Dave Schmelzer is the author of Not the Religious Type: Confessions of a Turncoat Atheist. Dave is the executive director of Blue Ocean Faith, a network of churches looking to thrive in very secular settings, and is also the editor-in-chief of Horatio, an ambitious meaning-of-life website that will go live in early 2015. He founded the Greater Boston Vineyard church, which he pastored from 1998 until 2013. He’s spoken about the way of Jesus at Harvard, M.I.T., Tufts, U.S.C., Stanford, the Veritas Forum and many other settings both nationally and internationally. Dave lives with his family in Santa Monica, California.