Dr. Gary David Stratton is University Professor of Spiritual Formation and Cultural Leadership at Johnson University (TN & FL), where has also serves as Dean of School of Arts and Sciences. Gary attended Wheaton College and Talbot Theological Seminary and holds a Ph.D. in education and spiritual formation from Biola University. He has served as a trustee, administrator, campus pastor, and professor at eleven universities in the U.S. and China and led two Hollywood-based nonprofits training Christians for careers in mainstream film and television. Gary currently serves as grant administrator and chair of the Lilly Endowment funded Future of Hope youth theology institute serving student leaders from Knoxville’s under-resourced high schools. He is author/contributor to over fifty books and articles and senior editor for the award-winning blog, TwoHandedWarriors.com, devoted to serving leaders working for global spiritual awakening and society-wide cultural engagement.