The Rev. Emily R. Hylden serves as assistant editor for the Living Church Foundation and as associate priest at St. Augustine’s Oak Cliff in Dallas, Texas. She established and oversees the Daily Devotional ministry, and provides support for other communications. She has written for the Living Church since 2012. Emily earned her B.A. in Religion at Duke University, as well as an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School. Raised in Ohio and Minnesota among Presbyterian, Baptist, and Roman Catholic congregations, Emily values ecumenism and finds home-spun hospitality to be her most effective evangelism tool. She also enjoys teaching yoga and baking.