Kent is on the board of directors of Equitas Group, a philanthropic foundation focused on ending child exploitation in Haiti and Southeast Asia. His writing has appeared in publications includingChristianity Today, Utne Reader, Subtropics, Geez, Adbusters, The Sun, Orion and Sojourners. One of his essays was cited as a "Notable Essay" in the Best American Essays series and he wrote a chapter for the book Global Perspectives on the Bible. He has been featured on national TV and radio shows. Speaking regularly to groups around the country, Kent also teaches adult education at his local church. He travels to Haiti regularly from Florida, where he lives with his wife Shelly and their two children.
for unshakable faith, he celebrates doubt as part of the process, a necessary part of being alive. There are no easy answers. There may be no answers at all.After Shock is the perfect example of what Rainer Maria Rilke called 'living the questions.' This is a book I will read over and over, for inspiration and for comfort. I loved it."--Abigail Thomas, author of A Three Dog Life