Minister of mobilization
Committed to transforming lives, bringing increased shalom to the world that is our home, and driving hard to be part of a community that impacts the world. All, preferably, while feasting together.
Family: Married to Kimberly with our sons, Shepherd and Basil (rhymes with dazzle).
Previous places of work: Beifang University for Nationalities (TESOL), Starbucks
One of things I find most fascinating: Crafting a campfire
Books: Onward by Howard Schultz, The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, To Transform a City by Swanson & Williams.
Food: Authentic Chinese food (水煮肉片 or 火锅 for example), Chicago-style hotdogs, Thai street food.
Snack Foods: Celery, cucumber, salt & vinegar potato chips.
Top 3 Movies: Moana, Unbreakable, Interstellar
TV Show: Life, Parks & Rec, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Time of day: Early morning
Place in the world: Tiger Leaping Gorge; Almost any corner cafe/pub in Paris; Grays and Torreys; Yinchuan, Ningxia, P.R. China.
Recreational activities/hobbies: Cooking, winter camping, biking, researching
Sports: Curling, Ultimate Frisbee, Soccer, Lacrosse.
Place to pray: In the city, people walking by, listening to the crowd
Food: River snails
Snack Food: Dried fish
Time of day: Late night
People I’d like to meet: Howard Schultz, Jimmy Fallon, Eugene Peterson, Kenji Lopez-Alt, David Chang
Most people don’t know this about me: I read cookbooks like novels.