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Beau T. Underwood

Beau T. Underwood has served as Senior Pastor of Allisonville Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indianapolis, Indiana since January of 2023. Besides pastoring congregations, he has led the advocacy efforts of faith-based organizations in Washington, DC, helped steer an award-winning journalistic ministry, staffed congressional campaigns, served as a community organizer, and worked as a hospital chaplain.

A proud alum of Eureka College, the University of Chicago Divinity School, and the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy, he is currently a doctoral candidate in the University of Missouri's Truman School of Government and Public Affairs. 

Along with an abiding interest in how religion intersects with public life, he is passionate about the work of Christian formation that engages both the minds and hearts of those seeking to follow Jesus. His writing has appeared in Sojourners, The Christian Century, Religion & Politics, and Word&Way (where he is a contributing editor).  

Books by Beau T. Underwood

Baptizing America