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REV. DR. KEVIN M. TURMAN
SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH, DETROIT, MI
Pastor Kevin M. Turman came to The Second Baptist Church of Detroit in 1988. A native of Akron, Ohio, he has received an A.B. in Government from Harvard, a Master of Divinity from Yale, and a Doctorate from United Theological Seminary.
Since 1988, Dr. Turman has distinguished himself through his service. In this community he has served as President of The Metropolitan Jail Ministry; The Metropolitan Council of Churches; The Michigan Progressive Baptist Convention and The Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength (MOSES). He was appointed by Governor Jennifer Granholm to the Michigan Land Use Leadership Council and currently serves as the President of the Metropolitan Detroit Association of American Baptist Churches. Dr. Turman served thirty years in the Navy Reserve rising to the rank of CAPTAIN (O6).
His pastorate includes the retirement of the quarter million dollar indebtedness for previous church renovation; then leading the 1.5 million dollar effort which changed the face of the church. Dr. Turman has excelled as preacher, teacher, leader, spokesman, scholar, counselor, intercessor, speaker and friend, yet delights most in being known as pastor, husband, father and grandfather.
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