The Rev. Josh Ellis is the executive director of the Union Baptist Association in Houston and an ordained Baptist pastor.
Matt Chandler is the president of Acts 29, a network of churches involved in the church planting movement. He is also the lead pastor of The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas, which is part of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Dwight Martin leads CrossTies Asia, an effort to track Christian churches in Thailand and other Asian countries. He is an ordained Baptist pastor.
The Rev. Jack Graham leads Prestonwood Baptist Church, a Christian megachurch in Plano, Texas. He is a member of President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory council and spoke out in support of Trump during the impeachment inquiry. Graham previously served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
The Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is an author, preacher and religious activist. He is the co-founder of Rutba House, an intentional community in Durham, North Carolina, aimed at breaking down divides between the homeless community and other residents. He helps lead the Red Letter Christian Movement, which speaks out regularly against President Donald Trump, and the […]
John Thornton is co-pastor of Jubilee Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He identifies as a democratic socialist and has written about socialism, children and suffering for a variety of publications.
Kevin Singer is co-director of Neighborly Faith, which aims to bridge divides between young evangelicals and Muslims. He also teaches world religion at two community colleges in Illinois and he has planted two churches with the Southern Baptist Convention.
Teddy Reeves is a religion specialist at the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture. He is ordained in the Progressive National Baptist Convention and has led panel discussions across the country on black millennials’ religious lives.
Almeda M. Wright is an assistant professor of religious education at Yale Divinity School. She studies African American religion and adolescent spiritual development, and she is an ordained American Baptist preacher.