State Missionary Sammy Gilbreath has been employed by the State Board of Missions since August 1996 and is currently the director of the Office of Evangelism. Sammy will plan, promote and implement the total program of evangelism for Alabama Baptist churches and associations. Sammy and his wife, Carol, are members at Highland Baptist Church, Florence, Alabama. They have a son and a daughter and five grandchildren.

Education:Associate in Arts, Clarke Memorial College, Newton, Mississippi; Bachelor of Arts, Alabama A&M University; Master of Divinity, Southern Seminary; Doctor of Ministry, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey.

Ministerial Service:Pastor, Highland Baptist Church, Florence; Assoc. Pastor/Administrator, First Baptist Church, Huntsville; Pastor, Bethel Baptist Church, Sumter, South Carolina; Pastor, South Fork Baptist Church, Hodgenville, Kentucky; Pastor, Flint River Baptist Church, Huntsville; Pastor, Ridgedale Baptist Church, Scottsboro; Pastor, Sardis Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Miss.