P. Andrew Sandlin
P. Andrew Sandlin is Founder & President of the Center for Cultural Leadership. He is also faculty of the H. Evan Runner International Academy for Cultural Leadership of the Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity and the De Jong Distinguished Visiting Professor of Culture and Theology of Edinburg Theological Seminary.
He founded CCL in 2001 with the conviction that only eminently equipped cultural leaders will actually create a new Christian culture — and that only transformed Christians can transform the present anti-Christian culture of the West.
Andrew was born into a devout Christian home. He has been preaching and teaching and lecturing for 40 years. A consummate eclectic, Andrew has been a pastor, assistant pastor, youth pastor, Sunday school superintendent, Christian day school administrator, home school father, foundation’s executive vice president, journal editor, scholar, author and itinerant speaker.
An interdisciplinary scholar, he holds a B. A. in English, history, and political science (University of the State of New York); he was awarded an M. A. in English literature (University of South Africa); he has taken doctoral work in English (Kent State University); and he holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology summa cum laude (Edinburg Theological Seminary).
He is married and has five adult children and four grandchildren.
Brian Mattson is a theologian, writer, speaker, singer/songwriter and independent recording artist, avid follower of current events, cultural and political, as well as the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club.
He has a B.A. from Montana State University-Billings, an M.A.R. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from the University of Aberdeen (Scotland).He currently serves as Senior Scholar of Public Theology for the Center for Cultural Leadership and Adjunct Professor of Systematic and Public Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. He blogs at his website (drbrianmattson.com) and is the author of the popular-level book, Politics & Evangelical Theology, and a major academic monograph on 19th century theologian Herman Bavinck, Restored To Our Destiny.
He lives in Billings, Montana with his wife and daughters, where he goes fly-fishing at every opportunity.
Richard A. Sandlin, CCL’s Senior Scholar of Philosophical Theology, is a trained philosopher (B.A., University of California, M.A., Brandeis University, Ph.D., University of British Columbia) specializing in mind and perception. He has taught summer school at Harvard University and currently teaches at Corpus Christi College.
P. James Knowles
P. James Knowles, CCL’s Executive Administrator, was homeschooled in a Christian home from a very young age. He holds a B.A. in Maritime Security from the California Maritime Academy where he sailed the South Pacific to complete his curriculum. James was also elected to service as the Executive President of the Maritime Academy and he interned with the United States Secret Service conducting Counterfeit Squad investigations, Electronic Crimes Task Force, Protection Unit details, and numerous intelligence operations. In addition, he was selected to attend the Leon Panetta Institute for Public Policy where he was awarded “Education for Leadership in Public Service.” Subsequently, he spent four years working as a Harbormaster in the San Francisco Bay Area and is now a Surveyor for the National Cargo Bureau where he conducts cargo inspections of hazardous materials and dangerous goods in the Port of Oakland.
James lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and son.
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