On Tues., November 10, 2015, our brother Kevin Smith was the first African American to be elected as president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. We praise God for Kevin’s new opportunity, and ask you to join us in praying for him in his new role.The Kentucky Baptist Convention, with 750,000 members, is the state’s largest religious organization. You can learn more about Kevin’s election here.
Kevin,the teaching pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, has come up on The Front Porch before. You can get to know him more in the following resources:
- Tell Your Story: Session 4
- From Grandma to Pastors: The State of the Black Church
- Preaching with Personality is Not a Performance
- A Mordecai Moment: An Ordinary Man’s Response to the Crisis