is an Episcopal priest and associate professor of Christian spirituality at Duke Divinity School. She is a leading writer and speaker at the crossroads of culture and spirituality. Following up on popular books like Girl Meets God, Mudhouse Sabbath, and Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis, her most recent book, Wearing God, explores overlooked biblical metaphors for encountering God. She is completing a book called Characteristic Damage, which examines the effects of sin and damage on Christian practice.
gained national attention when he was featured in Omnivore’s Dilemma. Calling himself a Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer, Joel co-owns, with his family, Polyface Farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. A pioneering maverick in sustainable, local, and regenerative farming systems, he writes regular columns for Stockman Grass Farmer and Mother Earth News. His most recent book, The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs, brings together faith and farming into a powerful call for redemptive food systems.
Stephen is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and veteran of many seminars, retreats, and conventions. Originally plucked out of a church by Mark and Mike Yaconelli to lead music for contemplative services, he was a staple at their events for many years. Living in the San Francisco Bay area, he leads music at several churches and events at San Francisco Theological Seminary. He has several CDs, all of which are on iTunes.