Jason Shelton is an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington. His research interests include religious affiliations and politics in the Black church.
Elesha J. Coffman is an associate professor of history at Baylor University. She wrote The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline.
Malcolm Foley is special adviser to the president for equity and campus engagement at Baylor University, where he is also a Ph.D. student studying religious responses to lynching in the 19th and 20th centuries. Foley also serves as director of discipleship at Mosaic Waco.
The Rev. Rick Armstrong is pastor of Great Redeemer Church in Arlington, Texas. In June 2020, he published an open letter to fellow Southern Baptist leaders calling on them to acknowledge and work to address systemic racism.
The Rev. Josh Ellis is the executive director of the Union Baptist Association in Houston and an ordained Baptist pastor.
Peter Hotez is dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He worked on research teams that developed vaccines for hookworm, schistosomiasis and SARS. Hotez is also the author of Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism: My Journey as a Vaccine Scientist, Pediatrician and Autism Dad.
Bob Fu is the founder and president of China Aid, an organization working to raise awareness of religious persecution in China.
Beth Moore is the founder of Living Proof Ministries and a prominent Christian writer and speaker. She is the author of dozens of books, including many Bible studies.
Jen Hatmaker is a Christian author, blogger and podcast host. She is the author of several books, including Interrupted: When Jesus Wrecks Your Comfortable Christianity. Contact Hatmaker through the form on her website.