Editor’s Note: This column expands upon a blog posted recently on www.baptistandreflector.org. Be sure to check the website regularly for articles and columns as they develop.
By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
In February, the International Mission Board learned that President David Platt was returning to the pastorate, so trustees are now in the process of searching for a successor. This will be an important hire because the individual will be leading Southern Baptists’ largest missions-sending organization.
A search committee has been chosen and is in the process of looking for Platt’s successor. As I have said before, the person who leads the IMB ideally should have missionary experience and be a strong believer and supporter in the Cooperative Program. [Read more…]