The cornerstone of the RAAN website is a blog with articles from a variety of Reformed Christians–pastors, scholars, counselors, campus ministers, missionaries, accountants, teachers, bus drivers, and more. In the true spirit of developing theology “in community” there is no special class of Christian uniquely qualified to contribute on the network.

General

Dr. Carl Ellis Jr.
Dr. Carl Ellis Jr. Theological Anthropologist

Dr. Carl Ellis Jr.

Dr. Ellis is the President of Project Joseph. He is also the Dean of Intercultural Studies at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is a pioneer thinker in the area of urban ministry and the development of African-American Men. He has taught extensively on the need for the church to engage Islam. Dr. Ellis holds a D.Phil. from Oxford Graduate School. Carl is a sought-after speaker on the subjects of Islam and Racial Reconciliation. He has pastored in Tennesee, taught seminars for prison ministries and theological studies and authored several books.
Karen Ellis
Karen Ellis Teacher/Writer/Theologian

Karen Ellis

Karen explores the zones where identity, human rights and theology intersect. She has performed, spoken and lectured internationally; in her twenty year career, she has been seen in classrooms, conferences, on radio, television, film and onstage. Karen holds a Master of Arts in Religion (Theological) from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama. Karen travels and teaches alongside her husband, theological anthropologist Dr. Carl F. Ellis, Jr.
Trillia Newbell
Trillia Newbell Author

Trillia Newbell

Trillia Newbell is a freelance journalist and author. She has written guest posts on the websites and blogs Desiring God, True Woman, The Gospel Coalition, and the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, The Resurgence, and more. Her love and primary role is that of a wife and mother. She lives in Tennessee with her husband Thern and their two children.

Meditation Team

Princeton Woodrow
Princeton Woodrow Hip Hop Artist

Princeton Woodrow

Princeton Marcellis was born and raised in Dallas, TX and still currently resides there. He surrendered his life to Christ at the age of 16 after he attended his first Christian hip hop concert including the artists Tedashii, Trip Lee, and Dillon Chase. Now the LORD has given Princeton a passion for His glory and he just wants God to be glorified and the city redeemed.
Bryant Parsons
Bryant Parsons Writer/Theologian

Bryant Parsons

Bryant Parsons resides in Philadelphia P.A. where he serves at Epiphany Fellowship Church. He is currently an M.Div student at Westminster Theological Seminary. Topics of interest are issues involving systematic theology, apologetics, and Christian engagement with culture. His desire is to see the Church in the American context be well-informed, winsome advocates of the gospel of Jesus Christ. He is the author of "Why Professor Richard Schoenig Should Quit His Day Job: A critique of the God is Not Fair Argument.
Ekemini Uwan
Ekemini Uwan Writer/Theologian

Ekemini Uwan

Ekemini Uwan is an M.Div. Counseling student at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. She worships at Epiphany Fellowship, and serves as a small group leader, discipler, and counselor. She is passionate about sound doctrine and theology among many other interests.
Taelor Gray
Taelor Gray Hip Hop Artist

Taelor Gray

Taelor Gray is an independent artist with an emphasis toward hip-hop subculture and the Church community at large. His most recent release—The Straw Man—and others are available on taelorgray.bandcamp.com. He is also a husband, a father, and leads high school student ministry at Cornerstone Community Church in Columbus, OH.
Erin R. Burton
Erin R. Burton Artist

Erin R. Burton

Erin is a passionate creative, gifted in theatrical arts, creative writing and spoken word. She is a native of Memphis, TN and a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia. She served as event planner and missionary with The National Impact Movement for several years before relocating to Atlanta, GA. Currently, Erin is working to attain a Masters in Biblical Studies at Reformed Theological Seminary - Atlanta and serves as the Program Director for services at Blueprint Church. She is also the Founder and President of Art with a Heartbeat, an organization that uses artistic outlets to add creative dimensions to content.
Quina Parchment
Quina Parchment Artist

Quina Parchment

Christ successfully captured Quina in high school through a volleyball teammate, and then surprisingly gifted her with spoken word abilities. She uses this talent and her passion for missions and biblical counseling to strengthen and encourage His Bride through her writing, recording, and performing.
Prince Woodrow
Prince Woodrow Writer

Prince Woodrow

Prince graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science in Computer Engineering and currently works full-time as a software engineer. He lives in Dallas, TX, with his wife Carol. Prince's singular passion in life is to show the magnitude of Christ's value in everything he does.
Steve Coble
Steve Coble Writer/Theologian

Steve Coble

Steve was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior at the age of 18 at an Impact Movement conference. Steve has served as a pastoral resident at Fellowship Memphis. He is a graduate of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary where he received his Masters of Divinity. He currently lives in the Chicago area where he is working on a Ph.D in Historical Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Lisa Robinson
Lisa Robinson Writer/Theologian

Lisa Robinson

Lisa Robinson is mom of Priya (25) and Christopher (16) and widowed since 2004. After a six year journey in the Masters of Theology (ThM) program at Dallas Theological Seminary, she is looking forward to graduation in May 2014 and future publication of user-friendly, popular level theology books. In the meantime, she writes often on her blog www.theothoughts.com. She has a passion for Christ-centered learning, exploring God's Word and his world, and helping others to do the same in worship towards him. She began her Christian journey in the Word of Faith movement, traveled the Charismatic path, spent several years at Bible churches and is now a member of Town North Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Richardson, TX. Her eclectic church journey helps her to build bridges across differing theological lines with a desire of faithfulness to Scripture and the historic witness of Christianity.