Joshua Harris is the author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye, which significantly shaped Christian purity culture. In 2018, Harris disavowed the book, discontinued its publication and later announced his departure from the Christian faith. Contact through his website.
Lauren O’Neal is co-editor of Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church and co-host of the “Sunday School Dropouts” podcast. Contact through website.
Laura Robinson is a chaplain and instructor of New Testament at Ferrum College in Virginia. She is also co-host of the “New Testament Review” podcast.
Paul David Tripp is a pastor, event speaker and bestselling and award-winning author with a doctorate in biblical counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary.
Chrissy Stroop is a senior correspondent for Religion Dispatches, columnist for Open Democracy, co-editor of Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church and commentator on religion and politics, the U.S. Christian right, Russia and foreign policy.
Philip Yancey is a former journalist and author of numerous books on faith and spirituality, including The Jesus I Never Knew and What’s So Amazing About Grace? His memoir Where the Light Fell recounts his growing up in the fundamentalist U.S. South.
Andre Henry is a singer-songwriter, activist and columnist for Religion News Service.He is the author of All the White Friends I Couldn’t Keep.
Kevin DeYoung is senior pastor of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. He is also associate professor at the Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte and blogs for The Gospel Coalition.
Blake Chastain is host of the podcasts “Exvangelical” and “Powers & Principalities” and writer of The Post-Evangelical Post newsletter.