Kenda Creasy Dean, Wesley W. Ellis Justin Forbes & Abigail Visco Rusert

Kenda Creasy Dean is an ordained United Methodist pastor and the Mary D. Synnott Professor of Youth, Church and Culture at Princeton Theological Seminary. She is the author of numerous books on faith and young people, including Almost Christian (Oxford University Press) and Practicing Passion (Eerdmans).

Wesley W. Ellis is a veteran youth worker and the associate pastor of First United Methodist Church of Toms River, New Jersey

Justin Forbes spent 10 years in youth ministry working for Young Life in Florida and is now the director of the Youth Ministry Program at Flagler College.

Abigail Visco Rusert is the director of the Institute for Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary.