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About Tim Suttle

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Tim Suttle is the senior pastor of He is the author of several books including his most recent - Shrink: Faithful Ministry in a Church Growth Culture (Zondervan 2014), Public Jesus (The House Studio, 2012), & An Evangelical Social Gospel? (Cascade, 2011). Tim's work has been featured at The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Sojourners, and other magazines and journals.

Tim is also the founder and front-man of the popular Christian band Satellite Soul, with whom he toured for nearly a decade. The band's most recent album is "Straight Back to Kansas." He helped to plant three thriving churches over the past 13 years and is the Senior Pastor of Redemption Church in Olathe, Kan. Tim's blog, Paperback Theology, is hosted at Patheos.

  • Jen

    Thank you! :)

  • Scott Stone

    Great band, great video. Good weather for an airstrike…interesting thought.

    How's it going?

  • Tim Suttle

    Good, Scott – Graduating w/MDiv. in a couple of weeks. Just did a contract with Wipf & Stock to write a book. It's sort of a post-liberal reading of Walter Rauschenbusch's classic, A Theology for the Social Gospel. Go on 3 month Sabbatical from church on May 20th – can't wait!

    How are you? How's the school thing?

  • Scott Stone

    Congratulations on all! The book idea sounds fascinating. School is a killer but great. Really glad I chose Fuller. I needed to be challenged, actually smacked around a bit but its a good thing. A summer on Sabbatical should be fantastic. Enjoy!

  • Kate

    Hey, Tim – Are you familiar with Riceboy Sleeps? Lead singer in Sigur Ros is is part of Riceboy. Astoundingly dreamy, drifty music.

  • Tim Suttle

    Just listened to some of their stuff on youtube – stinking great music. Who knew playing a guitar with a bow for more than just a gimmick would work out so well? I'm assuming that it's all instrumental – everything I listened to was.

    Sigur Ros is my study music of choice. Riceboy Sleeps might have to get a turn now!

  • Kate

    Only if sleeping and studying can coexist in the same workspace for you. : ) I can't stay awake if I listen to R.S.