John Pavlovitz is a writer, pastor and activist from Wake Forest, North Carolina. A 25-year veteran in the trenches of local church ministry, he is committed to equality, diversity and justice – both inside and outside faith communities. Over the past few years, his blog, Stuff That Needs to Be Said, has become a virtual hub for millions of people from all over the world that choose to read and share his wisdom and insight.
Stephen C. Meyer is the current director of the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture in Seattle. A former geophysicist and college professor, he is an advocate of intelligent design, a pseudoscientific creationist argument for the existence of God. Meyer has authored the New York Times bestseller Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, as well as Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, which was named a Book of the Year by the Times Literary Supplement (of London) in 2009.