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Submit your candidate for Baptist business leader of the year!
John David Neeley, president of Neeley Forestry Service in Camden, was named the Arkansas Baptist Business Leader of the Year in 2017

Submit your candidate for Baptist business leader of the year!

Jun 27, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Do you know a Southern Baptist businessman or businesswoman who is making a huge impact for Jesus Christ through his or her marketplace influence?

Nominations for the third annual Arkansas Baptist News (ABN) Business Leader of the Year are now open, and it’s up to ABN readers to nominate a businessman or businesswoman they feel is worthy of consideration.

“The ABN wants to bring attention to Arkansas Baptists who are making a difference for Christ in the lives of others and through their businesses and in the marketplace,” said Tim Yarbrough, ABN editor/executive director.

Past recipients are John David Neeley, president of Neeley Forestry Service in Camden, in 2017, and Jim Gillis, owner of Gillis Inc., a construction company located in Jonesboro, in 2016.

Candidates should be a resident of Arkansas, a member of an Arkansas Southern Baptist church and actively involved in ministry in his or her church and in other areas.

To nominate someone, please include the following: 1) name, phone number, email and church membership of the submitter; 2) name, phone number, email and church membership of the candidate, and 3) a 200-400 word essay explaining why the candidate should be considered for Arkansas Baptist Business Leader of the Year, including the impact he or she makes in the business world, as well as his or her involvement in church/ministries/missions.

Submissions must be received on or before Nov. 1.

Email nominations to tim@arkansasbaptist.org or mail to Arkansas Baptist Business Leader of the Year, Arkansas Baptist News, 10 Remington Dr., Little Rock, AR 72204.

 

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