About Josh Olds

Josh Olds (DMin | Columbia International University) is a public theologian and pastor for those disillusioned with institutional church. He has collaborated with NYT bestselling authors, written small group curriculum for Christian films, and spent over ten years as the head of Life is Story, a website dedicated to promoting Christian fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of the novella The Magic, the Music, and the Dance, coauthor of The Blood Book (with Ted Dekker) and contributor to the prayerbook Fostering Hope: A Prayerbook for Fostering and Adoptive Parents. Josh’s doctoral work focused on the effect that clergy’s relationship with their parishioners had on their experience of loneliness, depression, and social support.