Scot McKnight, The Power of Example, Scot’s Newsletter

June 3, 2024

“We need this book because stories produce cultures and visions of what could be, of the kingdom of God, of a life like Jesus’s. Preachers and teachers – if you are looking for stories about pursuing justice, this book – and its predecessor (Can I Get a Witness?) – are for you. I know they are for me.”

Shannon Wimp Schmidt, 12 modern disciples follow the subversiveness of Jesus in ‘People Get Ready’, National Catholic Reporter

May 6, 2023

People Get Ready is not a comfortable book for those who wish to stay comfortable. But for those Christians willing to enter into discomfort for the sake of living like Christ, this book is much needed.”

Ansley Quiros, People, Get Ready (again)!, Anxious Bench

March 6, 2023

“Morrison’s work engages with notions of human dignity, of good and evil; her stories ‘engage with the forgotten, the overlooked, the wounded, the despised. They invite readers to vicariously embody the thoughts, emotions, and experiences of Black women.’ It’s an invitation to moral imagination. Hostetler invites us too– into Morrison’s capacious mind, her open heart, her office full of cigarette smoke and probing questions and generous love.”

Ansley Quiros, People, Get Ready!, Anxious Bench

February 6, 2023

“It should be no surprise that in following this way of Jesus, these people were odd, out of step with the times, sometimes prophetic, sometimes radical, but mostly out of place. They were weird workers for and witnesses of the new kingdom. “

In Pursuit of Justice, Meet the Book: People Get Ready

January 6, 2023

Book editors and authors in a live conversation to see what this book is all about and learn how some distinct people of faith have contributed to the pursuit of justice.

“The 12 people profiled in this fascinating collection of were indeed, as the title suggests, ready to pursue justice often against great odds. All are well served by the authors, who do not hesitate to point out flaws while celebrating their subjects’ contributions.” –Booklist

“The sharp biographical sketches affirm that faith can fuel progressive action and illuminate complexities. The stories will inspire and discomfit.” –Publishers Weekly