WHY I ...

Why I ... Sit on the Board of the Oldest Historically African-American Presbyterian Seminary

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The time came in April 2011 for a Buckhead native to join with his brothers and sisters in Christ, at Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary, founded in Charlotte, N.C, in 1867. Upon striking up a friendship with its president/dean—my exact contemporary Paul Roberts when he substitute preached at my home church, Northwest Presbyterian—I quickly learned that Smith Seminary was comprised of special people dedicated to making the world a better place.

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