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Southern Baptist Convention electing new president
The Southern Baptist Convention is electing a new president.
The new leader will succeed Reverend Fred Luther, Junior. who was the denominations first African American president.
The president's race includes Reverend Dennis Kim of Maryland, and Reverend Ronnie Floyd of Arkansas.
The Southern Baptist Convention is the nation's largest denomination with 15.7 million members.
Florida's Southern Baptist Convention headquarters is in Jacksonville.
They tell Channel Three News there are 3,000 Southern Baptist Churches in the state of Florida.