Published: “Creating Resilience for Climate Justice” | Western Friend

I had the opportunity to share a keynote address with North Pacific Yearly Meeting this summer, and I just received my author copies of the newest Western Friend, which holds an abridged version of that talk. You can see the table of contents for the September/October 2021 edition here. There are several great contributions relating …

“Building Hubs of Climate Resilience: Will Friends Act in Radical Faithfulness?” | Philadelphia Yearly Meeting keynote

Last weekend, I had the chance to offer a keynote address to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and I also got to attend some of their other events at their virtual annual sessions. If you're interested, the video of my keynote address was recorded, linked below: "Building Hubs of Climate Resilience: Will Friends Act in Radical Faithfulness?" …

Quakers and Ecospirituality | Woodbrooke course

Starting in mid-August, I'll be teaching a course through Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, UK (though virtually). The course runs from 16 August–10 October, 2021, and is called Quakers & Ecospirituality: grounded practice to meet the ecological crisis. Check the link for a more complete description of the course. I got to visit Woodbrooke …

Published: “Friends, Racial Justice, & Policing” | Western Friend

Western Friend, a journal with the tagline "Quaker plain speech and spirit in the West," recently published excerpts from my message to Friends Committee on National Legislation last November. Subscribers can read it here, or find links to order the print publication. The whole issue in which this excerpt appears is entitled, "On Debt," exploring …

Illuminate Summer Speaker Series | Pendle Hill, June 14–August 23, 2021

I've been editing the Barclay Press Friends Bible study curriculum, Illuminate, for just about two years now, and it has been a really fun and meaningful experience to study, write about, and edit a quarterly Bible study with a Quaker bent that has so far covered 19 books of the Bible, plus another three for …

Creation Care & George Fox | FAHE Panel March 23, 2021

Friends Association for Higher Education has been hosting a series called "Quaker Leadings in Higher Education" during the pandemic, since we couldn't meet in person for a conference. Check out the great topics and presenters on the former panels here. They're beginning a series-within-the-series of panel discussions with contributors to the book I co-edited with …

Friends Journal | Review of Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability

Somehow I missed this review of Quakers, Creation Care, & Sustainability in Friends Journal, October 2020. I appreciate Ruah Swennerfelt's favorable mention of several of the chapter contributions. Swennerfelt comments, "Although for the past three decades I’ve worked for and volunteered in service to the earth and justice, I learned much from reading this fascinating …