David Stark is assistant professor of homiletics and the co-director of the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center at the University of the South. He is the author of Singing and Suffering with the Servant: Second Isaiah as Guide for Preaching the Old Testament (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2022). His current book project, Moving Mountains: Preaching that Confronts Confederate Monuments, analyzes proclamation on and around Confederate monuments. He serves as the editor in chief for the International Journal of Homiletics and is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church.