ON Scripture - The Bible Committee

Pastor Keith Anderson

The Reverend Keith Anderson serves as pastor at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church near Philadelphia. He is the author of The Digital Cathedral: Networked Ministry in a Wireless world (Morehouse, 2015) and co-author with Elizabeth Drescher of Click2Save: The Digital Ministry Bible (Morehouse, 2012). A popular blogger on religion, new media, and popular culture, he employs a wide range of social media to minister on and offline. Pastor Anderson speaks regularly with local and national church groups, synods, and other organizations on the practice of digital ministry and the impact of digital culture on face-to-face ministry. He received his pastoral training at Harvard University Divinity School and The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

 

 

Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto

The Rev. Dr. Eric D. Barreto is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul. He was ordained by Peachtree Baptist Church (CBF) in 2006. After completing a bachelor of arts degree in religion at Oklahoma Baptist University and a master of divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, he earned a doctoral degree in New Testament from Emory University.

His research interests range from the Acts of the Apostles to ancient and contemporary questions about race and ethnicity. In 2010, he published his first book, ``Ethnic Negotiations: The Function of Race and Ethnicity in Acts 16.`` He is also a regular contributor to WorkingPreacher.org and EnterTheBible.org.

 

Rev. Adam J. Copeland

Adam J. Copeland teaches at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota where he is director of the Center for Stewardship Leaders. An ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), he is editor of Kissing in the Chapel, Praying in the Frat House: Wrestling with Faith and College (2014) and author of several book chapters on ministry and culture. His next book, Stewardship Made Whole: Faithful Stewardship for All of Life is under contract with Westminster John Knox Press. Follow him at @ajc123 and visit his blog http://adamjcopeland.com.

 

 

Rev. Verity A. Jones

Rev. Verity A. Jones is the executive director of the Center for Pastoral Excellence at Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) in Indianapolis, Indiana. She also serves as the project director of the New Media Project, which she founded in 2010 at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York before bringing it to CTS in 2012. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Louisville Institute

She is a graduate of Yale College (B.A. '89), and Yale Divinity School (M.Div. '95), and is an ordained clergy person with joint standing in the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

She serves on the board of directors of Religion News Service LLC. Her work has also appeared in US Catholic, Faith and Leadership, Christian Century, Biblical Preaching Journal, and Journal for Preachers.

 

Jim Kast-Keat

Jim Kast-Keat is the Associate Minister for Education at Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City. He is a divergent thinker, an ideation specialist, and an aspiring minimalist. Prior to working at Middle he helped lead ikonNYC in New York, NY, worked as a Product Designer with Sparkhouse in Minneapolis, MN and was a pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, MI. He is the creator and curator of ThirtySecondsOrLess.net where he shares ideas and amplifies voices every day. To find out more about Jim go to www.jimkastkeat.com or follow him on twitter at @IdeasDoneDaily.

 

 

Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D

The Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D. is the Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church and Executive Director of The Middle Project, a leadership training institute for people of faith.

Dr. Lewis is a nationally recognized author, activist, speaker, and preacher on the topics of racial, economic, and gender/LGBTI justice.

 

 

 

Rev. Dr. Karyn L. Wiseman

The Rev. Dr. Karyn L. Wiseman is the Associate Professor of Homiletics at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. She is an Elder in The United Methodist Church and has eighteen years of experience pastoring churches. Her degree is in Liturgical Studies, with major study in Preaching and the Emerging Church. She is especially interested in engaging the 21st century church for vital ministry, equipping established communities to take on new models for church, and employing postmodern ideas to reengage younger generations in preaching and worship. Dr. Wiseman has a book coming out in Fall of 2013 on preaching from Pilgrim Press.

 

 

Advisors:

  • Nick Stuart: President & CEO
  • CarolAnne Dolan: Head of Programming
  • Selby Ewing: ON Scripture – The Bible™ Project Director
  • Candice Scahrf: Project Coordinator