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For personal reasons, as of June 2013, I will no longer be making my extended speaking schedule publicly available in advance. Thank you. 


 *January 28-31, 2013

St Simon’s Island, SC

Theologian in Residence, Princeton Theological School YM


*February 5th, 2013

Myers Park Preaching Ministry Conference

Guest Speaker (w/ Miroslav Volf )


*March 5th, 2013

Seattle Pacific University

Guest Speaker

Seattle, Washington


*March 6-9, 2013

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

Conference and Bookfair

Boston, MA


*May-July 2013 (TBD)


Paris, France


*July 17-19, 2013

Keynote Speaker

Denver, CO


*January 23-26, 2012
Princeton Theological Seminary
Forum on Youth Ministry
(off-Campus) Santa Barbara, CA


*February 5, 2012
Speaker & Seminar
Peachtree Road UMC
Atlanta, GA


*February 10, 2012
Annual Lloyd Dykman Lecture Series
Keynote Speaker
Metro Lutheran Ministry
Kansas City, MO


*February 25, 2012
Lafayette College
Faith and Memoir Workshop
Easton, PA


*March 1-3, 2012
C3 Conference: Workshop
St. George’s Institute
Nashville, TN


*March 12, 2012
Reading and Signing
Cokesbury Bookstore
Raleigh, NC


*March 23-25, 2012
Private Retreat
Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church
Fort Collins, CO


*March 28 – April 8, 2012
West Africa


*April 18-21, 2012
Festival of Faith and Writing
Calvin College


*May 8, 2012
NCCUMC Young Clergy Conference
Fuquay-Varina, NC


*May 15th-June 30th
Paris, France


*September TBA 2012
Reluctant Pilgrim Reading
International Arts Movement
New York, New York


*September 29- October 13, 2012 -Unavailable- Paris, France

*October 14-15, 2012
Seminar Teacher
Convocation and Pastor’s School
Duke University Divinity School
“Cultivating Christian Leaders”
Durham, NC

*October 16 – December 1, 2012:  Unavailable

*December 1-3, 2012
Centenary College
Shreveport, LA


*December 7-9, 2012
Trinity Ministry Conference
Forth Worth, Texas


*December 12-14, 2012
Private Gathering
Valley Forge, PA


*January 21-24, 2011
ELCA Adult Leaders Extravaganza
Kansas City
Keynote Speaker


*February 8, 2011
Chapel Speaker,
Montreat College, NC


*February 13-14, 2011
Peachtree Road UMC
Arts and Faith Retreat
Reading and Signing, Atlanta, GA


* February 22, 2011
Guest Speaker
Millbrook UMC
Raleigh, NC


*February 24-26, 2011:
Workshop Leader at C3 Conference:
St. George’s Institute, Nashville TN


*March 4-8, 2011
Women’s Retreat for Easter ELCA – Minneapolis/St. Paul


*March 29, 2011
“Faith and Memoir Writing”
Duke University Divinity School
Durham, NC


*April 26-29, 2011
Instructor and Mentor
Princeton Theological Seminary
Princeton, NJ


*May 9-12, 2011
Worshop Leader
College of Pastoral Leaders Annual Conference
Austin Presbyterian Seminary
Austin, TX


*June 15-19, 2011
Fund for Theological Education Workshop leader
Dillard University
New Orleans, LA


*July 10-14, 2011
Speaker and Workshop leader
SoulFeast Conference
Lake Junalaska, NC


*August 7, 2011
St. Mark’s UMC
Raleigh, NC


*August, 2011
Uniting Church
Perth, Australia


*October 2, 2011
Alamance Presbyterian Church
Preaching and Arts Workshop
Greensboro, NC


*October 10-11, 2011
Seminar Teacher
Convocation and Pastor’s School
Duke University Divinity School
“Drawn Into Scripture: Arts and the Life of the Church”
Durham, NC


*October 21-23
Speaker & Leader
Congregational Retreat
Edenton Street UMC
Raleigh, NC


*November 1-2, 2011
Annual Henri Nouwen Lecture
Keynote: By Paint and Pen
Drew Theological School,
Propehtic Leadership Program, Madison NJ


*November 5, 2011
Keynote: I Believe, Now What?
ELCA Washington D.C. Synod


*November 6, 2011
Talk and Book Signing
DC Theology Pub Group
Busboys and Poets
Washington, DC


*December 1, 2011
Duke Divinity School
Guest Lecturer
Women and Memoir Writing
Durham, NC


*December 5, 2011
Public lecture
The Hinge Literary Center
Location TBA
Durham, NC


*December 7-9, 2011
Red Letter Christians
Speakers Gathering
Valley Forge, PA


*September 29, 2010
Austin, TX
Reading and Signing


*October 11, 2010, 7-9pm
Durham, NC Official Book Launch, Reality Center: Reading and Signing


*October 12, 2010, 7-9pm
Regulator Bookstore, Durham, NC Reading and Signing


*October 16, 2010, 2:30-4:00pm
All Booked Up Bookstore, Apex, NC
Reading and Signing


*October 21, 2010
Upper Room Official Book Launch,
Nashville, TN


*October 28, 2010
Cokesbury Bookstore
Duke Divinity School
Durham, NC


*October 31, 2010
Sunday Speaker Series
St. Luke’s UMC
Houston, TX


*November 2, 2010, 7-9pm
Busboys and Poets,
5th Streeet NW
Washington D.C.
Reading, Discussion, and Signing


*November 3, 2010
Servant Leadership School
Church of the Savior
Washington D.C.
Reading, Discussion, and Signing


*November 7, 2010
Speaker Series
Duke Memorial UMC
Durham, NC


*November 26, 2010
A Feast of Thanksgiving Event
Perth, Australia
(via Skype)