Xenia Zeiler is an associate professor of South Asian studies at the University of Helsinki. Her research focuses on online expressions of Hinduism and the relationship between video games and religion.
Susan Palmer studies new religious movements and teaches religious studies at Concordia University and McGill University.
Jean-Francois Mayer is a religion scholar and editor of Religioscope, a website that tracks trends in religious practice and organization. He also serves as director of the Religioscope Institute in Fribourg, Switzerland. Contact Mayer by using the form on the Religioscope website.
Dwight Martin leads CrossTies Asia, an effort to track Christian churches in Thailand and other Asian countries. He is an ordained Baptist pastor.
Al Makin is a philosophy professor at Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University in Indonesia. He researches new religious movements with a particular interest in Millah Abraham, a faith group that originated in Indonesia.
Tim Hutchings is an assistant professor of religious ethics at the University of Nottingham. His dissertation was about online Christian churches and his research remains focused on digital religion.
The Rev. Janna Ziegler is rector and senior pastor of the Church of the Resurrection in Los Angeles, which she co-founded.
Daniel Yang directs the Send Institute, a think tank focused on church planting in the North American context. The Send Institute is based at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. Arrange an interview with Yang by filling out the contact form on his website.
The Rev. Canon Janet Waggoner is Canon to the Ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas. She also serves as chairwoman of the Episcopal Church’s Task Force on Church Planting and Evangelism.