Jay Adkins, lead pastor of First Baptist Church Westwego, Louisiana, was elected first vice president. Adkins received 2,393 votes, or 63.27 percent of the vote, defeating Dusty Deevers, pastor of Grace Community Church of Elgin, Oklahoma (784 votes, or 20.73 percent) and Gevan Spinney, pastor of First Baptist Church Haughton, Louisiana (587 votes, or 15.52 percent).
Kason Branch, pastor of Creekstone Church in North Richland Hills, Texas, won the second vice president spot over Shane Terrebonne, pastor of Gulf Coast Baptist Church in Golden Meadow, Louisiana, by a vote of 2,502 to 2,098.
Nathan Finn, provost at North Greenville University, was reelected recording secretary, and Don Currence, administrative pastor of First Baptist Church Ozark, Missouri, was reelected registration secretary, both unopposed. B&R
EDITOR’S NOTE — This article is part of the team coverage of Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting and Executive Committee events by staff members from The Baptist Record, Baptist & Reflector, Baptist Message, Illinois Baptist State Association, The Alabama Baptist and The Baptist Paper.