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Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ USA

Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ USA is a national Christian ministry that partners with local churches in the U.S. to focus on youth. The national office is in Dillon, Colo., but there are offices all around the nation, which it breaks down into four regions. The ministry has overseas branches in New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, […]

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Julie Hicks Patrick

Julie Hicks Patrick is an associate professor of psychology at West Virginia University in Morgantown. She is working on a journal article that examines what adults pray and why.

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“Are we doing enough for the homeless?”

July 7, 2013, The Charleston Gazette op-ed by Ellen Allen about the need to do more for the homeless, specifically homeless youth. Allen is the former executive director of Covenant House, which provides shelter, food and other services to homeless youth across the country.

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David Mills

David Mills is the author of Atheist Universe: The Thinking Person’s Answer to Christian Fundamentalism. He lives in Huntington, W.Va.

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Julian Henri Preisler

Julian Henri Preisler is an archivist and genealogist in the Eastern Panhandle region of West Virginia. He formerly ran a website about West Virginia Jewish history.

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John Calvert

John Calvert is managing director of Intelligent Design Network. He is a lawyer whose legal practice has focused on constitutional requirements for teaching origins science in public schools. He was actively involved in the science education debate in his home state of Kansas, as well as in Ohio, Georgia, California, Missouri, Minnesota, North Carolina, West Virginia, […]

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EFCA Start

Part of the Evangelical Free Church of America responsible for church planting. Operations divided into 17 districts which support 1,500 congregations across the United States. Based in Minneapolis, Minn.

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North American Mission Board

Oversees church planting for the Souther Baptist Convention. The web site has information in two areas: The church-planting group, which trains, plans, supports and mentors church planters, and the church-planting “village,” an online resource area. 

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