Interview | Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

Next weekend, I'll be sharing a keynote address with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, working title: "Building Hubs of Climate Resilience: Will Friends Act in Radical Faithfulness?" In preparation for that, Friends asked me a few questions and posted an interview with me that you can find here. These were challenging questions, such as whether I ever …

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, 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 …