Gerald Ens is a PhD Candidate in the department of Religious Studies at McMaster University. He works in the areas of Christian theological ethics, ecclesiology and ethnography, Mennonite theology, and philosophical theology. His dissertation, entitled “A Church of Suffering Servanthood? Inheriting Stanley Hauerwas’s Ecclesiology with Long-Term, Primary Caregivers,” will elaborate on Hauerwas’s central theological claims about the church as a community of suffering servanthood by way of ethnographic research with long-term, primary caregivers to people with intellectual disabilities. Ens's writings have recently appeared in Literature and Theology, The Conrad Grebel Review, The Canadian Mennonite, and as a part of Earth World Collaborative projects. He lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba with his wife, Lisa, and his son, Roger.