Holly Catterton Allen, PhD, is Associate Professor of Christian Ministries and the director of the Children and Family Ministry program in the Division of Biblical Studies at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Her areas of scholarly interest are children's spirituality and intergenerational issues; she has published articles and chapters on these topics in Christian Education Journal and other publications. She is a member of the Planning Team for the 2009 Children's Spirituality Conference: Christian Perspectives, to be held June 2009 at Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois.
Christine M. Ross (Ph.D., St. Louis University, 2006) is Professor of Christian Education and Director of the Christian Education Program at Concordia University in Irvine, California. She also has a Masters Degree from Eastern University for Multi-cultural Education. Ross is passionate about interculturalism and has background teaching a variety of cross-cultural classes.