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Welcomes New Members, Receives Reports, Strategizes for Further Implementation
The CAAC welcomed five new members, reviewed the group’s database dashboard, prayed for the presidential search committees of five SBC entities, and set 2019 goals and action plans during its August 2–3 meeting in Atlanta.
Members of the Executive Committee CAAC, joined by leaders of more than a dozen ethnic minority fellowships of Southern Baptist churches, presented a preliminary draft of The Many Faces of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Celebrating that the number of African American congregations has almost doubled since 1998, members of the AAAC held its final meeting and presented its final report.
Ethnic and racial tensions still exist in the Southern Baptist Convention but can heal through transparency, honesty, and divine intervention.
Encouraging stronger churches to partner with declining churches and developing effective mentoring strategies to groom future missionaries, state convention leaders, and denominational employees were among the topics discussed at the first meeting of the African American Advisory Council.
A newly formed African American Advisory Council will help communicate the perspectives of black churches and their leaders to Southern Baptist Convention entity leaders.