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  • David Crosby to be SBC president nominee

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, March 24, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Louisiana pastor David Crosby will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, former SBC President Fred Luter announced today (March 24).

    "I have watched David the last 10 years here in New Orleans as he has taken the leadership of all the churches and pastors of our city in helping to rebuild New Orleans, which everybody knows was totally destroyed [in 2005] in Hurricane Katrina," Luter, pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, said in an interview, telling Baptist Press of his intention to nominate Crosby during the SBC annual meeting June 14-15 in St. Louis. Read More

  • KATRINA 2005-15: God's work during, after the storm

    by Marilyn Stewart/Louisiana Baptist Message, posted Monday, August 31, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- From the belly of a Coast Guard helicopter, Aviation Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Allan Campbell snapped photos of Edgewater Baptist Church days after levee breaks from Hurricane Katrina left 80 percent of New Orleans under water. The church steeple dangled on its side, its tip pointed downward into deep water.

    For Campbell, the devastation was personal. Two months earlier, he had walked his bride down the aisle on their wedding day and out through doors now submerged in water. Read More

  • KATRINA 2005-15: Still in our 'mind & heart

    by David E. Crosby, posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Survivors of Hurricane Katrina still share their stories, still experience the trauma in "mind & heart," New Orleans pastor David Crosby writes. "Our memories are not all pleasant, but they are powerful," he writes. "And they continue to shape the people that we are and will become." Read More

  • VETERANS DAY: Meditation at a flagpole

    by David E. Crosby, posted Tuesday, November 11, 2014 (3 years ago)

    "The children, the children," New Orleans pastor David Crosby recounts from an uncle's World War II memories -- an uncle who later became a children's home administrator. "I wonder if maybe he found his calling and his life's work on the battlefield," Crosby writes. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Let refugee children come

    by David E. Crosby, posted Tuesday, October 07, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Thousands of Kurdish children have joined the millions of children worldwide who are crossing national borders seeking refuge in difficult times. Having neither the desire nor capacity to inflict harm on others, the children join their mothers and others in flight from harm. Read More