Dr. F Keith Slaughter
Dr. Slaughter was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1962, to a Baptist preacher and an elementary school teacher. The son of the late Rev. Dr. James E. Slaughter and Velma T. Slaughter, he is a chaplain, spiritual consultant, college/seminary professor, Baptist preacher/pastor, pastoral theologian, husband and father. A minister of the gospel since 1986, Dr. Slaughter has served as Senior Pastor of diverse congregations in Illinois, Georgia and South Carolina. He worked in social services as a mental health professional for many years “in the streets” as a case manager and as an administrator in community mental health and substance abuse programs on the west and south sides of Chicago. He has worked full-time in community and pastoral ministry and in the academy since 1998, and currently serves as pastor of the historic Thankful Missionary Baptist Church in Decatur, GA.
Dr. Slaughter is a graduate of Tuskegee University with a B.S. in History (1991) and engaged master’s studies in Counseling and Student Development (1992), an honors graduate of the Morehouse School of Religion/ The ITC with a Master of Divinity in the Psychology of Religion/ Pastoral Care and minor work in Homiletics (2003) and he holds the Doctor of Theology degree in Pastoral Counseling from the ITC (2009). He has served as a Chaplain and counselor for many troubled souls, and as a clinically-trained helping professional, in the capacity of pastoral psychotherapist and pastoral counselor. He is an adjunct professor at the Interdenominational Theological Center in the Psychology of Religion/Pastoral Care department and has worked as a researcher at the ITC’s Institute for Faith-Health Leadership. He is the founding Faculty Chair of the Master of Pastoral Studies (MPS) Program at American Baptist College in Nashville, TN. His most recent appointment is that of Interim Administrative Dean of the Baptist School of Theology (formerly known as Morehouse School of Religion) at the ITC; he is also the director of the Gardner C. Taylor Preaching Archives which are housed at ITC, as well.
He is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, Theta Phi International Theological Honor Society, Who’s Who among American Colleges and Universities and has received citations from the House of Representatives of the states of Arkansas and South Carolina as well as the California State Senate. He is a member of both the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers and the Collegium of Scholars.
An accomplished homilist, he has preached around the country as a revivalist and guest preacher and presented many workshops, seminars and presentations in the areas of stress management, cultural sensitivity & competency, pastoral development and ecclesial leadership, pastoral and congregational care, ethics, faith/health synergy among other topics, from an intentionally and unashamedly Black perspective. His writings include The Impact Potential of Liberative Black Preaching on the Beingness of African Descent Persons in the Black Church Context: The Therapeutic Dimensions of Black Preaching. He also has worked as on-air Inspirational Personality on Rhythm and Gospel, the nationally-syndicated radio program and is a frequent contributor to radio and television programs.
He is the loving husband of Arnetta and proud father of Maya, Mariah, Keith II, and Mahli.
As we come to the end African American History Month, Dr F. Keith Slaughter spoke with civil rights activist Lonnie C. King Jr about the importance of preserving our history and understanding the importance of our vote.
Today’s Elevator Epiphany Dr Slaughter speaks about Transformation, the continued support of San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick protest of the American Flag.
It has been a minute since we dropped one of our playlist. We have some classic hits for today’s playlist. we also send a warm birthday shout out to Macy Gray.
Today’s Elevator Epiphany Dr Slaughter speaks about “To Be Free From Care” by Howard Thurman check it out right here…..
Hip Hop Pioneer Chuck D of Public Enemy stops by and kicks it on The Movement with Dr Slaughter.
It’s been a minute since we have blessed the people with one of our great playlist
so here it is. enjoy and don’t forget to tell a friend to tell a friend to join The Movement”
What do you get when you have a story of Rape, STD’S, Racism and more? you get “A Lesson Learned” by Jeevan Brown who was highlighted today on The Movement with Dr F.Keith Slaughter in the Authors Corner. check out the interview….
Dr. Slaughter’s Elevator Epiphany today speaks on “What role religion has in the culture.” From the text “African Cultural Values” by Dr. Kwame Gyeke.
Today’s jazzy Thursday playlist we have some classic hits from Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Cameo and we show some love to the late great Phyllis Hyman. Sit back and enjoy these classic jazzy hits !
Today’s Playlist we have some classic hits from the likes of The Isley Brothers, Bernie Worrell Jesse Johnson, and some new music from Usher and T.I.
Take a listen and Enjoy.