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News Conference on Changing the Name of the Southern Baptist Convention

The audio from Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright’s news conference concerning a possible convention name change has been posted online.


Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright held a press conference immediately after announcing the appointment of a presidential task force to study the prospect of changing the 166-year-old convention’s name, saying the name’s regional nature has become a barrier in some parts of the United States.

After the meeting, Wright held a news conference that lasted about 20 minutes. The audio of that press conference is available at

Suggestions regarding a name change can be posted at

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