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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Articles by Mitch Randall
The divine right of kings is being repackaged today by politicians attempting to advocate for God’s endorsement upon their policies and candidates. However, proclaiming such a right is dangerous for both our faith and democracy.
EthicsDaily is embracing the spirit of generosity on Giving Tuesday (Dec. 3). We will forward 20% of every donation received that day to support Fellowship Southwest’s work with churches on the border ministering to refugees.
Farmers are the backbone of our food supply, working long hours to bring food to our tables. As farmers and their families are struggling, churches can begin to engage in tangible efforts to help them in at least five ways.
As Christians, rapidly escalating health care costs and the reality that our neighbors cannot afford health care should trouble our souls. The health of God’s creation is central to the good news. Here are 4 ways we can respond.
The Reformation served the world well for the last 500 years, breaking old structures and erecting new ones. But it also had its flaws. The time for a new era of the church needs to begin, moving from reformation to transformation.
A richer Christian ethic offers the opportunity for growth and transformation, routinely questioning the status quo of understanding and providing a chance to gain a deeper comprehension of God. Now that’s something to sing about!
While Arkansas Baptist College empowers the next generation of young black leaders, the reality persists that the world they enter will not welcome them as equals nor treat them as peers. That reality should make Christians cringe.
Former President George W. Bush and Ellen DeGeneres showed us that political disagreement doesn’t mean disregarding each other’s humanity. If we follow their example, this world can be a kinder and more peaceful place to live.
President Trump sold voters with the ‘America First’ slogan that his every decision would be for America’s best interests. However, his rhetoric and behavior reveal his number-one priority has always been his self-interest.