Tyler Glodjo - 27 posts

Tyler Glodjo (Editorial Advisor) received his PhD in English Composition & Applied Linguistics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a former Managing Editor at Christ and Pop Culture and has written about intersections of identity and race, video games, television, and movies. He lives in Jackson, Tennessee where he teaches K-12 ESL and courses at the University of Memphis and Union University.

Jason Morehead - 260 posts

Jason Morehead (Associate Editor) lives in the lovely state of Nebraska with his wife, three children, zero pets, and a large collection of CDs, DVDs, books, and video games. He's a fan of Arcade Fire and Arvo Pärt, Jackie Chan and Andrei Tarkovsky, Doctor Who and Community, and C. S. Lewis and Haruki Murakami. He's also a web development geek, which pays the bills -- and pays for new music, movies, and books.

Alan Noble - 286 posts

Alan Noble, Ph.D., (Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief) is an Assistant Professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University. He received his Ph.D. from Baylor in 2013. He and his family attend Shawnee Pres in Shawnee, OK. He is also author of the book Disruptive Witness.

Joy Beth Smith - 1 post

Joy Beth Smith is a writer and editor, often overheard discussing singleness and sexuality, and her first book, Party of One: Truth, Longing, and the Subtle Art of Singleness, released in February 2018 with Thomas Nelson. Follow her at @JBsTwoCents.

Erin Straza - 278 posts

Erin Straza (managing editor, magazine editor, and Persuasion podcast host) is a freelance writer and marketing communications consultant. Her first book is titled Comfort Detox: Finding Freedom from Habits That Bind You (InterVarsity Press, 2017); she writes from the Illinois flatlands where she lives with her husband, Mike.

Mel Stubbins - 2 posts

Mel Jones is a creative writer, poet, and freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic and The Washington Monthly, in addition to others. She holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA in journalism from American University. She can usually be found looking for her keys.

Marybeth Davis Baggett - 26 posts

Marybeth Baggett (associate editor) is professor of English and Cultural Apologetics at Houston Baptist University. She earned her PhD in Literature and Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and — along with her husband— recently has published Telling Tales: Intimations of the Sacred in Popular Culture (Moral Apologetics Press, 2021).

Jonathan Clauson - 419 posts

Jonathan Clauson (Podcast Producer) started his career with Clear Channel radio in the late 1990s as a producer and on-air talent. He later graduated from Full Sail University with a degree in Film & Video Production. After obtaining one IMDB credit to his name, he went to work for EA Sports Tiburon in Orlando, Florida. He is currently the Podcast Producer for CaPC, Christianity Today, and Love Thy Nerd and the host of #The25 for CaPC.

Seth T. Hahne - 17 posts

Seth T. Hahne (Illustrator) is a critic, illustrator, writer, and indie comics creator. He performs a kind of low-brow memoir-based lit-crit on comics, graphic novels, and manga at Good Ok Bad.

Luke T. Harrington - 179 posts

Luke T. Harrington is the only boy who could ever reach you. He's the son of a preacher man. He's also a humorist, podcaster, and award-winning novelist. His nonfiction debut, Murder-Bears, Moonshine, and Mayhem: Strange Stories From the Bible to Leave You Amused, Bemused, and (Hopefully) Informed, is now available from HarperCollins. His debut novel, Ophelia, Alive: A Ghost Story, won an Independent Publisher Book Award and three Literary Classics awards. His other projects include Changed My Mind with Luke T. Harrington, his podcast where he interviews people who have changed their minds about big things, and Project CoNarrative, his ongoing experiment in collaborative storytelling with bestselling author K.B. Hoyle. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife, two kiddos, and a yappy doggo.

Adam Marshall - 13 posts

Adam Marshall (Associate Editor) is a freelance writer, editor, and content developer. He lives in Canton, OH with his wife Brittany and two cats, Gwen and Aelfred.

Geoffrey Reiter - 123 posts

Geoffrey Reiter (Associate Editor) is Professor and Coordinator of Literature at Lancaster Bible College. He holds a BA in English from Nyack College and a PhD in English from Baylor University, along with an MA in Church History from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of several academic articles on genre fiction and philosophy and has also written for Christianity Today online.

Rachel Reon - 14 posts

Rachel Reon earned her BA in communication at Baylor University and more recently her MA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she focused on rhetoric and public address. She is now a faculty member at a community college in Fayetteville, North Carolina. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy playing with their rabbits, Pongo and Tallulah.

Alisa Ruddell - 12 posts

Alisa Ruddell is a homeschooling mother of four who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with her husband, Steve. She loves classic literature, reading aloud to her children on the couch, and listening to theology and science podcasts while going about her household chores. Writing helps her to weave together the threads of meaning she finds in her reading, watching, and listening.  She has previously published at Salt and Iron.

Staff Writers

Hannah Anderson - 13 posts

Hannah Anderson is a freelance writer and author of Turning of Days:Lessons from Nature, Season, and Spirit, Made for More: An Invitation to Live in God’s Image, Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul, and All That's Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment. She lives with her husband and three children in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. You can connect with her at her blog sometimesalight.com or on Twitter @sometimesalight. She co-hosts the Christ and Pop Culture podcast Persuasion with Erin Straza.

Claude Atcho - 1 post

Claude Atcho serves as a pastor at Fellowship Memphis, a multi-ethnic church in Memphis, Tennessee. Previously, he’s served as a church planter and an adjunct English professor in Boston, Massachusetts. You can follow him on Twitter.

Wade Bearden - 41 posts

Wade Bearden is a writer, entrepreneur, and film critic. Each week, he co-hosts the film and TV podcast Seeing and Believing. His new book, Failing Faith is now available. Wade lives in Houston with his wife Priscilla and their two boys.

M. V. Bergen - 12 posts

M. V. Bergen teaches and researches college writing. Outside of work, she likes (really) long runs and reading more science fiction than is probably good for her.

Tyler Burns - 3 posts

Tyler Burns is a pastor, writer, and TV show host. He loves the Gospel, good hip hop, and strong coffee. He co-hosts the Christ and Pop Culture podcast The Digest with Drew Dixon and the Pass the Mic podcast for the Witness with Jemar Tisby. Follow him on Twitter @Burns23.

Gina Dalfonzo - 46 posts

Gina Dalfonzo is the author of Dorothy and Jack: The Transforming Friendship of Dorothy L. Sayers and C.S. Lewis and One by One: Welcoming the Singles in Your Church, and editor of The Gospel in Dickens. Her work has been published in The Atlantic, Christianity Today, First Things, Aleteia, and elsewhere.

Aarik Danielsen - 8 posts

Aarik Danielsen is the arts and entertainment editor at the Columbia Daily Tribune in Columbia, Missouri. He also teaches at his alma mater, the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He writes a weekly column, The (Dis)content, for Fathom Magazine, and has been published at Image Journal, Think Christian, The Englewood Review of Books, and more. Follow him on Twitter or find his work on Facebook.

Drew Dixon - 163 posts

Drew Dixon is editor in chief of Game Church. He also writes about videogames for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Bit Creature, and Think Christian. He hosts the Christ and Pop Culture podcast The Digest with Tyler Burns.

Val Dunham - 52 posts

Val Dunham lives in southwest Virginia with her husband, Matt; son, Declan; and daughter, Jemma. She enjoys sports, music, reading and writing fiction, and reminding everyone that she is originally from New England.

Kathryn Freeman - 8 posts

Kathryn Freeman is the director of public policy of the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission. She’s interested in helping Christians faithfully steward their public witness when it comes to policy, advocacy, and the pursuit of the common good. She loves a good book, a good cup of coffee, and singing along to Beyoncé. She lives in Austin, Texas, the promised land for breakfast taco and queso lovers.

Elizabeth Garn - 14 posts

Elizabeth Garn is a writer, speaker, wife, mother, and a total geek. When she's not picking Legos off the family room floor, she's writing about everyday theology, talking about what it means to be made in the image of God, and counting down the days until the next D&D night. She has her MA in theological studies from RTS, has written for The Gospel Coalition, and blogs at www.ElizabethGarn.com. You can follow her on twitter @GarnElizabeth.

K. B. Hoyle - 113 posts

K. B. Hoyle is an award-winning author, a public speaker, and a former classical educator. She and her husband have four sons who test their sanity on a daily basis. Learn more about her and her books at kbhoyle.com.

Kevin McLenithan - 17 posts

Kevin McLenithan has contributed writing to ThinkChristian and to the Chicago International Film Festival, and he currently co-hosts the Christ and Pop Culture film and television podcast Seeing and Believing. He works as a writer and editor in the Chicago area.

Michael Morgan - 11 posts

Michael Morgan has written for The Gospel Coalition, City On a Hill, and In Touch magazine (not the super-market checkout In Touch, the other one) as well as at his personal blog, Bulletproof, Inc. He loves dense books and making them collide with regular life. Michael lives with his wife and two boys in Louisville, Kentucky, where they keep a garden and slowly build up their old house.

Joshua Novalis - 4 posts

Joshua Novalis is a writer, editor, teacher, instructional designer, and probably some other stuff, who lives in Lancaster, PA, with his wife Ashley. Joshua holds a B.A. and M.A. in English and writes about pop culture, literature, divine mystery, and dialogic thought. He’s learning to care and not to care and learning to sit still—but mostly on weekends. His work can be found in Mere Orthodoxy, LAMP Magazine, and Z Publishing’s Emerging Poets series. You can follow him on Twitter @joshuanovalis.

Dennis Oh - 2 posts

Dennis Oh (Th.D. Yonsei University) is a professor of theology and culture in South Korea. He is on staff at Gospel City Church in Seoul and is the author of I Will Repay: A Cinematic Theology of Atonement.

Matt Poppe - 41 posts

Matt Poppe writes from sunny Phoenix, Arizona, where he lives with his wife and their three sons. He studied journalism at UMass Amherst. Follow him on Twitter at @TheMattPoppe.

CJ Quartlbaum - 11 posts

CJ Quartlbaum is a Brooklyn native and currently serves at Apostles Church Brooklyn. He has an MA in Biblical Studies from Western Seminary. CJ is a writer, speaker, urban missionary, and avid reader. He is married to his lovely wife, Meredith, and the father to one precious baby girl. You can read his obnoxious tweets about everything from Jesus to basketball @CJ_Quartlbaum.

Kaitlyn Schiess - 34 posts

Kaitlyn Schiess is a freelance writer and blogger and is currently pursuing a Master's of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. She writes regularly at her blog, Letters from the Exile (lettersfromtheexile.com).

Rachel Seo - 7 posts

Rachel Seo lives in Los Angeles, where she works in the entertainment industry. She has a BA in Literature and Writing from UC San Diego and has written for publications like Christianity Today and Ekstasis Magazine. When she’s not working or writing, she enjoys vintage shopping, going to concerts, and watching too much TikTok.

Timothy Thomas - 47 posts

Timothy Thomas is a high school teacher and coach. He teaches African American Studies, Sociology, and Economics and coaches cross country and track and field. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife, Angela. He is a Baltimore Ravens fan and loves movie theater popcorn.

Kendall Vanderslice - 7 posts

Kendall Vanderslice is a baker and writer on the intersection of food and faith. She is a graduate of Wheaton College (BA Anthropology) and Boston University (MLA Gastronomy) and a student at Duke Divinity School. Her first book, We Will Feast: Rethinking Dinner, Worship, and the Community of God, comes out May 2019 with Eerdman's Press. Find her on Twitter @kvslice.

Amanda Wortham - 33 posts

Amanda Wortham teaches literature to a fantastic group of teenagers at a classical Christian high school. She lives a little south of Birmingham with her husband, Ben, and their children—two splendid girls and a charming newborn son.