President of the Colson Center | Host of Breakpoint

John Stonestreet serves as president of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He’s a sought-after author and speaker on areas of faith and culture, theology, worldview, education and apologetics. 

Contributor | Host of Upstream

Shane Morris is a senior writer at the Colson Center and host of the Upstream podcast. He has been a voice of the Colson Center since 2010 as coauthor of hundreds of Breakpoint commentaries and columns.

Contributor | Co-Host of Breakpoint This Week

Maria Baer is a reporter, writer, and podcaster. She is the co-host of the weekly Breakpoint This Week podcast with John Stonestreet and a writer for Breakpoint. She is also published regularly at Christianity Today magazine, WORLD magazine, and The Gospel Coalition.

Senior Fellow | Contributor

Glenn Sunshine (Ph.D., Renaissance and Reformation History) is a former professor of history at Central Connecticut State University, a ministry associate at Reflections Ministries, and a senior faculty member of the Colson Fellows.

Contributor | Director, Colson Educators

Stefan is a former educator committed to equipping educators to shape the worldview of their students and peers. He is a PhD candidate at Midwestern Seminary focusing his research on holistic belief formation.

Resident Theologian, the Colson Center | Contributor 

Timothy D. Padgett (Ph.D., Historical Theology) is the resident theologian with the Colson Center. His focus is cultural engagement, the impact of Christianity on history and culture, questions of Church and state, war and peace, and the way Christians of differing opinions interact with their shared faith.

Senior Editor

Heather Peterson (Ph.D., English) is the Senior Editor at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. A former associate professor of English, she’s written for publications such as Mere Orthodoxy, Patheos, InterVarsity's The Well, and the Mudroom.  

Executive Producer

Bob has worked in apologetics ministry for more than 25 years. He is the host of several national and state radio programs. Before his work in ministry, Bob worked in secular journalism covering politics and government. Bob and his wife live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They have five adult children. 


Jared Hayden (M.A., Religion) is a Breakpoint contributor at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia where he studied Reformed theology, ethics, and theology of the body.