Thabiti Anyabwile serves as one of the pastors at Anacostia River Church in the Washington, D.C. area. Thabiti holds BS and MS degrees in psychology from North Carolina State University. After a few years as a practicing Muslim, Thabiti was converted under the preaching of the gospel in the Washington DC area. He is the author of number of books including The Life of God in the Soul of the Church, What Is a Healthy Church Member?, The Gospel for Muslims, and The Decline of African American Theology. Thabiti and his wife, Kristie, have three children.