News & Events


“When Grandpa Found Out I Was Gay”
An excerpt of Open: A Memoir of Faith, Family, and Sexuality has been published on the Auburn Seminary blog.

“Openly gay minister in Omaha: ‘The Bible is on the side of inclusion'” an interview appeared in the Omaha World-Herald on October 19, 2018.

“Gay pastor/author holding book-signing at COH” appeared in the Dallas Voice on October 19, 2018.

“Open: A Memoir” an article written after my Tulsa book reading appeared in the Black Wall Street Times on October 17, 2018.

“Open book” appeared in the Oklahoma Gazette on September 6, 2018.

“OU alumnus to host book signing in OKC, promote memoir about sexuality, religion” appeared in the OU Daily on September 6, 2018.


Thursday, October 11, 2018–Omaha,Nebraska
National Coming Out Day Book Reading & Signing
6:30-8:00 PM

Urban Abbey
1026 Jackson Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Friday, October 12, 2018–Des Moines, Iowa
Books for Sale and Signed
Iowa Conference of the UCC Annual Meeting

West Des Moines Christian Church
4501 Mills Civic Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Saturday, October 13, 2018–Wichita, Kansas
Book Reading & Signing
Kansas-Oklahoma Conference of the UCC Annual Meeting

Wichita Marriott
9100 E Corporate Hills Dr
Wichita, KS 67207

Tuesday, October 16, 2018–Tulsa, Oklahoma
Author Reading
7:00-9:00 PM

Black Wall Street Art Gallery
101 North Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74120

Thursday, October 18, 2018–Miami, Oklahoma
Reading & Signing
4:00-6:00 PM

31 North Main Street

Sunday, October 21, 2018–Dallas, Texas
Book Signing
10:00-11:00 AM &
12:00-12:45 PM

Cathedral of Hope
5910 Cedar Springs Road
Dallas, TX 75235

Sunday, December 9, 2018–Lincoln, Nebraska
Presentation & Book Signing
6:00-7:00 PM

First Plymouth Congregational Church
2000 D Street
Lincoln, NE 68502

Wednesday, January 9, 2018–Topeka, Kansas
Presentation & Book Signing
7:00–8:00 PM

First Congregational Church
1701 SW Collins
Topeka, KS 66604