The Rev. Kerry Tillmon, pastor West Point Baptist Church, recently became senior pastor among the historically black Baptist Churches in Galveston. He talked to The Daily News about that traditional role.
Q: With the retirement of the Rev. Andrew Scott Johnson of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, you’re the senior pastor in Galveston. That’s often viewed as an unofficial, but important, role as people draw on your experience and ask for advice. What is that role like in Galveston?