Reverend S. C. Dixon Becomes 10th President of
Louisiana Home & Foreign Missions Baptist Convention, Inc.
Shelton Charles Dixon was born on May 3, 1965 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to the union of Mr. and Mrs. Shelton Dixon, Sr. He is one of eight children, the husband to Jacqueline J. Dixon and father to Diamond NiJae Dixon. He answered the call to preach the uncompromising Word of the risen Savior, and preached his first sermon June 30, 1987.
Rev. Dixon was educated in the Calcasieu Parish Public School System. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Calvary Theological Seminary, Lake Charles, Louisiana in Religious Education with a Minor in Ministry and he received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the Christian Bible College of Louisiana.
In 1992 Rev. Dixon was selected as one of the “Fifty Leaders of Tomorrow” by Ebony Magazine. Lambda Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Fraternity, Inc. honored Rev. Dixon as “Citizen of the Year” in 1997. Rev. Dixon was also honored as “Minister of the Year” by the Early Risers Kiwanis Club in 1998. In 2010 he was inducted into “The Fraternity of ‘The Sword’” at the Biblical Exposition Conference in Chicago, Illinois.
Rev. Dixon is the Pastor and Founder of the Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, LA. In addition to overseeing the Greater Mount Olive family, Rev. Dixon is the General Secretary of Third District Bogue Chitto General Missionary Baptist Association. He is General President-Elect of the Louisiana Home and Foreign Missions Baptist Convention and the General Secretary of the National Baptist Convention of America International, Incorporated.
Rev. Dixon serves the community and state on various boards, striving to empower and enhance the qual-ity of life for all individuals and families.