Gavin Ortlund serves as the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Ojai in Ojai, California. Gavin received a B.A. in philosophy and religion from the University of Georgia, an MDiv from Covenant Theological Seminary, and a PhD in historical theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of several books, including Why God Makes Sense in a World That Doesn’t, Retrieving Augustine’s Doctrine of Creation, and Finding the Right Hills to Die On. He also hosts the YouTube channel Truth Unites. He and his wife, Esther, have five children.