Laura holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Visit her blog at LightEnough.wordpress.com.
Haley Horton is a physics researcher for a federal contractor serving NASA and the Department of Defense. In her spare time, she runs a small business and Instagram blog @TheWhimzyShop where she advocates for biblical equality, women in STEM, and faith and science in harmony.
Kelley Nikondeha is codirector and chief storyteller for Communities of Hope, a community development enterprise in Burundi, and cofounder of Amahoro Africa, an ongoing conversation between theologians and practitioners within the African context.
Mary Lou Wiley has been on staff at CBE since 2015 and serves as the marketing and communications manager. She has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience in the consumer packaged goods and retail sectors. Mary Lou lives in St. Paul, MN, with her husband and they have two grown children.
Mandy Marshall is the cofounder of Restored, a UK-based Christian charity working to end domestic abuse. Mandy left Restored in March 2020, after ten years, to take up the role of Director for Gender Justice at the Anglican Communion.
Andrew Bartlett QC is based in London. His main work is as an international arbitrator, deciding multinational commercial disputes in various countries around the world. He has a BA in Theology (University of Gloucestershire; first class honors and Bible Society prize). He has served in several churches as elder or churchwarden.
Jenn Williamson is a church planter, a missionary, and a mentor of emerging leaders. She holds a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership and Global Perspectives from Portland Seminary. Ministering in France since 2010, she is the founder and president of Elan, an organization that builds cross-cultural collaboration between foreign workers and national partners.
Elizabeth Lane Miller is a women’s persecution specialist at Open Doors, a ministry serving persecuted Christians. She cowrites the annual Gender-Specific Religious Persecution Analysis report and codevelops materials to strengthen Christian communities in the face of these pressures.
Helene Fisher has worked as global gender persecution specialist for Open Doors International since 2007. A cowriter of the annual Gender-Specific Religious Persecution Analysis report, she has tracked trends related to women and persecution over the past decade, as Christian women have gone from being perceived mainly as incidental victims of religious persecution to becoming direct strategic targets.
Grace Al-Zoughbi teaches at Bethlehem Bible College. She finished her master’s program in London and returned to teach and serve as head of the Biblical Studies department at the college.