Wed, April 10, 201310:00 AM
Featured Speaker: Rev. Fred Luter, Jr., Senior Pastor of the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana.When he was elected as pastor of this congregation in 1986, Franklin Avenue was a small Southern Baptist mission church with 65 members on roll. Under Pastor Luter's leadership, by 2005 the church had grown to over 7,000 members, making Franklin Avenue the largest Southern Baptist Church in the state of Louisiana. Rev. Luter has preached all across the country for various revivals, evangelism conferences, associational meetings, and state conventions. In 2011, Rev. Luter became the first African American to be elected as First Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention, and made history again when he became SBC’s first ever African American President at the annual meeting held in his hometown of new Orleans on Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
10:00 A.M. Chapel Presentation – The Ransdell Chapel