Church Planting Alumnus Honored by NAMB

FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Church planter and Southwestern alumnus, Al Fernandez, was recently honored during the North American Mission Board’s 2008 Church Planting Missionary/National Missionary Forum in Atlanta, Feb. 27- March 1.
Fernandez mentors church planters and directs the Florida Baptist Convention’s Urban Impact Ministries, a church planting multiplication center in Miami focused on launching multi-ethnic churches.

About Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Southwestern Seminary celebrates its centennial in 2008. Since its founding, the seminary has trained and sent out over 40,000 graduates to serve in local churches and mission fields around the world. In 1908, B.H. Carroll established the seminary on the campus of Baylor University. It was moved to its current location on Seminary Hill in Fort Worth in 1910 and was placed under the direction of the Southern Baptist Convention in 1925. Paige Patterson was elected as the eighth president of the seminary in 2003.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Thomas White, Vice President for Student Services and Communications
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
817.923.1921 ext. 7300

Established 1908 Fort Worth, Texas