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The Rev. Carol Howard Merritt (@CarolHoward) is an award-winning author, speaker, and minister. Carol is the author of Healing Spiritual Wounds: Reconnecting with a Loving God After Experiencing a Hurtful Church (HarperOne, February 2017), Tribal Church: Ministering to the Missing Generation (Alban), and Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation (Alban). She is a regular columnist at the Christian Century.

Carol is a senior consultant at the Center for Progressive Renewal. A founder and host of UNCO, an open-space “unconference” that attracts church leaders across denominations, Carol is also known for co-hosting a thought-provoking podcast, God Complex Radio, with the Rev. Derrick Weston.