Contributors

Senior Editors:

Joe Carter Joe Carter

Joe Carter founded Evangelical Outpost in 2005.  He is the web editor for First Things and an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. A fifteen-year Marine Corps veteran, he previously served as the managing editor for the online magazine Culture11 and The East Texas Tribune. Joe has also served as the Director of Research and Rapid Response for the Mike Huckabee for President campaign and as a director of communications for both the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity and Family Research Council. He is the co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History’s Greatest Communicaton. Click here to read posts by Joe.

Matthew L. Anderson Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee  Anderson founded MereOrthodoxy.com in 2005.  He is currently a financial planner, and has worked as a writer, educator, and editor.  As an advocate of new media, Matthew was influential in organizing the first convention for Christian bloggers.  Matthew contributed a chapter to The New Media Frontier and has been published by The City. He and his wife of four years live in St. Louis, where they enjoy classical music, reading, and spending time together.

Editors:

eo_motteRachel Motte (Alumni Editor)

Rachel Motte is a blogger, editor, and commentator on political and cultural issues.  She has written for CNN.com and has been heard on multiple radio stations nationwide.  She graduated with honors from Biola University and the Torrey Honors institute with a B.A. in History, specializing in Medieval Europe.  This gives her the decisive advantage of being able to see modern issues within the broader context of Western History.  She has blogged on education and cultural issues for Wheatstone Academy.  In addition, she has interned in Morton Blackwell’s office at the Leadership Institute and in former Congressman Jim Ryun’s office on Capitol Hill.  She has also acquired many valuable skills from numerous Leadership Institute training schools as well as the World Journalism InstituteClick here to read posts by Rachel.

Robin Dembroff  (Culture / Politics Editor)

Robin Dembroff is a student at the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, pursuing degrees in Philosophy and English Literature. Her writing has been recognized by the Visalia Times Delta, Ayn Rand Institute, Michael L. Roston Creative Writing Contest, Torn Curtain – The Zine, Biola English Guild’s St. John the Apostle Paper Conference, and the Biola History/Gov’t/Social Science Department’s J.O. Henry Award. Click here to read posts by Robin.

Contributors:

eo_steeveDustin R. Steeve

Dustin is a blogger and web enthusiast. Dustin’s passion is to see his generation of Christians rise up as thought leaders, doing remarkable, good work Christianly. Dustin is interested in the rise of web media and increasingly prominent use of computer technology as a tool to aid people. Dustin worked for three years as the director of GodblogCon and is an adviser for the Christian Web Conference. Dustin has also worked as an Assistant Producer for the Hugh Hewitt Show.  Currently, Dustin works as the Special Projects Coordinator for the Torrey Honors Institute. Dustin graduated summa cum laude and received his B.A. in History from Biola University where he also graduated from the Torrey Honors Institute. Dustin has completed some post-graduate work at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was appointed to the Dean’s List and received a certificate of completion from the Summer Institute for General Management.  Click here to read posts by Dustin.

eo_nilsenDavid Nilsen

David Nilsen received his B.A. in Philosophy from Biola University in 2008. He is currently a student at Westminster Seminary in California, studying to receive an M.A. in Historical Theology. David has been blogging about Theology, Philosophy and Politics since 2004, and is hopeful about the ability of New Media technologies to further the Gospel of Christ and to allow Christian thinkers an open venue in the marketplace of ideas. David’s passion is to help spark a reawakening of Classical Western thought in America (especially through education) and to help bring about a new Reformation in the church.  In his free time, David enjoys watching old episodes of Star Trek on DVD, listening to movie soundtracks, and reading classic literature with his beautiful wife, Stephanie. Click here to read posts by David.

Lindsay Stallones

Lindsay teaches Advanced Placement history and political science in a Christian high school.  She graduated from Biola University summa cum laude where she earned a B.A. in history and she holds a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Stanford University.  She is a Perpetual Member of the Torrey Honors Institute, a film geek, and an aspiring screenwriter.  Both in her classroom and beyond, Lindsay spends her time bringing history to life for the uninitiated, promoting ecumenical and bipartisan conversation within the Body of Christ, working for social justice at home and abroad, and enjoying and preserving God’s Creation.  Click here to read more posts by Lindsay.

eo_leighChristopher Leigh
Christopher Leigh is a graduate of Biola University & the Torrey Honors Institute.  He is a teacher at Trinity Classical Academy and leads classes on Ancient Greece, Homer’s Iliad & Odyssey, Logic, Medieval Europe, and Paul’s Epistles.  Appropriate to his class load, Chris has varied interests which also include ethics and government, Plato’s dialogs, literature theory and film.  He resides in Santa Clarita with his wife of 6 years, their 4 year old son, and is happily awaiting the arrival of their daughter this fall.

eo_waltonBrian Walton

Brian is a graduate of Biola University and the Torrey Honors Institute.  Brian’s interest include film and film production.  Brian has worked on the production of several films, including “Project X” by New Renaissance Pictures.

eo_cannonAmy Cannon

Amy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Biola University May of 2009 with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Anthropology and was awarded the Philosophy Student of the Year award by Biola’s philosophy department.   Amy is also a graduate of Biola’s Torrey Honors Insitute where she was awarded Torrey’s highest award, the St. Anne’s on the Hill Award.   Amy is interested in conversations between theology and literature, a sacramental view of the natural world, and poetry. She is also  also interested in living well a life characterized by peace and grace, if possible in a beautiful place.

eo_butlerHayden Butler

Hayden Butler is an ardent student of Literature. He is passionate about the role of narrative as a cultural device, and believes that the careful study and enjoyment of story can make us deeper and more virtuous as Christians and as human beings. He recieved his B.A. in English Literature at Biola University, graduating summa cum laude and receiving the Inez McGahey Award for Literary Scholarship. He graduated from the Torrey Honors Institute, attaining to the Order of Peter and Paul. Hayden’s academic interests include critical theory, metaphysical poetry, and philosophy of education. Outside of the classroom, he is a student of martial arts and oil painting, loves a good cup of tea, and owns an embarrassing number of Star Wars novels. He seeks to live an examined life in peace and beauty.

eo_hardyJennifer Hardy

Jennifer R. Hardy recently graduated from Biola University and the Torrey Honors Institute with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Philosophy. She has studied abroad at Oxford University, and is currently a summer intern at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics. This August , Jen is joining Milstein, Adelman, and Kreger, LLP in Santa Monica as a legal assistant. In the fall of 2010 she plans on attending law school while earning a Masters in Bioethics. She hopes to work for a non-profit corporation part-time and raise a family, as well as publish scholarly journal articles about bioethics and law, and fictional short stories. Her interdisciplinary interests and training lie in American history, analytic philosophy, education, cultural issues of sex and marriage, and bioethics. Jen spends her non-academic time with her boyfriend, her piano, and her horses in Southern California.

eo_munekawaChris Munekawa

Chris is a Junior at Biola University pursuing a degree in Marketing and also a student in the Torrey Honors Institute.  He is the Senior Director of the Christian Web Conference and has worked as the Marketing Director of GodBlogCon.  In addition to his work on the conference, Chris has also worked an internship with talk radio host Hugh Hewitt and has served multiple years at Joni and Friends summer camps.  Chris loves teaching children how to read and write.  He loves sports, music, and poetry.  Click here to read posts by Chris.

eo_oxehamAndrew Oxenham

Andrew is currently a student at Biola University, studying for a degree in Philosophy. He hosts a once-a-week talk radio show which centers around politics and culture, and the impact of the two on our lives. Andrew contributes weekly articles to the school newspaper, writing opinions on topics ranging from global warming to the pitfalls of modern technology.

eo_avilesCambria Aviles

Cambria Aviles is a native of southern California and has spent most of her life in Fullerton with her parents and three siblings.  She recently completed her first year at Biola University, where she is studying History and English Literature, as well as minoring in Intercultural Studies.  She is a fan of C.S. Lewis and enjoys reading, swing dancing, and playing ultimate frisbee.