Carolyn Custis James (BA Sociology, MA Biblical Studies) thinks deeply about what it means to be a female follower of Jesus in a postmodern world. As a cancer survivor, she is grateful to be alive and determined to address the issues that matter most. She travels extensively both in the US and abroad as a speaker for churches, conferences, colleges, theological seminaries, and other Christian organizations. She is an adjunct professor at BTS in Pennsylvania, blogs at www.carolyncustisjames.com, here as a Missio Alliance Leading Voice, and at Huffington Post/Religion and is a consulting editor for Zondervan's Exegetical Commentary Series on the New Testament. In 2012, Christianity Today named Carolyn one of fifty evangelical women to watch. In 2016, she joined the Board of Advisors at the Institute of Bible Reading.
An award-winning author, her books include Malestrom, Half the Church,The Gospel of Ruth, Lost Women of the Bible, & When Life & Beliefs Collide.