Jake Rainwater is the Assistant Registrar and a Ph. D student in systematic theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His research interests include the doctrine of sanctification, soteriology in general, and theological methodology. He is a member of Emmaus Church in North Kansas City, where he serves on staff assisting with the church’s pastoral residency. He is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have a one-year-old daughter and a Great Dane named Scotland.