Let’s say a staff person in the church office has been tasked with producing your church’s version of your directory. Five minutes ago, she popped her head into the office […]
TIMOTHY MERRILL, longtime editor of Homiletics (homileticsonline.com), and current editor of HomeTouch (hometouchministry.com), has recently returned from a 13-year ministry in Shanghai, China, where he was the pastor of an international expatriate congregation after serving churches in Minnesota, Colorado and Oregon. His doctoral work at Princeton Theological Seminary was in the History of Christianity with an emphasis on the medieval church. He is the author of a number of books including Community: You Will Be My Witnesses (Acts) and Our Community: Now and in God’s Future (Revelation) for Abingdon Press. In his spare time, he writes historical novels. He and his wife Jeanie now live on the Oregon coast.