COLUMBIA, Md. (BP) -- The Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware, also known as the Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network, has called seminary professor Kevin Smith as its executive director.
Michael L. Trammell, president of the network's General Mission Board, announced Smith's election after a called board meeting June 7.
Smith, 49, is assistant professor of church history and Christian preaching at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; teaching pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville; and president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and chairman of its Mission Board.
Trammell said Smith was "thoroughly vetted by our Executive Director Search Committee, the Administrative Committee of the General Mission Board and by the full membership of the General Mission Board" in "acting in accordance with [the board's] bylaws." Read More