A blurb about this site

The debt I owe to those who have written so well is so very large. I am grateful for their inspiration and the mentorship through their pen on my journey in faith. This site is a place for me to collect my musings and curate my readings and interests in theology, philosophy, and spiritual formation. In addition to book reviews (co-hosted on my Substack page), there are a variety of topics offered including bible exposition, church, culture, apologetics, and more on the Essays/Expositions page.

A bit about me

I completed the B.A. in sociology (with honors, Chapman University), and the M.A. in philosophy of religion from Denver Seminary (with honors). After 20 years as a professional guitarist in the United States Air Force Academy Band, I worked in the IT industry, taught full-time as adjunct professor of philosophy and religious studies, and served for many years as Board Member, Director of Information Technology, and Trip Leader with ConservationVIP®, a non-profit dedicated to the sustainability of some of the world’s greatest landscapes, cultural sites, and biodiversity. My wife, Patty, and I are grandparents to three amazing grandsons that bring delight and joy to our lives daily. We are avid outdoors devotees and occasional triathletes.

I hold memberships in the Society of Christian Philosophers, the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and the Evangelical Theological Society. To read about the circumstances leading to my becoming a Christ-follower, browse to my journey page. You may view a personal doctrinal statement here. To learn more about my theology and academic interests, please visit essays & expositions.

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