DR. JAMES NATHANIEL McCOLLUM
1955 – Joined Army
1972 - 2015 - Pastor First Missionary Baptist Church Rockport
2015 - Present Pastor Emeritus
June 1989 – September 1989 Interim Malvern Board of Directors Member
Received Bachelor of Theology, Master of Biblical Studies, Honorary Doctorate and Doctorate of Divinity - Glad Tidings Bible College in St. Louis, MO
President of Section Three of the Southwest District Association (42 years)
General Secretary for the Consolidated Missionary Baptist State Convention of Arkansas
Treasurer for Southwest District Association.
Past President of the Southwest District Association Congress of Christian Education (24 years) named President Emeritus.
President of the Ministers Conference of Malvern,
Dean of the Glad Tidings Bible College of Malvern and Hot Springs - an extension of Glad Tidings Bible College of St. Louis, MO
*Chaplain of Malvern Police Department
*Chaplain Baptist Hospital HSC
*Chaplain HSC Sheriff Patrol
*Male mentor for young males needing community service hours.
*Instrumental in renaming Highway 270 to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
*Organizer and President of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Malvern
*Malvern City Council renamed Moline Street to Dr. J.N. McCollum Avenue
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