Mohler to be nominated for next SBC president

Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, said he will accept a nomination to serve as Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)  president.

H.B. Charles Jr., pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida, tweeted Oct. 31 his intention to nominate Mohler when the SBC meets June 9–10, 2020, in Orlando.

If elected Mohler would be the first entity head to serve as SBC president since then-Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson served from 1999 to 2000. (BP)