Andy’s is a widely published author. His bibliography demonstrates his broad range of interests.
General Editor of The 1992 United Methodist Book of Worship. Oversight to entire project, with particular expertise on The Christian Year, Special Sundays and Days, General Acts of Worship, and Ordination and Consecration Services. Andy also wrote a number of other books and articles teaching persons how to use this core book of United Methodists.
Staff member and consultant to The 1988 United Methodist Hymnal: Book of United Methodist Worship. Particular expertise on The General Services, Prayers, Psalter, Other Acts of Worship, and Indexes. Principal author of “Orders of Daily Praise and Prayer.”
Beginnings: An Introduction to the Christian Faith. A basic introduction to Christian beliefs for young adult seekers. With Mark Ralls and Rob Weber. Republished in 2009 as Is This All There Is? And Other Big Questions.
Beginnings: The Spiritual Life. A basic introduction to Christian spirituality for seekers and believers. The second program in the Beginnings series. With Mark Ralls and Rob Weber.
Beginnings: Longing to Belong. A basic introduction to being a part of the Body of Christ for seekers and believers. The third program in the Beginnings series. With Mark Ralls and Rob Weber.
Transitions in Worship: Moving from Traditional to Contemporary. A survey of worship options for the 21st century. Also published in Korean translation in 2006.
Abingdon/Cokesbury Chorus Book with Michael Bryan, Anne Brunette Hook, and Brian McSwain. A collection of contemporary and traditional praise songs.
A New Connection: Reforming The United Methodist Church. Written with Bishop Will Willimon, a controversial call to re-centralize the denomination to focus on local congregations and annual conferences.
Christian Weddings: Resources to Make Your Ceremony Unique: Revised. A very popular resource, over 20,000 sold, to assist couples in planning and designing their own wedding service with CD-ROM.
The Revised Common Lectionary. Committee Chair/Editor. The international, ecumenical, three-year lectionary.
Consulting Reader for Common English Bible. The latest translation of the Bible.
Living As United Methodist Christians. An introduction to The United Methodist Church for new members. Written with Sally Langford, published in 2011.
Christian Funerals. Liturgies, prayers, and services with the dying, along with pastoral resources for funerals and memorial services.
Plus numerous chapters within books, articles, video presentations, consultant to other writing projects, editor, and official publications of The United Methodist Church. He has also edited and provided liturgical resources for African Americans, Hmongs, Korean Americans, Native Americans, and Hispanics within our denomination.