A Grounded Faith | Lenten devotional

If you're thinking ahead to a practice to observe during Lent, consider reading the new Lenten devotional A Grounded Faith: Reconnecting with Creator and Creation in the Season of Lent. I contributed to this booklet, and other contributors include Michael Ellick, Solveig Nilsen-Goodin, Janet Parker, Joshua Grace, Jim Sequeira, and Tom Airey. We put this …

Soul Force Ones Podcast, Western Friend

As a follow-up to my keynote address at North Pacific Yearly Meeting, I was invited to share on a podcast called Soul Force Ones, which creates content connected to Western Friend, as well as on other topics related to social justice. We talked about several topics, including climate justice from a faith perspective, the connection …

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 …

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 …

Videos: NEYM, “A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends”

New England Yearly Meeting's sessions were held virtually this year, as were most yearly meetings (and, of course, most other events...). NEYM Friends asked me to be their Bible Half-Hour speaker, and so I gave five half-hour talks on the topic of: "A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends." I truly wish I …

“A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends” | New England Yearly Meeting

This coming week, I'll be sharing with New England Yearly Meeting for their Bible half-hours on the topic of "A Quaker Ecology: Meditations on the Future of Friends." Sessions run from Saturday, August 1–9, 2020, and are virtual, so anyone can register and join (they ask for a payment to cover the cost of the …