While looking for something else, I came across this blog post, Getting Ready for Zoom Church, that I’d written back in July 2017. Yep, 1917. Who knew?
Next up: “Zoom” Communion: Sacrament or Sacrilege?” from September, 2017.
I've been the pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Burlingame, CA since February, 2020.
I am a “proud member of the religious left” and an unapologetic progressive Christian. While I have been criticized by some as no longer being Christian and as a pastor for whom “anything goes,” I firmly reject those characterizations. I am most assuredly a follower of Jesus of Nazareth, as well as a seeker of the Cosmic Christ. My preaching, teaching and worship leadership is based on sound theology and careful study. I would call myself a devotee of process theology with a Lutheran flavor.
For two years I also served as the interim executive director of the Interfaith Center at the Presidio in San Francisco (http://interfaith-presidio.org) and served on the board for many years before that. In 2005 I received my Doctorate in Ministry from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley in interfaith relationships.
My book is The INTRAfaith Conversation: How Do Christians Talk Among Ourselves About INTERfaith Matters?
I enjoy leading workshops and retreats on interfaith matters, as well as teaching seminarians how to think about pastoring in a multi-faith environment.
I suppose I’m not everyone’s idea of the perfect Christian. But if you’re interested in exploring the questions of faith in the 21st century, drop me a line.
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