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Yeats to Present 'Race and the Promise of the Gospel' Lecture

On Tuesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in Hayes Ministry Center, Dr. John Mark Yeats will deliver the Second Annual College of Christian Studies Lectureship in Theology and Culture.  Dr. Yeats will lecture on “Race and the Promise of the Gospel: Why Racial Reconciliation and Diversity in our Congregations is a Gospel Mandate.” 

Yeats serves as both the undergraduate dean and an associate professor of church history at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and College. He earned his Ph.D. in church history from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and also holds degrees from Southern Seminary, Oxford University, and Criswell College.

He has authored three books — Franchising McChurch: Feeding our Obsession with Easy Christianity; The Time is Come: The Rise of British Missions to the Jews, 1808-1818; and Worldviews: Think for Yourself about How We See God — and has contributed articles to multiple journals as well as the Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization.

He is married to Angie, and they have four children: Briley, Sean, Cadie, and Jackson.

Yeats is the son of Dr. John L. Yeats who serves as the Executive Director of the Missouri Baptist Convention and for over 20 years as the recording secretary of the Southern Baptist Convention.

This is a free lecture and open to the public. No tickets are required. For more information contact Dr. Frankie J. Melton, Jr., Assistant Professor of Christian Studies, College of Christian Studies, at 864.977.7061.

                

 

   

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