by Todd Deaton, posted Monday, November 18, 2019 (3 years ago)
MOORE, S.C. (BP) -- The 759 registered messengers to the South Carolina Baptist Convention's 199th Annual Meeting made history Nov. 12 by electing a Simpsonville pastor as the first African American to serve as president.
Meeting at the Church at the Mill in Moore, under the theme "Engage," South Carolina Baptists were challenged by keynote speakers -- Brentwood, Tenn., pastor Mike Glenn; Chattanooga, Tenn., pastor Micah Fries; Jacksonville, Fla., pastor H.B. Charles Jr.; and Edgar Aponte of Lutz, Fla., -- to actively engage the culture, the lost, the nations and the future. Read More