The Rev. Canon Andrew Petiprin is canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Tennessee. Before his current position, he served as rector of St. Mary of the Angels in the Diocese of Central Florida for six years. He grew up in Orlando and spent three years as a French and German teacher before going to seminary. He was a British Marshall Scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford, from 2001 to 2003. Andrew trained for ordination at Yale and was ordained to the diaconate and priesthood in 2010. He writes frequently for The Living Church and the Covenant blog, and he is co-host of The Living Church podcast. He also has a book of Christian apologetics forthcoming from New Growth Press. Andrew and his wife Amber are the parents of two young children: a son, Alexander, and a daughter, Aimee. They also have two handsome cats, Kingsley and Remy. He enjoys weightlifting, running, listening to music, and reading Tolkien.