Carl Ellis, Jr. is a theological anthropologist with decades of ministry experience as a pastor, a campus minister (with Tom Skinner Associates), a community instructor (with Prison Fellowship), and a faculty member with the Center for Urban Theological Studies (C.U.T.S.), Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia, and Redeemer Seminary in Dallas. He is also the Provost’s Professor of Theology and Culture, Assistant to the Chancellor, and Senior Fellow of the African American Leadership Initiative at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson. He is the author of several books, including Free at Last? The Gospel in the African-American Experience and Going Global Beyond the Boundaries: The Role of the Black Church in the Great Commission of Jesus Christ.