Writing

My writing has appeared in The Christian Century, The Huffington Post, Minnesota Public Radio, The Presbyterian Outlook, These Days, Lectionary Homiletics, Journal for Preachers, Call to Worship: Liturgy, Music, Preaching and the Arts, Horizons Magazine, ThePresbyterianLeader.com, WorkingPreacher.org, and as chapters in several books.

Here’s a link to my full, updated, Adam J. Copeland CV. See below for some selections.

Selected collection

Writing Digitally.Writing Theologically, Eric D. Barreto, ed. Fortress Press, forthcoming 2015.

Pastors Double Down on Facebook: The Boundary-Setting, Dual Identity of Pastors with Two Facebook Accounts.Media, Religion, History, Culture: Selected Essays from the 4th Elon University Media and Religion Conference, Anthony Hatcher, ed., AuthorHouse, 2014 | link

Matthew 21:1-11: Palm-Powered Protest,” ON Scripture from Odyssey Networks, also at Huffington Post, Day1, and Sojourners, April 7, 2014

“Revelation 21:1-6: Earth Day, God and the Apocalypse,” ON Scripture from
Odyssey Networks, also at Huffington Post, Day1, and Sojourners, Apr 24, 2013

“Inspiration Pinned: the Rise of Spiritual Quotes on Pinterest” 
Union New Media Project, Oct 26, 2012

“The Ten Commandments 2.0″ Word and World
The Screen (Vol. 32, No 3, Summer, 2012)

“Acts 8:26-40: Castrating Our Customs,”
ON Scripture from Odyssey Networks, also on Huffington Post
May 2, 2012

Let’s have some ground rules for debating the marriage amendment”
MPR.org,  Minnesota Public RadioMarch 9, 2010 | view online

No need for church: Ministry with young adults in flux
The Christian Century
Feb 8, 2012, 129:3, p. 12-13

“Called to Farm

Presbyterians Today
October 2011, p. 27-20

“Prophetic Discontent, a sermon on 1 Kings 19:1-15″
Lectionary Homiletics
August/September 2011, p.8-11

“To Whom it may concern: the art of the public invocation”
MPR.org, Minnesota Public Radio
March 18, 2011 | view online

“Faithful Budgeting: Connecting our spending habits to our beliefs
youth study published by The Thoughtful Christian
Westminster John Knox Press, March 2011

“The Minnesota breakfast crew vs. the Twitterati: Cherishing a sense of perspective
MinnPostJan. 18, 2011 | view online

“The Benefits and Challenges of Calling a Part-Time Pastor”
published by The Presbyterian Leader
Westminster John Knox Press, Sept 2010

“Songfest: Challenges for a hymnal committee
The Christian Century
Sept 7, 2010:Vol.127, No. 18, p. 30-31 | view online

“Setting Priorities as a Leader
essay in the Leading Voices series at The Presbyterian Leader.com
July 2010 | pdf

“Generational Ties: Bridging the Gaps The Christian Century
Feb 9, 2010: Vol. 127, No. 3, p 10-11 | view online

“The Christian Funeral
curriculum  published by The Thoughtful Christian
Westminster John Knox Press, May 2009

“On the Ground at the Calling Congregations Conference”
The Fund for Theological Education
Jan 13, 2009 | pdf

Formal Toast: My Scotland!
Carrick Burns Club Burns Supper in Ayrshire, Scotland
Jan 19, 2009 | pdf

“A Couple of Feminists
Essay co-written with Megan J.Thorvilson, in My Red Couch: And Other Stories on Seeking a Feminist Faith, Claire Bishoff & Rachel Gaffron, editors.
The Pilgrim Press, 2005 | link