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Newsmakers, April 2019


Phillip Bates

Darion Dalton (pictured in feature image), youth minister for the Edgemere Church of Christ in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Logan Hackworth, youth minister for the Crosstown Church of Christ in Tulsa, Okla.

Phillip Bates, preaching minister for the Sunset Church of Christ in Springfield, Mo. Bates succeeds Joe Bright, who retired after 24 years with Sunset.


Roy Kunkle, Kent McMahan, Mike Tolon and Kevin Woods, first elders of the Renovatus Church of Christ, a church plant launched in Vancouver, Wash., in 2005.

Ronnie Honeycutt, Trey Curington and Bill Shumate, newest elders of the Waterview Church of Christ in Richardson, Texas.


Daniel Adams, as director of the Harding University in Greece international studies program. Adams previously served as a professor and chair of art and design at Harding’s main campus in Searcy, Ark.

Steve Shaner, to the board of the Agape Asia Foundation. Shaner is an elder of the Downtown Church of Christ in Searcy.


Andrae Smith, as Volunteer of the Year by the Zephyrhills Correctional Institution in Florida. Smith is associate minister for the Lake Tarpon Church of Christ in Tarpon Springs, Fla.

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