Carol Swain, Phd. – is a Christian, a former tenured professor at Princeton University and Vanderbilt University, and candidate for Mayor of Nashville. Her expertise is public policy and politics. Her first book, Black Faces, Black Interests: The Representation of African Americans in Congress (Harvard University Press,1995), won the Woodrow Wilson prize for the best book published in the U. S. on government, politics or international affairs in 1994.
Alisa Childers – is a Christian apologist, cultural commentator, author, blogger, and podcaster. After struggling with doubt and the attraction of progressive Christianity, Alisa did a deep diver, investigating her faith intellectually— taking seminary classes and reading everything she could get her hands on. This led her from doubt into a vibrant, rational, and informed faith. Alisa now speaks to thousands and is very sharp at understanding the implications of contemporary beliefs.
Bobby Harrington, D.Min.- is the founding and lead pastor of Harpeth Christian Church and the point-leader of Renew.org and Discipleship.org, disciple-making organizations. He is the author of more than 10 books on discipleship, including Discipleshift (with Jim Putman and Robert Coleman), The Disciple Maker’s Handbook (with Josh Patrick) and Becoming a Disciple Maker: The Pursuit of Level 5 Disciple Making (with Greg Weins). He lives in the greater Nashville area with his wife and near his children and grandchildren.