Western YM | Quaker Lecture: “Better Together with the Community of Creation”

I had the opportunity to give the Quaker Lecture at Western Yearly Meeting in July 2022. The topic was, "Better Together with the Community of Creation," going along with their yearly meeting theme, "Better Together in Christ." In this lecture, I gave a bit of background on why climate justice is something Friends need to …

Pendle Hill lecture | Friends and Sabbath in the Time of Climate Change, August 1, 2022

Join me tomorrow, August 1, 2022, for the First Monday Lecture at Pendle Hill. I'll be sharing on the topics: "Friends and Sabbath in the Time of Climate Change." The event will be on Zoom at 7:30pm Eastern (4:30pm Pacific), and it's free to register and attend. Practicing the Sabbath, one of the Ten Commandments, …

Published | Friends Journal article with Damon Motz-Storey

Friend Damon Motz-Storey and I have both been involved in climate justice organizing and advocacy in Oregon for the last few years in different organizations. We got together and wrote an article about our experiences advocating, organizing, and taking to the streets to participate in activist pressure and community building in Oregon. The article is …

Published: “Faith Communities as Hubs for Climate Resilience” | The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Futures

Many of us have experienced emergencies and catastrophic weather events related to climate change in the last few years. Rather than just hearing about a natural disaster somewhere else, most people on the planet are experiencing these events at or near their homes. It's important to do what we can to a) change our practices …

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?" …