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Denominational leader Jimmy Allen dies

PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:03 am
by Rvaughn
Jimmy Allen, visionary denominational leader, dies
Jimmy R. Allen, the last moderate president of the Southern Baptist Convention and executive director emeritus of the New Baptist Covenant, died early Jan. 8 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick, Georgia.

His pastor, Tony Lankford of First Baptist Church of St. Simons Island, said the 91-year-old had been in failing health. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Re: Denominational leader Jimmy Allen dies

PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:13 pm
by JE Pettibone
Rvaughn wrote:Jimmy Allen, visionary denominational leader, dies
Jimmy R. Allen, the last moderate president of the Southern Baptist Convention and executive director emeritus of the New Baptist Covenant, died early Jan. 8 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick, Georgia.

His pastor, Tony Lankford of First Baptist Church of St. Simons Island, said the 91-year-old had been in failing health. Funeral arrangements are pending.


Ed: I regret anew that Trudy and I where unable to to accept his 2016 invitation to visit the next time we passed St. Simon's on I-97, due to the hurricane that struck the area last year the week before we arrived.