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Cory Barnes

Lead Editor

Twitter: coryryanbarnes

Cory Barnes is the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Associate Professor of Christian Studies at Shorter University. He is a proud graduate of Shorter University (Bachelors) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (MA, PhD). Cory is the author of Kingdom Students (B&H, 2020) and From Creed to Canon (Borderstone, 2014). He loves teaching college students and preaching in local churches. Cory is married to Kayla and they have two daughters both of whom, thankfully, look like their mother. Outside of biblical and theological study and teaching Cory enjoys gardening, camping, and disc golf

Andrew Bailey


Twitter: AndrewFBailey

Andrew Bailey serves as Adjunct Instructor of Christian Studies at Shorter University, where he also servers as the Webmaster/Analyst in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research. He earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Blue Mountain College and a M.Div. with a specialization in Christian Studies and a Th.M. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is currently a Ph.D. student in Theology. He enjoys film and remains a die-hard fan of the original Star Wars movies. He lives in Rome, GA with his wife and daughter.

Jacee Guinn


Twitter: jaceelguinn

Jacee Guinn is a graduate of Shorter University, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (May 2020). She plans to teach in the fall and eventually pursue a graduate degree in English. Jacee enjoys reading, writing, baking, and spending time on various crafts with her fiancé.