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Alumni Division
South Central Region


The states included in the South Central Region of the Alumni Division are: Louisiana and Mississippi.   Dr. James (Jim) R. Futral, past president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention and the current executive director-treasurer of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, will serve as the South Central Region Chair. Serving as Co-Chairs with Futral will be Rex Yancey (Pascagoula, MS - M.Div., '76; D.Min., '87), Gary Richardson (Oxford, MS - M.Div., '93; D.Min., '98), Reggie Ogea (Covington, LA - M.Div., '80; Th.D., '84), and Tom Harrison (Shreveport, LA - M.Div., '81; D.Min., '93). They will also have 25 Vice-Chairs assisting them in the campaign. 


For more information about the Alumni Division of the New Horizons Campaign, the leadership, and/or how you can help, contact the NOBTS Development Office at 504.282.4455 ext. 3252 or call toll-free 800.662.8701 ext. 3252.



A former pastor in SBC 
churches for 35 years,
most recently at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Jackson,
 Miss., Jim Futral earned both
 his master of divinity ('77)
 and doctor of ministry ('80)
 degrees at NOBTS.