Rev. Dr. George Mason, Founder and President
Dr. Mason is a Christian Theologian and Baptist Pastor in Dallas. He is a nationally recognized leader among Baptists, serving the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, New Baptist Covenant, Duke Divinity School, along with other local and global ecumenical and interfaith endeavors. He is a frequent op-ed contributor to The Dallas Morning News on subjects of public interest that intersect religion, such as public education, race relations and predatory lending. He writes a monthly column on public theology for the Lakewood/East Dallas and Lake Highlands editions of the community news magazine The Advocate. His sermons have been the highest rated program on the Sunday morning worship line up on WRR radio in Dallas for many years.
George earned a bachelor of business administration degree in 1978 from the University of Miami (Florida), where he was a quarterback on the football team. He also holds both the master of divinity (1982) and doctor of philosophy (1987) degrees.
Rabbi Nancy Kasten, Chief Relationship Officer
Rabbi Nancy Kasten is a community educator, volunteer, and activist. Ordained by the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in 1990, she served as Hillel Director, Associate Chaplain, and Adjunct Professor of Biblical Hebrew at SMU from 1990-2002. From 2002-2005 Kasten worked as Campus Rabbi and Head of Jewish Studies at the Wise Academy, a Reform Jewish Day School. In recent years her focus has been on the intersection between mindfulness and social justice.
Rabbi Kasten is currently a co-chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square and also volunteers with a number of organizations that advocate for peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians. She is married to Rabbi David Stern and they have three children.