Contributors

Here’s where you’ll meet the insightful folks who contribute to PRISM, ePistle, and our blog.

Al Tizon

Al Tizon

Formerly the co-president of ESA, Al Tizon is Executive Minister of Serve Globally, the international...

Alan F. Johnson

Alan Johnson is Emeritus Professor of New Testament and Christian Ethics, Wheaton College, Adjunct...

Alexei Laushkin

Alexei Laushkin is the Senior Director of Communications and Editor of Creation Care Magazine for the...
Amy Hall

Amy Hall

Amy Hall was named a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 2004-2005 and has received funding from the...

AnaYelsi Velasco Sanchez

AnaYelsi Velasco Sanchez, a member of ESA's Racial Justice Institute team, is an Indo-Latinx interlocking ...
Andi Cumbo

Andi Cumbo

Andi Cumbo is a writer, editor, and writing teacher who lives on a ten-acre farm in the mountains...
Andy Crouch

Andy Crouch

Andy Crouch is the author of Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling , winner of Christianity...
Anthony Grimes

Anthony Grimes

Anthony Grimes engages community building and social justice with a rare combination of lived experience,...
Barry Wade

Barry Wade

Barry Wade is an environmental scientist with over 45 years experience in teaching, research, management,...

Ben Lowe

Ben Lowe is on staff with the Evangelical Environmental Network and serves as the National Spokesperson...
Benjamin L. Hartley

Benjamin L. Hartley

  Benjamin L. Hartley is the Associate Professor of Christian Mission and Director of United...

Brandon Rhodes

Brandon Rhodes only knew suburbia's dispersed lifestyle growing up, but in college discovered a handful...
Bruce Friedrich

Bruce Friedrich

  Bruce Friedrich is senior director for strategic initiatives at Farm Sanctuary , where he...

Bruce Wydick

Bruce Wydick is professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco,...
Casey Hobbs

Casey Hobbs

Casey Hobbs is a freelance writer and the author of Trembling Love: Fear, Freedom, and the God Who Is...
Cat Knarr

Cat Knarr

  Cat Knarr (formerly Catherine Newhouse) is the Editor and Community Manager for Faith Driven...
Cherise Bopape

Cherise Bopape

  President of Bopape Enterprises, Inc., Cherise Bopape is an author, speaker, and survivor....
Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller

  Cheryl Miller is the executive director for Perpetual Help Home, Inc, a housing ministry for...
Chris Sicks

Chris Sicks

  Chris Sicks is the author of Tangible—Making God Known Through Deeds of Mercy and Words o...

Chris T. Johnson

Formerly a deep sea diver and salvage officer for the US Navy, Chris T. Johnson is pastoral minister...
Christine Jeske

Christine Jeske

After years of living and working in Nicaragua, China, and South Africa, Christine Jeske , her husband...
Christine Sine

Christine Sine

Christine Sine is Executive Director of Mustard Seed Associates founded by her and her husband Tom Sine...
Christopher Hutton

Christopher Hutton

  Christopher Hutton is a freelance journalist from Bloomington, MN.  He writes on issues Technology, ...
Craig Keener

Craig Keener

  Craig Keener (PhD, Duke University) is Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary....
Craig Wong

Craig Wong

Craig Wong serves as a "minister-at-large" with Grace Fellowship Community Church, a Cumberland Presbyterian...
Dale S. Kuehne

Dale S. Kuehne

  Dale S. Kuehne (PhD, Georgetown University) is the Richard L. Bready Professor of Ethics, ...
David Bronkema

David Bronkema

  David Bronkema is Chair of the School of Leadership and Development in Eastern University’s C...
Deborah Amend

Deborah Amend

  Deborah Amend is a teacher, child advocate and author of the memoir A Dress for Anna: The...
Dr. Amy L. Sherman

Dr. Amy L. Sherman

  Dr. Amy L. Sherman is a Senior Fellow at the Sagamore Institute for Policy Research, where...

Dr. John Sundquist

  Dr. Sundquist is retired Executive Director of the Board of International Ministries and Adjunct...
Dr. Kimberlee (K-lee) Johnson

Dr. Kimberlee (K-lee) Johnson

  Dr. Kimberlee (K-lee) Johnson serves as Chair of the Urban Studies Department and Director...

Dr. Mimi Haddad

Dr. Mimi Haddad is president of Christians for Biblical Equality. She is a graduate of the University...
Dr. Sharon Gramby-Sobukwe

Dr. Sharon Gramby-Sobukwe

  Dr. Sharon Gramby-Sobukwe is a tenured Associate Professor of Political Science at Eastern...
Drick Boyd

Drick Boyd

Drick Boyd is Associate Professor of Urban and Interdisciplinary Studies at Eastern University where...
Elaine A. Heath

Elaine A. Heath

Elaine A. Heath is the McCreless Associate Professor of Evangelism at Perkins School of Theology, and...

Elizabeth Rios

Elizabeth Rios is the founder of The Center for Emerging Female Leadership and Latinas of Legacy . ...
Ellen Dooley

Ellen Dooley

  Ellen Dooley is a Pastor, author and motivational speaker.  She holds a degree in Social ...

Emily A. Dause

Emily A. Dause is a full-time public school teacher and a freelance writer.  She received her B.S. ...
Eve Tushnet

Eve Tushnet

  Eve Tushnet is a writer in Washington, DC. She was received into the Catholic Church in 1998...

Grace Biskie

Grace Biskie , blogger at GraceBiskie.com , author of Converge Bible Studies: Kingdom Building and Contributing...
Harold Dean Trulear

Harold Dean Trulear

  Harold Dean Trulear is Director of the Healing Communities Prison Ministry and Prisoner Reentry...
Jan Johnson

Jan Johnson

  Jan Johnson is the author of twenty books, including Growing Compassionate Kids , her “stealth” soc...
Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins

  Jeff Goins was born and raised outside of Chicago. After graduating from Illinois College,...
Jenell Paris

Jenell Paris

  Jenell Paris is professor of anthropology at Messiah College.  She is author, most recently, ...

Jennifer Bailey

Rev. Jennifer Bailey, a member of ESA's Racial Justice Institute team, is an ordained minister, public ...

Jesse James DeConto

Jesse James DeConto decided to be a writer after hitting under .100 in his first two years of Babe...
Jill Sornson Kurtz

Jill Sornson Kurtz

  Jill Sornson Kurtz earned her B Arch from Kansas State University and began a traditional...
Jimmy Dorrell

Jimmy Dorrell

  Born and raised in Conroe, Texas, Jimmy Dorrell completed two degrees from Baylor University...

John Backman

As a blogger for Huffington Post Religion and an associate of an Episcopal monastery, John Backman...

John Becker

Currently residing in the San Francisco Bay Area, John Becker has lived and ministered in Africa and...

Jonathan Partridge

Jonathan Partridge developed a passion for peace-building after spending a year living in Jerusalem...

Joshua Gonnerman

Joshua Gonnerman lives in Washington, DC, where he is a doctoral student in historical theology. His...
Julian Forth

Julian Forth

  Julian Forth received his M.Div in 2009 from Duke Divinity School, has taught theology at...
Justin Lee

Justin Lee

  Justin Lee is the founder and executive director of The Gay Christian Network , an interdenominational...
Kelly Givens

Kelly Givens

  Kelly Givens is an editor at the Salem Web Network in Richmond, Virginia, where she manages...

Kenji Kuramitsu

Kenji Kuramitsu, a member of ESA's Racial Justice Institute team, is a social worker and Anglican seminarian...
Kurt Willems

Kurt Willems

  Kurt Willems (M.Div., Fresno Pacific) is an Anabaptist writer preparing for a church planting...
Levi Gangi

Levi Gangi

  Levi Gangi is pursuing a career in chaplaincy, both a clinical hospital setting and in the...
Mae Cannon

Mae Cannon

  Mae Elise Cannon serves as the Senior Director of Advocacy & Outreach - Middle East for...
Marg Herder

Marg Herder

  Marg Herder is a writer, audio artist, photographer, and feminist spiritual seeker.  She ...
Margot Starbuck

Margot Starbuck

  Margot Starbuck is the author of Small Things With Great Love, Permission Granted & other...
Matthew D. LaPlante

Matthew D. LaPlante

  Matthew D. LaPlante is a father, husband, journalist, author and journalism professor. As...
Meg E. Cox

Meg E. Cox

  Meg E. Cox is a freelance writer and editor in Chicago.  

Megan J. Robinson

  Megan J. Robinson first read The Chronicles of Narnia as a nine-year-old child and finds...
Michele Howe

Michele Howe

  Michele Howe is the author of twelve books for women and has published over 1600 articles,...
Nancy Sleeth

Nancy Sleeth

  As co-founder and Managing Director of Blessed Earth , Nancy Sleeth travels throughout the...
Nicole Morgan

Nicole Morgan

  Nicole Morgan is a graduate student at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University studying...
Nita Thomason Ed.D.

Nita Thomason Ed.D.

  Nita Thomason Ed.D. A life-long educator, Nita teaches future teachers at Collin College....

Obed Minchakpu

  Obed Minchakpu (obedminchakpu@yahoo.com ) is a Writer, Author, Journalist, and a Media Consultant....
Perry L. Glanzer

Perry L. Glanzer

  PERRY L. GLANZER (B.A., Rice University; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Southern...
R. York Moore

R. York Moore

  R. York Moore is the National Evangelist for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA.  He is ...

Rachel Marie Stone

Rachel Marie Stone is author of Eat With Joy: Redeeming God’s Gift of Food (IVP, 2013.) She is also t...
Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall

  Rebecca Hall is an M.Div student and Sider Scholar at Palmer Seminary.  She has spent several ...

Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox

The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox , President, The Evangelical Environmental Network Mitch speaks nationally...

Rev. Samuel K. Atchison

Rev. Samuel K. Atchison is the president of the Trenton Ecumenical Area Ministry (TEAM) , which serves...
Ron Sider

Ron Sider

President Emeritus Dr. Sider is a respected and passionate advocate of holistic biblical faith in the...

Sam Van Eman

Sam Van Eman is a staff specialist with the CCO and culture editor at The High Calling . As a former...
Sarah Kidd

Sarah Kidd

  Sarah Kidd lives and works in South Asia, sipping chai, building relationships, and teaching...
Sarah Withrow King

Sarah Withrow King

As Interim Director of ESA and co-director of CreatureKind  Sarah Withrow King does a little bit of e...
Shayne Moore

Shayne Moore

  Shayne Moore, MA is the author of REFUSE TO DO NOTHING: FINDING YOUR POWER TO ABOLISH MODERN...

Stanley Carlson-Thies

Stanley Carlson-Thies is founder and president of the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance, which...
Stephanie Marienau Turpin

Stephanie Marienau Turpin

   Stephanie Marienau Turpin works in sustainable development and peacemaking, giving her the ...
Stephanie S. Smith

Stephanie S. Smith

  Stephanie S. Smith is a 20-something writer and editor addicted to print and pixels. She lives...
Tammy Carnegie

Tammy Carnegie

  Tammy Carnegie is retired, a local Chaplain at her church, Tammy enjoys helping people and...
Thomas Allbaugh

Thomas Allbaugh

  Thomas Allbaugh is an associate professor of English at Azusa Pacific University in Southern...
Tim Høiland

Tim Høiland

  Tim Høiland is a content strategist for Changegoat Creative and a freelance journalist whose ...
Tim Otto

Tim Otto

Tim Otto (MTS, Duke Divinity School) is the teaching and preaching pastor at the Church of the Sojourners,...
Tim Timmerman

Tim Timmerman

  Tim Timmerman is a professor of art at George Fox University in Oregon.  He has taught students ...
Tomi Grover

Tomi Grover

  Tomi Grover: speaker, author, and teacher; leads TraffickStop, an educational initiative begun...
Whitney Bauck

Whitney Bauck

  Whitney Bauck is a photographer and art student whose passion is to help Christians engage...