For the past two years, Julie Roys has been used by God to expose corruption, mission drift, and abuse within the evangelical community through her investigative reporting. Julie is a veteran journalist who’s written for numerous media outlets, including WORLD Magazine, Christianity Today, and The Christian Post. She’s also the host of the syndicated radio program, The Roys Report, and the author of Redeeming the Feminine Soul.
Nancy Beach served on senior staff at Willow Creek Community Church for more than 20 years, and was one of several women who publicly told their stories of abuse by former senior pastor Bill Hybels. In the past couple years, Nancy has become a champion for men and women to lead well together in the church. She’s also a popular speaker, the author of two books, and serves as a leadership coach through the Slingshot Group.
Wade Mullen is a passionate abuse advocate and the director of the MDiv program at Capital Seminary and Graduate School in Lancaster, PA. Wade has done extensive research on the tactics evangelical organizations use to cover up abuse and protect their image. He also authors a blog aimed at helping those in abusive situations find understanding and freedom.
RT Maldaner was one of the main catalysts for the investigation that led to the removal of James MacDonald from Harvest Bible Chapel. After resigning as a campus pastor at Harvest in 2018, Maldaner started a church in Pingree Grove, IL, called City of Joy. There, he and his family of eight are pursuing God’s call to be ordinary conduits of extraordinary grace.
Josh Caterer is the worship pastor at Village Bible Church of Sugar Grove, IL. He’s also the lead singer, guitarist, and principal songwriter for the acclaimed Chicago pop-punk band, The Smoking Popes.
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