Logan Mehl-Laituri is a combat veteran who speaks and writes broadly about veterans issues and Christian perspectives on militarsim and nationalism. He served in the Iraq War as a forward observer for the artillery before applying to change his status to noncombatant conscientious objector. After his discharge in 2006 he worked in Palestine with Christian Peacemaker Teams and cofounded Centurious Guild, a community of Christian soldiers, veterans, and their allies. After earning a BA in human services from Hawaii Pacific University, he went on to receive a certificate in gender, theology, and ministry and a master of theological studies degree from Duke University. Logan has collaborated on The Gospel of Rutba (Orbis, 2012) as well as Jesus, Bombs, and Ice Cream (Zondervan, 2012) and authored Reborn on the Fourth of July (InterVarsity, 2012).