Matt Bernico is an assistant professor of communication and media studies at Greenville University in Greenville, Illinois. He co-hosts “The Magnificast,” a podcast on Christianity and leftist politics.
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.
Wendy McCormick directs the southwest regional office for the Center for Congregations in Evansville, Indiana, and specializes in helping congregations engage young members. She is also an ordained Presbyterian pastor.
Alyssa Gorenberg is a program coordinator for Moishe House Without Walls, an initiative aimed at strengthening Jewish young adults’ community connections. She previously led young adult programming for the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit.
Stephen Asma is a philosophy professor at Columbia College Chicago. He has written about millennials embracing the “magical thinking” of organized religion while not taking advantage of the social benefits.
Reginald Blount is an assistant professor of formation, youth and culture at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.
Rabbi Seth M. Limmer leads Chicago Sinai Congregation, a faith community involved in gun violence prevention efforts.
The Rev. Michael Pfleger is senior pastor for the Faith Community of St. Sabina in Chicago. He helps lead an annual march against gun violence.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is a professor of political science at Northwestern University. She is the author of The Politics of Secularism in International Relations and Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion.