Jimmy Nelson

Profile Updated: February 5, 2018
Jimmy Nelson
Jimmy Nelson

Then

Jimmy Nelson

Now

Jimmy Nelson

Yearbook

Yes! Attending Reunion
Class Year: 1967
Residing In: Carbon, TX USA
Spouse/Partner: Maggie
Homepage: www.lbcfw.org
Occupation: Pastor of LBC, President of Landmark Bapt. Seminary, Director of Landmark Mission Projects, and President of Baptist Accrediting Agency International
Children: Tena - has 5 children and lives in Boise ID, Travis - has 3 children and lives in Haltom City TX, and More…Teresa - has 4 children and lives in Arlington Texas. We also have 3 great grandchildren.
Military Service: Army  
School Story:

After graduation I attended the University of Texas at Arlington until drafted into the U.S. Army. I was stationed in Nuremberg/F├╝rth Germany for two years. When I was honorably discharged we moved to Lewisville, Texas. I worked for Texas New Mexico Power as a electrical lineman for 12 years. While attending Calvary Baptist Church I made a mission trip to Old Mexico and later surrender to be full time ministry and later to serve as a missionary. Maggie and I attended Arlington Baptist College. In 1979 we moved to Mexico and attended a Missiology and language school in Monterrey. I graduated with my classmates in Mexico but received my Bachelor of Arts from Baptist Christian College. We served as missionaries in Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Jimenez Chihuahua, and Cd. Obregon Sonora Mexico for 11 years.

In order to give our Seminary validity I studied with the Patriot Baptist Seminary, Seminario Bautista del Valle, Landmark Baptist Theological Seminary, and Patriot University. We left the mission field and I served as the pastor at Green Acres Baptist Church in Stephenville Texas. In 1996 I resigned as pastor and we went back into mission work. In December of 1996 I became the Director of Landmark Mission Projects and Dean of Landmark Baptist Theological Seminary. In June of 2008 I became the Pastor of Landmark Baptist Church and President of the Landmark Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. I am still serving as the Director of Landmark Mission Projects.

What did you always want to do that you haven't done yet?

I would like to make a trip to Israel to see the Holy Land.

Do you still have family in the Carbon area?

Yes, David and Cassie Brasher

How old do you feel?

Not very old at all

What are your favorite places to go?

While I was in the Army my family and I were stationed in Nuremberg Germany. We also visited Austria. However, my mission work has taken me to different countries around the world, including Brazil, China, Cuba, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hong Kong, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Peru, South Africa, and Thailand, with stops in the Netherlands, Canada, England, Japan, and Taiwan. Each one has a special significance and I have wonderful friends in each place.

What is the title of the last book you read?

The Surprising Work of God by Jonathan Edwards

What is your favorite sport? Team?

Texas Rangers/Dallas Cowboys

What is your favorite food?

Prime rib, a good steak, or Mexican food

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Nov 12, 2018 at 3:57 PM

I pray that you have a wonderful Birthday!

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Nov 10, 2018 at 11:18 AM

Happy Birthday Rudy, I pray that you have a wonderful birthday!

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Nov 08, 2018 at 8:57 AM

Happy Birthday Lin. I pray that you have a wonderful day!

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Nov 05, 2018 at 9:50 AM

Happy Birthday David. Hope you enjoy your day!

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Nov 03, 2018 at 4:28 PM

Happy Birthday Bobby, I pray that you have a wonderful day!

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Nov 01, 2018 at 9:51 AM

Bo, I pray that you have a wonderful day to celebrate your birthday. Happy Birthday!!

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Oct 31, 2018 at 9:54 AM

Audrey, I pray that you have a great day to celebrate your birthday. Happy Birthday!

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Oct 31, 2018 at 9:52 AM

Happy Birthday Sherry, I pray that you have a wonderful day to celebrate your birthday!

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Oct 29, 2018 at 10:31 AM

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Oct 29, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Happy Birthday Glenn, I pray that you have a great day to celebrate!

Oct 29, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Happy Birthday Linda Beth, I pray you have a wonderful day!

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Oct 23, 2018 at 9:57 AM

Happy Belated Birthday Susan. I pray that you had a wonderful day!

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Oct 17, 2018 at 9:34 AM

I pray that you have a very Happy Birthday Randa!

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Oct 11, 2018 at 11:15 AM

John, I pray that you have a wonderful Birthday!

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Happy Birthday Lavada! Have a great day!

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Oct 10, 2018 at 9:58 AM

Happy Birthday Jana! I hope you have a great birthday!

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Happy Birthday Arlina, I pray that you have a birthday! Hope to see you at the reunion Saturday.

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Oct 02, 2018 at 9:07 AM

Happy Birthday Kay, I pray that you have a wonderful birthday!