Amanda Wilson Harper is a PhD student at the Baylor School of Social Work, ordained minister, and Executive Director and LCSW therapist at a counseling center in Georgia. She is a Baylor University graduate (MSW 2010) and a Truett Seminary graduate (MDiv 2010). Amanda’s research interests include public discourse, helping congregations navigate difficult conversations, social justice advocacy and the community. Amanda is passionate about building relationships and encouraging diversity in congregations, organizations, and communities. She hopes to train and equip congregational and community leaders.