Amy Butler

Amy Butler is senior pastor of The Riverside Church in New York City.

John Chandler

John Chandler is leader of the Spence Network, Follow the Spence Network on Facebook and Twitter.

Scott Dickison

Scott Dickison is pastor of First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon, Ga.

David Gushee

David P. Gushee is senior columnist for faith, politics and culture for Baptist News Global. He is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University.

Bill Leonard

Bill Leonard is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Church History and Baptist Studies at the School of Divinity, Wake Forest University. His "Can I Get a Witness?" column appears biweekly at

Molly T. Marshall

Molly Marshall is president and professor of theology and spiritual formation at Central Baptist Theological Seminary, in Shawnee, Kan. Her column appears biweekly at Baptist News Global. Her weekly blog “Trinitarian Soundings” can be found at 

Starlette McNeill

Starlette McNeill is associate pastor at Village Baptist Church in Bowie, Md. She is also a wife, stay-at-home mother and blogger who writes on race and its intersections with faith at 

Bill Wilson

Bill Wilson is director of The Center for Healthy Churches in Winston-Salem, N.C., and a member of the Baptist News Global transition board of directors.

Brett Younger

Brett Younger is associate professor of preaching at Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta. He is presently serving as the Baptist News Global correspondent in Chile. His “Seriously Funny” column appears monthly at