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Profiles in Goodwill

Preston Clegg is the pastor of Second Baptist Church of Little Rock, Arkansas. Preston’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Colt, Arkansas, a small town in the Arkansas delta. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? The Gospel of Mark. Its shocking […] Read More

Elijah Brown is the director of the Freedom Center and associate professor of missions at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas, where he also serves as a faculty in residence. Elijah’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here, and his Skype interview is available here. 1. Where did you grow up? I […] Read More

Rupen Das is director of the master of religion in Middle Eastern and North African studies at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon. In January 2015, he will begin a new position as consultant for mission and development at the European Baptist Federation (EBF) based in Amsterdam. Rupen’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com […] Read More

Brock Ratcliff is a minister at Madison Chapel in Madison, Mississippi. He also teaches mathematics and computer science at Clinton Alternative School in Clinton, Mississippi. Brock’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Saint Francisville, Louisiana. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? […] Read More

Helle Liht is the assistant general secretary at the European Baptist Federation. Helle’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, a small country in northern Europe. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? The story of the risen […] Read More

Matt Sapp is the pastor at Heritage Baptist Fellowship in Canton, Georgia. Matt’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Atlanta, Georgia, and Richmond, Virginia. 2. What is your favorite Bible verse, book or story? Why? Philippians 4:4-9. I’ve never come across a more well-written piece of […] Read More

Martin Accad is director of the Institute of Middle East Studies at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut. Martin’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here, and his Skype interviews are available here, here and here. 1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Beirut and lived my formative years (3-18) […] Read More

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