Lillian Daniel

The Rev. Lillian Daniel has served since 2004 as senior minister of the First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn, Ill., in suburban Chicago, and before that was senior minister at the Church of the Redeemer, in New Haven, Conn. She is the author of “Tell It Like It Is: Reclaiming the Practice of Testimony,” and chapters in “Anxious about Empire” and “From Nomads to Pilgrims: Stories from Practicing Congregations.” A frequent contributor to Christian Century, Daniel has also written for publications including Books and Culture, Leadership, The Journal for Preachers and The Biblical Preaching Journal. She has taught preaching at Yale Divinity School and Chicago Theological Seminary, where she serves on the Board of Trustees, and is co-host of “30 Good Minutes,” a program on Chicago public television station WTTW.