David Zahl is the Director of Mockingbird Ministries and editor-in-chief of the Mockingbird blog. Born in New York City, David graduated from Georgetown University in 2001 and then served for five years as a youth minister in New England. In 2007 he founded Mockingbird in New York City. David and his wife Cate reside in Charlottesville, VA with their three boys, where David also serves on the staff of Christ Episcopal Church. He is a licensed lay preacher in the Episcopal diocese of Virginia, and his first book, A Mess of Help: From the Crucified Soul of Rock N’ Roll, appeared in 2014. Most recently he co-authored Law and Gospel: A Theology for Sinners (and Saints).