Jemar Tisby (Co-Founder and President)
Jemar was born and raised near Chicago, IL. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame and is now pursuing a Masters of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson. He currently works in the Admissions of Office of RTS and interns with Redeemer Church P.C.A. in Jackson, MS. Upon completion of his degree, Jemar seeks to become a full-time ordained pastor. His wife is Janee’ and they have a two year old son, Jack. Follow him on Twitter at @JemarTisby.
Phillip Holmes (Co-Founder and Vice President)
Phillip was born and raised in Pickens, MS. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Belhaven University (2010) and is currently working on his Master of Divinity at RTS Jackson. He will complete his degree in 2015. Upon graduation he hopes to pursue ordination in the Presbyterian Church of America and minister in a multicultural context. He works as an Admissions Counselor at RTS, Assistant Resident Director at Belhaven University and Ministry Intern under Elbert McGowan, Jr. at Jackson State with RUF. Holmes is single and lives in Jackson, Mississippi. Follow him on twitter at @PhillipMHolmes.
Dennis Louis (Executive Editor)
Dennis was born in Nassau, Bahamas. He has spent the last 10 years actively ministering within the African American community. He received a Bachelor and Masters of Arts Degree from Pensacola Christian College (2007 and 2009) in Religion and Education and a Masters of Divinity in Biblical Exegesis from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson (2013). Dennis is currently pursing ordination in the Presbyterian Church in America and plans to commence a Doctorate in New Testament Studies in the Fall of 2014. Dennis currently lives in Pensacola, Fl. with his wife and three children.
Alicia Rollins (Associate Editor)
Alicia was born and raised in Southern California. She graduated from Biola University, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (2010). She currently enjoys working as a Life Coach for adults with developmental disabilities. Alicia also is a tutor and is involved with social media marketing and graphic design. She hopes to receive more training in Biblical Counseling in the near future. Alicia is passionate about the beauty in differences, and loves to bridge gaps and make connections across perspectives. You can find her at www.reimagesblog.com, a blogsite about “Illustrative Knowledge,” or follow her at @alicia2joy on Twiiter and Instagram.
Jackson Lin (Graphic Design Intern)
Jackson was born in Taiwan. He moved to the United States at the age of 15. He is now a Freshman at Belhaven University where he is double majoring, pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Biblical Studies. He came on staff with RAAN in the Spring of 2013.