Meet Mitch Randall
Randall holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern State University, a Master of Divinity with biblical languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry degree from George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
He is an Oklahoma native who served previously as pastor of NorthHaven Church in Norman, Oklahoma, from 2006 to 2017, and before that served churches in Nickerson, Kansas; North Richland Hills, Texas; and Bedford, Texas. He appeared in the 2009 EthicsDaily.com documentary, "Different Books, Common Word: Baptists and Muslims."
"Mitch Randall brings experience, energy and vision to the leadership position of BCE," said Suzii Paynter, executive coordinator at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. "Picking up a strong legacy, he will forge a new bright future for BCE."
Randall is committed to upholding Baptist traditions while building ecumenical relationships with other Christians and other people of faith.
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“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Abraham Lincoln reminds us that those who continually divide themselves will inevitably fall. More than ever, we need the hope and light of Christ to shine brightly in our world.
With the polls closed and the elections mostly finalized, it’s time for us to face a reality: Our country is sick and getting sicker. We can no longer sit by the wayside. We must rise up and move forward.
Last week in America, our worst demons emerged from the shadows. Our inability to address our bigoted attitudes and policies fuels the flames of those seeking a scapegoat for their problems. We must appeal to our better angels.
In their quest to attain political power, right-wing evangelicals have abandoned their theological conscience rooted in divine love, grace and justice. But they can still turn from their lust for power.