Mike Stone, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear, Georgia, will be nominated as the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
“Christians must be able to engage in honest discourse…”
The articles, each containing six identical questions…
“The basis of our unity in the SBC has always been the Gospel …”
“… we must restore trust and civility in our conversations about each other.”
Gaines “has led the convention faithfully” over the past year…
An unofficial total of 7,321 registered messengers were at the meeting – up from 5,407 last year.