Workshops and Presentations


Had­don­field Friends Meet­ing (Speak­er): “Shar­ing the Good News with Social Media,” pre­sen­ta­tion for First-day school adult class. Had­don­field, N.J. Octo­ber 20, 2013.

Quak­er Lead­er­ship Con­fer­ence (Pan­elist): “Friend­ly Mar­ket­ing: Mind­ing the Mes­sage,” Earl­ham School of Reli­gion, Rich­mond, Ind. Pan­el dis­cus­sion with Mar­garet C. Stark, Tom Far­quhar, and Chris Hardie. August 18, 2013.


Quak­ers Unit­ing in Pub­li­ca­tions (Co-Presenter): “From Do-It-Yourself to Big Quak­er Pub­lish­ing: The Spec­trum and How it Serves Read­ers and Writ­ers.” Pen­dle Hill Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, Walling­ford, Pa. Co-presented with Gabriel Ehri. May 12, 2012.


Abing­ton Friends Meet­ing Adult Class (Speak­er): “Lessons on Vocal Min­istry from Ear­ly Friends,” talk giv­en at First-day school adult class. Jenk­in­town, Pa., Novem­ber 6, 2011.

Earl­ham School of Reli­gion (Class Guest): “Writ­ing for Today’s Media Mar­ket” taught by J Brent Bill. Rich­mond, Ind. (via video). May 24, 2011.

Pacif­ic North­west Quar­ter­ly Meet­ing (Pan­elist):Sim­plic­i­ty, Integri­ty, Clar­i­ty: What is Plain Speech Today?” Wash­ing­ton State (via video). April 16, 2011.


Philadel­phia Year­ly Meet­ing (Speak­er): “Find­ing Fel­low­ship Between Friends Through the Inter­net,” part of the “Friends 2.0: New Tools for Our Faith” speak­er series. Arch Street Meet­ing­house fol­low­ing Inter­im Meet­ing ses­sions, Philadel­phia, Pa. Sep­tem­ber 11, 2010.

Quak­ers Unit­ing in Pub­li­ca­tions (Pan­el Speak­er): Writer’s con­fer­ence. Rich­mond, Ind. (via video). April 2010.

Pen­dle Hill (Asso­ciate Teacher): “Con­ver­gent Friends and the New Monas­tics.” Pen­dle Hill Con­fer­ence Cen­ter. Week­end work­shop led with C. Wess Daniels. Walling­ford, Pa. May 2010.


Salem (N.J.) Quar­ter­ly Meet­ing (Speak­er):An Intro­duc­tion to Con­ver­gent Friends.” Salem Quar­ter Meet­ing. Green­wich, N.J. Sep­tem­ber 13, 2009.

Philadel­phia Year­ly Meet­ing Young Friends (Facil­i­ta­tor): “Friends Tes­ti­monies, What Canst Thou Say?” Two-part ses­sion for sum­mer gath­er­ing. Camp Onas, Ottsville, Pa. August 25, 2009.

Ben Lomond Friends Cen­ter (Co-leader):Reclaim­ing the Pow­er of Prim­i­tive Quak­erism.” Week­end work­shop co-led with Robin Mohr and C. Wess Daniels. Ben Lomond, Calif. Feb­ru­ary 2009.

Friends Coun­cil on Edu­ca­tion (Pre­sen­ter):Friends Schools and Web 2.0” (video). Pan­el dis­cus­sion. Ger­man­town Friends School, Philadel­phia, Pa.. Jan­u­ary 2009.


Friends Coun­cil on Edu­ca­tion (Pre­sen­ter): Reli­gion and Tech­nol­o­gy Teach­ers Peer Net­work. Philadel­phia, Pa., Decem­ber 2007. Also avail­able as Google Slideshow Presentation

Ohio Year­ly Meet­ing Ses­sions (Co-presenter): Pan­el on Con­ver­gent Friends move­ment dur­ing annu­al ses­sions. Pan­el with C. Wess Daniels. Bar­nesville, Ohio, August 2007.


Moorestown (N.J.) Friends Meet­ing Quak­erism 101 (Teacher): Four-session intro­duc­to­ry course. Moorestown, N.J. October-November 8, 2006.

Friends Gen­er­al Con­fer­ence Gath­er­ing Inter­est Group (Co-faciliator): On Fire: Renew­ing Quak­erism Through a Cov­er­gence of Friends. Taco­ma, Wash., July 3, 2006.

William Penn Char­ter (Class Guest): Quak­erism class­es, William Penn Char­ter School. Philadel­phia, Pa.. April 2006.

New York Year­ly Meet­ing Pow­ell House Cen­ter (Work­shop Leader)Food for FireOld Chatham, N.Y. Feb­ru­ary 2006.


Friends Gen­er­al Con­fer­ence Gath­er­ing (Work­shop Co-leader): Strangers to the Covenant. Five ses­sion work­shop for high-school Friends co-led with Zachary Moon. Nor­mal, Ill., July 2005.


Med­ford (N.J.) Friends Meet­ing Quak­erism 101 (Teacher):Six ses­sion intro­duc­to­ry course. Med­ford, N.J. September-November, 2004.


Cen­tral Philadel­phia (Pa.) Friends Meet­ing Quak­erism 101 (Teacher): “Liv­ing in the Light” (one ses­sion). Philadel­phia, Pa. March 2003.

Publications and Media

Read­WriteWeb (repub­lished on NYTimes​.com), Tech­nol­o­gy is Great but Are We For­get­ting to Live? Quote and cita­tion. Jan­u­ary 22, 2009. Read more.

O’Reilly Media, Web 2.0 Mashups and Niche Aggre­ga­tors. Book pub­lished as part of O’Reilly Media Short­cuts Series. Author.

West­ern FriendQuak­ers in the Blo­gos­phere (PDF). Edi­to­r­i­al fea­tures Quak​erquak​er​.org. February-March 2006.

FGConnec­tionsThe Wit­ness of Our Lost Twenty-Somethings (archived copy): Spring 2005. Author.

Friends Jour­nal, The World Is Hun­gry for What We’ve Tast­ed: Octo­ber 2006. Author.

Beliefnet​.com, Best Spir­i­tu­al Blogs: Cit­ed Quak​erquak​er​.org. August 2006. 

Wash­ing­ton PostWag­ing War on War: profile of a num­ber of peace groups includ­ing Non​vi​o​lence​.org.

Atlantic Month­lyNot Your Father’s Anti­war Move­ment (sub­scrip­tion required): Cited Non​vi​o​lence​.org.

USA Today, Mis­siles Aren’t the AnswerFea­tured Op-Ed, Novem­ber 16th, 1998. Author.

New York Times, Iraqi Cri­sis Increas­es Activ­i­ty on Peace Net­work: fea­ture New York Times pro­file of Non​vi​o​lence​.org, Feb­ru­ary 21, 1998.


Pick­ett Endow­ment for Quak­er Lead­er­ship: To support 2005 – 2006 activ­i­ties that led to the cre­ation of Quak​erQuak​er​.org.

Friends Insti­tute Fel­low­ship, Philadel­phia Year­ly Meet­ing: For work on Non​vi​o​lence​.org (1996).