Josh Pauling teaches high school history and studied at Messiah College, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Winthrop University. He has written for Forma Journal, Front Porch Republic, Mere Orthodoxy, Modern Reformation, Public Discourse, and Salvo Magazine. He is head elder at All Saints Lutheran Church (LCMS). Josh also makes custom furniture and restores vintage woodworking machinery. He and his wife Kristi have two children who are being classically homeschooled.