Lloyd Elder died Nov. 3 after a lengthy illness. Southern Baptists lost a statesman — and bivocational and small church pastors across the denomination lost a friend.
Shane Pruitt, national next gen director for the North American Mission Board, announced his son Titus died early July 25. “We are heartbroken, but also
Former Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Director Donald V. Wideman died May 3 at the age of 95. Wideman served as MBC executive director from 1987–1997.