Steve Froehlich

Steve Froehlich is pastor of New Life Presbyterian Church in Ithaca, NY. He has also served as board president for Chesterton House Center for Chirstian Sutdies at Cornell University and as executive vice president for Reformed Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America, Froehlich completed undergraduate studies in theatre, and graduate studies in theology and pastoral ministry. His Doctor of Ministry thesis explored the relationship between community formation and calling. His interests include the intersection of Christianity and the arts, especially literature and film. Steve and his wife, Sheryl, have 3 sons and 4 grandchildren.

Blaming God

Faith / Scripture / Spirituality

The long line of ants parading across the kitchen counter leads to a jar of sticky strawberry jelly left open last night by someone…

Who Brings Home the Bacon?

Community / Faith / Family / Work and Rest

In the current tug-o-war about gender responsibilities in Christian marriages, many couples have the challenge of deciding who “brings home the bacon.” The tension…

V for Vendetta (James McTeigue, 2006)


Ideas, violence, and political power Remember, remember the fifth of November, The gunpowder, treason and plot, I know of no reason why the gunpowder…

Why Bother With Culture?

Culture / Spirituality

You’ve heard the criticism. Perhaps you’ve been a critic yourself. The disapproval often goes something like this: “Why do you bother messing around with…