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Location: Maumelle, United States

Member Since: January 2009

Last online: April 2018

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Rev. Dr. James Alfred Brettell

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

GENERAL INFORMATION 

Name:            Rev. Dr. James A. Brettell

Address:         21 St. Thomas Drive, Maumelle, AR  72113

Home Phone:      (501) 955-1678

Business Phone:  (501) 944-1678

Date of birth:   11/2/34

Place of Birth:  Mingo Junction, Ohio

Marital Status:  Married Janet Eugenia Shawhan, 5/15/56

Children:        2 girls; 1 boy

Grandchildren:   3 boys, 1 girl, 1 great-granddaughter

Ordained:        First Baptist Church, England, Arkansas, 1970

                        Bible Doctrine Church of Little Rock, 1975

 SECULAR WORK BACKGROUND

 1978 - 1980    Golden Host Cafeteria, Little Rock, AR:  Personnel Manager

1975               Golden Host Cafeteria, Little Rock, AR: Superintendent of Service

1969               AAA, Ft. Worth, TX: Sales Representative

1966 - 1969    Mohawk Rubber Co., Akron, OH: Tire Builder

1965 - 1966    Alside, Inc., Akron, OH:  Assembly Line Material Handler

1965               Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH:  Surgical Scrub Technician

1964 - 1965    McDonald's Restaurant, Akron, OH: Manager

1963 - 1964    Highway Products, Akron, Ohio: Grinder, Spot-welder

1954 - 1963    United States Navy: Hospital Corpsman

1953 - 1954    Pittsburgh Pirate Farm Club, Clinton, IA: Pitcher

1952 - 1953    Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington D.C. (fingerprint clerk)

1952                Pennsylvania Railroad, Mingo Junction, OH: Switchtender

1944               Paperboy (largest route in town at age 10)

 EDUCATION BACKGROUND

 1952               Graduated Central High School, Mingo Junction, Ohio.

1952               George Washington University, Washington, D.C.: Spanish and Accounting

1953               College of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH: Engineering

1954               Hospital Attendant's School

1960               Medical Administrative Technique School

1963 - 1965   Kent State University, Kent, OH:  Liberal Arts

1965 - 1969   Akron University, Akron, OH:  Graduated, B.S. Ed. (Physical Education, Speech)

1969 - 1970   Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX:  School of Theology

1978 - 1982   Luther Rice Seminary, Jacksonville, FL: Graduated, MDiv. Degree

1981              University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK:  Hebrew

1982 - 1984   Luther Rice Seminary, Jacksonville, FL: Graduated, DMin. Degree

1985 - 1987   University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR:  American Sign Language

PASTORAL MINISTRY

2008 --->      Little Rock NetChurch 

1975 - 2004  Bible Doctrine Church of Little Rock, Little Rock, AR:  Pastor-Teacher

1972 - 1975  South Highland Baptist Church, Little Rock, AR: Pastor

1970 - 1972  North Maple Baptist Church, Stuttgart, AR:  Pastor

1965             Interim Pastor, Roseland Mission, Roseland, Ohio

1964 - 1969  Supply Pastor in Southern Baptist Pioneer Mission area

 EIGHT DAY EVANGELISTIC MEETINGS

 First Baptist Church, Hunter, Arkansas

First Baptist Church, England, Arkansas

First Baptist Church, Almyra, Arkansas

Trinity Baptist Church, Benton, Arkansas

South Highland Baptist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas (2)

Maine Street Baptist Church, Brunswick, Maine

Plainview Baptist Church, Plainview, Ohio

First Baptist Church, St. Marys, Georgia

Kolmont Community Church, Mingo Junction, Ohio

 SOUTHERN BAPTIST DENOMINATIONAL EXPERIENCE

 Served seven years in Pioneer Mission area - Ohio - 1963 -1969

Vice-Moderator, Centennial Association, Arkansas, 1971

Springlake Baptist Assembly, Children's Camp Bible Study Teacher, 1971

Arkansas Baptist Assembly, Youth Study Leader, 1971, 1973, 1974

Springlake Baptist Assembly, Adult Bible Study Teacher, 1972

Baptist Student Union Regional Committee Member, University of Arkansas, Monticello, Arkansas,1972

Moderator, Centennial Association, Arkansas, 1972

Pulaski County Baptist Association, Annual Message Speaker, 1973

Arkansas Baptist State Evangelism Conference Program Speaker, 1973

Evangelism Committee Chairman, Pulaski County Baptist Association, 1973, 1974

Arkansas Baptist Assembly, Children's Camp Pastor, 1974

Participant, Arkansas Baptist State Impact 80's Conference, 1974

President, Pulaski County Baptist Association Pastor's Conference, 1974

Participant, Southern Baptist National Impact 80's Conference, 1974 

OTHER LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

 Secretary-Treasurer, Grand Prairie Ministerial Alliance, 1971, 1972

Pre-Banquet Attendance Chairman, Pulaski County James Robison Crusade, 1973

Ministerial Vice-Chairman, Pulaski County James Robison Crusade, 1973

Co-Chairman, Bob Harrington Greater Pulaski County Area Crusade, 1974

Counselor Trainer, Arkansas Billy Graham Crusade, 1989

Founder/President, School of Practical Ministry (2 Year Curriculum), 1993 

OVERSEAS MINISTRIES

 1985  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Church Planting)

1986  Seoul, Korea (Church Planting)

1987  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Church Planting)

1988  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (City-wide Mass Evangelism)

1989  Seoul, Korea (Church Planting)

          Cozumel, Mexico (Exploration Evangelism)

1990  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Church Planting)

         Mililani, Hawaii (Bible Conference)

1991  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

         Mililani, Hawaii (Bible Conference)

1992  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

         Manila, Luzon, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

         Naga City, Luzon, Philippines (Mass Evangelism)

         Mililani, Hawaii (Bible Conference)

         Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

1993  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

          Mililani, Hawaii (Bible Conference)

          Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor’s Conference)

1994  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

          Mililani, Hawaii (Bible Conference)

          Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor’s Conference)

1995  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

1996  General Santos City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

1998  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

2005  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Pastor's Conference)

2008  Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines (Bible Teaching Seminar)

MISCELLANEOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 Arkansas Youth Camp:

     Youth Camp Speaker, 1992, 1994

     Marriage and Family Seminar Bible Teacher: 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992

 Southern Bible Institute, Conway, Arkansas: 

     Systematic Theology Teacher:  1987, 1988

     Homiletics Teacher:  1989

 School of Practical Ministry:

     Course:  Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth: 1996

     Biblical Theology Teacher:  1993, 1994

     Bible Doctrine Church of Little Rock:

     Basic Greek Grammar, 1985

     Homiletics, 1990

 Evangelism Conference Speaker:  1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

 Evangelism Seminar Teacher:

      Second Baptist Church, Little Rock:  1995, 1996 

Annual Bible Conference at Everman Bible Church, Las Vegas, Nevada

VARIOUS RADIO AND TELEVISION MINISTRIES

 Station KSOH, Monday through Friday, 30 minutes daily

Station KSOH, Friday night call-in, 1 hour daily

Station KAAY, Monday through Friday, 30 minutes daily

Station KVDW, Monday through Friday, 90 minute talk show daily

Station KMTL, Monday through Friday, 30 minutes daily

Comcast Cable Television, 1 hour weekly 

Internet Radio Talk Show Host

AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES

 Chorus, Band, Baseball, and Track.

     H.S.:  Chorus, Band, Baseball, and Track.

     U.S. Navy:  Numerous athletic awards in . . .

            baseball, softball, bowling, and golf;

            earned All-Navy recognition for pitching two no-hit games within four day period;

            1957, pitched in All-Navy Finals (world-series of military baseball).

Songham Taekwondo

    Achieved 1st degree black belt on November 8, 2013, 6 days after 79th birthday.

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