Bradley Christerson is a sociology professor at Biola University. He co-wrote The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders Are Changing the Religious Landscape.
Alan Zimmerman is the immediate past president of Congregation Beth Israel in Charlottesville, Virginia. He wrote about his congregation’s experience during the August 2017 “Unite the Right” protest.
Jemar Tisby is a historian who studies, writes and speaks on racism in the church. He is the author of The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism.
Trillia Newbell is the director of community outreach for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. She is the author of United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity. Contact Elizabeth Bristow to arrange an interview.
Nicole Martin is the executive director of trauma healing for the American Bible Society. She has spoken and written about white churches’ shortcomings on race-related issues. Martin also serves as an assistant professor of ministry and leadership development at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Malcolm Foley is special adviser to the president for equity and campus engagement at Baylor University, where he is also a Ph.D. student studying religious responses to lynching in the 19th and 20th centuries. Foley also serves as director of discipleship at Mosaic Waco.
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