Chris Hall currently serves as President of Renovare. Previously he served as Director of Academic Spiritual Formation and Distinguished Professor of Theology at Eastern University. Dr. Hall is the author of a number of books, including The Mystery of God (with Steven D. Boyer; Baker Academic), Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers, Learning Theology with the Church Fathers, Worshiping with the Church Fathers (InterVarsity Press), and The Trinity (with Roger Olson; Eerdmans). His most recent book is Living Wisely with the Church Fathers (Intervarsity Press). Chris and his wife Debbie reside in Philadelphia. They have three grown children. Carolyn Arends is Director of Education for Renovare, and oversees the Renovare Institute. She is known for messages, books, and songs that stir the soul, and a warm, engaging style that leaves her audiences feeling like they've found a new best friend. Arends has also released 10 albums and authored 3 critically-acclaimed books and the long-standing WRESTLING WITH ANGELS column in Christianity Today. Fifteen of Arends songs have become top 10 radio singles on the Canadian pop and US Christian charts. Arends has earned 2 Dove Awards, 3 Juno Nominations, and was recognized as the West Coast Music Awards Songwriter of the Year. Her prose has been recognized by the Evangelical Press Association, The Word Guild, and The Canadian Church Press Association. She has a degree in Psychology and English from Trinity Western University, and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Regent College. She lives in Surrey, BC with her husband, Mark, and their children Benjamin and Bethany.
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