I've been a pastor for over twenty years, serving congregations in Pennsylvania and New York. I moved to the Washington area from New York City in the Fall of 2017 and was installed as the Senior Minister at Church In Bethesda.
Raised in the church, becoming a pastor was the one thing I vowed I would never do. After spending years away from faith, I found that for all of its flaws, the church can still occupy a unique place of good in the world if it is willing to evolve with reason and empathy, so I got back into it.
I have a special place in my heart for those who have been damaged or disillusioned by the church, and I long to lead those within it toward a more just and generous expression of itself. So I write and deliver sermons to that end.
You can listen to a few of them below.