Fred Luter Jr. Interview

Dr. Fred Luter Jr. is the Senior-Pastor of the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans. He is also the President of the Southern Baptist Convention, the first African-American to lead the convention.

Knowing that Dr. Luter would be in town to speak at a conference, I reached out to see if could make time in his busy schedule to chat with me. Even though we had never spoken or met before, Dr. Luter graciously accepted my invitation for an interview.

I was blown away by how gracious, humble, and kind Dr. Luter is. And he has a great testimony of the Lord’s favor and faithfulness on his life and ministry.

I hope you are you encouraged by our conversation.

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  • Min.William Alton

    Thank God for the great things he is doing,H.B thank you for this blog.Its not about us its about Jesus,look at how he is working things out in the lives of his faithful servants.
    Keep up the good work my brother and may God continue to bless you.

    • hbcharlesjr

      Thanks brother. All the best. HBC2

  • Rev. James B. Logan

    An outstanding interview that reflects two humble giants in Christ. I sincerely appreciate the testimony that God still honors faithfulness. May the Lord continue to strengthen both of you. Thanks so much for sharing this.

  • Keith Gordon

    Pastor H.B. Dr. Luter is so genuine. What a blessed man. Thank you for this. “Don’t despise, small beginnings.” I needed to hear that. God bless your ministry sir.

  • Pastor Bill Gernenz

    An amazing testimony… I am especially blown away by the labor of love to stay connected to his church post-Katrina. All pastors are called to love their people like this. Thank you for posting this; indeed, Dr. Luter is a gracious and humble man of God and the SBC is blessed to have his leadership.

  • Benita Fears

    Thank you Pastor Charles. That was another great interview. I have learned something from each of the interviews that you have done. I am glad that I had the opportunity to hear him preach at First Baptist on Friday night.