Paul David Tripp
Pastor / Speaker / Best-Selling Award-Winning Author
Dr. Paul David Tripp is a pastor, event speaker, and a best-selling and award-winning author. With more than 30 books and video series on Christian living, Paul’s driving passion is to connect the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life. He and his wife Luella live in Philadelphia; they have four grown children.
Author / Editor / Speaker, The Gospel Coalition
Brett McCracken is a senior editor for The Gospel Coalition and author of Hipster Christianity: When Church & Cool Collide, Gray Matters: Navigating the Space Between Legalism & Liberty, and Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community. Brett and his wife Kira live in Santa Ana, California, and are active in their local church, Southlands, where Brett serves as a pastor/elder.
Author / Pastor, Austin Stone
Aaron Ivey is the Worship Pastor at The Austin Stone in Austin, Texas, where he pastors a church he absolutely loves in the heart of the city he absolutely loves. He is a songwriter, shepherd, artist, author, elder, father, husband, and mentor, and has a deep love for his family and community.
Author / Speaker
Trillia Newbell is the author of the kids’ book God’s Very Good Idea, as well as Enjoy: Finding the Freedom to Delight Daily in God’s Good Gifts, Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves and United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity. She is married to her best friend and love, Thern. They reside with their two children near Nashville, TN.
Pastor / Executive Director, Humble Beast
Thomas Terry is the founder and executive director of Humble Beast, a record label and ministry in Portland, Oregon. As a spoken word artist and a member of Beautiful Eulogy, he seeks to bring creativity and theology together to glorify the Lord who created them both. Thomas lives with his wife, Heather, and two boys, Tobin and Kuyper, and serves as the Lead Pastor at Trinity Church Portland.
Head of Design, Faithlife
Micah Ellis is a graphic designer with a passion for making the connection between brand, design, and product. Micah is currently leading the design team at Faithlife (makers of Logos Bible Software). Micah and his wife Vanessa live in Bellingham, WA, with their four children.
Artist / Speaker, Humble Beast
Sho studied Television/Film, Anthropology, and Public Administration. He has spent the last decade traveling the world as a recording artist and public speaker. He is an award-nominated artist and founding member of nationally known hip-hop group 116 Clique. Sho currently lives in Atlanta, GA, and serves as the Executive Director of Terminus Collective, a network that is active in civic and cultural innovation.
Author / Spoken Word Artist
Quina Aragon’s articles, poems, and spoken word videos have been featured on The Gospel Coalition, Risen Motherhood, Journey Women, Fathom Mag, and The Witness: BCC. She resides in Tampa, FL, with her husband Jon and beautiful three-year-old daughter.
Pastor / Author, Christ Crucified Fellowship
Having studied film at The City College of New York and biblical theology at Elim Bible Institute, Rich is committed to discovering the faithful marriage between those two passions. Through a variety of speaking experiences, Rich has grown into a unique storyteller and thought leader in faith, family, the arts, and the Hispanic-American experience. Rich is the lead pastor of Christ Crucified Fellowship in NYC, where he lives with his wife and kids.
Art Director, Cartoon Network
Nollan Obena has worked on a wide variety of films and TV shows for Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, and others. His experience includes art directing the Emmy award-winning animated series Ben 10 and a LEGO Scooby-Doo! movie, as well as working on Generator Rex, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Godzilla, Young Justice, and more. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife Rhianna and their four children.
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Professor / Pastor, Humble Beast
Ryan Lister is the director of doctrine and discipleship at Humble Beast and a professor of theology at Western Seminary. He is the author of The Presence of God: Its Place it God’s Story and the Story of Our Lives, Emblems of the Infinite King (an illustrated theology book for kids out this Fall), and is co-author of Images and Idols: Creativity for the Christian Life. Ryan and his wife Chase live in Portland, Oregon with their four kids where he also serves as a pastor at Trinity Church of Portland.
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Pastor / Lead Singer, Ghost Ship
Cam Huxford serves Cross & Crown as Worship Pastor and leader of the band Ghost Ship. He worked at a large church in Louisville before moving to Seattle in 2007. He is married to Hailey and together they have two sons and two daughters.
Pastor / Author, Reality LA
Jeremy currently serves as the Pastor for Preaching & Vision at Reality LA. He, his wife, and their four daughters currently reside in Los Feliz, a neighborhood marked by an abundance of Hollywood history and a scarcity of street parking.
Art Director, Graphic Designer & Entrepreneur / Humble Beast
For a decade Eleazar has been working simultaneously in the worlds of freelance, in-house design teams, and design agencies. Among his clients you will find: Microsoft, XBox, BEC Recordings, Tooth & Nail Records, and The Gospel Coalition. Eleazar is a Co-Founder at Patrol as well as Creative Director at Humble Beast. Originally from the Dominican Republic, he now lives in Vancouver, WA, with his wife Bekah and his fluffy labradoodle, Lola.