Byron Straughn serves with Cru's Theological Development Team. He is married to Amy and they have 3 children: Graeme, Elinore and Jane. Byron studied at Virginia Tech (BS) and Southern Seminary (MDiv). He also serves as an elder in their church in Pennsylvania. Byron traveled and lived in several countries as a third culture kid and Cru staff member, including a stint to North Africa. He enjoys making new friends and learning about different perspectives over coffee and tea.