The Author

Ryan J. Pemberton left a successful career in marketing and public relations to write about life and faith and God. He has degrees in theology from Duke Divinity School and Oxford University, where he lived in C. S. Lewis's former home, served as President of the Oxford University C. S. Lewis Society, and co-founded the Oxford Open Forum, an inter-religious dialogue group. 

Photo courtesy of Jeni Nelson.

Ryan has written for Christianity TodayImage Journal, Duke University Chapel, Bible Study Magazine, and Relevant magazine


He serves on the Board of Directors for Jesus' Economy, an international non-profit organization that creates jobs and churches in the developing world. 


Ryan lives in the Bay Area with his wife and their two children, where he serves as Minister for University Engagement at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley. He is represented by Amanda Luedeke of MacGregor Literary Agency. Called is his first book.