Scott McConnell is executive director of LifeWay Research, the survey arm of the Southern Baptist Convention's LifeWay Christian Resources. Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor interviewed McConnell in April during the annual convention of the Evangelical Press Association in Oklahoma City, Okla.
After a month of public controversy surrounding the firing of a Baptist college professor who allegedly first sought to oust other professors, trustees of Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., affirmed the firing of the professor for misconduct, reaffirmed their support for the Baptist Faith
In March, Word&Way launched the podcast "Baptist Without An Adjective," and released 47 episodes in 2018, attracting listeners form 35 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and 36 other countries.
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On Nov. 28, officials at Southwest Baptist University fired a tenured associate professor after that professor met with Missouri Baptist Convention leaders over the past three years in an effort to drive out other professors in the school’s Redford College of Theology and Ministry.