Fred Luter Jr.

Fred Luter Jr. is awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree at Criswell College.

The L.A. Times has featured a story on Reverend Fred Luter Jr., as Southern Baptists look forward to his election as the first African-American president of the denomination:

Luter, 55, is running unopposed for president, and his election at this months national meeting is viewed as inevitable. Its an astounding journey for a man from New Orleans impoverished Lower 9th Ward, the middle child among five raised by a divorced mother who worked as a seamstress and surgical scrub assistant.

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