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Zach Spidel

PhD student in Theology, University of Dayton; Pastor, East Dayton Fellowship

Zach Spidel is the pastor of the East Dayton Fellowship, a Brethren church in a beleaguered-but-beautiful
neighborhood on the east side of Dayton, Ohio. He is a PhD student in the University of Dayton’s theology
program. An eclectically ecumenical Anabaptist, Zach’s ministry and scholarship are oriented toward exploring
and recommending the Way of Jesus. 


Featured Publications

“From Practices to Methods: Pragmatic Evangelical Utilitarian Ecclesiology and the Mid-Century Transformation of the Brethren in Christ,” in Brethren in Christ History and Life 45, no. 3 (December 2022): 325-354.