The Rev. Kendy Easley is the executive pastor and head of staff for Bethany Presbyterian Church in Seattle. She serves as an adviser for Ministry Incubators, which offers coaching to religious entrepreneurs.
The Rev. Nikki Collins is coordinator of the 1,001 New Worshiping Communities initiative in the Presbyterian Church (USA.) The initiative, which began in 2012, aims to launch 1,001 new Presbyterian churches or ministries by 2022. Collins previously led one of these communities: Bare Bulb Coffee in Georgia.
In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Jason Tippetts is the widower of Kara Tippetts, who became a high-profile opponent of medically assisted suicide during her battle with cancer. He is the lead pastor of Westside Church in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact him through this online form.
The Rev. Paul Smith is a pastor, civil rights activist and patient advocate. He serves on the board of advisers for Compassion & Choices, which seeks to increase access to medically assisted suicide. He is the author of Facing Death: The Deep Calling to the Deep.
The Rev. Jen Butler is the founder and CEO of Faith in Public Life, a progressive, faith-based organization that advocates for better policies on immigration, LGBTQ rights and other issues, and often speaks out against President Donald Trump’s leadership. She is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and previously served as chairwoman of the White […]
Anna Case-Winters is a theology professor at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, where she’s taught on the relationship between religion and science. She’s also an ordained Presbyterian minister.
William P. Brown is a professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. His research interests include ecology, social justice and the dialogue between faith and science.
How do congregations address the threat of gun violence? And how do they respond if a shooting takes place?