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  • Greear to be SBC president nominee

    January 29 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 1 comments
    Greear to be SBC president nominee

    North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention at this year’s annual meeting, Florida pastor Ken Whitten announced Jan. 29. “I believe in J.D. Greear as a pastor and as a person, but I also believe in his vision for Southern Baptists,” said Whitten.

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  • Gaines to Greear: ‘I’ll nominate you’

    June 21 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Gaines to Greear: ‘I’ll nominate you’

    In an informal meeting last year, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President Steve Gaines offered to nominate J.D. Greear for SBC president in 2018. Gaines, now serving his second term, said he would be willing to make the nomination as a gesture of unity after then-candidate Greear decided to withdraw from the 2016 SBC presidential election.

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  • Greear withdraws from race, Gaines wins SBC presidency

    June 15 2016 by Compiled by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Greear withdraws from race, Gaines wins SBC presidency

    Following a runoff vote that didn’t produce a majority winner, North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear announced he would withdraw from the race for president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Greear’s decision avoided a second runoff and left Tennessee pastor Steve Gaines elected by acclamation as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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  • Greear, Gaines slated for revote in tight SBC election

    June 14 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Greear, Gaines slated for revote in tight SBC election

    Two ballot votes for the top leadership position of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) failed to yield a new president June 14 during the 2016 annual meeting in St. Louis, Mo. A candidate must receive 50 percent of the vote plus one to be elected president. 

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  • J.D. Greear Q&A for SBC president

    May 19 2016 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    J.D. Greear Q&A for SBC president

    North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear, one of three pastors to be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention president in June, responded to six questions Baptist Press posed to each candidate. Greear’s nomination was announced March 2 by Jimmy Scroggins, pastor of Family Church in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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  • Parody video about Greear to ‘poke fun,’ says Unzicker

    April 12 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 1 comments
    Parody video about Greear to ‘poke fun,’ says Unzicker

    An online parody video titled “J.D. Greear for SBC President Rap” stirred controversy recently due to its inclusion of alleged campaign endorsements by Southern Baptist Convention entity heads. The video’s producer, Ashley Unzicker, said the two-minute comedy was simply for fun.

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  • J.D. Greear to be SBC president nominee

    March 2 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    J.D. Greear to be SBC president nominee

    North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Florida pastor Jimmy Scroggins announced March 2. Greear “is leading his generation to live out a passion for the SBC, missions and the local church,” said Scroggins, pastor of Family Church in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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  • Greear to nominate Floyd for 2nd term

    April 21 2015 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Greear to nominate Floyd for 2nd term

    Arkansas pastor Ronnie Floyd will be nominated for a second term as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear announced April 20. Floyd, pastor of the multi-campus Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, has focused on calling the convention to pray for spiritual awakening ...

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  • Author challenges readers to ‘Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart’

    July 19 2013 by Micheal Pardue, Book Review | with 1 comments
    Author challenges readers to ‘Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart’

    It was clear from before the first word penned by J.D. Greear that Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You are Saved was going to be no ordinary book.

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