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RIDGECREST, N.C. (BP) -- As the annual Black Church Leadership and Family Conference opened to perhaps 1,000 attendees at Ridgecrest, N.C., Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear was in the number.
"I want you to hear from me, who has the privilege of serving in this capacity as president, I want you to hear, 'Thank you,' and I want you to know that your sacrifices, and your prayers and your faith, have not been in vain, that God is using them," Greear told the predominantly African American audience on the event's opening night July 22. Read More