On Being

Krista Tippett. Amercan Public Media.


This website is associated with On Being, the weekly radio podcast, hosted by Yale Divinity School graduate Krista Tippett, and represents the broadcast with blogs and posts that allow a listener and non-listener to explore wide-ranged topics, such as ethics, in greater depth.


blogs; video clips; tools; sermons

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders



Practical Applications

  • Engage your moral imagination in a world where the questions are as important as the answers.
  • Start conversations in your congregation about topics such as religion, meaning, and ethics.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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