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Organizer of Mission & Advocacy for Presbyterian Welcome in NYC with a passion for youth, graduate of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and former Young Adult Volunteer in India.

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Jun 11, 2014

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will soon make headlines, one way or another. The decisions we make at our 221st General Assembly will be reported across national media outlets through words loosely connected to what we actually experience together as a denominational family. (Prayers for you, reporters!)

Aug 14, 2013

I touched down in New York City last year just two weeks after graduation from seminary to join the staff at Presbyterian Welcome. Though I didn't know what would come from it, I knew that Mieke and I had a mutual passion: making sure that youth in and out of the church know they are loved, whether they be gay, straight, transgender, bisexual, queer, or not entirely sure.

Jul 29, 2013

Last week, I went as an adult advisor to the sweltering Purdue University campus for Presbyterian Youth Triennium—a denominational conference for 5,000+ senior high students that comes with much anticipation every three years. Even with the travel and the lack of A/C in our dorm, the experience was a true gift, as I’ve come to understand most chances to journey with youth are.

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