Latest releases

New for Fall 2011! Click here to download a free study guide for Thieves in the Temple. Concise & easy to use, it gets church groups talking! Questions & action steps to make church less coddling, more challenging.

Jeff has been named a Knight Fellow for 2011-2012. The fellowship includes a Knight Grant for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life. Topic: mentoring children of prisoners.

*Christian Century magazine review says Thieves in the Temple is "must reading"

"G. Jeffrey MacDonald writes with a journalist's eye and a preacher's heart. The crisis he identifies in this provocative and timely book has serious implications not only for America's religious life but also for our broader culture and politics."

-- Dan Rather, Global Correspondent and Managing Editor of HDNet's Dan Rather Reports

"Thieves in the Temple is the finest, most perceptive book on Protestant life in America in a very long time.”

-- Randall Balmer, Professor of American Religious History at Barnard College, Columbia University


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Note to readers: On Dec. 18, 2010, the St. Paul Pioneer Press ran a clarification, explaining that my comments about 'buy local' were a summary of my sources' views, not mine.

Welcome the website of award-winning journalist and author G. Jeffrey MacDonald. Jeff covers religion, ethics and social responsibility among other subjects for national news outlets. His stories have appeared in TIME magazine, The Washington Post and many other publications. Here you can learn more about Jeff, see samples of his work, check out his book, and explore opportunities for working with him.