Regular Posts Tagged : ‘International Mission Board’
6 years, 7 months ago 1

PHOENIX (BP)–The multi-ethnic emphasis of the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2011 annual meeting has made it “one of the best conventions I’ve ever been to,” James Dixon told participants at the National African American Fellowship June 14. Dixon, in his second year as president of the organization that was founded in the early 1990s, said he chose 33 years ago to cooperate with the SBC. The pastor of El-Bethel Baptist Church in Fort Washington, Md., said, however, he had a concern. […]

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6 years, 10 months ago 0

By Don Graham RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—A recent report from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee affirms what Keith Jefferson, the International Mission Board’s new African American mobilization strategist, realized when he set foot on the mission field: God can use ethnic minorities in a big way. The report examined levels of ethnic church and ethnic church-leader participation within the convention and recommends that the SBC proactively pursue greater ethnic diversity and involvement within all areas of Southern Baptist life — […]

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