Josh Banner 

DMin 3rd Year Candidate Fuller Theological Seminary), Pasadena, CA.
SD Certification '14, Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids, MI.
MCS '12, Regent College, Vancouver, BC.
BA '97Literature & Philosophy, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.

Josh is the host and creator of the Invitation Podcast. He is a certified spiritual director, a retreat leader, and facilitator of contemplative prayer outreach in prisons. Josh has served extensively in local churches and in campus ministries in worship arts and discipleship. Josh currently is an adjunct professor at Hope College in the Studies in Ministry Minor degree program, and is a part-time stay at home dad.

He and his wife, poet Susanna Childress, and their two sons, Casper and Shepherd, and baby girl, Merritt, live in Holland MI.