All Southern Baptist eyes on black New Orleans pastor

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NEW ORLEANS (RNS) Even before the Southern Baptist Convention elected the Rev. Fred Luter to national office, there was already widespread speculation that Luter is poised to become the denomination’s first African-American president. Representatives of 16 million Southern Baptists overwhelmingly elected Luter first vice president on June 14 at their annual meeting in Phoenix. By […]

  • Mary

    Considering how long and how many Blacks in this country have supported the Southern Baptists, it’s about time there’s a Black leader. Yet, ultimately, the best man should have the job…and he happens to be Black!

  • Amicus_publilius

    We’ve already had a few African popes, and Arinze was almost made Pope this last time around. Americans are so weird with their racial issues. God bless traditional, Southern blacks for their family and God-centered communities, but they need to give up on the slave-master Gnostic-Protestant religion and come back to the Church of Christ.