Tammi J. Schneider is a professor of religion at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, Calif. She is an expert on Hebrew women in the Bible and is the author of Mothers of Promise: Women in the Book of Genesis.
Greg Carey is a professor of New Testament at Lancaster Seminary. He is a contributor to media outlets such as the Huffington Post, and his areas of interest include early Christian practices and the Bible and sexual ethics. He contributed a “preaching reflection” about the death of Michael Brown to Odyssey Networks.
Leah Gunning Francis is associate dean for contextual education and assistant professor of Christian education at Eden Theological Seminary. She is based in St. Louis and was present in Ferguson, Mo., during the unrest in the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death.
Barbara Satin is a transgender activist and assistant faith work director with the Institute for Welcoming Resources, a program of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force that coordinates pro-LGBT efforts in U.S. faith communities. She participated in a 2010 Gender Spectrum panel about the inclusion of transgender people in faith communities.
The National Council of Churches News is the media arm of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA.
Christian Chronicle is a publication of the United Churches of Christ. It is based at Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City. Lynn McMillion is president and CEO.
The United Church of Christ has an official website that provides resources on the Christian beliefs and news. Rebekah Choate is the WCM Communication Associate.
The Rev. Roland Stringfellow is an African-American Christian minister based in Oakland, Calif. He serves as director of ministerial outreach with the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry on the campus of Pacific School of Religion and is also the coordinator of its African-American Roundtable. He conducts outreach and discussion about […]
Anna Runion is the minister for youth and social justice at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Carlsbad, Calif. The church is a member of the Center for Progressive Christianity and openly welcomes and affirms people of all genders and sexual persuasions and has a relationship with the Gay-Straight Alliance chapter at a local high […]