The Rev. B. J. Hutto

Denomination: American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA)
Organization: Madison Avenue Baptist Church, New York, NY


From Orangeburg, South Carolina, B.J. Hutto graduated with a BA in Religion and English Literature from Wofford College and holds an MDiv and ThM from Duke University Divinity School. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Theological Ethics at Kings College, Aberdeen (at-distance) with a focus on the Church's understanding of marriage. He has written for publications such as The Christian CenturyTouchstone Magazine, and Elevating Preaching.

Before coming to the Madison Avenue Baptist Church, B.J. served two churches in North Carolina: First Baptist Church, Henderson (associate pastor) and Crabtree Valley Baptist Church, Raleigh (solo pastor). B.J.'s wife, Rebekah, is also an ordained minister, serving The Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City.

When not working or studying, B.J. is happiest when spending his time like Jesus' first disciples, in a fishing boat.


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B.J. Hutto: On Being Philip

Tuesday March 13, 2018
The Rev. B. J. Hutto explains that, unlike Matthew, Mark, and Luke, the writer of John’s gospel weaves the apostle Philip into several interesting stories--from his quip, 'Can anything good come out of Nazareth?' to this account of when some Greeks come to see Jesus. When Philip and Andrew inform Jesus, their master seems to go off on a very troubling tangent...