Home: Tacoma, WA USA
Institutions of higher learning before UWTSD: Northwestern University (Bachelor of Science in Journalism); George Fox Evangelical Seminary (Masters in Spiritual Formation)
Work Experience: Worked for 25 years in a variety of Lutheran Churches in North America as a youth director and teacher, part time copy editor and barista.
Area of Research: Should the Lutheran Church apologise in a formal way to those in the Islamic faith tradition for the polemic writings of Martin Luther?
Family: One of four siblings, married to Brenda, father to one daughter, Maeve.
Hobbies/Interests: 1001 Movies to See Before You Die, 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die, collect different versions of “Amazing Grace,” Ultimate Frisbee.