Professional Experience


  • Editor, with international and cross-cultural experience, for the premier evangelical Christian magazine.
  • Book author and editor.
  • Skilled producer of editorials, columns, commentaries, news and feature articles, reviews, interviews, press releases, marketing copy, and radio scripts.
  • Experienced radio commentator and seminar teacher.

  • University of Florida, B.S. (Journalism).
  • Columbia International University, M.A. (Missions), Certificate in Biblical Studies.

    Current Position:
  • Senior associate editor, Christianity Today magazine (150,000 subscribers).

    Previous Positions:
  • Senior associate news editor, Christianity Today.
  • Associate news editor, Christianity Today.
  • Managing editor, Evangelism and Missions Information Service at Wheaton College's Billy Graham Center (editor of World Pulse, a semimonthly newsletter with subscribers in 80 countries, and managing editor of Evangelical Missions Quarterly, a professional journal with subscribers in 100 countries).
  • Marketing copywriter and radio writer, Coral Ridge Ministries.
  • Copy editor, Boca Raton News.

    Other Journalistic Highlights:
  • Bimonthly "Foolish Things" column for Christianity Today began in September 2006.
  • Commentaries carried by the Minnesota Christian Chronicle,, and
  • Freelance work has appeared in Christianity Today, New Man, Moody Magazine, Books & Culture, The Christian Reader, Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions, Current Thoughts and Trends, Catholic Digest, Christian Science Sentinel.
  • Edited book On Kingdom Business named the top missions volume for 2003 in the CT Book Awards.
  • Editor of Discernment, a newsletter on ethics and current issues (including economics, politics, bioethics, persecution, etc.). Edited articles by C. Everett Koop, Michael Novak, Brian Wesbury, and others. Published by the Center for Applied Christian Ethics, Wheaton College (1999-2001).
  • Articles “Learning to Care” (Moody, October 1994) and “Missions: Impossible?” (Moody, November/December 1999) honored in Evangelical Press Association’s reporting contests.
  • Interview subjects: Luis Palau, Ralph Reed, Ron Sider, Robert Coleman, Peter Kuzmic, John Stott, Marvin Olasky, Tom Sine, Ajith Fernando, Larry Burkett, Gary Bauer, Heather Mercer, Dayna Curry, Ken Connor, Bill Pryor, Martin Marty, James Dobson, Michael Horowitz, John Perkins, Brother Andrew, David Vitter, John Sanders, Jim Wallis, Os Guinness, Hank Hanegraaff, Rick Santorum, Tim Stafford, Thomas C. Oden, Dick Staub, Don Feder, David Limbaugh, Stephen Mansfield, Charles Colson, Joni Eareckson Tada, Hugh Hewitt, Richard Land, Jonathan Aitken, Ted Haggard, Donald Miller, Richard Abanes, Denyse O'Leary, Ted Dekker, Robert Liparulo, Patricia Raybon, Paul Marshall, Nigel M. de S. Cameron, Georges Sada, Rod Dreher, W. Bradford Wilcox, James H. Hutson, Becky Tirabassi, Anthony McRoy, Karen Kingsbury, Mark Buchanan, Randy Alcorn, John Beckett, Brian McLaren, Ruth Graham, Philip Jenkins, Patricia Heaton, Francis Collins, Newt Gingrich.
  • Key quoted source for Time magazine’s June 30, 2003, cover story: “Should Christians Convert Muslims?”
  • Consulted by Time magazine for the January 30, 2005, cover story: "The 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America."
  • Weekly guest on WMBI's "Mornings" program with Mark Elfstrand.
  • Co-authored book Discipling Nations has been translated into a dozen languages.
  • Point editor for Stephen Carter at Christianity Today.