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Minister

Thomas Kent Phillips, American Minister. Ordained minister. Board of directors Greater Tacoma (Washington) Christian Outreach Fellowship, 1984-1989; vice president Follow-Up Ministries, since 1985; board directors Creative Lifestyle International, 1988-1989, Youth for Christ, since 1989. Member N. American Church Growth Society, North America Evangelists Network, Horizon International.

Background

Phillips, Thomas Kent was born on October 19, 1947 in Corinth, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Thomas and Dorothy Lorene (Conn) Phillips.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, University Mississippi, 1970. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1974. DM, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1978.

Career

Pastor, Octuckalofa Baptist Church, Water Valley, Mississippi, 1969-1970;street evangelist, Walnut St. Baptist Church, Louisville, 1971;coordinator counseling and follow-up, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Minneapolis, 1975;assistant director counseling and follow-up, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Minneapolis, 1976-1988;crusade director, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Minneapolis, 1978-1980, 81-86;senior crusade director, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Minneapolis, since 1987;program director, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Minneapolis, 1987-1989;director counseling and follow-up, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Minneapolis, since 1989. Doctoral candidate supervisor Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, since 1982. Founder ARISE, Tacoma, Washington, 1988-1989.

Lecturer spiritual awakening, 1985-1989.

Achievements

  • Ordained minister.

Religion

Communion and Water Baptism are symbolic acts of obedience to the teaching of Jesus in the New Testament.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Board of directors Greater Tacoma (Washington) Christian Outreach Fellowship, 1984-1989. Vice president Follow-Up Ministries, since 1985. Board directors Creative Lifestyle International, 1988-1989, Youth for Christ, since 1989.

Member N. American Church Growth Society, North America Evangelists Network, Horizon International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: speaking, jogging, assisting third world endavors, skiing, reading.

Connections

Married Quida Jean Jobe, July 20, 1968. Children: Cara Elizabeth, Molly Faith, Mathew Thomas.

father:
John Thomas Phillips

mother:
Dorothy Lorene (Conn) Phillips

spouse:
Quida Jean Jobe

child:
Cara Elizabeth Phillips

child:
Molly Faith Phillips

child:
Mathew Thomas Phillips