October 1, 2005
Introducing Url and the Urthlings
Meet the contributors and moderator of Out of Ur.
Skye Jethani is senior editor of Leadership Journal. He has also served at Blanchard Alliance Church in Wheaton as a teaching pastor where he continues to teach regularly. He studied pastoral ministry at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He hold degrees in history and comparative religion, and has spoken and written widely about Christianity and consumerism. Skye first met Url at an ashram near Varanasi, India, where Url served as a short-term missionary/masseuse.
Drew Dyck is the managing editor of Leadership Journal and author of Generation Ex-Christian. His research on the younger generation has been featured in USA Today, The Huffington Post, and The Washington Times. Drew has served as a youth pastor and holds an M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He lives with his wife Grace, and their son Athanasius, in Carol Stream. Drew is originally from Canada. He met Url in Nunavik while tracking polar bears across the frozen tundra.
Paul Pastor is online editor for Leadership Journal and Out of Ur. He has written for many of Christianity Today’s publications on issues of faith, ministry, art, and culture. Paul is from Portland, Oregon, holds an M.A. in biblical exegesis, and wears lumberjack clothes with a minimum of irony. He lives in West Chicago, IL. He first met Url while filming a shy Sasquatch family in the desolate Hatfield Wilderness. Unfortunately, their crisp footage of the legendary ape’s social behavior has been lost.