ProfileJ. D. Greear Transformed His Church. Can He Do the Same for Southern Baptists?
The SBC presidential candidate wants to rejuvenate his denomination through missions.
J. D. Greear falls somewhere between two of his heroes, Martin Luther and Nicolas Cage. The North Carolina pastor strives for the famous reformer’s gospel convictions and allegiance to Scripture, as expected for a missions-minded Southern Baptist.
It’s much more unusual to hear a preacher reference Nic Cage movies as much as he does, including in a Holy Week sermon earlier this year, when Greear compared Christ’s pursuit of the lost to the plot of National Treasure.
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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