Drew Trotter is the Executive Director of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers. He was for twenty-two years the Executive Director and President of the Center for Christian Study in Charlottesville, VA. Drew has written on film and popular culture for over thirty years in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today and Critique, and in the field of Biblical studies published Interpreting the Epistle to the Hebrews (Baker, 1997). For over twenty years, he has presented a seminar entitled Show and Tell: How to View a Movie Responsibly, helping laypeople and students in churches, Christian college and secular university environments understand this powerful medium and how to think about its influence both on the individual and the society. He has taught seminars on popular culture, university education in America today, a Biblical model of discipleship and how to interpret the Scriptures. Also a well-respected Bible teacher, Drew has lectured and preached at seminaries, churches and colleges throughout the United States and Canada on a wide variety of topics including prayer, discipleship, and Christian cultural awareness. Drew has three sons, two daughters-in-law and five grandchildren and lives with his wife of forty-one years, Marie, in Charlottesville, VA.
Sam Heath is the Administrative Assistant of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in Education and Psychology. Before moving to Charlottesville he grew up in Winston-Salem, NC, where he taught high school history, art, and psychology and played the guitar for his church. While working part-time for the Consortium, Sam is an M.A. student in Theology, Ethics, and Culture at the University of Virginia where he is researching how theology interacts with modern painting.