Ed hosted Jonathan Merritt, Sarah Pulliam Bailey and Trevin Wax in studio for a forward-looking conversation about evangelicalism, the changing American culture and issues impacting the church.
Bailey is a national correspondent at Religion News Service, America’s largest provider of news and commentary focused on religion and spirituality. Bailey most recently worked as managing editor for Odyssey Networks, covering religion through multimedia. Before that, she spent four years as online editor for Christianity Today.
Merritt is senior columnist for Religion News Service and has published more than 1,000 articles in respected outlets such as USA Today, The Atlantic, National Journal, Christianity Today, The Washington Post, and CNN.com. His books include Jesus is Better than You Imagined and A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars. As a respected Christian voice, he has been interviewed by ABC World News, NPR, CNN, PBS, Fox News, The New Yorker, Politico.com, and The New York Times.
Wax serves the church at LifeWay Christian Resources as managing editor of The Gospel Project, a gospel-centered small group curriculum for all ages that focuses on the grand narrative of Scripture. He's been blogging regularly at Kingdom People since October 2006. He's the author of four books.