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  • First Bossier’s Jurkovich to nominate Hemphill for SBC president

    May 9 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    First Bossier’s Jurkovich to nominate Hemphill for SBC president

    Louisiana pastor Brad Jurkovich will nominate Ken Hemphill for president of the Southern Baptist Convention at the upcoming annual meeting, Hemphill told the Biblical Recorder in an email May 9. Supporters announced Hemphill’s candidacy Feb. 1 in a news report by Louisiana’s Baptist Message, but no information was released at that time about who would make the nomination.

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  • Q&A: Hemphill responds to Baptist editors’ questions

    April 26 2018 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Q&A: Hemphill responds to Baptist editors’ questions

    University administrator and former seminary president Ken Hemphill, one of two candidates to be nominated for Southern Baptist Convention president in June, responded to six questions from Baptist Press and Baptist state editors. A coalition of Southern Baptists announced the nomination Feb. 1 via a Baptist state paper.

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  • Hemphill unveils campaign website backed by Louisiana Baptists

    March 16 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Hemphill unveils campaign website backed by Louisiana Baptists

    An organized campaign is underway to elect Ken Hemphill for president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), including a website, social media accounts and promotional content backed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. The site, kenhemphill2018.com, includes articles, podcast episodes and a series of video interviews hosted by a Vimeo account owned by the LBC.

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