By: EthicsDaily Staff Sam Tolbert is pastor of Greater St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Louisiana, president of the National Baptist Convention of America International and president of the North American Baptist Fellowship.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Timothy Olagbemiro is a professor and pioneer vice chancellor of Edwin Clark University in Nigeria and served previously as vice chancellor of Bowen University, the largest Baptist university in Nigeria.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Raised in United Methodist churches before becoming a Baptist, Candy Phillips is the retired executive director-treasurer of Tennessee Woman's Missionary Union and a Baptist Center for Ethics board member.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Eron Henry is associate director of communications at the Baptist World Alliance. In Scripture, he identifies with Joseph's story because he was about Joseph's age when he became a Christian.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Dimitrina Oprenova is associate minister at First Baptist Church in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her favorite verses in Philippians remind her that God is able to guard our hearts and minds with peace beyond human understanding.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Michael Okwakol is senior pastor of Agape Baptist Church in Kampala, Uganda, president of the All Africa Baptist Fellowship and vice president of the Baptist World Alliance for 2015-20.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Jayzel Jayakaram is president of the Baptist Association of South Africa. His favorite verse in the Bible reminds him that when all else fails, listen to the voice of Jesus and be ready for the change.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Johnny McKinney is senior pastor of Boulevard Baptist Church in Anderson, South Carolina. His favorite Bible verses are a reminder that God's love gives us confidence for all of life's challenges.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Jim Somerville, pastor of First Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia, is a featured columnist on EthicsDaily.com. His favorite verse from Luke's Gospel is at the heart of what he wants his ministry to be.