Friday, June 22, 2012

Fred Luter: A Groundbreaking Selection by Southern Baptists

Let’s sit and think about it again: The Southern Baptist Convention has selected Reverend Fred Luter as its first African-American president. This is a stunning event for an organization founded in slavery and racism.
Luter, from New Orleans, has a reputation as a pastor who can build up congregations. He has done so with the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church and intends to improve the Southern Baptist Convention’s minority outreach efforts. He needs to.
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