David Fitch

 David Fitch

Address660 E Butterfield Road
Lombard, IL 60148

Betty R. Lindner Associate Professor of Evangelical Theology, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Northwestern University,
M.A., Northern Baptist Seminary,
B.A., Wheaton College,

David Fitch is the founding pastor of Life on the Vine Christian Community—an emerging church in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. He is the co-founder of Up/Rooted, an emergent cohort that gathers leaders and thinkers to engage issues of the emerging church and the post-modern context. Up/rooted now has chapters all over the Chicago area. He has been a speaker and presenter at “emerging church” gatherings, the Ekklesia Project, as well as academic and denominational gatherings on the issues of church, postmodernity and culture.

He is the author of numerous articles on church, culture and theological ethics in journals as diverse as the Journal of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education, Discernment, Pastoral Psychology and the Journal of Christian Education.

He is the author of The Great Giveaway: Reclaiming the Mission of the Church from American Business, Para-Church Organizations, Psychotherapy, Consumer Capitalism and Other Modern Maladies (Baker Books, 2005).

Areas of Interest

Evangelical theology;

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