Julie Canlis lives in Wenatchee, Washington and holds a PhD from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. For her work on John Calvin, she won a Templeton Prize and a Christianity Today “Award of Merit.” She is an author and a sessional lecturer at Regent College. She and her husband Matt started their family and ministered in the Church of Scotland for thirteen years. Dr. Canlis is liturgical director at Trinity Church in Wenatchee. She and her husband launched the Godspeed project.