Editor’s Note: See an article on Ellis and the ministry of Impact Baptist Church in the Frayser community of Memphis.
MEMPHIS — The new president of the Tennessee Baptist Convention downplays the fact that he is the convention’s first African-American president.
“Being selected president is not about Michael Ellis. It’s about what God is doing,” said Ellis, pastor of Impact Baptist Church in the Frayser community of Memphis.
“In one year I have the responsibility to accomplish what God has designed for me and for His purpose for allowing me to be elected,” he continued. [Read more…]