Day1 Staff, Board of Trustees & Advisory Board

Day1 Staff

The Rev. Peter Wallace

President and Executive Producer, Alliance for Christian Media, and Host of "Day1"

The Rev. Peter Wallace has been executive producer of Day1 since March 2001 and on-air host since April 2005. He became president of the Alliance for Christian Media in January 2012. A graduate of Marshall University (A.B. in journalism/advertising) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.), Peter earlier served as editorial director for Walk Thru the Bible Ministries and senior copywriter and broadcast producer for Larry Smith & Associates Advertising in Atlanta. Peter is the author of several books, including Getting to Know Jesus (Again): Meditations for Lent; The Passionate Jesus: What We Can Learn from Jesus About Love, Grief, Fear, Joy and LivingAuthentically; Connected: You and God in the Psalms; Living Loved: Knowing Jesus as the Lover of Your Soul; Out of the Quiet: Responding to God's Whispered Invitations; and TruthQuest Devotional Journal. He is the editor of Heart and Soul: The Emotions of Jesus and Faith and Science in the 21st Century: A Primer for Youth and Adults. He has also contributed to many books, study Bibles, devotional guides, magazines, teaching curriculums, and other resources. He is a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, GA.

Donal Jones

Production Coordinator/Audio Engineer

Donal Jones is responsible for the high quality sound of Day1. A vital part of this ministry since 1989, Donal oversees all recording sessions and then digitally edits the weekly programs and podcasts. He also helps to produce special audio and video programs and projects for the Alliance for Christian Media.

Sherrie Miller

Announcer

Sherrie Miller has been the warm and pleasant voice of The Protestant Hour and Day1 for many years. Sherrie is a popular and highly regarded voice talent heard often on radio and television in the Southeast and across America.

Amy E. Clark Davis

CFO & Director of Operations

Mrs. Davis directs the financial affairs and operations of the Alliance for Christian Media, home of Day1 and FaithGoods.com. She holds a Master of Public Administration from Georgia College & State University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Brewton-Parker College, and Information Technology Certification from Middle Georgia State University. Her diverse background includes more than 20 years in banking and investment finance, as well as experience in non-profit management, economic development, and military logistics. She is the author of Images of America: Milledgeville, published with Arcadia Publishing. Her research projects & publications include: The Economic Impact of Rural Hospital Closures in Georgia (2019); Milledgeville-Baldwin County Business Retention & Expansion Program (BREP): Mixed Sector Survey Results & Executive Summary 2016; and Milledgeville-Baldwin County, Georgia: Continuing to Enrich & Connect Communities (Expansion Solutions Magazine, 2016).

Ethel Ware Carter

Executive Assistant

Ethel Ware is an active Episcopalian and also serves as director of the Regional Council of Churches in Atlanta, GA.


Board of Trustees

Dr. Jennifer Friday, Chair

J. Thomas McAfee, Vice Chair

Duncan Harle, Secretary

Laurin McSwain, Treasurer

The Rev. Peter M. Wallace, President & Executive Producer

The Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews

Dr. David Apple

Melissa Bryson

The Rev. William E. Flippin, Jr.

Walter M. Grant

The Rev. Christopher Henry

Dr. C.P. Huang

Donald Janney

The Rev. Dr. David Bevel Jones

Laura Law

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin

Jean A. Mori

Amanda Brown Olmstead

Condace Pressley

Thomas Quinn

M. Alexis Scott

The Rev. Dr. Ozzie E. Smith Jr.

The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore

Angela Henderson Williamson

Kirk Wimberly

Nancy Zintak

Emeritus Trustees:

Flora Fenner French

Richard D. Harvey

Fay Ireland

Thomas Ashe Lockhart

Harriet Tumlin Jobson

The Rev. Dr. Barbara K. Lundblad

Patrick G. Renn

The Rt. Rev. Don A. Wimberly


Day 1 Advisory Board

The Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long, Chair, is the Bandy Professor of Preaching Emeritus at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, and a Presbyterian minister.

The Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews is Senior Pastor of First Congregational Church UCC in Atlanta, GA, and associate professor of music at Emory University. He is a trustee of the Alliance for Christian Media.

The Rev. Talitha Arnold is Senior Minister of the United Church of Santa Fe, NM (UCC).

The Rev. Dr. Robert Baggott is Senior Minister of the Community Church of Vero Beach, FL (UCC).

The Rev. Dr. Eric Barreto is the Weyerhaueser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. He was ordained by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

The Rev. Dr. James Barnette is the Associate Professor of Religion at Samford University, Birmingham, AL, and the Teaching Pastor at Brookwood Baptist Church in Mountain Brook, AL.

The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle is the Herbert Thompson Professor of Church and Society and Director of the Desmond Tutu Center at General Theological Seminary in New York City and an Episcopal priest.

The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston is Senior Pastor of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY.

The Rev. Dr. William Britt is Senior Pastor of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta, GA.

The Rev. Ernest A. Brooks III is the former President of the Academy of Preachers and a Baptist minister.

The Very Rev. Samuel G. Candler is Dean of the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, GA.

Bishop Kenneth Carter is Bishop of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church, based in Lakeland.

The Most Rev. Michael Curry is Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church. He earlier served as Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina.

The Rev. Dr. Magrey DeVega is Senior Pastor of Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa, FL.

The Rev. Amos Disasa is Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Dallas, TX.

The Rev. William E. Flippin, Jr. is Lead Servant of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Atlanta, GA. He is a trustee of the Alliance for Christian Media.

The Rev. Dr. Anna Carter Florence is the Peter Marshall Associate Professor of Homiletics at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA.

The Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli is Senior Pastor of Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, DC.

The Rev. Matthew Gaventa is Senior Pastor of University Presbyterian Church in Austin, TX.

The Rev. Dr. Kenyatta Gilbert is Associate Professor of Homiletics at the Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, DC.

The Rev. Dr. Christopher Girata is Rector of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Dallas, TX.

The Rev. Maxwell Grant is Senior Minister of Second Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Greenwich, CT.

The Rev. Dr. Mike Graves is the retired William K. McElvaney Professor of Preaching at Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MO, and a minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

The Rev. Canon Scott Gunn is Executive Director of Forward Movement, Cincinnati, OH, and an Episcopal priest.

Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson is Bishop of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church, based in Atlanta, GA.

The Rev. Dr. Emily C. Heath is Senior Pastor of the Congregational Church of Exeter, NH (UCC).

The Rev. Christopher Henry is Senior Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, IN. He is a trustee of the Alliance for Christian Media.

The Rev. Scott Hoezee is Director of the Center for Excellence in Preaching at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI. He is ordained by the Christian Reformed Church of North America.

The Rev. Dr. Dock Hollingsworth is Senior Pastor of Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA, and for 18 years served on the faculty of McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University.

The Rev. Dr. James Howell is Senior Pastor of Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte, NC, and an adjunct professor of preaching at Duke Divinity School in Durham, NC.

The Rev. Juan Carlos Huertas is Lead Pastor of Grace Community United Methodist Church in Shreveport, LA.

The Rev. Dr. Cleophus LaRue is the Francis Landey Patton Associate Professor of Homiletics at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ. He is ordained by the National Baptist Convention of America.

The Rev. Robert W. Lee IV is a public speaker, author, and lecturer at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. He was ordained by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

The Rev. Dr. Bill J. Leonard is Founding Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity in Winston-Salem, NC, where he is Professor of Church History and Religion. He is an ordained American Baptist minister.

The Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson, Jr. is Rector of St. Martin Episcopal Church in Houston, TX.

The Rev. Dr. Karoline Lewis holds the Marbury E. Anderson Chair of Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, and is a Lutheran minister.

The Rev. Dr. David J. Lose is Senior Pastor of Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, MN, and former President of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

The Rev. Dr. Barbara K. Lundblad is the Joe R. Engle Professor Emerita of Preaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York, NY, and a Lutheran minister.

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin is Senior Pastor of Auburn First Baptist Church in Auburn, AL, and a trustee of the Alliance for Christian Media.

The Rev. Dr. Peter W. Marty is Senior Pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, IA, and publisher of The Christian Century magazine.

The Rev. Daniel Matthews, Jr. is the retired Rector of St. Luke Episcopal Church in Atlanta.

The Rev. Jason Micheli is Senior Pastor of Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale, VA.

The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery is Dean of Duke University Chapel and Associate Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School in Durham, NC. He is ordained by the Progressive National Baptist Convention.

The Rev. Dr. Charles Qualls is Senior Pastor of Franklin Baptist Church in Franklin, VA, a member of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

The Rev. Dr. Charley Reeb is Senior Pastor of Johns Creek United Methodist Church in Johns Creek, GA.

The Rev. Dr. C. K. Robertson is Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Ministry Beyond The Episcopal Church, headquartered in New York, NY. He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor at the General Theological Seminary.

The Rev. Matthew Ruffner is Senior Pastor of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas, TX.

The Rev. Eric C. Shafer is Senior Pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Santa Monica, CA, and earlier served as Senior Vice President for Odyssey Networks in New York, NY, and as Director of Communications for the ELCA.

The Rev. Dr. Matthew L. Skinner is Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, and an ordained Presbyterian minister.

The Rev. Dr. Ozzie E. Smith, Jr. is Senior Pastor of Covenant United Church of Christ in South Holland, IL. He is a trustee of the Alliance for Christian Media.

Bishop Tim Smith is Bishop of the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America based in Salisbury, NC. Before his election in 2015 he was Senior Pastor of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta.

The Rev. Dr. Jim Somerville is Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Richmond, VA, and founder of Sermon for Every Sunday video resource.

The Rev. Susan Sparks is a popular author and speaker and the Senior Pastor of Madison Avenue Baptist Church, New York, NY, an American Baptist congregation.

The Rev. Dr. Tony Sundermeier is the Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, GA.

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Taylor is Senior Minister of Old South Church in Boston, MA, a historic United Church of Christ congregation.

The Right Rev. Keith B. Whitmore is the former Bishop of Eau Claire, WI, Assistant Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. He is a trustee of the Alliance for Christian Media.

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon is Professor of the Practice of Ministry at Duke University Divinity School, Durham, NC. For eight years he served as Bishop of the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The Rev. David Wood is Senior Minister of Glencoe Union Church in Glencoe, IL, and ordained by the American Baptist Churches.

The Rev. Dr. Brett Younger is Senior Pastor of Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, NY. He formerly was Associate Professor of Preaching at McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University.