Reece Sherman

Freelance Website Designer & Book Designer

Location:Birmingham, Alabama, United States
2 Skills
Dr. Reece Bentley Sherman

PO Box 130578
Birmingham, AL 35213
Cell# (205) 213-2620


Juris Doctor- Birmingham School of Law
Birmingham, AL
Degree – December 2012

Doctor of Ministry/ Pastoral - Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Louisville, KY
Degree – May 1993

Master of Divinity/ Languages - Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Wake Forest, NC
Degree – May 1984

Bachelor of Arts/ Religion - Stetson University
DeLand, FL
Degree – May 1980

Ryan Baptist Church – Maylene, AL – Pastor:
Plan and preach for worship services, lead in congregational singing, teach in Adult Sunday School, and responsible for Pastoral Care ministry. Lead congregation in participation with Associational Missions and in conducting the business meetings of the Church. June 2012 – Present. - Entrepreneur/Owner – 2011-Present
· Created innovative system for Self-Published Authors to market and sell books
· Write and administer Contracts with authors
· Services provide marketing strategies through Social Media
· (Facebook, Twitter, Google +, LinkedIn, Blogger, Pinterist) and PR firms
· Conduct interactive training seminars on self-publishing
· Designed and maintain company website

Evercare Hospice/United Healthcare – Birmingham, AL- Chaplain:
Offer comfort and hope to those facing end of life spiritual issues. Provide pastoral presence and guidance during time of transition. Participate and lead in prayer and intercession for families in anticipation of grief and loss. Work in conjunction with an interdisciplinary healthcare team. Provide documentation and compliance for Medicare practices and procedures. Conduct funerals and memorial services. 2007 – 2012

Mountain Brook Baptist Church – Birmingham, AL – Minister:
Responsibilities include planning of worship services, preaching for both traditional and contemporary
worship. Leadership of pastoral care, weekly Bible study, and missions both locally and abroad. Other
duties include: church budget, stewardship campaign, hiring and supervision of staff, church-wide prayer
and outreach emphases, prospect outreach, weddings and funerals. 2001 – 2006. Membership 1900+

Murray Hill Baptist Church – Jacksonville, FL – Pastor:
Responsibilities include planning and leading in worship and mid-week Bible studies. Pastoral ministries
included weddings, funerals, counseling, and hospital/nursing home visitation. Led in hiring of Minister of
Music, Minister of Education, Minister to Students, and Director of Preschool and Children’s
Activities/Day Care Director. Led in renovation of church plant, consulted in purchase of additional church
properties, instigated budget restructuring to aid in responsible stewardship, led in church by-laws review
and revision. Supervised twenty-five ministerial and support staff. Presided over Church Council and
Personnel Committees, directed Sunday School in development of outreach ministry, and began a greeting ministry, led in church involvement with Habitat for Humanity, coordination with area churches in
providing community-wide services. (Followed pastor who served for 20 years) 1995-2001. Membership

Mountain Brook Baptist Church – Birmingham, AL – Associate Minister:
Responsibilities include planning of worship services, shared Sunday morning preaching duties, in charge
of evening worship services and shared leadership in Wednesday evening prayer services, taught weekly
adult Bible study, shared pastoral care responsibilities with Senior Minister, responsible for benevolence
ministry, supervised Minister to Students, Director of Outreach, and Church Secretary, provided staff
supervision of Senior Adult ministries, Single Adult ministries, Family ministries, and Associate Deacons.
1992-1995 – Membership 1900+

First Baptist Church – Augusta, GA – Minister of Youth:
Responsible for development and administration of all youth related ministries including Sunday School,
Discipleship Training, Bible studies, mission trips, Vacation Bible Schools, Youth Weeks, and Youth
Camps. Published weekly newsletter provided individual and family counseling. Worked with multi-staff
sharing responsibilities in hospital, nursing home, and prospect visitation; assisted in preaching, teaching,
and officiating weddings and funerals. 1984-1992 - Membership 4000+.

Special Ministries
Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Preaching – New Orleans BTS, Jacksonville Center
Member of Credentials Committee – Jacksonville Baptist Association
Member of Family Ministries Committee – Birmingham Baptist Association
Developed annual Regional Youth Evangelism Conference – Georgia Baptist Convention
Speaker for State/Association training seminars
Wrote and produced Youth Musical – “Solid Rock Café”
Wrote for BSSB Discipleship Training Dept. in Equipping Youth magazine
Sermons published in Abingdon Preaching Annual, 2002
Books published: Faith Lessons, VerseryRhymes: The Gospels, VerseryRhymes: The Gospel of John in
Rhyme, VerseryRhymes: The Gospel of Matthew, VerseryRhymes: The Gospel of Mark, VerseryRhymes:
Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, VerseryRhymes: The Book of Revelation and VerseryRhymes:
James in Rhyme (ebook).

Offices Held
Stetson University National Ministerial Alumni President - Stetson University
Regional Vice President – Georgia Baptist Youth Ministers Fellowship
President – Stetson University Baptist Campus Ministry

Honors and Awards
Outstanding Young Men of America, 1985
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, Stetson University, 1980
Sigma Pi Kappa – Honorary Journalist Club, Stetson University, 1980


Governor – Robert J. Bentley State of Alabama
State Capital
600 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
(334) 242-7100

Attorney - Lenora Pate Sirote & Permutt PC
2311 Highland Ave. S
(205) 930-5100

Pastor - Dr. Gary Fenton Dawson Memorial Baptist Church,
1114 Oxmoor Road Birmingham, AL 35209.
Phone # 205-871-7321
Skills (2) Rating
Website Design
Book Design