Former missionary, professor Malcolm Tolbert dies

Malcolm Tolbert, a former missionary to Brazil who taught at two Southern Baptist Convention seminaries, died Thanksgiving Day at age 90. Tolbert, a native of Baton Rouge, graduated from Louisiana College before foregoing his ministerial deferment to enlist in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After his discharge he studied at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary before serving nine years as a Southern Baptist missionary in Brazil, where he was well known for his command of Portuguese and sermons delivered in idiomatic style.

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