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The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt (@CarolHoward) is an award-winning author, speaker, and minister. She is a pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Spring City, Tennessee, and a senior consultant at the Center for Progressive Renewal.

Carol is the author of Healing Spiritual Wounds: Reconnecting with a Loving God After Experiencing a Hurtful Church (HarperOne), Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation (Alban), and Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation (Alban).