Thomas is a distinguished professor of history and associate director of the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University. Follow Thomas on Twitter @ThomasSKidd.

Jeff is a mortgage lender and graduate of the World Journalism Institute's mid-career course. He lives with his wife and their eight children in the Chicago area.

Charissa is a reporter for WORLD based in Austin, Texas. Follow Charissa on Twitter @CharissaKoh.

Tim is editor of WORLD Magazine.

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

Caroline Leal is a freelance journalist for She graduated from Regent University with a degree in English and Professional Writing, and lives in Central Texas. Follow Caroline on Twitter @anncarolineleal.

Michael is editor of FilmGrace and an associate of The Clapham Group.

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Los Angeles. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

Jim is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute's mid-career course.

Mickey is executive editor of WORLD Digital.

Albert is president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a member of the board of directors of WORLD News Group. Follow Albert on Twitter @albertmohler.

Caleb is the pastor of Harvest Reformed Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Gillette, Wyo.

Bill is a pastor based in Asheville, N.C. He also serves as a member of God's World Publications' board of directors.

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. His latest book is Reforming Journalism. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

Susan is WORLD’s story coach and has authored eight historical novels for children. Susan and her husband, Marvin, live in Austin, Texas. Follow Susan on Twitter @susanolasky.

Arsenio reviews music for WORLD Magazine. Follow Arsenio on Twitter @ArsenioOrteza.

Tiffany is a correspondent for WORLD News Group.

Sarah is a writer, editor, and adoption advocate. She is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute's mid-career course. Sarah and her husband live with their six teenagers in Castle Rock, Colo.

Dick lives in Summerville, S.C., is a former newspaper reporter and editor, and is now a freelance writer and caregiver for his wife with multiple sclerosis.

Andrée is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine and the author of three books: Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me, Normal Kingdom Business, and We Shall Have Spring Again.

John is founder and teacher of and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.

Barnabas works for Lifeway Christian Resources and is the author of The Pastor’s Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity and Help My Unbelief: Why Doubt Is Not the Enemy of Faith. He and his wife live in the Nashville area with their two daughters. Follow Barnabas on Twitter @BarnabasPiper.

Lee teaches journalism at Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa, and is the associate dean of the World Journalism Institute.

Anna is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute's mid-career course.

Vern is professor of New Testament Interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.

Bonnie reports on First Amendment freedoms for WORLD Digital.

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

Russ is a columnist for The Indianapolis Star, the director of the Pulliam Fellowship, and a member of the WORLD News Group board of directors.

Joy is managing editor of School Reform News. She lives with her husband and two small children in Fort Wayne, Indiana.