Friend in Residence | North Pacific Yearly Meeting

Last week, I had the chance to participate with North Pacific Yearly Meeting (NPYM) as their Friend in Residence. That means that I got to share a message at a plenary gathering and give two interest groups (workshops). I also got to participate in some of the other pieces of NPYM's virtual annual sessions this …

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 …

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 …

Friends and Watershed Discipleship | Published in QRT

My paper, "Friends and Watershed Discipleship: reconciling with people and the land in light of the Doctrine of Discovery," which I originally delivered at the American Academy of Religion conference last November, was published in Quaker Religious Thought's spring 2020 issue! If you need some reading material during the current pandemic, consider ordering a copy …

Friends & Watershed Discipleship: reconciling with people and the land in light of the Doctrine of Discovery

On Saturday, November 23, 2019, I got to share my paper, "Friends & Watershed Discipleship: reconciling with people and the land in light of the Doctrine of Discovery," with the Quaker Studies Unit and Pentecostal & Charistmatic Movements Unit at the American Academy of Religion conference in San Diego, CA. Here's the abstract, and you …

AAR 2019 | Presenting on Ecotheology in Two Sessions

I'm putting the finishing touches on my paper presentations for two sessions at the American Academy of Religion conference this coming weekend in San Diego. I'm really excited to share my research and ideas, although I'm also feeling anxious and nervous about it. Both papers relate to ecotheology, but to different audiences and with different …