Laura Turner is a Christian writer and journalist who frequently explores the intersection of religion and mental health.
Gary Sibcy is a licensed clinical psychologist and professor of counselor education at Liberty University. He has spoken about how pastors can prepare to help congregants experiencing a mental health crisis.
The Rev. Barbara F. Meyers leads mental health ministry for Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Fremont, California.
Warren Kinghorn studies the role faith communities play in responding to mental illness. He is an associate research professor of pastoral and moral theology at Duke Divinity School and an associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center.
Ron Hawkins is a member of the executive advisory board for the American Association of Christian Counselors.
The Rev. Chip Edens is rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. After his church community experienced six suicides in five years, the Rev. Edens and other congregational leaders decided in 2019 to hire a wellness director.
Archbishop Paul Gallagher is the Holy See’s secretary for relations with states. He oversees the Catholic Church’s relationships with government leaders. Arrange an interview with him through the Holy See Press Office.
Joelle Fiss is an expert on blasphemy laws, which are used in countries around the world to punish members of minority faiths. She is a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s panel of experts on freedom of religion or belief.
Claudio Epelman is executive director of the Latin American Jewish Congress, a regional branch of the World Jewish Congress.