The Washington Post profiles Eric Redmond. Here’s the opening:
Seven years ago, the Rev. Eric Redmond never imagined himself leading a congregation in the overwhelmingly white Southern Baptist Convention.
Now, the young Temple Hills minister is the highest-ranking African American in the 16 million-member denomination and a representative of the changing times confronting Southern Baptists and other mostly white Protestant denominations.
Redmond blogs at A Man from Isacchar.