Dr. J. Todd Billings is the Gordon H. Girod Research Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, MI. An ordained minister in the Reformed Church in America, he received his M.Div. from Fuller Seminary and his Th.D. from Harvard. He has written seven books, including Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church, Rejoicing in Lament: Wrestling with Incurable Cancer and Life in Christ, Remembrance, Communion, and Hope: Rediscovering the Gospel at the Lord’s Table, and The End of the Christian Life: How Embracing Our Mortality Frees Us to Truly Live.