Wednesday at Broadmoor Baptist Church, District Attorney Stewart convened a meeting of Shreveport’s religious leaders to reach out and begin action for our church community to come together to take action against the problems going on in our community. Look closely, and you will see from left: Bryan Wilson of Galilee Baptist Church; Tom Harrison of Broadmoor Baptist Church; Timothy Jones of Peaceful Rest Baptist Church; Justin Haigler of the Simple Church; Pat Day of First United Methodist Church; Theron Jackson of Morning Star Baptist Church; Jeff Raines of First Baptist Church; L. Lawrence Brandon of Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church leading the prayer; Leathon “Buck” Magee of Zion Baptist Church; Chuck Pourciau of Broadmoor Baptist Church; Caddo Parish Juvenile Chief Judge David Matlock; Matt Tyson of Summer Grove Baptist Church; and Dennis Sims of Ellerbe Road Baptist Church. Others attending: Mark Watson of the Diocese of Shreveport; Heath Peloquin of Sumer Grove Baptist Church; Bernard Kimble of Mt Olive Baptist Church; Tracy Graham of Norris Ferry Community Church; Chris Currie of First Presbyterian Church; Alejandro Smith of Light Hill Baptist Church; Jared Clay of Norris Ferry Community Church; Greg Oliver of Mt. Canaan Baptist Church, Andrew Randall of Abounding Faith Church; and Edwin Scott of Hollywood Baptist Church.
District Attorney Stewart thanks Judge Matlock for making a call to him for action after the murder of George Floyd. Also thanks to Broadmoor Baptist Church Pastor Pourciau for hosting this lunch, and to Caddo Parish Juvenile Court Judicial Administrator Ted Cox and Broadmoor Baptist Church Executive Pastor Tom Harrison for helping to arrange and cater this first ever powerful meeting of the religious leaders representing all communities of Shreveport. With this group, District Attorney hopes to bring the community together to take back Shreveport.