Peter Schuurman has been writing for the CC since 1997 in various capacities. Some of his journalism displays his training in ethnography—the art of writing about people from interviews and participant observation. He lives in Guelph, Ontario, with his wife Joy and three young children. They attend New Life Christian Reformed Church, where Peter has served on the Preaching Team. He also serves as adjunct professor in the Religion and Theology department at Redeemer University College. As of spring 2016 he received his Ph.D. for research into megachurches, specifically a leadership study of The Meeting House and its pastor Bruxy Cavey.