Editors note: As part of our process to allow messengers to the Baptist convention of Iowa Annual Meeting to get to know the individuals who will be nominated to serve the BCI at the Annual Meeting, we are allowing pre-registered messengers to file their intent to nominate an individual. We are publishing this information on the BCI website and in our weekly emails leading up to the Annual Meeting. For more information go to bciowa.org/intenttonominate.
Proposed Nominee: Ken Livingston
Church: First Grace Baptist, Sheffield
Years of Service: 11
Previous Service in the Convention:
Ken has served for two years as the 1st Vice President
In 150 words or less, please explain why you think this person is a good candidate for this position:
Ken has been married to his wife, Jolene, for 33 years. Together they have raised four children and now enjoy their family which includes their children’s spouses and grandchildren. Ken grew up under the teaching of Ed Gregory at Immanuel Baptist Church in Cedar Rapids. Ken graduated with a Masters Degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2002. Ken will represent our state well helping to find balance between the unique needs and desires of churches in various settings; rural and big city, traditional and contemporary, church planting and church revitalization, etc. Over and above strategy and planning Ken will fight and stand for the centrality of the proclamation of the Gospel.
Nominator: Dustin Foster
Nominator Church: First Grace Baptist, Sheffield