John Martens, author of Paul, Pastoring God’s People from the Alive in the Word series, and three volumes of The Word on the Street, is also a columnist for America magazine. He is professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas and director of the Master of Arts in theology program at St. Paul Seminary, both in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he is also actively involved in his parish community.
Leisa Anslinger is the Director of Catholic Life and Faith, a pastoral resource center supporting parish and diocesan evangelization and stewardship leaders. Leisa brings extensive experience in Catholic parishes and schools to her ministry as an author and speaker. She contributes a regular column in Catechetical Leader and in the e-newsletter published by the International Catholic Stewardship Council. Leisa develops and provides resources, pastoral support, and presentations on stewardship, strengths development, engagement, and evangelization to dioceses, parishes, and schools.
Father Guerric DeBona, OSB, is a member of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and is professor of homiletics and communication at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. He is the author of Between the Ambo and the Altar: Biblical Preaching and The Roman Missal, Year A, B, and C. He is also a contributor to Give Us This Day, published by Liturgical Press, and has published several books and articles on preaching, cultural studies, and religious communication.