A Pastor for 20 years, Dr. Kenyn Cureton serves as Vice President for Church Ministries for Family Research Council, a DC spin-off of Focus on the Family. FRC’s vision is an America where human life is respected, families flourish, and religious liberty thrives. Dr. Cureton helps pastors re-connect with public policy and the church with government in an effort to pursue FRC’s vision. Prior to joining FRC, Dr. Cureton was unanimously elected as Vice President for Convention Relations for the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). In this position, Dr. Cureton directed media and public relations for the SBC executive committee, performed liaison work with national church and political officials, and was executive editor of SBC Life. Dr. Cureton holds a BA from Carson Newman College and a Masters (MDiv) and Doctorate (PhD) from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He completed his doctoral dissertation while at the University of Lund, Sweden. Dr. Cureton and Pat have two children.