ResourcesContent for pastors and churches
Below are links to content and resources I’ve created during my pastoral work. Feel free to use whatever you find helpful here and to adapt it to suit your context.
Walking Backward Into the Future
This 6-week course takes participants through a process of engaging anti-racist and decolonizing work through an honest, specific, and historical approach that avoids shame, empowers, and inspires.
This prayer liturgy includes the elements of confession, Lectio Divina, praying the psalms, centering prayer, petition, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Beatitudes.
This practical guide to centering prayer includes a step-by-step explanation of the practice and short liturgy for individual or group use.
Trained as an illustrator, I’ve always enjoyed shedding light on the meaning of texts. I’ve written and delivered hundreds of sermons in my work as pastor. Many of these messages can be found here.
Group Discernment Process
This comprehensive step-by-step guide for group discernment includes questions to help groups become aware of how power, biases, and social location affect the discernment process.
Personal & Social Sin
Due to the individualistic lens that many western evangelical Protestants read Scripture through, sin is most commonly understood to be a personal or interpersonal issue. However, the Bible includes examples of social or communal sin where groups of people are implicated in action or inaction that misses the mark of God’s good intention for the world.
Rethinking Footprints in the Sand
This brief essay looks at how the popular poem “Footprints” shapes our Christian imagination and offers another poem that expands our vision of the Christian life.
Reframing the Christian Life
This 5-part essay series helps churches that have been influenced by white North American evangelicalism understand the history behind a narrow view of discipleship, the harm it causes, and how Christians might go about expanding their vision of the Christian life.