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  • Moira Laidlaw Moira Laidlaw is an ordained Minister of the Word in the Uniting Church in Australia and served two churches before retiring to write liturgies that are not only related to the lectionary but also reflect Australia imagery and resources wherever possible. (Source: liturgiesonline.com)
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  • Arthur Landwehr Arthur Landwehr (1934-2003), aka Arthur J Landwehr II, was a “prominent preacher, leader, writer, and ecuminist [sic]…[who] has impacted so many lives by communicating his deep passion in the Christian tradition as well as trying to reach out to engage issues facing the world...His published works include, In the Third Place (1972) and Lessons on Pastoral Epistles (1997), Working Well: Vocation in Business (1999) and United Methodist History: A Brief History of the Northern Illinois Conference (1999). Additionally, he contributed articles to a wide variety of professional journals throughout his career. Dr. Landwehr was known for his powerful and enigmatic speaking style.” (Source: legacy.com; photo: collections.carli.illinois.edu)
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  • Craig Brian Larson Brian Larson has published many books and articles and served in editorial roles for Christianity Today’s Leadership Journal and PreachingToday.com for fifteen years. He has a master’s degree in theology from Wheaton Graduate School and a bachelor’s from Illinois State University. He has served as pastor of Lake Shore Church in downtown Chicago since 1995. Brian’s writing has focused on the themes of perseverance, preaching, and sermon illustrations. (Source and photo: craigbrianlarson.com)
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  • Theresa Latini Theresa Latini has been an administrator and professor in three seminaries, a Presbyterian pastor, a spiritual care coordinator in a human service agency, and a consultant to organizations and communities of faith throughout North America. She teaches and writes about the intersections of public leadership, conflict transformation, spirituality, diversity, and reconciliation. Her books, essays, and blogs seek to assist leaders and their communities in bridging the many divides that separate people from one another and that prevent them from flourishing. (Source and photo: theresalatini.com)
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  • Joy-Elizabeth Lawrence Joy-Elizabeth Lawrence is a writer, speaker and biblical storyteller. She is earning an M. Div. at Calvin Theological Seminary. She has written and directed dozens of choral Bible readings. (Source and photo: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship)
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  • Cheryl Lawrie Cheryl has worked in a number of leadership and management roles, most recently as an Executive Director with the Uniting Church in Australia. Having responsibility for overseeing the church’s work in justice, community services and prisons, Cheryl has cultivated an interest and success in building resilient teams, improving retention and ensuring productivity improvement. As well as instigating effective coaching practices, Cheryl is frequently called upon to provide mediation, facilitation and strategic thinking for organizations and their stakeholders. Drawing on this background/experience, Cheryl is now turning her focus to providing full time facilitation, mediation and coaching. She has written books on mentoring, is a published poet, and has regularly contributed opinion pieces to The Age. She is also part of a group of artists who produce public transformative spaces in the centre of Melbourne. (Source and photo: cheryllawrie.com)
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  • Kim Lawton Kim Lawton is an award-winning reporter, producer, writer and speaker who has worked in broadcast, print and online media covering religion, ethics, and culture. For 20 years, Lawton was Managing Editor and Correspondent for the highly-acclaimed national public television program “Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly,” where she oversaw news coverage and appeared as a regular on-air correspondent. She also provided exclusive content for the program’s award-winning website and is a frequent commentator on issues of faith, culture and spirituality. (Source: kimlawtonmedia.com)
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  • Jean LeClerc Jean LeClerc (1587/88 – 1633) was a 17th-century painter from the Duchy of Lorraine. Only six authenticated paintings remain of LeClerc’s work, but numerous etchings and engravings have survived. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: commons.wikimedia.org)
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  • Philip LeMasters A priest of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese, Fr. Philip LeMasters is the pastor of St. Luke Orthodox Church, Abilene, TX. He works full-time as Professor of Religion and Director of the Honors Program at McMurry University. He also serves as the Corporate Secretary of the Board of Trustees at St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary. A native Texan and graduate of both Baylor and Rice, Fr. Philip holds a Ph.D. in Christian Theology and Ethics from Duke University. The author of several books, essays, and reviews, his scholarly work focuses on moral and social questions in Orthodoxy, such as war, peacemaking, marriage, poverty, and medical ethics. Fr. Philip grew up a Southern Baptist, did some denominational wandering, and embraced the Orthodox faith in 2000. (Source: ancientfaith.com; photo: amazon.com)
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  • Karoline M Lewis Karoline M. Lewis is the Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, where she has taught since 2007. She is the author of A Lay Preacher’s Guide: How to Craft a Faithful Sermon (2020), SHE: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Women in Ministry, and John: Fortress Biblical Preaching Commentaries, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. Lewis leads conferences, workshops, and retreats internationally on the Gospel of John, the New Testament, interpreting the Bible, preaching, leadership, and women in ministry. She is a contributing writer for Working Preacher, co-host of the site's weekly podcast, Sermon Brainwave, and regularly authors the Dear Working Preacher column. (Source and photo: karolinelewis.com)
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  • C S Lewis Clive Staples Lewis (1898 - 1963) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925–1954) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, 1954–1963). He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: britannica.com)
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  • Thomas G Long Thomas G. Long is the Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He began his career as a preacher at McElroy Memorial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church near Atlanta, Georgia and since that time has taught at a number of seminaries, including Erskine, Columbia, Princeton, and Candler. In 1996, Dr. Long was named one of the twelve most effective preachers in the English speaking world by Baylor University, along with the likes of Fred Craddock, Billy Graham, James Forbes, Barbara Brown Taylor and William Willimon. Dr. Long's field is in Homiletics and is a strong proponent of the two pillars of preaching: strong exegetical work held alongside with strong presentation skills. Preaching magazine named his book, Witness of Preaching, one of the 25 most influential books on preaching in the past 25 years. A standard textbook in seminary and undergraduate preaching courses, the book advocates exegetical method seeking to discern a claim from the text to provide clarity of focus and function in sermons. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: candler.emory.edu)
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  • Christine Longhurst Christine Longhurst has spent the past thirty years in worship ministry as pastor, worship leader, and teacher. She is on faculty at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, and offers workshops on worship in churches across Canada. She is curator of the popular re:Worship blog for pastors and worship leaders. (Source: regent-college.edu; photo: cmu.ca)
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  • David J Lose David J. Lose is the senior pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. From 2014 to 2017, he served as president of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). He was Marbury E. Anderson Associate Professor of Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, before accepting the presidency at LTSP. He is the author of Making Sense of the Christian Faith, Making Sense of Scripture and Confessing Jesus Christ: Preaching in a Postmodern World. He speaks widely in the United States and abroad on preaching, Christian faith in a postmodern world and biblical interpretation. (Source and photo: ministrymatters.com)
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  • Brian Lowery ​​For nearly twenty years, Brian ministered in churches in western Illinois, in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, and on the west coast of Florida – and planted a church on the west side of Indianapolis. In addition to local ministry, he also served for three-and-a-half years as the managing editor of PreachingToday.com, a ministry resources branch of Christianity Today International. He now serves as Campus Pastor and Assistant Professor of Preaching at Lincoln Christian University, where he holds an undergraduate degree in preaching and a Master of Divinity (emphasis in New Testament). (Source and photo: lincolnchristian.edu)
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  • Michelle Lowndes Michelle Lowndes is a writer of Christian inspirational poetry living with her family in South Auckland, New Zealand.
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  • Barbara K. Lundblad Barbara Kay Lundblad is the Joe R. Engle Professor Emeritus of Preaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She served 16 years as a parish pastor in New York City, as well as campus pastor at Lehman College and New York University. She has taught preaching at Yale Divinity School, Princeton Theological Seminary, Hebrew Union College, and in the D.Min. program of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools. In 2007, she served as president of the Academy of Homiletics. Lundblad is the author of “Transforming the Stone: Preaching through Resistance to Change” and “Marking Time: Preaching Biblical Stories in Present Tense.” She has contributed to Lectionary Homiletics, Currents in Theology and Mission, Word & World, The Journal of Preaching and The Living Pulpit. (Source: workingpreacher.org; photo: chqdaily.com)
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  • Martin Luther Martin Luther (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546) was a German professor of theology, priest, author, composer, former Augustinian monk, and is best known as a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation and as the namesake of Lutheranism. (Source and photo: wikipedia.org)
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  • Jan Luyken Jan (Johannes) Luyken (1649-1712) was a Dutch poet, illustrator, and engraver. He was born and died in Amsterdam, where he learned engraving from his father Kaspar Luyken. He had a religious experience at age 26 that inspired him to write moralistic poetry in addition to making his print art. (Source: wikipedia.com; photo: commons.wikimedia.com)
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  • Stan Mast ​​Stan spent 41 years in parish ministry in four very different churches: St. Louis, MO, Colorado Springs, CO, Byron Center, MI, and Grand Rapids, MI (where he was Minister of Preaching at the LaGrave Avenue CRC for 22 years). For three years, he was Coordinator of Field Education at Calvin Seminary before his stint at LaGrave. In 2012, Stan retired and then promptly un-retired to return to the Seminary as Adjunct Professor of Preaching. (Source: calvinseminary.edu; photo: bayharborchurch.org)
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  • James Iley McCord James I. McCord (1919-1990) was an ordained Presbyterian minister and former president of Princeton Theological Seminary (1959-83). He was also the founder of the Center for Theological Inquiry, winner of the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion (1986), and the former president of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches. (Source: nytimes.com; photo: ptsem.edu)
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  • Alyce M McKenzie Alyce M. McKenzie is the Le Van Professor of Preaching and Worship at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. A sought after speaker and a prolific author, she is the Director of the Perkins Center for Preaching Excellence at SMU. (Source: wipfandstock.com; photo: smu.edu)
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  • Life Scribe Media Life Scribe Media was founded by Jonathan Litchfield in 2012. Jonathan has been working in church media and video production for 17 years, on staff at churches and through independent contract work. Since 2012 Life Scribe Media has been leading the way in creative church visuals. Their design style is a mixture of live filmed video as well as digitally created content. They mix creativity with eclectic, modern designs to give your church a visual worship experience that is professional, uplifting, and engaging. (Source: ignitermedia.com; photo: facebook.com)
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  • Freebridge Media Our sole purpose at Freebridge Media is to help the Church share the timeless truth of Jesus through high quality mini-movies, motions, countdowns, and worship intros. (Source and photo: worshiphousemedia.com)
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  • Hyper Pixels Media Hyper Pixels Media exists to bring glory to God and to assist the local church by equipping it with creative media resources. We believe that you are following the example that Jesus left for us when you use video in your ministry. Jesus used parables (earthly stories) to teach and communicate Kingdom Principles. Video is the ultimate storyteller...combining visual imagery and sound. (Source: worshiphousemedia.com)
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  • Igniter Media Igniter Media creates and curates media so the local church can better engage the culture and declare biblical truth. (Source: ignitermedia.com)
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  • Carol Howard Merritt Rev. Carol Howard Merritt (@CarolHoward) is a minister whose writing, speaking, and teaching is anchored in theological wisdom and sociological insight. She’s a sought-after keynote speaker, especially on the topic of ministering in a new generation. After being raised as a conservative Baptist and attending a fundamentalist Bible college, Carol studied at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Texas and became a Presbyterian (USA) Minister. She’s known for serving growing Presbyterian (USA) churches, especially those with a deep commitment to serving the poor and disenfranchised. A pastor for almost two decades, Carol has served Presbyterian (USA) churches in the swamps of Cajun Louisiana, a bayside village in Rhode Island, and an urban neighborhood of Washington, DC. This breadth and depth of practical experience informs her consultations with denominational governing bodies, seminaries, and local churches. Carol is an Adjunct Faculty member at Dubuque Theological Seminary. (Source: carolhowardmerritt.org; photo: twitter.com)
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  • Joe Milner Joe Milner coordinates RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) and is a member of the Liturgy Planning Team and Pastoral Associate at St. Francis Xavier College Church on Saint Louis University campus in St. Louis, Missouri. (Source: liturgy.slu.edu)
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  • Van Morris Van Morris is Senior Pastor at Calvary Christian Center in Mount Washington, Kentucky, and a regular contributor at PreachingToday.com. He also serves as a chaplain through Marketplace Chaplains, USA.
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  • Debra Dean Murphy Debra Dean Murphy is associate professor of religious studies at West Virginia Wesleyan College. She has also taught at Meredith College, Campbell Divinity School, and Duke Divinity School, and worked for six years as Director of Christian Formation at Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church in suburban Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the author of Happiness, Health, and Beauty: The Christian Life in Everyday Terms and Teaching that Transforms: Worship as the Heart of Christian Education. She co-authored The Shape of Our Lives and The Shape of God’s Reign, study guides in the Congregational Formation Initiative of the Ekklesia Project, and her articles and essays have appeared in journals such as Modern Theology, Theology Today, Scottish Journal of Theology, Liturgy, Cross Currents, and The Christian Century. Her blog posts are regularly featured by The Christian Century, Sojourners, and Textweek.com, and On Being. (Source: debradeanmurphy.wordpress.com; photo: dreamersandgiants.com)
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  • Paul Neeley Dr. Paul Neeley is the curator of global worship resources at Global Christian Worship and a former instructor at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies.
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  • Nathan Nettleton Nathan Nettleton is pastor at the South Yarra Community Baptist Church, a small congregation located in an inner-city neighbourhood of Melbourne, Australia. He has a Master of Theology degree from the University of Divinity for studies in Liturgical Theology and was ordained by the Baptist Union of Victoria. He is a member of the Baptist World Alliance Study Commission on Worship & Spirituality, a member of the Australian Academy of Liturgy and Societas Liturgica, and represents the Baptist Union of Australia on the ecumenical Australian Consultation on Liturgy (ACOL), and ACOL on the English Language Liturgical Consultation. (Source and photo: laughingbird.net)
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  • Thomas O'Brien Tom O’Brien is a Canon and Examining Chaplain for Holy Scripture in the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida. The writings presented by Tom are those prescribed in the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sundays. Tom has been a Lay Deputy to the last five Episcopal Church General Conventions and was a member of the Council of Advice to the President of the House of Deputies. Tom has been teaching courses on the Bible and Theology for the last 19 years in various venues. He holds degrees from Notre Dame (magna cum laude), Yale Law School, and an M.A. in Theology (summa cum laude) from St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach, FL. (Source: scriptureincontext.org)
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  • Bill Olnhausen Father Bill Olnhausen is Pastor Emeritus of Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. He was raised Evangelical United Brethren, went Methodist, was an Episcopalian priest for 24 years, and now for 33 years has been an Orthodox priest. He blogs regularly on the intersection of Orthodox Faith and American Midwestern culture. (Source: frbillsorthodoxblog.com)
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  • John Ortberg is an evangelical Christian author, speaker, and the former senior pastor of Menlo Church in Menlo Park, California, an ECO Presbyterian church with more than 4,000 members. Ortberg has published many books including When the Game is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box; If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat; and The Life You've Always Wanted. (Source: wikipedia.org)
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  • Anne Osdieck Anne Osdieck is a contributor of spiritual reflections and discussion questions for The Sunday Website, a service of the Catholic Studies Program at Saint Louis University.
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  • Paul Pastor Paul J. Pastor is a writer and editor whose writings on spirituality and culture blend a love of the Christian Scriptures with wide-ranging interests in literature, ecology, philosophy, and art, and a unique intimacy with the natural world. His work engages timeless ideas that speak boldly to the wounds and possibilities of our age. Paul’s writing is widely recognized for its beauty and depth, and has won numerous awards, including from the Maggie Awards, the Evangelical Press Association, and the Christian Book Association. In 2019, Paul joined the editorial team of Penguin Random House, acquiring and championing new books for their WaterBrook and Multnomah imprints. As well, he serves as editor-at-large for Outreach magazine, contributing regular feature essays and interviews with some of the most influential Christian leaders in the United States. (Source and photo: pauljpastor.com)
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  • Carol Penner Carol Penner teaches and writes in the area of practical theology and after many years as a pastor in various Mennonite congregations, she joined the faculty at Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. Her research interests include feminist theology, Mennonite peace theology, and abuse issues. She contributes regularly to her blog of worship resources, leadinginworship. (Source and photo: uwaterloo.ca/grebel)
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  • Dave Peterson Dave Peterson (B.S, M.Div., D.Min., D.H.L.) is an ordained Presbyterian pastor who has served congregations in Washington, Nevada, Michigan, and Texas. He is Pastor Emeritus of the Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church in Houston. As Director of Community Outreach of The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, he serves as a point of connection between the Foundation and its outreach partners in the community. He also offers spiritual resources and guidance across the broad range of the McNairs’ interests. (Source and photo: mcnairfoundation.org)
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  • Eugene H Peterson ​​Eugene Peterson (November 6, 1932 – October 22, 2018) was an American Presbyterian minister, scholar, theologian, author, and poet. He wrote over 30 books, including the Gold Medallion Book Award–winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (Navpress Publishing Group, 2002), an idiomatic paraphrasing commentary and translation of the Bible into modern American English using a dynamic equivalence translation approach. (Source: wikipedia.org; photo: nytimes.com)
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  • John J Pilch Dr. John J. Pilch was born in Brooklyn, New York and educated in the mid-West (Wisconsin and Illinois) earning his PhD from Marquette University in 1972. Leading study tours to the Middle East provided first hand experience of that culture and its values. He was assistant clinical professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin for fourteen years(1974-1988) focusing on medical anthropology as it helps to appreciate healing in the modern and ancient world. He then taught the Cultural World of the Bible for eighteen years at Georgetown University, Washington DC (1993-2011) and until his death in 2016, he lectured in the Odyssey Program at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. All his audiences have appreciated the fresh light that Middle Eastern culture and values shed on ancient literature from that part of the world. His publications on the Middle Eastern cultural world of the Bible and on healing in the ancient world are well known in the US and abroad. (Source: amazon.com; photo: baltimoresun.com)
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  • Carolyn Pirtle Carolyn Pirtle is the program director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy and a composer of liturgical music. She is the author of Praying the Rosary Together. (Source and photo: Church Life Journal)
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  • Cornelius Plantinga Jr Cornelius "Neal" Plantinga Jr. is an American theologian who most notably served as president of Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan from 2002 through 2011. Plantinga received an AB degree from Calvin College in 1967, a BD degree from Calvin Theological Seminary in 1971, and a PhD degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1982. He has written several books, including Not the Way It's Supposed to Be (Eerdmans, 1995), the Christianity Today "Book of the Year" in 1996 and Engaging God's World (Eerdmans, 2002), a Christianity Today "Book of the Year" in 2003. He taught systematic theology at Calvin Seminary from 1979 to 1996. He became Dean of the Chapel at Calvin College in 1996 and was President of Calvin Seminary from 2002 to 2011. He is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Calvin University. (source: wikipedia.org; photo: calvin.edu)
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  • Anathea Portier-Young Anathea E. Portier-Young is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Duke University Divinity School. She is the author of Apocalypse against Empire: Theologies of Resistance in Early Judaism (Eerdmans, 2011), and recently co-edited Scripture and Social Justice: Catholic and Ecumenical Essays (Lexington Books /Fortress Academic, 2018). Her current research focuses on embodiment in biblical prophetic literature. (Source and photo: Working Preacher)
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  • Barnabas Powell Fr. Barnabas Powell is the priest at Sts. Raphael, Nicholas, and Irene Greek Orthodox Church in Cumming, Georgia. He founded Faith Encouraged Ministries in 2014 and was the host of the Faith Encouraged LIVE talk show on Ancient Faith Radio until January of 2019. Faith Encouraged Ministries continues to produce the Monday thru Friday Devotional called Faith Encouraged Daily. Fr. Barnabas published his first book “A Faith Encouraged” through Ancient Faith Publishing and also produced the 16 part video series called “A Journey to Fullness” to help parishes introduce the Faith to the average person.
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  • Luke A Powery The Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery is the dean of Duke University Chapel and associate professor of homiletics at Duke Divinity School. A national leader in the theological study of the art of preaching, Powery regularly delivers sermons at Duke Chapel as well as at churches throughout the United States and abroad. He is often a keynote speaker and lecturer at educational institutions, conferences, symposia, and retreats. His teaching and research interests are located at the intersection of preaching, worship, pneumatology, and culture, particularly expressions of the African diaspora. He is the author of Spirit Speech: Lament and Celebration in Preaching; Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death, and Hope; Rise Up, Shepherd! Advent Reflections on the Spirituals; and Were You There? Lenten Reflections on the Spirituals. He has co-authored an introductory textbook on preaching, Ways of the Word: Learning to Preach for Your Time and Place. He is also a general editor of the nine-volume lectionary commentary series for preaching and worship titled Connections: A Lectionary Commentary for Preaching and Worship. (Source and photo: divinity.duke.edu)
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  • Andrew Pratt Having trained as a Marine Biologist, Andrew Pratt taught for seven years before entering the Methodist Ministry. He is currently a Methodist Circuit Superintendent. He holds Masters degrees in science and literature, and is currently researching for a Doctorate in hymnody. Andrew has been involved in the editing of a number of song books; Stainer & Bell has published a collection of over eighty of his texts, and over sixty more of his texts are assigned to them. His writing is often hard-edged or innovative, providing songs of lament in contemporary language or addressing issues as diverse as AIDS, the world wide web, child abuse and racism. (Source: hopepublishing.com; photo: twitter.com)
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  • Fran Pratt Rev. Fran Pratt is a pastor, writer, musician, and mystic. Making meaningful and beautiful liturgy to be spoken, practiced, and sung, is at the heart of her creative drive. Fran is author of a book of congregational litanies, and regularly creates and shares modern liturgy on her website and on Patreon. Her prayers are prayed in churches of various sizes and traditions across the globe. She writes, speaks, and consults on melding ancient and new liturgical streams in faith and worship. Fran currently serves as Pastor of Worship and Liturgy at Peace of Christ Church in Round Rock, Texas, where she lives with her spouse and two young daughters.
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  • Bruce Prewer Bruce Prewer (1931-2018) was a nationally recognised poet and liturgist who gave Christianity a distinctly Australian voice. His proficiency as a poet is well known in Australian churches. His first book, Australian Psalms, became a religious best-seller. (Source and photo: crosslight.org.au)
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  • He Qi Dr. He Qi was among the many people sent to the countryside during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. As a young man, he escaped hard labor by painting pictures of chairman Mao Zedong. During those years, he once found a copy of Renaissance artist Raphael’s Madonna and Child in a magazine, and was so moved by it, that he began to paint copies of it at night. He Qi earned a doctorate in religious art from Nanjing Art Institute, having studied medieval art in Hamburg, Germany. He was a professor of Christian Art at Nanjing Theological Seminary before moving to St. Paul, Minnesota in 2004. He is a member of the Chinese Art Association and a council member of the Asia Christian Art Association. His work has been featured in many international journals and media outlets, and he has exhibited in Asia, Europe and the United States. His work is a blend of Chinese folk art and traditional painting technique with the iconography of the Western Middle Ages and Modern Art. (Source and photo: Overseas Ministries Study Center)
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