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  • Radical obedience Williams' call in NAAF address

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST LOUIS (BP) -- Radical obedience, inexplicable unity and Scriptural correctness were the clarion calls in K. Marshall Williams' final presidential address to the National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention preceding the SBC annual meeting in St. Louis.

    Williams, pastor of Nazarene Baptist Church in Philadelphia, employed the rhythmic and exhortative preaching style traditionally heard in African American pulpits across the country when he called preachers to be prophets of God instead of "pimps and puppets." Read More

  • Black, white Southern Baptists react to grand jury decision

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, December 04, 2014 (4 years ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Black and white Southern Baptists reacted with grief following a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of a New York City man despite a widely viewed video of the incident. Read More

  • Ferguson crisis calls churches to 'unify & pray'

    by Art Toalston & Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, November 25, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The unfolding Ferguson saga calls churches to "unify and pray for our nation," the president of National African American Fellowship within the SBC, K. Marshall Williams, said in the hours after a grand jury reported its decision not to indict a white Missouri police officer in the shooting death of an 18-year-old African American. Read More