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Georgia Baptists make nominations for SBC


Two Georgia Baptists have made nominations for SBC leadership positions at next week’s annual meeting in Greensboro.

James Merritt, pastor of Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, said May 15 that he would nominate Hayes Wicker, pastor of First Baptist Church in Naples, Fla., for Pastors’ Conference president during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting June 13-14.

Fred Wolfe, a former Alabama pastor and current member of First Baptist Woodstock, announced June 1 he will nominate Jimmy Jackson, pastor of Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala., for first vice president. Wolfe, of Canton, leads Barnabas: A Ministry of Encouragement.