Gibson (Nibs) Stroupe has served as pastor of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church since 1983. He has long been an outspoken voice for racial and social justice within the PC(USA) and nationwide, along with his wife of 40 years, Caroline Leach. He is the author or co-author of four books, leads numerous workshops on race across the denomination, and is a frequent guest speaker on racial issues. In 2013, he was invited to deliver the opening prayer during President Barack Obama’s visit to Decatur. Nibs grew up in Arkansas, attended Rhodes and Davidson Colleges, and earned his M.Div. from Columbia Seminary in 1975. He has a grown son and daughter, along with two grandchildren.