FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – John Yeats, an alumnus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, was elected as the executive director of the Missouri Baptist Convention during a meeting of the convention’s executive board, Oct. 13.
Yeats, who earned his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Seminary in 1975, serves as recording secretary for the SBC and as director of communications and public policy for the Louisiana Baptist Convention. His eldest son, John Mark Yeats, serves as pastor of Normandale Baptist Church in Fort Worth and as an adjunct professor at the seminary.