Lawrence M. Lindley

Affiliate Professor of Church and Society

Phone: (317) 931-2350  
 
Lawrence M. Lindley, Affiliate Professor of Church and Society at Christian Theological Seminary, is Executive Director of the Edna Martin Christian Center (retired) in Indianapolis. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Knox College in Galesburg, IL, and a Master of Arts degree from Indiana University.

After receiving a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Washington, he worked at Naval Avionics Center as a computer software engineer and as a computer software manager and consultant. Dr. Lindley became executive director of the Edna Martin Christian Center in September of 1989. He received a Master of Divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary in 1992 and was ordained to the ministry the same year. He was commissioned as an American Baptist missionary the year after that. Dr. Lindley has participated in mission trips to Thailand, Nicaragua, and the Soviet Union.

He is currently Secretary/Treasurer of the Community Resurrection Partnership, a member of the Advisory Board of the Hillside Community Organization, Vice-President of the Martindale-Brightwood Greater Citizens'  Coalition, a member of the Community Systemwide Response Steering Committee, and a member of the Indianapolis Police Department North District Citizen Task Force.

Curriculum Vitae

Syllabi
C-650 The Church and the Urban Poor - Spring 2013 (PDF)   

C-650 The Church and the Urban Poor - Fall 2009 (PDF)
C-650 The Church and the Urban Poor - Fall 2008 (PDF)
C-650 The Church and the Urban Poor - Spring 2008 (PDF)
C-650 The Church and the Urban Poor - Fall 2006 (PDF)
C-754 Living for Peace in a Violent World - Spring 2006 (PDF)
C-652 Social Issues from a Systems Perspective - Spring 2005 (PDF)
C-650 The Church and the Urban Poor - Fall 2004 (PDF)
C-754 Living for Peace in a Violent World - Spring 2004 (PDF)
C-650 The Church and the Urban Poor - Fall 2002 (PDF)
C-754 - Christians and Violence - Spring 2002 (PDF)
C-652 The Church and Social Systems - Spring  2001

Articles
Social Ministry: Moving from Individuals to Systems  Encounter 61:1 (Winter 2000) :81-104.