Charles Sturt University (United Theological College), Sydney, Australia
Ph.D., Systematic Theology (2011-present)
Supervisor: Dr. Benjamin Myers
Thesis topic: ‘Divine Humility’ in St. Augustine and Karl Barth
Anticipated submission: late 2014
Talbot School of Theology, La Mirada, California
M.A., Theology (graduated 2010, summa cum laude)
Biola University, La Mirada, California
B.A., Biblical and Theological Studies (graduated 2008, summa cum laude)
Gilbert High School, Gilbert, Arizona
Christian ministry experience
Associate Minister, All Saints’ Anglican Church (Balgowlah), Sydney, Australia: Jan 2014-Present.
Sr. Residential Tutor, Robert Menzies College, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia: February 2012-Dec 2013.
Youth Pastor, Cornerstone Church, Long Beach, California: August 2007-September 2010.
Jr. High Ministry Director, Cornerstone Church, Long Beach, California: Feb 2006-August 2007.
Academic teaching experience
“Truth & Knowing in Theology” (THL514), United Theological College (Charles Sturt University), Sydney, Australia: Mar 2014-Jun 2014.
“Contemporary Theology in Global Context” (THL512), United Theological College (Charles Sturt University), Sydney, Australia: July 2013-Dec 2013.
“The Triune God” (THL316), United Theological College (Charles Sturt University), Sydney, Australia: Feb 2013-June 2013.
“Resurrection in the New Testament” (BBST430), Biola University, La Mirada, California: August 2011-December 2011.
Academic papers and presentations
“Ethics in Trinitarian Context: St. Augustine and the Teaching of Christian Doctrine as Ethical Formation”, Ecclesia and Ethics (an online conference sponsored by the University of St. Andrews, T&T Clark, et al.): May 2013.
“Reading Lolita in Hippo: Augustine and Nabokov on Temporality and Desire”, Augustine and Augustinianisms Unit, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL: November 2012.
“Trinity, Spirituality, and Distance: A Critical Appraisal of Kevin Hector’s Theology without Metaphysics“, Evangelical Theological Society Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI: November 2012.
“Patience and Wisdom: A Barthian Correction”, Response paper given at a public lecture by Paul Dafydd Jones, Sydney, Australia: July 11, 2012.