Spending my birthday & Mother’s Day sharing the gifts God has given me with the people He sent me to in Decatur, IL.
Leading the closing liturgy at Camp Arcadia where I was a Guest Lecturer for the week: praying, speaking, teaching, sharing, gathering, encouraging, opening hearts and minds. What a joy to use all my gifts in one place.
Live interview with Dr. Jeff Mallinson for the Virtue in the Wasteland podcast at 1517’s Here We Still Stand Conference, San Diego, CA. I’m Describing “how much” Augustine actually contributed to the theological understanding of “man turned in on himself.”
Speaking on my thesis work at Concordia University, Wisconsin, an event put together by the local circuit pastors group working in partnership with the university.
Speaking to students at CUAA about what it means to be happy; next we emptied the bleachers and took to the floor to learn how to shut out all the noise so we can hear God’s voice.
Concordia NY celebrates its new President, Rev. Dr. John Nunes, with a series of panel discussions entitled “How, then, should we live together?” I spoke to the issue of Gender in the Church and the World.
Talking with middle school students throughout Indianapolis about prayer, silence, and listening to the voice of the One who made you, bringing themes from my book “happy are those” to life. This shot was taken at St. John’s Lutheran, Indy, where they are raising up a curious crop of passionate young writers.
My presentation “Resurrecting the Priesthood of All Believers” is now attended by more pastors than lay people. Here, the smaller of two sessions at Best Practices Phoenix 2018.
A drone’s eye view of the new mural, created by Ruben Rojas, for my little church, HOPE LA.
“Art is the accomplice of love.”–Remy de Gourmont
A message about the nature of love for all the people in the City of Angels
Heather talks with Pastor Matt Popovitz about Man Turned in on Himself at OSNY Midtown
That’s a wrap on the May 2018 tour. Peace out!
Connecting in NYC with Gretchen Jameson, SVP, Concordia Wisconsin/Ann Arbor and Dr. Rachel Eells, Concordia Chicago
Getting ready to lead Blake Flattley’s Liturgy of Rest with Dominic Rivkin at Best Practices PHX.
Welcoming Pastor Chris Ng from Church of the Holy Spirit.to HOPE L.A.
Making noise, making silence with “happy are those” at CUAA
happy are those is “the little book that could” speaking to teens, young adults, and people like me about God’s plan for us to be happy.
Introducing Taize worship and the prayer practice of lectio divina at the STA coffee house in Cape Girardeau, MO.
A farmer’s market in the lobby of the hotel hosting the 2018 PSW Convention prompted me to buy a flat and remind people we were all of one heart in the District.
Pat Maier, my steadfast Uber driver throughout the Midwest
Celebrating Lutheran Schools with Pastor John Sattler
Peace, love, joy & learning in Indy!
CSL 500th Anniversary Theological Symposium w/ Dr. James Voelz
Pastor Jeff Dorth mans the HCD booktable at St. John’s West Bend!
Love collaborating with Blake Flattely: coming up in 2018, a new compline liturgy called Fear Not!
Fr. Mussie is one of four Ethiopian Archbishops in the U.S.: he got his MA in Theology at CUI because of the deep love that Lutheran had shown him in the U.S.
Visiting the church of Pastor Johnson Rethinasamy, Queens NYC; Heather & Susilla
Helping with the liturgy at HOPE L.A. where our sanctuary reminds us daily that we are all a work in progress
Some of the faithful of HOPE L.A. at our first work party
LINC L.A. meets The Great Company’s great leaders, Carl Choi & Ray Lin
With Amanda Ozaki-Laughon shooting a promo at CUI for EYES TO SEE: Daring to care about human trafficking in SoCal
The face of Christ in Taize.
Hmmm..what does a gal do with an MA in Theology?