Willie McLaurin, former Executive Committee VP, steps in four months after Ronnie Floyd’s resignation. The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee has appointed Willie McLaurin to serve as interim president and CEO, marking the first time that any entity of the predominantly white denomination has been headed by a Black person. McLaurin was named just over two years ago as the committee’s vice president for Great Commission relations and mobilization, a new role meant to focus on spreading the gospel and fostering relations with various demographic groups of Southern Baptists. Prior to his work for the Executive Committee, McLaurin worked at…