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  • ‘Pass the Salt’: Racism cure resides with church

    June 15 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Pass the Salt’: Racism cure resides with church

    Racial reconciliation rests at the doorsteps of the church and can only be achieved through the gospel in action, a diverse panel of Baptist pastors said during a trailblazing discussion June 14 on the opening morning of the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in St. Louis.

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  • Floyd: ‘Pulpit swaps’ foster racial unity

    January 27 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Floyd: ‘Pulpit swaps’ foster racial unity

    Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young are featured in a Jan. 24 New York Times article on their continued efforts to bring racial healing in the U.S. through the gospel of Christ. “We’re going to encourage our pastors to swap pulpits,” said Floyd.

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  • Floyd, Young urge racial unity in CNN editorial

    November 10 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Floyd, Young urge racial unity in CNN editorial

    Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young authored a joint CNN editorial Nov. 9 urging pastors to proclaim racism a sin and initiate conversations on racial unity at Mission Mississippi’s annual racial reconciliation summit Nov. 4.

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  • Floyd, National Baptists, to form study group

    November 10 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Floyd, National Baptists, to form study group

    Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young have agreed to appoint a joint study group and perhaps a steering committee to continue dialogue on racial healing among Christians and ultimately across the nation. They announced their decision at Mission Mississippi Nov. 4 ...

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  • Racism Satan’s tool, Floyd tells Baptists

    November 6 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Racism Satan’s tool, Floyd tells Baptists

    Racism is from Satan and his demonic forces, and the only hope for its defeat is the church of Jesus Christ united across societal divisions, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd told a culturally diverse group in Mississippi Nov. 4. Hundreds were gathered at Mission Mississippi’s racial reconciliation celebration …

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