State Baptist higher education shaping future leaders


People may have heard rumors that Mark Foley has lost his mind, lost his health or lost his passion for Jesus.

But none of those things are true, he said.

Foley, president of the University of Mobile (UMobile), said he’s planning to step down soon not because of a bad reason but because of a good one — he wants “bodacious change” for the Baptist university.

“I’m not leaving under coercion or because it’s hard — I’m leading change,” Foley said to those present in the Nov. 17 morning session of the convention’s annual meeting. “As I look into the future, the future needs a bodacious change by the Church of Jesus Christ. And the best thing I can do is to find the president who will lead into this future.” (…continued)

– Read the full story from The Alabama Baptist Newspaper at: http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/print-edition-article-detail.php?id_art=35031#sthash.bHG0Tk2i.dpuf

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