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 …

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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 …

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 …

“Friends, Racial Justice, and Policing: A Biblical Economy of Care” | Message to FCNL now online

I had the chance to serve as the worship leader at Friends Committee on National Legislation's Annual Meeting last month, which means that in addition to a couple other responsibilities, I offered a prepared message in worship on Sunday morning. The title was: “Friends, Racial Justice, and Policing: A Biblical Economy of Care.” Here is …

Book Release | “Quaker Pneumatology” in T&T Clark Handbook of Pneumatology

I received my contributor copy yesterday of the book T&T Clark Handbook of Pneumatology (eds. Daniel Castelo and Kenneth M. Loyer, 2020), in which I contributed the chapter, "Quaker Pneumatology." I promise this is a different book than the one I posted about in August! The topic of my chapter is similar to my "Quaker …

“Quaker Spirituality” in Protestant Spiritual Traditions, vol. 2

I got my copy in the mail this week of Protestant Spiritual Traditions, in which I have a chapter entitled, "Quaker Spirituality." It was a fun project to work on, and is in a collection of chapters about different spiritual traditions within Protestant denominations (including Friends, which I explained are sort of Protestant). Now I …