GSBM Founder, Pastor Dayton Barnes . . .
Dayton Barnes is the pastor of Midway Baptist Church in Proctor, Arkansas. The only church he has pastored, Midway is a small country church that still has souls as its number one ministry. The ministry of Midway will continue in being a local New Testament KJV soul winning church that will help reach the world through the ministry of Good Shepherd Baptist Missions.
Dayton was born in Arkansas. He graduated from high school in 1959 and attended Bible School and college at Tri-State Bible College in Memphis Tennessee.
After marriage to Carolyn, he became active for the Lord at Searcy, Arkansas where he taught the teens, led a bus ministry, taught soul-winning classes, had a radio ministry for several years, as well as working in the jail and nursing home. (Leading the bus route also provided a scholarship for the first year at Tri-State.) He founded GSBM in August, 1993 in memory of their youngest son, Robert, who died at the age of 15.
Pastor Dayton Barnes
Founder of Good Shepherd Baptist Missions
Midway Baptist Church
2022 State Hwy. 147 South
Proctor, AR 72376-9733
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