Authoritative Voices on Today's Issues

Welcome to the InterVarsity Press Media Experts page. Here you'll find a list of IVP authors who can knowledgeably engage a variety of topics. If you have questions or are looking for an expert on a subject not included here, get in touch with IVP publicists by visiting our media page.

Church & Mission

Reggie McNeal

Reggie McNeal

Reggie McNeal enjoys helping leaders pursue more kingdom-focused lives. He currently serves as a senior fellow for Leadership ... Read More

David E. Fitch

David E. Fitch

David E. Fitch (PhD, Northwestern University) is the B. R. Lindner Chair of Evangelical Theology at Northern Seminary. He is also the founding pastor of Life on the Vine Christi... Read More

Todd C. Ream

Todd C. Ream

Todd C. Ream is professor of higher education at Taylor University, publisher of Christian Scholar's Review, and a senior fellow with the Lumen Research Institute. He is the author and editor of numerous books and contributes to a wide variety of publications including About Campus, Christianity Today, First Things, Gastronomica, Inside Higher Ed, Modern Theology, New Blackfriars, Notre Dame Magazine, The Review of Higher Education, and Teachers College Record.

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Jonathan Brooks

Jonathan Brooks

Jonathan Brooks ("Pastah J") is senior pastor of Canaan Community Church in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. A sought after speaker, writer, and artist, he has contributed to two books: Banned Questions for Christians by Christian Piatt and Making Neighborhoods Whole by John Perkins and Wayne Gordon.

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Jerry A. Pattengale

Jerry A. Pattengale

Jerry A. Pattengale holds special appointments at Indiana Wesleyan University, the Lumen Research Institute, the Museum of the Bible, Excelsia College, the Sagamore Institute, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Tyndale House, Cambridge.

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Tara Beth Leach

Tara Beth Leach

Tara Beth Leach is a pastor at Christ Church of Oak Brook in the western suburbs of Chicago. She previously served as senior pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena ("PazNaz") in Southern California and has pastored in Illinois and New York. She is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University and Northern Theological Seminary. She is a regular writer for Missio Alliance and writes and speaks widely about women in ministry and church leadership. She is the author of Emboldened, Radiant Church, and Forty Days on Being a Six. 

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Christopher J. Devers

Christopher J. Devers

Christopher J. Devers (PhD, University of Illinois) is assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University in the School of Education, as well as senior fellow with the Lumen Research Institute.

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Sharon Galgay Ketcham

Sharon Galgay Ketcham

Sharon Galgay Ketcham (PhD, Boston College) is a practical theologian at Gordon College. She is a researcher, writer, teacher, and mentor with decades of ministry experience in ... Read More

Adam S. McHugh

Adam S. McHugh

Adam S. McHugh (ThM, Princeton Theological Seminary) is an ordained Presbyterian minister and spiritual director, and a regular contributor to Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution website.

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Todd Wilson

Todd Wilson

Todd Wilson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is the president and cofounder of the Center for Pastor Theologians and the former senior pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois.

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Gerald L. Hiestand

Gerald L. Hiestand

Gerald L. Hiestand (PhD, University of Reading) is the senior pastor at Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois, and the cofounder and director of the Center for Pastor Theologians.

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Sharon R. Hoover

Sharon R. Hoover

Sharon R. Hoover is the director of missions at Centreville Presbyterian Church, where she leads local and global outreach.

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