Florida Baptist Convention Elects Rev. Elroy Barber Its First Black Leader

December 1998
Jet;12/14/98, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p19
Announces that Reverend Elroy Barber became the first black leader of the Florida Baptist Convention. His role as pastor of the West Side Baptist Church in Florida; Mention of a resolution on racial reconciliation passed by the Southern Baptist Convention.


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