In this episode of The Walk, John I. Snyder speaks with J. Alan Branch about his faith walk; his new book, Affirming God’s Image; and how Christians can engage the LGBTQ community.

J. Alan Branch is Professor of Christian Ethics at Midwestern Seminary, where he has served since 2001. Since coming to MBTS, Dr. Branch has served in a variety of roles, including Vice President of Student Development (2001-2008). He is a regular presenter at the Evangelical Theological Society, and frequently contributes to both Baptist Press and the Missouri Baptist Pathway. In addition, he served as a chaplain in the United States Army Reserves from 2009 to 2013 and served a tour in the Middle East, from 2011 to 2012.

Dr. Branch preaches in Wichita and has served as interim pastor for churches in Kansas and Missouri.