Books &
Articles

"Healing." Chapter in Faithful Innovation: Beginning a Conversation for a Post-COVID Church, Cyclical Publishing, edited by Brendan McClenahan and Nick Warnes, July 2020.

"The Church Proved It can get Creative. Let's not stop Adapting. How rethinking worship can improve accessibility for people with disabilities." Christianity Today - CT Online, May 28, 2020. 

"Disability." Chapter in Discerning Ethics: Diverse Christian Responses to Divisive Moral Issues, IVP Academic, edited by Tim Dearborn and Hak Joon Lee, February 2020.

Disability and the Way of Jesus: Holistic Healing in the Gospels and the Church, IVP Academic, May 2019.

"Jean Vanier Made Us All More Human," Christianity Today - CT Online, May 7, 2019. 

 

“Disability.” In Micah Pastoral Formation Curriculum on Social Justice, edited by Tim Dearborn and Hak Joon Lee. Pasadena, California: Ogilvie Institute at Fuller Theological Seminary, 2016.

 

“Beyond the Broken Body: An Ethic of Healing in the Way of Jesus,” Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability, Volume 1, No.1, Fall/Winter 2012.

 

“Christian Community and Uncommon Courtesy,” Journal of Disability and Religion, Volume 14, Issue 3, July 2010.

Work​
Experience​
Beloved Everybody Church, Los Angeles, CA
Organizing Pastor
Cyclical LA, Los Angeles, CA
Director of Spiritual Formation
for church starters and discerning church starters
1001 New Worshiping Communities
Coach
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Adjunct Professor of Christian Ethics
Director of Student Success and Access Services

First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
Co-Director of Student Ministries (Jr. and Sr. High)

L'Arche Wavecrest, Orange, CA
Part Time Assistant/Volunteer

San Francisco Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Adjunct Professor, Southern California Campus

Lanterman High School, Los Angeles
Special Education Teacher

Portsbridge Hospice, Atlanta, GA
Chaplain, Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) 

 

Grady Hospital HIV/AIDS Clinic, Atlanta, GA
Chaplain
Education
Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Theology, Concentration: Christian Ethics; minor: Old Testament
Dissertation Title: Disability, Healing, and Jesus: Perspectives and Practices from the Gospels

 

Columbia Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity

 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
B.A. in Philosophy, minor in Russian Literature
Professional Affiliations
Presbyterians for Disability Concerns

Institute on Theology and Disability


Journal of Disability & Religion
Consulting Editor/Reviewer

American Academy of Religion
Member

Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability
Consulting Editor