Craig Barnes

Rev. Craig Barnes
Address616 North Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Robert Meneilly Professor of Leadership and Ministry and Senior Pastor at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Ph.D., University of Chicago,

The Rev. Dr. Craig Barnes became the Robert Meneilly* professor of leadership and ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 2002. In addition to this teaching ministry at PTS, he currently serves as Senior Pastor at Shadyside Presbyterian Church. Previously, he served as the senior pastor of the National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC. Barnes earned his doctorate from the University of Chicago, where his doctoral advisor was Martin Marty. He is the author of several popular books, including most recently Searching for Home: Spirituality for Restless Souls (Brazos Press, 2006), Sacred Thirst: Finding God in the Desert of our Longings (Zondervan 2001) and Hustling God: Why We Work So Hard for What God Wants to Give (Zondervan 1999). A well-known Presbyterian, he is also the author of numerous published articles and is a popular speaker at Seminary and church events. The Meneilly Professorship was established in honor of the Rev. Robert Meneilly ‘47. It is designed to provide instruction in understanding the dynamics of congregational life and leadership. It also provides experienced pastoral presence on the campus.

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