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.
With Blake Flattley & Kristin Schweain before Taize worship at The Gathering
Interview w/ MM Studios at HOPE LA
Celebrating Lutheran Schools with Pastor John Sattler
“Go to the temple and speak to the people all the words of this life.” Acts 5:20
Visiting the church of Pastor Johnson Rethinasamy, Queens NYC; Heather & Susilla
Backstage with all the artists for the Labor of Love Concert: our mission “that all may be one”
With Amanda Ozaki-Laughon shooting a promo at CUI for EYES TO SEE: Daring to care about human trafficking in SoCal
Heidi Petersen, “Vigil”
Heather talks with Pastor Matt Popovitz about Man Turned in on Himself at OSNY Midtown
Helping with the liturgy at HOPE L.A. where our sanctuary reminds us daily that we are all a work in progress
One of a hundred memes for #jesusinqueens
“The Life Line” by Winslow Homer
icktank at BPM where we first met Pastor Johnson Rethinasamy of Queens.
“Diesel Fighter” Runcie Tatnall
Worshipping in Taize.
Ernie “Chico” Perez, Sheilla Perez and Ruben Rojas at HOPE LA on the day we commissioned LOVE RISES
Introducing Taize worship and the prayer practice of lectio divina at the STA coffee house in Cape Girardeau, MO.
That’s a wrap on the May 2018 tour. Peace out!
Easter on the Isle of Iona.
Getting ready to lead Blake Flattley’s Liturgy of Rest with Dominic Rivkin at Best Practices PHX.
Breakfast with some lovely young women at the Gifted to Influence Conference, Women’s Leadership Institute, MKE.
With Leann and Mussie on the last day of our MA program, Concordia Irvine.