Rev. Dr. Isaac Mwase, Interim Associate Pastor of Young Adult, College, Youth and Children’s Ministry, is a multi-disciplinary Baptist minister, educator, and public health specialist with graduate degrees in philosophy of religion and theology, business management, and public health. Isaac and his wife Ruth-Anne started attending UBC in 2014, and he is excited to now serve the church as an Associate Pastor. Prior to moving to Baltimore, he served as an Associate Pastor of St. John Baptist Church in Columbia, Maryland. He has also pastored churches in Zimbabwe and the USA including Nashville Baptist Church in Gweru, Zimbabwe, and New Bethel Baptist Church, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. As an educator, Isaac has taught religious and secular courses at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels. His career in public health has included work as a Cancer Prevention Fellow with the National Cancer Institute at the National Institute of Health. He has published numerous articles, chapters, and reviews on a wide range of religious, public health, and educational issues. In his spare time, Isaac enjoys reading biographies and refereeing soccer, and he and Ruth-Anne are well known at UBC for their desire to serve, their warm hearts and their gracious hospitality. Isaac and Ruth-Anne are the parents of Rebecca-Anne (known as Becky to most).