* Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 1978, BA in Economics and Business * Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN 1982, Masters of Divinity * “Inconvenient Truth” Trained Climate Change Educator
Climate Related Service:
* Member, Oregon State Global Warming Commission, 2008-2009 * Member and Chair, ELCA Bishop Task Force on Creation Care, 2009-2019 * Frequent Retreat or Event Speaker on Climate/Earth Care Related Issues.
* Devotions: The Upper Room: Disciplines 2007(Abingdon Press, 2007) * Poetry: Simul: Lutheran Voices in Poetry (Xulon Press, 2007) * Article: “There Will be an Answer,” Sources of Authority in the Church: Lutheran Traditions in North American Contexts. (Lutheran University Press, 2011) * Commentary: Sundays and Seasons: Year A 2017 (Augsburg Fortress Press, 2016) * Article: “Walking With,” Concilium: Wisdoms and the People’s Theology. (SCM Press, 2018)
* “My Vocation: Discernment, Support, Blessing” (Two weeks, Ten Sessions, Holden Village, WA 2004) * “Clay Jars and Crackpots: Tender Transitions in the ELCA” (One week, Five Sessions, Holden Village, WA 2009) * “There Will Be An Answer” (Convocation of the Association of Lutheran Teaching Theologians, 2011) * “Creation, Crucifixion, Question” (Three lectures, Community Lenten Series, Florence, OR 2014) * “Climate Change, A Spiritual Call to Action” (Douglas County Global Warming Presentation, Roseburg, OR 2016)