Speaking Engagements

Social Responsibility Presentations:

“Businesses Against Slavery,” Seattle Rotary International District, January 12, 2012.

Moderator for “Empowering Women in the Developing World,” with panelists Suzanne Fallender (CSR at Intel), Rachael Yeager (HER Project at BSR), and Rashmir B. (Gates Foundation). Net Impact National Conference in Portland, Oregon. Friday, October 28, 2011.

Moderator for Newground Social Investment’s Bruce Herbert and Larry Dohrs at an event sponsored by the Net Impact Seattle’s Professional Chapter. Held at Bainbridge Graduate Institute. September 15, 2011.

Academic Presentations:

“An Account of Justice: The Social Ethics of Karol Wojtyla,” Philosophy Colloquium, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, March 2009.

“Righteousness of God and Human Rights.” Paper presentation at the American Academy of Religion, San Diego, November 16, 2007.

“Theology of Suffering: A Christian Response,” a Plenary Lecture given with Steve Sandage, PhD at Bethel Seminary’s Transforming Church Initiative, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 12, 2007.

“Integrating Theology and Spirituality,” Seminar at the Anglican Seminary in Lima, Peru, May 2007.

“A Christological Critique of Human Rights in the Early Theology of Karl Barth,” Colloquium at Westmont College, February 2007.

“The Art of Spiritual Direction,” Public Lecture at North American Baptist Seminary, January 2007.

“Lost in the Cosmos: A Spirituality of Disorientation,” Public Lecture at Duke Divinity School, January 2007.

“God and Human Suffering” at FTS Healthcare and Mission Conference, August 2006.

“HIV/AIDS in Africa: A Theological Challenge for the West” at 2005 Pruit Memorial Symposium, Global Christianity at Baylor University, November 10-12, 2005.

Panel Respondent to Missiology Lecture by Debbie Dortzbach, MN, “The Church’s Response to HIV/AIDS,” Fuller Theological Seminary, November 10, 2005.

“The Hospitality of Christ,” at La Formation Théologique Pour le Dévelopment De Tout L’Homme, Lomé, Togo. July 27, 2005.

“Reframing Disease and Cure: A Theological Reflection on the HIV/AIDS Pandemic,” at FTS Healthcare and Missions Conference, July 2005.

Panel Respondent to Payton Lectures by Theophilus Smith, Fuller Theological Seminary, February 22-24, 2005.

“Non-Reductive Physicalism and Human Economic Development.” Science, Faith and Human Nature: Reconciling Neuroscience and Christian Theology. Panel Response to School of Psychology Integration Lectures by Warren Brown and Working Session Abstract. Fuller Theological Seminary, February 2005. Point Loma Nazarene University, June 2005.

Collegial Discussion Group, School of Intercultural Studies, 2003-2004. Presented two papers for peer-review: “God without Borders: Economic Implications of the Christian Faith” and “A Response to Andrew Walls’ essay, ‘The Ephesian Moment.’”

Professional Presentations:

“Advent Devotion,” Staff Development Luncheon, Whitworth University, December 2009.

“Sources of Theology,” Lecture at North Park University, February 2008.

“The Impossible Generosity of God,” Sermon at North American Baptist Seminary, Winter 2007.

“HIV/AIDS and the Church,” Participant on Panel, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, Spring 2006.

“HIV Prevention,” Respondent. Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, Spring 2006.

“HIV/AIDS in Africa: Listening and Responding,” Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, Winter 2006.

Participant on Panel on HIV/AIDS, Fuller Theological Seminary, Fall 2005.

“Service in the Congo,” Women for Women International, Pasadena, CA, Winter 2005.

Panel Respondent to Film, Dear Francis, a documentary on HIV/AIDS in Africa, Fuller Theological Seminary, Fall 2005.

“God’s Generosity to the Poor,” Sermon for FTS Chapel, Winter 2004.


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