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I was recently a guest writer for Miranda A. Uyeh's To Be a Person. I wrote the piece before and after my performance at a chapel for my alma mater, George Fox University. You can read the article here.

The university sent me the footage of that chapel, and what happened is the number one thing I...
11.23.16 08:52 PM - Comment(s)
I LOVED the Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof

The only way it was "modernized" (usually done by adding expletives, etc.) was a brilliant envelope: They had action at the beginning and end which compels us to consider sharing the burden of those under oppression. For the Jewi...
03.26.16 08:23 PM - Comment(s)
On October 23 at Westchester Chapel I reported on recent ministry opportunities in Taiwan, Singapore, Oregon and his recent performance in the film The Screenwriters.  For photos from the Swingles outreach in Asia visit, and for more stories visit blog.r...
10.31.11 09:06 PM - Comment(s)

I'm on the campus of George Fox University, where my play The Acts is being featured for Homecoming and my 20th reunion.

I get to talk after my performances about how an education at George Fox helped prepare me for full-time work in the performing arts. I actually had several epiphanies that I ha...
10.08.11 07:22 PM - Comment(s)
When I was in college, over 20 years ago, Curt Cloninger, pictured here with Patricia Mauceri and myself, performed his one-man plays God Views and Red Letter Edition in our chapel at what was then George Fox College (now University). It was the first time I'd ever seen a one-man play, a...
08.16.10 11:24 PM - Comment(s)
The students here at Christian Clearwater College look out over Tampa Bay for their meals. How cool is that?

Not as cool as what happened last night: At the beginning of my Big Fish Little Worm performance I told the campus how I walked forward after a chapel speaker at my alma mater, George Fox Un...
02.19.10 05:01 PM - Comment(s)
We were having lunch in the pizza parlor where I ate many lunches as a student of Phoenix High School, Phoenix, Oregon, a town which had a population of 2,000 when I was a kid. Who should be having lunch there but Jon Davis, the lead elder at the Beijing International Christian Fellowship, who arr...
11.16.09 05:44 AM - Comment(s)
The journal for my alma mater, George Fox University, just ran an article on me: A Class Act.
04.26.09 01:51 PM - Comment(s)
Mary Dyer being led to her hanging.
Nineteenth c. artist unknown.
When I was in seminary I had a Church History class with Dr. Richard Lovelace, a student of Yale College, Westminster Seminary and Princeton Theological Seminary. He gave us a list of Church history figures, and we were to write a pap...
05.30.92 06:27 PM - Comment(s)