Rebecca Carhart is an assistant project editor at InterVarsity Press. She has an MA in Christian Formation and Ministry from Wheaton College Graduate School and serves in several ministries at her church, Highpoint Wheaton. A native of northeast Nebraska, Rebecca lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and blogs at rebeccafcarhart.com.
Jan Johnson is a spiritual director and a frequent speaker at retreats and conferences. Based near Los Angeles, she is the author of numerous books and Bible studies, including Invitation to the Jesus Life, Enjoying the Presence of God, and When the Soul Listens. Learn more at janjohnson.org.
Ruth Bancewicz is a Senior Research Associate at The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Cambridge (UK), where she works on positive expressions of the science-faith dialogue. Ruth studied genetics at Aberdeen University, and completed a PhD at Edinburgh University. She then spent two years as a part-time postdoctoral researcher at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, Edinburgh University, while also working as the Development Officer for Christians in Science. She moved to the Faraday Institute in 2006 to develop resources on Science and Christianity – a project that generated the Test of FAITH materials, the first of which were published in 2009. Ruth blogs at Science and Belief, and her latest book is, God in the Lab: How Science Enhances Faith.
As is often the case, God asked me for obedience without providing me any guarantees. “Just write,” he told me about five years ago. I was a new mom, recently returned from a stint overseas and recovering from severe burnout....