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(RNS) Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter’s recent overseas missions trip is being hailed by black and white Southern Baptists as a catalyst to change a long-present reality: very small numbers of black missionaries.


  1. LaMonte Lawson

    I’ve had the honor and opportunity to serve as a missionary in Kenya and China, a number of times for the SBC. My long term concern is SBC has not been concerned about Black Americans being or becoming missionaries. This is or was part of their cavalier attitudes toward Blacks and their churches in the Convention.

    I’m a Black SBC pastor and see tremendous potential for you Blacks to becoming SBC missionaries. SBC must stop hiding behind a few legitimate reasons on why there has minimal success

  2. LaMonte Lawson

    (Continued) legitimate reasons for Blacks becoming SBC missionaries. SBC roll up your sleeves, stop being afraid go into the Black SBC churches ask and get them involved. I would go and lead a team of people. The questions are do you really want me and does SBC want to be the Convention which the Word of God has called you to be? Does the convention this week reflect God’s agenda or SBC’s? Where is the emphasis on

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