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Midwestern’s new president to address alumni at SBC

NEW ORLEANS (BP)–Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni will meet Wednesday, June 13, for their annual luncheon in connection with the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in New Orleans. Newly elected President R. Philip Roberts will be the keynote speaker.

Held in Room 13 of the Southwest Quad of the Louisiana Superdome, advance tickets are $15 and may be obtained by writing MBTS Alumni Office, 5001 N. Oak Tfwy., Kansas City, MO 64118. Tickets purchased from the Midwestern booth on Monday prior to the convention meeting will be $17 each.

Honored as alumni of the year will be Midwestern Seminary Old Testament professor Al Bean and Oklahoma pastor James Leon Wilson of South Park Baptist Church in Norman. Honorary alumni to be honored include David Bennett, who recently retired as evangelism director for Missouri Baptist Convention; Paul Brooks, pastor of First Baptist Church of Raytown, Mo.; and Herman Russell, missionary candidate consultant with the International Mission Board.

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