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Edmonds, Hugh comment (0)

January 8, 2004

Church: Bethel Baptist Church, Brent

Favorite Bible verse: Luke 12:48

Favorite hymn: “Amazing Grace”

Hobbies: Working and traveling

Family status: Married to Margaret 37 years, two children, two grandchildren

Hugh Edmonds is someone you should know because he is a well-known businessman in the state and is a member of the board of directors for The  Alabama Baptist.

Q: Why have you served on the board of directors for The Alabama Baptist?

A: Dr. Hudson Baggett (former editor of The Alabama Baptist) asked me to serve the first time I served on the board. Then Dr. Bob Terry asked me to serve this time.

Q: What does this position demand?

A: I try to never miss a board meeting or committee meeting. I just do whatever is asked of me, and I just enjoy it.

Q: What do you get from serving in this position at The Alabama Baptist?

A: Greatest fellowship. I love to fellowship with the people on the board. It puts me in contact with a lot of people that I otherwise would not know. I love every minute of it.

Q: How do other family members support you in this position?

A: Great. Absolutely no problem. I live 60 miles from Birmingham and my wife is most cooperative with me going to the meetings.

Q: How do you see yourself being involved with The Alabama Baptist in the future?

A: By serving in whatever capacity I may be asked to serve.

Q: What difference will serving on the board make for you in the future?

A: It has given me an opportunity to serve.

If you know of a person who should be featured as “Someone You Should Know,” send his or her name, a contact number and the reason you think he or she should be featured to: Someone You Should Know, c/o The Alabama Baptist, 3310 Independence Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209.

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