Nehemias S. Basit is an ordained minister that is currently pastoring the Los Lunas, Belen, Socorro and Truth or Consequences district. He has also served as the Sabbath School Director of the Texico Conference for over 15 years. Prior to joining the Texico Conference, he was a district pastor, academy teacher and principal in the Philippines. Pastor Basit holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Philosophy, and a Master of Divinity degree. When he arrived in the Texico Conference, Pastor Basit started as a literature evangelist and since has served as a pastor in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, and Corrales. When his three children were of college age, he moved to Texas and pastored in the Texas Conference while they attended Southwestern Adventist University. He soon returned to the Texico Conference and served the Clovis district for seven years. Pastor Basit lives with his wife, Evita, in Los Lunas, NM, and is passionate about playing golf.