Andy Crouch is the author of Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling, winner of Christianity Today’s 2009 Book Award for Christianity and Culture and named one of the best books of 2008 by Publishers Weekly, Relevant, Outreach, and Leadership. In 2011 he became special assistant to the president at Christianity Today International, where he is also executive producer of This Is Our City, a multi-year project featuring documentary video, reporting, and essays about Christians seeking the flourishing of their cities. He serves on the governing boards of Fuller Theological Seminary and Equitas Group, a philanthropic organization focused on ending child exploitation in Haiti and Southeast Asia. He is also a member of the editorial board of Books & Culture, a senior fellow of the International Justice Mission’s IJM Institute, and a member of the board of advisors for the John Templeton Foundation. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and in several editions of Best Christian Writing and Best Spiritual Writing. He lives with his family in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. A classically trained musician who draws on pop, folk, rock, jazz, and gospel, he has led musical worship for congregations of five to twenty thousand.
Roberta Green Ahmanson is a writer and philanthropist whose public activities focus on the role of the arts in shaping human experience and the role of religion in public life. She chairs the boards of the Museum of Biblical Art and the Media Project. She is a regular speaker at International Arts Movement’s annual encounters, and a contributor to the anthology Blind Spot: When Journalists Don’t Get Religion (Oxford). With her husband, Howard, she has sponsored a number of international art exhibitions, most recently The Sacred Made Real at the National Gallery in London.
Ginger Geyer is an Austin-based artist who has worked in the hybrid medium of porcelain sculpture and storytelling for twenty years. Her work has been featured in Image, The Christian Century, Visual Theology, The Door, Blue Rock Review, CIVA/Silver, and PBS’s Religion & Ethics News, and in primary exhibitions in Texas, DC, Arkansas, and Vancouver. A former art museum professional and adjunct professor, she holds an MFA and a seminary degree and serves as arts consultant for Laity Lodge. Visit www.gingergeyer.com for more.
Gregory Wolfe is the founder and editor of Image, as well as writer in residence and director of the MFA in creative writing program at Seattle Pacific University. His books include Intruding Upon the Timeless: Meditations on Art, Faith, and Mystery (Square Halo) and Beauty Will Save the World (ISI Books). He has published essays, reviews, and articles in Commonweal, First Things, National Review, and Crisis, and served as a judge in nonfiction for the 2005 National Book Awards. His website is www.gregorywolfe.com.