Justin Barringer is husband of Rachel, father of Israel and Zoe, and friend of God. He is a PhD student in religious ethics at Southern Methodist University where his research focuses on a variety of justice issues through the lens of Spirit-inspired friendships. He is a pastor, writer, editor, and teacher. Justin has a BA in Oral Communication from Lipscomb University and an MDiv from Asbury Theological Seminary with a focus on Christian ethics. Justin served as a founding board member of LOVEboldly (2011-2015).
Justin's first book A Faith Not Worth Fighting For: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions about Christian Nonviolence (Cascade, 2012) received widespread praise. He currently has a book project on Christian practices and ethics in the works (forthcoming with Cascade, 2017) and is also working on a series of academic books exploring the intersection of contemporary moral issues and global economic systems. Justin writes and speaks at academic and lay levels on topics such as war and peace, poverty, and sexual ethics.