About Keith

Keith blog copyKeith Anderson serves as pastor at Upper Dublin Lutheran Church near Philadelphia and is co-author with Elizabeth Drescher of Click2Save: The Digital Ministry Bible (Morehouse 2012). His forthcoming book on ministry leadership in the digital age is called The Digital Cathedral: Networked Ministry in a Wireless World (Morehouse, 2015).

A popular blogger on religion, new media, and popular culture at pastorkeithanderson.net, his work has also appeared on The Huffington PostReligion Dispatches, and The New Media Project. Keith employs a wide range of social media to minister on and offline. He speaks regularly with local and national church groups, synods, and other organizations on the practice of digital ministry and the impact of digital culture on face-to-face ministry. He has taught at Andover-Newton Theological School and The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. He received pastoral training at Harvard University Divinity School and The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

Keith graduated with a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy from High Point University (NC) in 1996. He attended Harvard Divinity School where he earned his Master of Divinity degree in 2000, and The Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia where he earned a Master of Sacred Theology degree in Lutheran Studies in 2002. He served as pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Woburn, Massachusetts from 2003 to 2012.

During his preparation for the ordained ministry, Keith served at The Memorial Church at Harvard UniversitySt. Francis House Homeless Shelter in Boston, and The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Lutheran Children and Family Service in Philadelphia

Keith spent his summer 2008 sabbatical on contemplative spirituality with an emphasis on the spirituality of daily life.  He is married to Jennifer, also an HDS graduate.  They have four children and a golden retreiver named Charlie.