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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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PHOENIX (BP)–The National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention has modified its annual meeting to coordinate with the schedule and emphasis surrounding this year’s SBC annual meeting in Phoenix. The NAAF annual banquet, which previously was held on Monday evening, has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in Room 129 A/B, Level 100, at the Phoenix Convention Center, site of most SBC annual meeting activities. NAAF’s president, James Dixon Jr., said the fellowship is “changing our […]

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By Karen L. Willoughby ORLANDO, Fla. (BP)–Racial reconciliation is his agenda, James Dixon, incoming president of the National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention, said at the group’s gathering June 14 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Orlando, Fla. “I’m discontented with the church I’m at because I’m preaching to folk who look like me, and I’m not preparing for the place I’m going to,” Dixon said, referring to heaven. He has been […]

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