Mark Galli is the editor-in-chief of Christianity Today. His time is dedicated to editing, writing, and speaking about the extraordinary grace that can be found “in, with, and under” a life of Christ-centered discipleship. Prior to Christianity Today, he was the editor for Leadership Journal and Christian History. Mark has also served in corporate consulting (editorial and strategic), and is Anglican by denomination.
Fr. Esau McCaulley has served as pastor at All Souls Episcopal/Anglican Church in Okinawa, Japan; assistant to the pastor at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, VA; and assisting priest at All Saints Episcopal Church in St. Andrews, Scotland. He recently completed his Ph.D. at the University of St Andrews where he studied under the direction of N.T. Wright. His research and writing focuses on Pauline theology and the intersection of race, Christian identity, and the pursuit of social justice. He currently serves as assistant professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Northeastern Seminary in Rochester, NY and authors the blog, "Thicket of the Jordan". He is also the director of the Anglican Multi-ethnic Network, an organization dedicated to helping nurture and plant Anglican churches that reflect the diversity of their local community.
Esau's Workshop: A Biblical Framework for Racial Reconciliation
David is the senior pastor at Wildwood Presbyterian Church. He served as a youth pastor for 20 years at various churches in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina. He spent the next five years serving as a young families pastor in Atlanta, GA before coming to Tallahassee, FL in 2016.
David's Workshop: Disciples Make Disciples: Sharing Faith through Relationships
Jessica is an author of several books and a frequent conference speaker. Her heart is to see women, families, and children freed from the bondage of moralism and to live in the truth that in the gospel there is joyful freedom awaiting them. Jess has a Bachelor's Degree in Theology and with her mother, Elyse Fitzpatrick, she co-authored the books Give Them Grace and Answering Your Kids' Toughest Questions. She has also written Exploring Grace Together and Everyday Grace: Infusing All Your Relationships With the Love of Jesus. Jess believes the truth that salvation is "naked confidence in the mercy of God."
Jessica's Workshop: Discipling Children with the Gospel of Grace
Fr. Andrew is the Rector of Christchurch in Montgomery, AL. In his prior professional life, he served as a homeless shelter manager, a speechwriter for the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and a tax attorney at Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington, D.C. Ultimately, his passion for God’s Word, sacramental liturgy, and the equipping of the Church for mission led him to the priesthood. Prior to becoming Rector at Christchurch, Fr. Andrew was Associate Rector for Evangelism & Discipleship (2012-15) and Associate Rector for Youth & Families (2008-12) at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Tallahassee, FL.
Andrew's Workshop: The Book of Common Prayer: A Daily Devotion
Charlene's passion is mission, and equipping those who trust in Jesus to "go, therefore and make disciples" (Matthew 28:19). She has spent the last 6 years volunteering and working for a nonprofit Christian organization called Created, which is committed to the healing and restoration of women in Tampa who have been involved in the sex industry. She recently worked alongside Shear Love International, based in the worlds capitol of sex tourism, Pattaya, Thailand. Charlene is also a cosmetologist by trade, and teaches cosmetology to men and women who have come out of the red light district in hopes that they are able to pursue a career that gives them value and dignity.
Charlene's Workshop: Local Outreach: Discipleship is a Life of Service
Fr. Michael has served as Associate Rector for Adult Education since St. Peter’s was founded in 2005. In addition to pastoral ministry, Fr. Petty has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Perkins School of Theology (Southern Methodist University), Nashotah House Theological Seminary, and the Center for Biblical Studies in Tallahassee. He is the author of A Faith That Loves the Earth: The Ecological Theology of Karl Rahner, published by the University Press of America.
Michael's Workshop: The Eucharistic Life
Daniel Miller received his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2016 from Florida State University, and wrote his dissertation on the relationship between blameworthiness and ignorance. He is currently a visiting assistant professor at Fayetteville State University, and has taught philosophy courses on critical thinking, ethics, the philosophy of religion, and the history of philosophy. He research focuses on topics in the philosophy of action, moral psychology, and ethics. While attending Florida State, he was a parishioner at St. Peter's Anglican Church, where he served in apologetics ministries and in the direction of liturgy as Rector's Verger.
Daniel's Workshop: Disagreement in a Culture of Conflict
Steven is currently serving as the Canon for Youth Ministry for the Anglican Church in North America. He has been involved with youth ministry since attending Rice University, where he obtained two degrees in Electrical Engineering. He did computer research in Austin before leaving to teach youth ministry at Trinity School for Ministry (TSM) on staff with Rock the World Youth Mission Alliance. Steven has his Mdiv from TSM and PhD from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL, and is an ordained Anglican priest. He currently lives in El Paso, TX where he attends St. Clement's church, runs several ministry training programs, and teaches undergraduate and seminary youth ministry courses.
Steven's Workshop: Discipling Youth into a Christ-Centered Adulthood