Chris Iosso is been ordained (Elizabeth Presbytery in NJ), inducted into General Assembly Mission Council service in NYC, and educated (Johns Hopkins—BA, Princeton—Mdiv, and Union (NY)—PhD, Seminaries) in the print dispensation. After serving as a pastor and parent of three in Westchester County, NY, he returned to the PMA as Coordinator of the Advisory Committee for Social Witness Policy. He is married to chaplain Robin Hogle. Beyond books, he enjoys running, kayaking and soccer.
Lee Catoe is a native of the small, rural town of Jefferson, South Carolina, Lee now calls Nashville, TN home. He is a graduate of Presbyterian College (2010) with a B.S. in Biology and a graduate of Vanderbilt Divinity School (2019) with a Masters of Divinity. His thesis work incorporated the intersection of songwriting and Queer Theology with a focus on incarnational theology and embodiment. Stereotypical of living in Nashville, Lee is a songwriter, plays guitar and, occasionally, performs. He also freelances as a graphic designer and Instagram manager for his beagle, Rupert (yes, he has an Instagram).
Henry Koenig Stone is originally from Rochester, NY, Henry comes from a long line of pastors and professors. His family has practiced an equally long critical tradition of having “roast preacher” for Sunday lunch. Henry holds a B.A. in Economics (2015) from the University of Chicago and an M.P.P. (Health Policy Certificate, 2017) from UChicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. His past work has focused on policy analysis of healthcare pilot programs and public health systems. A baritone and former member of Chicago Chorale, as well as several college a cappella groups, Henry is a fan of both sacred and irreverent vocal traditions.
Ginna Bairby serves as pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Taos. She is originally from Richmond, VA, and holds a B.A. from the College of William and Mary (2009) and an M.Div. from Union Presbyterian Seminary (2013). In between those two degrees, she spent a year living and working in Lima, Peru, as a Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) working with congregations and a fair trade program in relationship with the Peru Joining Hands Against Hunger Network. Her previous ministry experience includes short-term with a variety of congregations – ranging in size from 25 to 5,000 members – a chaplaincy position at University of Virginia Hospital, and a fellowship with the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness. Ginna currently resides in Taos, NM, and enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and both listening and playing to music – particularly that of the Indigo Girls.
Patrick David Heery is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary with a Master’s of Divinity (2011), Patrick serves as pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Patrick grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of two public school teachers; earned bachelor’s degrees in English and Classics from Ohio University; and is an Eagle Scout. Patrick has ministered in the areas of hospital and prison chaplaincy, the intersection of worship and mission, community organizing, environmental sustainability, immigrant detention, the peace movement, and LGBTQIA and women’s equality. After serving as Managing Editor of Unbound, Patrick served as Editor of Presbyterians Today. He loves nature, hiking, writing, and philosophy, and now lives with his wife Jenna in Auburn, NY.