Doug Pagitt & Friends


Doug Pagitt

Doug Pagitt is an Author, Speaker, Podcaster, Organizer, Pastor, Ultra-Marathoner, Goodness Conspirator & Possibility Evangelist.  He lives in Minneapolis is married to Shelley, Founder of Greater Things, is the pastor at Solomon’s Porch.

Links and connections to his endeavors can be found at 


Vince Anderson

Rev. Vince Anderson is a Brooklyn, NY based musician and religious leader. He serves a director of arts and community development at Bushwick Abbey, an Episcopal church plant, and as content coordinator at Citylights Community.

He also has been playing every night for the last 20 years with his back up band, The Love Choir. He just finished adapting and setting the lectionary psalms to music.



Keisha E. McKenzie

Dr. Keisha E. McKenzie joined Believe Out Loud as program director in 2016 after two years of service as a strategist and communications/development consultant and owns McKenzie Consulting Group, a communication, systems-level strategy, and social good firm. Keisha has served on the board of Seventh-day Adventist Kinship International and the Leadership Council of Intersections International, and is a founding member of the #AJustFaith coalition. Now based in New York and Maryland, Keisha participates in Adventist congregations and appears in the how-to-dialogue film on faith, gender, and sexuality, Enough Room at the Table. Keisha believes that all people have inherent worth and dignity, that we deserve a world where all of us can flourish, and that people of faith need to be first in line to help make that world real. Check out Keisha's latest video profile:

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Samir Selmanovic

Samir Selmanovic, PhD, is an ordained pastor, entrepreneurship coach, nd retreat facilitato. He s the principal of Wisdom Workroom, a coaching and consulting firm in New York Cit and eads transformational retreats for people in vocational, relational, and spiritual transitions. e authored book It's Really All About God: How Islam, Atheism, and Judaism Made me a Better Christian while his non-profit interfaith work has been profiled in New York Times. Samir resides in Harlem where he cooks and lives wholeheartedly. 


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