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.
The Rev. Melanie C. Jones is a Baptist preacher and instructor of ethics, theology and leadership at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. She also directs the seminary’s Center for Womanist Leadership, building upon her work as co-founder of The Millennial Womanist Project, which empowers young black women of faith. Arrange an interview with her […]
The Rev. Robert Jeffress is senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas and a contributor to Fox News. He serves as one of President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisers.
Travis Wussow is the vice president for public policy and general counsel for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He previously led ERLC’s international office in the Middle East.
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