Nominations for IMB president to be accepted through May 15

    April 11, 2018

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    RICHMOND Va. – The presidential search committee of the International Mission Board (IMB) announced April 12 that it is accepting nominations for the agency’s next president following the resignation of David Platt in February.

    Platt announced his decision to leave IMB to field personnel and staff Feb. 12. While requesting that the search for the IMB’s next president begin immediately Platt said that he will continue as president at IMB until a new president is elected.

    The search committee chaired by Chuck Pourciau senior pastor of Broadmoor Baptist Church in Shreveport La. released the following statement April 12 2018:

    "The International Mission Board Presidential Search Committee has benefited greatly from your prayers and input during the early stage of this process. We continue to desire your help as we seek the person God has chosen to be the next leader of the IMB.

    "Currently we are in the process of receiving nominations and will continue to accept nominations for the position through May 15 2018. If God leads you to submit a nomination to the committee please do so by emailing us at"