Casper ter Kuile

Casper ter Kuile is helping to build a world of joyful belonging.

In the midst of enormous changes in how we experience community and spirituality, he connects people and co-creates projects that help us live lives of greater connection, meaning, and depth. Nothing makes him happier than learning from religious tradition and reimagining it for our context.

Casper is the Executive Director and Director of Possibility of the On Being Project’s Impact Lab. He’s the co-author of the seminal study, How We Gather, and has spent the last four years mapping and convening leaders on the front edge of community, spirituality and social change. His work with Angie Thurston and Sue Phillips has been covered in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, NPR, and The Atlantic. Casper holds Masters of Divinity and Public Policy degrees from Harvard University, and remains a Ministry Innovation Fellow at Harvard Divinity School.

Since 2016, Casper has co-hosted the award-winning podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, where he engages a contemporary classic through ancient sacred reading practices. The podcast team tours regularly and has had over seven million downloads in the last year.