I like to keep the church informed about major happenings in our Convention. The annual meeting for our Convention is occurring this week. Yesterday was a historic and holy moment. Fred Luter, the pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is the first African American elected to this position. This milestone was long overdue. I am excited about what the Lord is doing in our convention and the direction we are headed. After the historic vote, Pastor Luter was asked to come to the podium and speak. His comment was brief yet profound. He simply said, “To God be the glory, great things He hath done!” To God be the glory indeed. You can read a brief reflection of this historic occasion here and the Baptist Press story here.