Randy Woodley is a Keetoowah Cherokee Indian who has been in ministry among First Nations people since 1984. He is an author, pastor, teacher, lecturer, poet and activist. With his wife, Edith (Eastern Shoshone/Choctaw), he is president and cofounder of Eagle's Wings Ministry (interdenominational).The Woodleys are forerunners in what is today being called the Native American Contextual Movement. While they are establishing the Eloheh Village for Indigenous Leadership and Ministry Development (located near Wilmore, Kentucky), Randy and Edith consult and mentor those starting churches and ministries among Native Americans.Randy holds an M.Div. Degree and is working on his Ph.D. in intercultural studies. An ordained minister, he is founding board member of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies (NAIITS) and the Contextual Indian Ministries Alliance (CIMA). He is also an associated leader within the International Reconciliation Movement and founder of several other ministries, including Cross Cultural Concerns and Christians for Justice.