David P Gushee

David P. Gushee (PhD, Union Theological Seminary), a leading public Christian voice on ethical issues of our day, is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of twenty-two books, has served as a columnist for Religion News Service, Christianity Today, and HuffPost and has been featured on Krista Tippett's NPR program, On Being. Gushee serves as president of the American Academy of Religion and is immediate past president of the Society of Christian Ethics.

Colin Holtz, a writer and strategist at the intersection of church and world, is a ten-year veteran of issue advocacy and political campaigns. His writing has been published in the Guardian and HuffPost. He has worked with CNN Crossfire, led national campaigns on education debt and financial regulation, and served as a senior adviser to Faithful America. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in Atlanta.