Seminary hosts first ever ‘Centergize’ conference; Additional events on the horizon

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Fred Luter, pastor of Franklin Ave. Baptist Church in New Orleans, preaches at ‘Centergize’ July 31.

New Orleans Baptist Seminary closed the summer season earlier this month with “Centergize,” a first-of-its-kind midsummer pastor’s conference for the school focused on the book of Ephesians. Centergize offered students the opportunity to earn up to nine academic credits in three courses — all based on Ephesians.

Featured plenary speakers were Chip Henderson, pastor of Pinelake Church in Mississippi, and Fred Luter, pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans. Continue reading Seminary hosts first ever ‘Centergize’ conference; Additional events on the horizon

SBC Roundup

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SBC President Fred Luter speaks to Baptists gathered for the annual Southern Baptist Convention in Houston June 11-12.

HOUSTON (BP) — Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention June 11-12 re-elected Fred Luter, the body’s first African American president, to another one-year term and heard him deliver a rousing challenge to Southern Baptists to unite and pray for revival. Continue reading SBC Roundup