Candace M. Lewis is a District Superintendent in the Florida Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church serving the Gulf Central area.

Rodney Smothers serves as director of leadership and congregational development for the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church. His book with coauthors Lia McIntosh and Jasmine Smothers, Blank Slate: Write Your Own Rules for a 22nd-Century Church Movement (Abingdon Press, 2019), is available at Cokesbury and Amazon.