“Luter could be the first of a series of presidents moving the denomination toward a more racially and ethnically sensitive position,” Bill Leonard, a former Southern Baptist who is now chair of Baptist studies at Wake Forest University Divinity School, tells the New Orleans Times Picayune.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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