Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons is the communications director at BJC. He leads the organization’s marketing and media strategies to grow, diversify and inspire BJC’s audience to advance faith freedom for all.
Prior to BJC, Graves-Fitzsimmons was a fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he worked on religious liberty policy and faith-based advocacy across CAP’s various issue areas. He previously served as associate director of the Rights and Inclusion Collaborative at ReThink Media and faith coordinator at the National Immigration Forum. He is the author of Just Faith: Reclaiming Progressive Christianity (Broadleaf Books, 2020) and has written for national news outlets including NBC News, CNN and The Washington Post.
Graves-Fitzsimmons earned his undergraduate degree from American University in Washington, D.C., and his Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Graves-Fitzsimmons has served as a deacon and Bible study teacher at Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Originally from Houston, Texas, he lives with his husband in Washington, D.C.