David Bartlett is Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is Lantz Professor Emeritus of Christian Communication Emeritus at Yale University Divinity School. He is Theologian in Residence at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, Georgia, and is ordained in the American Baptist church. He is passionate about preaching and the life of the church and is co-editor of the major lectionary commentary Feasting on the Word (Westminster/John Knox). He and his spouse Carol Bartlett, an early-childhood educator, are co-authors of Feasting on the Word: Guide to Children’s Sermons.