We are honored to partner with remarkable leaders who inspire and guide their congregations with unwavering faith. Today, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Pastor Clint Pressley and Dr. D.J. Horton on their recent elections to significant leadership roles within the Southern Baptist Convention. These prestigious positions are a testament to their dedication, vision, and impact on the community.

Pastor Clint Pressley: Southern Baptist Convention President

Pastor Clint Pressley, Senior Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been elected President of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). This role, one of the highest honors within the SBC, signifies his commitment and leadership in guiding one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States. Pressley’s election, following a second runoff at the SBC annual meeting in Indianapolis, highlights his peers’ trust in his ability to lead.

Under Pastor Pressley’s guidance, Hickory Grove Baptist Church has grown significantly, known for its strong emphasis on biblical teaching and community outreach. His leadership extends beyond his local congregation, impacting broader church policies and direction. As President, Pastor Pressley will play a crucial role in shaping the future of the SBC, addressing contemporary issues, and fostering unity among the diverse congregations within the convention.

Dr. D.J. Horton: 2025 Pastors’ Conference President

Dr. D.J. Horton, Senior Pastor of The Church at The Mill in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has been elected as the 2025 SBC Pastors’ Conference President. This role involves planning and leading the annual Pastors’ Conference, an event that provides spiritual renewal and professional development for pastors across the nation. Dr. Horton’s election follows a competitive runoff and underscores his peers’ respect and admiration for his leadership and vision.

Dr. Horton’s tenure at The Church at The Mill has been marked by remarkable growth and expansion, transforming the congregation from 600 members to over 4,000 across multiple campuses. His commitment to biblical exposition and pastoral care has left a lasting impact on his community. Additionally, his involvement in various leadership roles within the SBC, including the South Carolina Sexual Abuse Task Force and trustee positions at theological seminaries, demonstrates his dedication to the broader mission of the church.

Partnering for God’s Kingdom

At TouchPoint Software, we are immensely proud to support Pastor Clint Pressley, Dr. D.J. Horton, and their respective churches. Their leadership and commitment to spreading God’s word are inspiring, and we are honored to partner with them in extending God’s kingdom. Congratulations once again to these outstanding pastors on their well-deserved achievements.

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