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  • Floyd, National Baptists, to form study group

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, November 09, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young have agreed to appoint a joint study group and perhaps a steering committee to continue dialogue on racial healing among Christians and ultimately across the nation.

    The two leaders of the largest Baptist groups in the U.S. announced their decision at the end of the panel discussion ... Read More

  • Racism Satan's tool, Floyd tells Baptists

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, November 05, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Racism is from Satan and his demonic forces, and the only hope for its defeat is the church of Jesus Christ united across societal divisions, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd told a culturally diverse group of Baptists in Mississippi Nov. 4.

    "I believe that the issue of racism is from Satan and the demonic forces of hell," Floyd told hundreds gathered at Mission .... Read More

  • Race relations summit speakers announced

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, October 30, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Leading pastors from the National Baptist Convention USA and the Southern Baptist Convention -- the nation's two largest Baptist denominations -- will gather for a Nov. 4 racial reconciliation celebration in Jackson, Miss.

    The nonprofit racial reconciliation group Mission Mississippi will host the 22 pastors at "A National Conversation on Race in America" from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Jackson Convention Complex. Read More

  • Miss. event to focus on racial unity

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, October 26, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- God's church must take the lead in achieving racial unity as the United States deals with a deepening crisis of racially polarizing events, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd has said in advance of a Nov. 4 racial reconciliation celebration in Jackson, Miss.

    Floyd will join Jerry Young, president of the predominantly black National Baptist Convention USA, as a speaker at "A National Conversation on Race in America," Mission Mississippi's annual ... Read More