James Freeman, a 43-year-old attorney from
John Marshall, senior pastor of
The Pathway reported that the committee was approved “with an overwhelming show-of-hands vote with only token opposition. A motion challenging two of the committee members was also easily defeated.”
The other nine members include Lyn Heying of
“Our committee feels that this is a very well-rounded, broad perspective for a committee of Missouri Baptists,” said Jay Scribner, chairman of the Executive Board’s administrative committee, which recommended the makeup of the search committee.
Scribner chaired the administrative committee when it recommended the search committee that brought Clippard before the Executive Board nearly five years ago.