, 1985-1989;minister business administration, First Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1989-1996.

Achievements

  • Certified in church administration Southern Baptist Convention.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor material to professional magazine.

Membership

Vice president Downtown Kiwanis Club, Baton Rouge, 1978-1979. President Spring Branch Kiwanis Club, Houston, 1983-1984. Master sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1958.

Member National Association Church Business Administration (vice president 1983-1985, president Houston chapter 1983-1984, president Texoma chapter 1989-1991, Outstanding Church Administrator award 1995), Women's Army Corps Baptist Association (finance committee 1989-1991), Southern Baptist Church Business Administration Association.

Connections

Married Mary Frances Crain, April 21, 1951. Children: Debra D. Schaffner, Steven L., Myra F. Pullin.

father:
Raymond B. Fitts

mother:
Bertha P. (Ladd) Fitts

spouse:
Mary Frances Crain

child:
Debra D. Schaffner Fitts

child:
Steven L. Fitts

child:
Myra F. Pullin Fitts