The Rev. Emily R. Hylden serves as assistant editor of The Living Church and as co-vicar, with her husband, Jordan, of St. Augustine’s Oak Cliff in Dallas. 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 BA in religion at Duke University, as well as an MDiv from Duke Divinity School. Raised in Ohio and Minnesota among Presbyterian, Baptist, and Roman Catholic congregations, Emily values ecumenism and finds homespun hospitality to be her most effective evangelism tool. She also enjoys teaching yoga and baking.