John Pattison

John Pattison is the co-author of “Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus” (2014) and “Besides the Bible: 100 Books that Have, Should, or Will Create Christian Culture” (2010), both from InterVarsity Press. He was the Managing Editor of Conspire Magazine. Before that he served as the Deputy Editor of the Burnside Writers Collective, an online magazine. He’s been a regular contributor to Relevant MagazineNeue Magazine, and the Englewood Review of Books. A member of the National Book Critics Circle, his essays, articles, and reviews have also appeared at Books &, as part of’s Review-a-Day program, and in newspapers around the country. He was a founding partner of Cascadia Resource Consultants, a grant writing company which helped their clients secure more than $30 million between 2007 and 2011.

He lives in Silverton, Oregon with his wife, Kate, and their daughter, Molly.


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