Dr. Brian Kaylor is an award-winning author, journalist, and speaker. He is also a (non-award-winning) stay-at-home dad. Brian’s parents tell their friends he is like a Christian version of Castle (from the hit TV show) since he spends his time as a writer and dad. Brian assumes his parents also mention he and Castle are both witty and ruggedly handsome. Brian is the author of four books on religion and politics: Vote Your Conscience: Party Must Not Trump Principles (2016), Sacramental Politics: Religious Worship as Political Action (2015), Presidential Campaign Rhetoric in an Age of Confessional Politics (2011) and For God’s Sake, Shut Up! (2007). Brian serves as the Generational Engagement Team Leader for Churchnet and Contributing Editor for Ethics Daily. He has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Communication from the University of Missouri, and a B.A. in Communication and Christian Ministry from Southwest Baptist University. He and his wife, Jennifer, were married in June of 2004 and have a son.