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List of Southern Baptist Convention affiliated people

This list List of Southern Baptist Convention affiliated people includes notable individuals who are or were members of a church affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) or who are otherwise affiliated with the SBC.

Contents

  • Presidents, preachers, theologians, authors and missionaries 1
    • Deceased 1.1
    • Living 1.2
  • Entertainers 2
  • Politicians 3
  • Other 4
  • Ex-members 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7

Presidents, preachers, theologians, authors and missionaries

Deceased

Richard Furman (1755-1825)
Annie Walker Armstrong, c. 1875

Homer G Lindsey 1927 - 2000, Preacher at First Baptist Church, mega church in Jacksonville, FL Howell, Robert Boyte Crawford (1801-1868)Second president of SBC from 1851-58.

Living

Billy Graham - Preacher and educator
President Southern Baptist Convention in the Oval Office at the White House. Pictured with the President are Dr. Morris Chapman, left, Dr. Frank Page and his wife Dayle Page.

Entertainers

Clarence Clemons - musician and actor

Politicians

Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas, and Republican candidate in the 2008 Presidential primaries

Other

Ex-members

  • Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States. During his presidential campaign, Carter introduced the term "born-again" into mainstream American politics. Carter publicly identifies himself with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship because of his differences with the conservative direction of the SBC leadership and beliefs. In 2000 he announced that he was severing all links with the Southern Baptist Convention because of what he viewed as gender discrimination[4]
  • [7][6]
  • Al Gore, Vice-President of the United States (1993–2001); Democratic presidential candidate in 2000. Gore was raised as a Southern Baptist, but like Carter and Clinton, he formally left the Southern Baptist Convention due to his disagreements with many of the SBC's conservative positions.
  • Bill Moyers, raised a Southern Baptist and educated at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Now a member of The Riverside Church in New York City, a dually-aligned American Baptist-United Church of Christ congregation. Press secretary to President Lyndon B. Johnson, later publisher of Newsday, and well-known journalist and TV commentator (CBS and PBS).
  • Brad Pitt - Famous television actor; raised Southern Baptist, now agnostic.

See also

References

  1. ^ About Us | fbcgrandview
  2. ^ Baptist Press
  3. ^ "About Rod D. Martin". The Martin Organization. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  4. ^ The words of God do not justify cruelty to women | Jimmy Carter | Comment is free | The Observer
  5. ^ Bill Clinton's sermon on being a good Christian without being a republican—Beliefnet.com
  6. ^ "Carter & Clinton call for 'New Baptist Covenant.'" Baptist Press," January 10, 2007.
  7. ^ New Baptist Covenant Celebration—News
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