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Profiles in Goodwill

Seth M. Vopat is the associate pastor of youth and family at Louisburg First Baptist Church in Louisburg, Kansas. Seth’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? In the country, south of Kansas City on the Kansas side. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or […] Read More

Mitch Carnell is a consultant specializing in effective communication and the founder of the Say Something Nice Day and the Say Something Nice Sunday movements. Mitch’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Woodruff, South Carolina. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? […] Read More

Griff Martin is co-pastor of University Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Griff’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Austin, Texas. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? Mark 9:24. That is my faith story in seven words, and I use this […] Read More

Don Sewell is director of Faith in Action Initiatives at Baylor Scott and White Health in Texas. Don’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here, and his Skype interview is available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Borger, an oil-refining town in the Texas Panhandle, north of Amarillo. 2. What is your […] Read More

Michael Helms is pastor of the First Baptist Church in Jefferson, Georgia. Michael’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here, and his Skype interview is available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Louisville, Alabama. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? Proverbs. Most verses are like pieces of […] Read More

Doug Dortch is the senior minister of Mountain Brook Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Doug’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? York, a small community in west Alabama. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? Proverbs 3:5-6. It promises not only divine […] Read More

Nick Lear is currently one of the pastors of Colchester Baptist Church in Essex, United Kingdom, and will begin work as one of the regional ministers of the Eastern Baptist Association in November. Nick’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Devon, England. 2. What is your […] Read More

Leroy Seat was a missionary to Japan from 1966-2004 and is both professor emeritus of Seinan Gakuin University and pastor emeritus of Fukuoka International Church. Leroy’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? From the summer of 1945, when I turned 7, I grew up on a […] Read More

Wissam al-Saliby is the partnerships manager at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Lebanon. Wissam’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here, and a photo news story of monasteries in Lebanon is available here. 1. Where did you grow up? A Christian suburb of Beirut. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or […] Read More

Bill Ireland is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Dalton, Georgia. Bill’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Greenville, Mississippi. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? Genesis (the rich stories it contains), Job (the question of suffering it addresses) […] Read More