Mr. Cartledge oversees Scala’s external communications, internal operations and website. He participated in Scala’s inaugural 2017 Summer Seminar and has supported Scala’s programming since the organization began. He holds an M.Div. and M.A. in Christian education and formation from Princeton Theological Seminary, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in practical theology.
He received the Senior Fellowship in Practical Theology for his master’s thesis, which explored Christian liturgy as a formational source and resource for persons with depression. He has also received the John Havran Award for Excellence in Christian Education and the William Tennant Award for Teaching. He earned a BA from Stetson University in communication and media studies and has served in ministry as a youth worker, worship leader, and pastoral assistant. His research focuses on educational ministry with persons suffering from depression. Michael Paul lives in Princeton with his wife, Samara, and their four children.