Philip Amerson lives in Bloomington, Indiana and also spends considerable time Chicago, Illinois. Phil is president-emeritus of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois and consultant for the Flourishing in Ministry research project at the University of Notre Dame. He has served as congregational pastor, seminary administrator, community encourager, and professor of the sociology of religion and urban studies. He also directs an educational program for United Methodist local pastors. Email address is email@example.com.