Vice President of Theological Initiatives
Rev. Dr. Art Lindsley is the Vice President of Theological Initiatives at the Institute, where he oversees the development of a theology that integrates faith, work, and economics. Most recently, he had served as President and Senior Fellow at the C.S. Lewis Institute since 1987. Prior to that, he was Director of Educational Ministries at the Ligonier Valley Study Center and Staff Specialist with the Coalition for Christian Outreach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is also co-founder of Reformed Theological Seminary’s Washington, D.C. campus.
He is an editor of and contributing author to IFWE’s Counting the Cost: Christian Perspectives on Capitalism (Abilene Christian University Press, 2017), and For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty (Zondervan, 2015). Dr. Lindsley’s key research in these books deals with two biblical passages commonly used to promote socialism, Leviticus 25 and the topic of Jubilee, and Acts 2-5.
He is also the author of C.S. Lewis’s Case for Christ, True Truth, and Love: The Ultimate Apologetic. He is co-author with R.C. Sproul and John Gerstner of Classical Apologetics, and he often writes articles on theology, apologetics, C.S. Lewis, and the lives of many other authors and teachers.
Rev. Dr. Lindsley earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Seattle Pacific University, Master of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. He and his wife Connie live in Arlington, Virginia and have two sons, Trey and Jonathan.