VA Co-Chairmen


Rick Scarborough
President, National Co-Chairman

Rick Scarborough, a graduate of Houston Baptist University, has traveled extensively as an evangelist. He served as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Pearland, Texas from 1990 until he resigned June 23, 2002, to give his full attention to Vision America. He earned his Masters degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and received a Doctorate of Ministry from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary.
It was through a disturbing situation involving a sex education program at his daughter's high school that Pastor Scarborough decided that "enough is enough!" He mobilized his congregation and others in the community to promote traditional Biblical values in the cultural and political arenas of Pearland, effecting dramatic and much needed changes in local policies and practices.
Out of this experience, he authored a book appropriately entitled "Enough is Enough!" which ignited interest from around the country and an opportunity for him to share the vision with pastors and laymen alike. He founded Vision America in 1998 as the motivating force to reach out across this nation to network and mobilize pastors of all denominations into the moral debates in our nation, and promote Biblical values back into every aspect of the public arena. He has been interviewed on several national programs including James Dobson's Focus on the Family, Marlin Maddoux's Point of View and Don Wildmon's American Family Radio. Salem Communications has featured his one-minute commentaries on the nationwide Network of Radio Stations.
Pastor Rick and Tommye, married in 1970, have three grown children - Richard, Misty and Kathryn, as well as two grandchildren.

 


Laurence L. White
National Co-Chairman

Dr. Laurence L. White is the Senior Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas. Our Savior is a growing congregation on the northwest side of Houston, where its church and school are located on a magnificent 46-acre campus. Dr. White is the author of "Life With God A Survey of Biblical Doctrine." "Life with God" has been translated into Russian and is being widely used in mission churches throughout the former Soviet Union.
Pastor White is one of the founders and the current Chairman of the Greater Houston Area Pastor's Roundtable, an organization designed to support pro-life, pro-family organizations like James Dobson's Focus on the Family, D. James Kennedy's Reclaiming America, Beverly LaHaye's Concerned Women for America, Jerry Falwell's National Committee for the Restoration of the Judeo-Christian Ethics and the California Restoration Project. In that connection he has had the opportunity to address millions of Americans through national radio and television broadcasts and has spoken to nearly 20,000 pastors across the nation. Pastor White also serves on the National Advisory Board of the Family Research Council. In 1977, Liberty University of Lynchburg, VA awarded Pastor White a Doctor of Divinity degree, in recognition of his efforts on behalf of the pro-life movement.
Pastor White is married to Deborah Sue Hartman. They have three children, Adam, Aaron and Sarah.

 

National Advisory Board

Jerry Falwell
Pastor, Thomas Rd. Baptist Church
Lynchburg, Virginia

Ronnie Floyd
Pastor, First Baptist Church
Springdale, Arkansas

D. James Kennedy
Pastor, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Tim LaHaye
President, Tim LaHaye Ministries

Tim Lee
President, Tim Lee Ministries
Garland, Texas

Peter Marshall
President, Peter Marshall Ministries
Orleans, Massachusetts

Dan Patrick
General Manager, KSEV Radio
Houston, Texas

Paul Pressler
Texas Court of Appeals (Retired)
Houston, Texas

Adrian Rogers
Pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church
Cordova, Tennessee

Paul Weyrich
President, The Free Congress Research and Education Foundation
Washington, DC

Don Wildmon
President, American Family Association
Tupelo, Mississippi

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