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The Writing Team

Natalie Francisco

Natalie Francisco

Chesapeake, Virginia


Natalie A. Francisco is lead pastor of Calvary Community Church (C3).

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Sarah Ann Bixler

Sarah Ann Bixler

Princeton, New Jersey


Sarah is a Ph.D. student in practical theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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Jon Carleson

Jon Carleson

Leola, Pennsylvania


Jon Carlson is lead pastor at Forest Hills Mennonite Church.

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Jack Swaim

Jack Swaim

Boise, Idaho


Jack Swaim is a member of Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship.

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Isaac Villegas

Isaac Villegas

Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Isaac S. Villegas is pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship.

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The Reference Council

Sara Wenger Shenk

Sara Wenger Shenk

Elkhart, Indiana


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Steve Kriss

Steve Kriss

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Stephen Kriss is executive minister for Franconia Conference.

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Hyun Hur

Hyun Hur

Pasadena, California


Hyun Hur is co-director of ReconciliAsian, a peace center in Los Angeles.

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Felipe Hinojosa

Felipe Hinojosa

College Station, Texas


Felipe Hinojosa is associate professor in the History Department at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.

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Katherine Jamison Pitts

Katherine Jamison Pitts

Portland, Oregon


Katherine Jameson Pitts is executive conference minister for Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference.

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Heidi Regier Kreider

Heidi Regier Kreider

North Newton, Kansas


Heidi Regier Kreider is conference minister for Western District Conference of Mennonite Church USA.

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Terry Zehr

Terry Zehr

Lowville, New York


Terry Zehr

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