Recent Publications

  1. “Making Our Political Polarization Less Destructive,” The Christian Century, May 20, 2020
  2. Useful Wisdom: Letters to Young (and not so young) Ministers. Wipf and Stock Publishing, March 2020. Available at Amazon.
  3. “Baptizing the Ordinary,” in What Is Jesus Doing? God Activity in the Life and Work of the Church, InterVarsity Press, 2020.
  4. “Collateral Damage: Changing the Conversation about Firearms and Faith,” The Christian Century, October 23, 2019.
  5. “Our Towns: A 100,000 Mile Journey Into the Heart of America,” review, The Christian Century, January 30, 2018.
  6. “But As For You: Pastoral Leadership in a Post-Institutional Time,” in The Usefulness of Scripture: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Wall, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018.
  7. “Do We Still Need Institutions?” The Christian Century, April 21, 2021
  8. Podcast at Crackers and Grape Juice, May 7, 2021
  9. “The Busy Church Dilemma,” The Christian Century, June 2, 2021.