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S. Bap. leader speaks of love

At a rowdy, often bad-tempered meeting in Nashville, The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has elected Alabama pastor Ed Litton as its next President.

Iain Taylor

Winning 52% of the vote in a runoff, he defeated Georgia pastor Mike Stone, who was backed by a new group called the Conservative Baptist Network. Prominent mainstream candidate Al Mohler Jr had been eliminated earlier.