Kenneth B. Bedell, Ph.D., is Visiting Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Communication and Culture, Saint Louis University. He received his Ph. D. from Temple University in Sociology and is ordained in the United Methodist Church. From 1993 to 1996 he produced the Yearbook of American and Candian Churches (Abingdon Press), and is author of The Role of Computers in Religious Education (Abingdon, 1986), with Parker Rossman Computers: New Opportunities for Personalized Ministry (Judson, 1984), and Using Personal Computers in the Church (Judson, 1982). For six years he was Director of Computer Ministries at United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH.