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Southern Baptist President Leads Thousands of Students in Prayer for Awakening

Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd asked over 15,000 attendees at the International House of Prayer Onething 2015 Young Adult Conference in Kansas City to kneel in prayer and ask God for an awakening. Floyd led the prayer after exhorting attendees that the nation urgently needed a spiritual awakening. His appearance at the conference stirred controversy among conservative online Baptist publications such as Pulpit and Pen and The Reformed Report.

“My being here isn’t an endorsement of your theology or your endorsing my orthodoxy,” Floyd told attendees. “If we’re honest with each other, we know that thousands of us that are filling this convention center and thousands of us that are watching this online, we’re not in total agreement about life, ministry or the Bible. … Yet my being here is a clear indication that people must come together and pray.”

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