John W. Morehead is the Director of Multi-faith Matters. He is the co-editor and contributing author forEncountering New Religious Movements: A Holistic Evangelical Approach, and the editor of Beyond the Burning Times: A Pagan and Christian in Dialogue. He is currently co-editing an anthology volume on emotions in multifaith engagement through Pickwick due out later in 2019. John has also provided expertise to the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization issue group on "The Church and the New Spiritualities." He has been involved for many years in multi-faith relationships and conversations in the contexts of Islam, Mormonism, Paganism, and Atheism. His ongoing research in multi-faith engagement and religious conflict involves bringing social psychology into conversation with a theology of love of our religious neighbors. Particular ares of interest are “us vs. them” tribalism, fear of the other, evangelical concerns for purity, and Christian Nationalism.
Rev. Carrie Graham
Rev. Carrie Graham is the pastor and founder of The Church Lab, which explores innovative paths to spiritual maturity while helping the Church find her future. The central activity of The Church Lab has emerged as a dialogical community amongst traditions on the right and left. Increasingly The Church Lab is taking on consultations and incubators for institutions exploring faithful ways to serve God as the American religious landscape changes. Graham also cares for 20 pastors across Central Texas by facilitating care and leadership development for 2 support cohorts, one for Macedonian Ministry and one for Mission Presbytery. Graham holds an MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary and cofounded the Evangelical Interfaith Dialogue Journal.
David Sang-Ehil Han
Dr. Han began his teaching ministry at Han Young Theological University in 1989 where he later served as the Dean of the Graduate Schools. Transitioning to the States in 2002, Dr. Han began teaching at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary as a full-time faculty in theology. Dr. Han's doctoral work, A Revisionist Spirit-Christology in Korean Culture, takes on a sanctificationist approach to the issues of salvation, couched in the contextual particularities of Korean Culture. Dr. Han has published articles and chapters in various journals and books on theological issues such as sin and salvation, Jesus and the Spirit, the Spirit and life, Pentecostalism in Asia, Christian hospitality and pastoral practices.
Paul Louis Metzger
Dr. Paul Louis Metzger (Ph.D.) is the Founder and Director of The Institute for Cultural Engagement: New Wine, New Wineskins and Professor of Christian Theology & Theology of Culture at Multnomah University and Seminary. Dr. Metzger is also the editor of New Wine’s journal Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture. Integrating theology and spirituality with cultural sensitivity stands at the center of Dr. Metzger’s ministry vision. He and his wife, Mariko, a native of Japan, have been active in intercultural ministry in churches in the States, Japan, and England.
Mark Shetler serves as the Executive Pastor of River City Christian in Sacramento, CA and has a passion for cross-cultural ministry in both local and global contexts. For the last decade, Mark has led his congregation in responding to the complex needs of the refugee and immigrant population resettling in their city, with a focus on developing Christ-honoring friendships and invitations to spiritual conversations. Under his leadership, the church has also engaged the broader Muslim community by providing opportunities for multi-faith experiences such as their annual iftar celebration at a local mosque in which hundreds of Muslim neighbors are served by the congregation. Mark and his wife Melissa have facilitated several internships programs for church members who want to better understand Islam and to build bridges with the Muslim community. He has also traveled extensively overseas to explore Muslim culture and to serve refugee populations. Mark’s undergraduate work was in Organizational Communications and he earned a MA in Theology from Fuller Seminary.
Phil Wyman is a pastor, author, musician, songwriter, poet, wannabe philosopher, creator of interactive "blank canvas social art." He is also the general instigator in a movement looking to become a revolution of Christians establishing micro-churches in festivals in the US and UK. As a pastor of 32 years, he spent 18 years as the pastor of The Gathering in Witch City (Salem, Massachusetts). He is currently traveling full time, speaking, and ministering in festivals and destinations like Haunted Happenings in Salem, Burning Man, Glastonbury, and Rainbow Gatherings. He is the author of Burning Religion, speaks Welsh, and travels with Priscilla, a 27-year-old Winnebago.