President's News



Young and Floyd Issue Joint Statement on Racial Injustice

Presidents Ronnie Floyd (SBC) and Jerry Young (NBC, USA, Inc.)     (CNN) Ronald Reagan once said that "all great change in America begins at the dinner table," and we agree. But, as ministers, …Read More

Presidents Young and Floyd (SBC) to form study group concerning racial reconciliation

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young have agreed to appoint a joint study group and perhaps a steering committee to continue dialogue …Read More

Baptist Leaders Unite to 'See Racism End in Our Generation'

November 7, 2015 Leaders of the nation's two largest Baptist denominations gathered in Mississippi for a summit centered on racial unity and reconciliation. Sponsored by Mission Mississippi, the Wednesday event …Read More

President Jerry Young to be key speaker at race relations summit

Race relations summit speakers announced   JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Leading pastors from the National Baptist Convention USA and the Southern Baptist Convention -- the nation's two largest Baptist …Read More

President Jerry Young's 2015 Annual Session Address

At the 135th Annual Session in Memphis, TN, Dr. Jerry Young's focused his Presidential Address on transitioning to the Denominational Model, Evangelism, and Comprehensive Christian …Read More

President Jerry Young Talks About Racial Unity

FIRST-PERSON: A conversation on racial unity Bapatist Press News By Ronnie Floyd Monday, October 19, 2015 SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- Jerry Young, president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, and I will lead "A …Read More

National Baptist Convention, state NAACP host meeting on SC disaster response

October 12, 2015 at 2:09 PM EDT COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – The National Baptist Convention and the South Carolina State Conference NAACP will host the first Statewide Citizen and Clergy meeting on Disaster …Read More

Woodlawn the Movie Endorsed by the NBC, USA, Inc. - See it on October 16!

Click to visit the Official Woodlawn Website The star of the movie WOODLAWN, a young African-American male, Caleb Castile, and spokesperson, Clifton L. Taulbert, introduced this amazing film of Faith, Family and …Read More

President Young Participates in Stronger Together in Jackson, MS

Baptists in Mississippi stepped to the fore in worship and dialogue across racial lines this summer.   First Baptist Church in Jackson hosted “Stronger Together – A Night of Unity” Aug. …Read More

President Young's Message to the 135th Annual Session Delegates

To the officers, board members, pastors, preachers, messengers, and friends of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Greetings and welcome to the 135th Annual Session of our Convention and my first as President of the …Read More

President Young Visits Meridian

Meridian, Miss. Eight months ago the National Baptist Convention selected Pastor Jerry Young to be its new leader. Dr. Young has been the pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson for 35 years. He says he's …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. Re-Affirms Biblical Marriage in Light of Supreme Court Ruling

President Jerry Young issues the following statement: In 2012, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.'s president, Dr. Julius Scruggs, and the Board of Directors issued the following position statement on same-sex …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. Response to Emanuel A.M.E. Church Shooting Tragedy

Once again our nation is reeling from the horrific account of the senseless murder of nine people in Charleston, South Carolina.  Most unsettling is the fact that this so called, “Hate Crime” …Read More

Convention Leads Two Delegations to Durban, South Africa for Baptist World Congress Meeting

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., under the leadership of Jerry Young, is heading up two delegations to Durban, South Africa for the Baptist World Congress meeting.  The delegations will be led …Read More

Dr. Jerry Young Honored by the Mississippi Senate

The Reverend Dr. Jerry Young, Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson, (7th from left), the first Mississippi pastor chosen as President of the National Baptist Convention USA, was honored by the Mississippi Senate on …Read More

Mid Winter Board Message from President Jerry Young

January 12, 2015     To the Officers, Board Members, Pastors, Preachers, Messengers, and Friends of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.:   Once again, allow me to express my authentic …Read More

SOLD OUT! Inauguration Banquet for President Jerry Young

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT   THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Dear Friends and Supporters of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., It is indeed an honor to be a …Read More

A Thanksgiving Greeting from President Jerry Young

November 2014    Greetings:   Historically, Thanksgiving Day is a time of remembering, reflecting, and rejoicing with thankful hearts to our God for His bountiful blessings throughout the …Read More

Baptist Coalition Takes On Ebola

Baptist Briefs: African-American Baptist coalition takes on Ebola November 10, 2014 By STAFF / BAPTIST STANDARD Source: …Read More

A Message of Thanks from President Jerry Young

October 3, 2014 Greetings in the Matchless & Magnificent Name of Jesus the Christ, Allow me to express my profound gratitude and authentic appreciation to all of you for your  outstanding support …Read More

Jerry Young elected National Baptist Convention president

The Rev. Jerry Young is ready to lead Baptists here and across the country as the new president of the National Baptist Convention, USA. "To all of the fine Christians in Mississippi who haven't been praying, …Read More

Dr. Jerry Young Elected Next President of the NBC, USA, Inc.

~ For IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ Dr. Jerry Young Elected as Next President of NBC USA, Inc. September 5, 2014 -- On Thursday, September 4, 2014, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., under the leadership of Dr. Julius R. …Read More

National Baptists Elect a New Leader

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc met this week in the city of New Orleans, LA for its 138th Annual Session. Amidst all of the reports about global and home mission, ecumenical relations, faith based initiatives, etc, …Read More

National Baptist Convention elects new president: Jerry Young of Jackson, Miss.

September 05, 2014 at 2:01 PM, updated September 05, 2014 at 3:47 PM Jerry Young, a Jackson, Miss., pastor, has been elected the new president of the National Baptist Convention, the largest group of black …Read More

Profile of President-Elect Dr. Jerry Young

[Taken from the Our Pastor page at New Hope Baptist Church online at]   Pastor Jerry Young was born in Scott, Mississippi. One of ten children born to Reverend E.L. and Elizabeth …Read More