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Southern Baptists elect Floyd leader

He’s group’s 3rd president from state

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 5:40 a.m.

The Rev. Ronnie Floyd waves to the gathering Tuesday in Baltimore after being elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention. “We need the next spiritual awakening,” Floyd said.

The Rev. Ronnie Floyd waves to the gathering Tuesday in Baltimore after being elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention. “We need the next spiritual awakening,” Floyd said.

Arkansas megachurch pastor the Rev. Ronnie Floyd was tapped Tuesday to become the next president of the 15.7 million-member Southern Baptist Convention.

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