August 3, 2012

Former street preacher, Katrina survivor "First Black Southern Baptist leader elected"

Fred Luter Jr. has been appointed as the first black Southern Baptist leader.  Luter is from New Orleans, from the lower Ninth Ward neighborhood.  He was the third of five children. He was raised by a single mother and had been active in the church as a child.  Currently, he is the pastor of the 8,000 members of the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans and has been elected as the first African-American president […]