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Pastor to 'journey' to WBC

Hayes Howell named new director of campus ministries. (Source: Williams Baptist College) Hayes Howell named new director of campus ministries. (Source: Williams Baptist College)
WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro pastor is making the “Journey” to Williams Baptist College.

In a Tuesday news release, the Walnut Ridge college announced Hayes Howell as its new director of campus ministries.

Howell earned his bachelor’s degree in biology, as well as a master’s of business administration, from Arkansas State University before getting his master’s degree in theology from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Recently he has served as a student pastor and discipleship pastor at the Journey Campus of Central Baptist Church in Jonesboro.

“My wife and I are so excited to hit the ground running,” Howell said. “We love connecting with and encouraging college students, and we look forward to what God has in store for campus ministries at WBC.”

Howell is a native of Jonesboro and is the son of Kathy and the late Dickie Howell. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have two daughters.

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