Nick Floyd has been nominated as senior pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, the church’s board of directors announced to the congregation Sunday (April 14).
A vote will be held in each service at Cross Church’s four campuses on Sunday, April 28.
Floyd, 35, if approved by Cross Church members, would succeed his father, Ronnie Floyd, who was elected as president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee during a special called meeting April 2 in Dallas.
Ronnie Floyd, now in his 33rd year at Cross Church, resigned as senior pastor the following Sunday, April 7, and will conclude his ministry at the church May 19.
Nick Floyd has been the lead teaching pastor for Cross Church’s Fayetteville campus since its launch in January 2011. The Fayetteville campus has grown from an average of 1,280 in attendance during its first six months in 2011 to an average of 2,786 to date in 2019, with more than 2,100 total baptisms.
Nick Floyd also serves as staff leader for Cross Church, which has given $1 million or more through Southern Baptists’ Cooperative Program channel for state, national and international missions and ministry since 2015, according to SBC data.
He also has been the University of Arkansas football team chaplain since 2014.
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Source: Baptist Press