top of page

Research and events introducing Christians to neighbors of every faith.




Chris Stackaruk

Kevin Singer

Dr. Chris Stackaruk co-founded Neighborly Faith while in graduate school to train his fellow students on how to lead with "Neighborly Faiths." Since 2017, Chris grew NF's programs in publishing, online Ed, and research.


Chris holds degrees from Moody Bible Institute (BA), Wheaton College (MA), and the University of Toronto (PhD). Chris is a Senior Fellow at Cardus, a think-tank, and has won numerous awards for his research, curriculum design, advocacy, and community service.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys rock climbing, freediving, and traveling with his wife Reena.

Kevin was raised at the intersection of his mother’s Evangelical faith and his father’s Reform Jewish roots. He holds degrees from N. Illinois University (BA), Wheaton College (MA, Theology), and NC State (MA, Higher Ed). Kevin has extensive teaching and leadership experience in churches, campus ministries, and colleges. He planted two churches with the North American Mission Board (2009-14) before teaching religious studies courses at Chicago-area community colleges for ten years. He is also passionate about conducting research on topics related to religion, politics, and young people. He has held research posts at NC State University with the Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Study (IDEALS) from 2017-2021 and Springtide Research Institute from 2020-2023.


Ana Charmain
Marketing Coordinator


Ramy Wahba
Program Coordinator

Chris Conroy Photography-4916-2.jpg

Julia Tweeten
Events Manager

Julia is a program manager based in San Francisco. She has worked with a number of startups to innovate and expand healthcare solutions and services. Her undergrad experience with UW-Madison campus ministries drew her to the mission of NF. She enjoys trying new restaurants, hiking, and planning her next backpacking trip with friends.

Ramy coordinates student grantee success at NF partner universities and student group organizations. Ramy brings to NF a variety of experience leading teams in cross-cultural and cross-faith engagements.


Hunter Ann Legg
Associate Editor

Hunter is a professional editor based on Cape Cod. She graduated from Asbury University with degrees in Missions and Journalism. Her passion for intercultural studies, social justice, and humanitarian work has led her to India, Kenya, the Dominican Republic, and Israel. She has been married for seven years to her husband Ryan (a pastor), and they have two beautiful girls, four-year-old Emerie and one-month-old Adri.



Daniel Bennett

Daniel Bennett is Associate Professor of Political Science at John Brown University and Assistant Director at the Center for Faith and Flourishing.

Desair Shaw.jpg

Desair Shaw

Desair Shaw is Director of Content and Creatives at Faith Counts.

Kevin Brown.jpg

Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown is Co-Founder of Perfecting Ministries and Lead Pastor of The Perfecting Church in Sewell, NJ.


 Matthew Kaemingk

Kevin Brown is Co-Founder of Perfecting Ministries and Lead Pastor of The Perfecting Church in Sewell, NJ.

Cindy Wu.jpg.jpg

Cindy Wu

Cindy Wu is an author, missions mobilizer, ordained minister, cross-cultural trainer, and spiritual director. She serves as the managing director of Mosaic Formation.

bottom of page