Wess Daniels is from Canton Ohio and is currently serving as a ‘released Quaker minister’ (i.e. pastor) at Camas Friends Church in Camas WA. He has a PhD from Fuller Theological Seminary in the School of Intercultural Studies. His dissertation is on participatory culture and renewing faith traditions. He is an adjunct professor at George Fox Seminary and is on the board of Quaker Voluntary Service. He met Emily Miller in college and they were married in 2001. Wess and Emily are parents of three wonderful little ones. Wess has two main concerns that drive his intellectual curiosity: The first concern is around the elimination of poverty. Second, he holds a concern for Quaker renewal and has been involved in promoting cross-dialogue and sharing of new ideas with “convergent Friends” around the country and in Great Britain.