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.
CSL 500th Anniversary Theological Symposium w/ Dr. James Voelz
Celebrating Lutheran Schools with Pastor John Sattler
At Maker’s Mark: Fire by Dale Chihuly
With Dr. Rev. Kevin Austin before my talk at his church on Resurrecting the Priesthood of All Believers!
Peace, love, joy & learning in Indy!
Breakfast with some lovely young women at the Gifted to Influence Conference, Women’s Leadership Institute, MKE.
Praying with Eric & Sarah Trickey, and Dominic R.
Pastor Jeff Dorth mans the HCD booktable at St. John’s West Bend!
Pat Maier, my steadfast Uber driver throughout the Midwest
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 beautiful young people who gathered at the first Belong Conference hosted by The Liturgists
icktank with some great CUI friends: Dr. Mike Middendorf, Craig Olsen, Fr. Mussie Behre, Dominic Rivkin
Some of the faithful of HOPE L.A. at our first work party
Backstage with all the artists for the Labor of Love Concert: our mission “that all may be one”
Heather talks with Pastor Matt Popovitz about Man Turned in on Himself at OSNY Midtown
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
Weaving God into a wedding talk about love and running
icktank at BPM where we first met Pastor Johnson Rethinasamy of Queens.