Bible Study Writers

Richard Winston Arthur is currently a candidate from the Diocese of the Virgin Islands. He is a senior at Virginia Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Laura, have two kids, Symone and Richie. Before attending seminary Winston’s primary vocation was practicing law as in the areas of civil and commercial litigation. His call to ordained ministry is fashioned by my desire to serve Jesus Christ in all things.
Brendan BarnicleBrendan Barnicle is a Postulate for Holy Orders in the Diocese of Oregon and in his second year in the low residency Masters of Divinity program at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific. He is also a Managing Director for Capital Markets Research at an investment bank, where his research focuses on enterprise software and Software-as-a-Service.
Jazzy BostockJazzy Bostock is a sun-loving, big-dreaming, laugh-adoring, God-praising Native Hawaiian woman, in her first year at seminary. She believes deeply in the power of kindness, compassion, gentleness, and most of all love. She is grateful for the opportunity God has given her to be here, and for all that God is. Mahalo piha.
Brother Paul CastelliBrother Paul Castelli is a candidate for Holy Orders from the Episcopal Diocese of Mochigan and a senior M.Div student at Bexley-Seabury. He is also working on an STM with a concentration in systematic theology at Trinity Lutheran Seminary. As a vowed brother of Anamchara Fellowship, one of the Episcopal Church's dispersed monastic communities, Paul serves as the prior of the Columba Priory in Ohio. Paul live with his wife, Mechelle, and their beloved pets.
Robin DennyRobin Denny is a student at Virginia Theological Seminary (M.Div 2017), from the diocese of El Camino Real. She is an agriculturalist, and has served as a missionary for the Episcopal Church in Liberia and South Sudan. Before attending seminary she served as a lay church-planter and youth leader.
Maggie Foote is a third year seminarian at CDSP. She is a postulant from the Diocese of Southern Ohio, and an Ohio State Buckeye. Maggie is interested in ministry that finds a way to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of people living in poverty. She lives in Berkeley with my wife, Andrea and our dog, Jasper.
Samantha Gottlich is a postulant for Holy Orders in the Diocese of Texas pursuing an M. Div. at Virginia Theological Seminary. She has a background in higher education, college ministry, and Episcopal summer camp programs. She loves exploring the ways faith, theology, and culture intersect, and she is one of the authors of Faith Rules: An Episcopal Manual.
Donald Griffin grew up a cradle Episcopalian in the Dallas area. He first discerned a call to the priesthood when I was fourteen. Since then, he has sought to answer that call and follow the path he believes God has set for him. Donald graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Religious Studies, minoring in Philosophy and History. It was there that he fell in love with the woman he will be marrying in a few months. Having entered the discernment process his senior year of college, Donald was granted postulancy shortly after graduation and entered Nashotah House for his seminary formation. Donald has worked as a counselor at diocesan camp, a chaplain at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas (while completing CPE), and a seminary intern at Trinity Episcopal Church in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He has become very interested in theology, the practice of pastoral ministry, and how the two intersect, particularly in the liturgy. Donald is looking forward to seeing where the Lord will lead him next.
Jessie GutgsellJessie Gutgsell is in her third year at the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale and a transitional deacon (as of 12/19/15!) from the Diocese of Indianapolis. In her free time, Jessie enjoys playing the harp, biking and being with her husband Joe.
Greg HamlinGreg Hamlin is a lay leader seminarian at Bloy House in Southern California. He and his wife, Karen, are involved members of St. James' Church in South Pasadena. They have two grown daughters. Anouska is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, and Natasha is working on a Marriage and Family Therapy degree at Fuller Seminary.
Michael HorvathMichael Horvath is a postulant in the Diocese of New York and currently a Middler (second year) Master of Divinity student at The General Theological Seminary in New York City.
Robin KassabianRobin Kassabian is a 3rd year seminarian and a postulant for ordination to the presbyterate in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. Her areas of interest include multicultural ministry, peace and justice work and accessibility and inclusion.

She is married to Paul Kassabian and they have three children: Claire, David and Anna.
Leigh KernLeigh M. Kern is a postulant for the priesthood in the diocese of Toronto and Anglican Church of Canada. She is also a chaplain working with people living with addictions and poverty in New Haven, where she is a senior at Yale Divinity School. Leigh is passionate about God, creativity and healing. In her free time Leigh enjoys painting and writing music.
Ian Lasch is a senior at Virginia Theological Seminary and a candidate for Holy Orders from the Diocese of Georgia. His wife Loren is an Episcopal priest and member of the VTS Class of 2008. Their joyful son, Elias, was born in December 2014. Ian previously worked as an Arabic translator, and has a deep love for Cleveland and Charlotte sports.
Cameron MacMillanCameron MacMillan is a senior year seminarian at Nashotah House, working toward my MDiv degree, and am a candidate for Holy Orders in the Diocese of Central Florida. His wife Hannah lives here with him and is pregnant with our first child. We enjoy outdoor adventures with our border collie, Charleigh. Cameron is a fan of good coffee, and enjoy writing creative non-fiction. His passions are cross-cultural ministry, evangelism, and liturgical theology. While it is still somewhat of a new world, Cameron is enjoying serving Jesus as an Episcopalian!
Robert Pennoyer is a third-year seminarian at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, where he is also a member of the Institute of Sacred Music. He is a candidate for ordination to the priesthood in the Diocese of New York. He lives in New Haven with his wife and their one-year-old daughter.
Reverend Dr. David W. PetersThe Reverend Dr. David W. Peters served as an enlisted Marine and an Army Chaplain in Iraq. His experience in Iraq and homecoming is detailed in his memoir, Death Letter: God, Sex, and War (Tactical 16 Press). His essays on war and spirituality have been published by the Huffington Post and Oxford University Press. He lives in Austin, Texas at Seminary of the Southwest, where he is working on a Masters of Arts in Religion.
Ryan PollockRyan Pollock is a postulant for Holy Orders from the Diocese of Dallas, TX and a middler seminarian at Nashotah House, where he is a choral scholar and a refectorian. When not engaged in seminary business, these days he can be found alchemizing in the kitchen or attempting to play heavy metal guitar in the basement. He is married to Jessica, an artist and photographer who is studying astronomy at the University of Wisconsin.
Louise Samuelson is a second-year seminarian at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. She is a candidate to the priesthood in the Diocese of Central Florida. Louise lives with her husband Frank who is also a candidate to the priesthood.
Version 2Jennifer Shadle is a transitional Deacon and a candidate for Holy Orders in the Diocese of Colorado. Before recognizing the call to ordained ministry, Jennifer taught vocal music and music history at the secondary and collegiate levels, most recently at Colorado State University-Pueblo. As a seminarian, she takes delight in the liturgy and worship of the Church, theology, and pastoral ministry. She is completing a Concentration in Hispanic Church Studies, and hopes to serve in a multicultural parish setting or to develop a missional ministry among immigrant populations.
Jennifer Wagner Pavia is a third-year seminarian at Bloy House, The Episcopal Theological School at Claremont, and a postulant to the priesthood in the Diocese of Los Angeles. She serves as Director of Children’s Education at St. Augustine by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in downtown Santa Monica, and as a Chaplaincy Intern at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles. She lives with her spouse of 19 years, two daughters, ages 10 and 18, and a furry assembly of God's creatures.
Charlotte Wilson is a postulant for Holy Orders from the Diocese of California and a third year seminarian at Church Divinity School of the Pacific. As a spiritual director and minister, she delights in accompanying others as they encounter God in expected and unexpected places. Charlotte finds joy in reading, hiking, knitting, and hanging out with her family and friends.