SPEAKING ITINERARY

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January 2023

 

January 14-16—Guest Preacher & Lecturer for Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance’s

Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities (Omaha, NE)

2023

2022

November 2022

 

November 5 @10am—Guest Preacher for Pre-Pastoral Anniversary Celebration

St. James Baptist Church (Durham, NC)

October 2022

 

October 24-26—Break Out and Panel Speaker, “Reconstructing Evangelicalism,” 

@ The Center for Pastoral Theologians Conference (Chicago, IL)

October 13—Guest Lecturer @ Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory, NC) 

October 12 @ 10am—Guest Preacher for Chapel Services at Lenoir-Rhyne University

Historic Grace Chapel (Hickory, NC)

 

October 6—Invited Panelist, Howard Law Journal’s Wiley R. Branton Symposium

(Washington, DC)

 

October 4-5—Guest Lecturer, University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)

September 2022

 

September 25 @ 10am—Guest Preacher at Unitarian Universalist Church (Black Mountain, NC) 

September 20 @ 9am to 3pm—Clergy Workshop Facilitator at Vidant Hospital (Greenville, NC)

July 2022

 

July 24 @ 11am—Guest Preacher, St. Stephen AME Church (Liberty, NC)

July 19 @ 8:30am—Guest Presenter, Clergy Sexual Misconduct Training 

First Episcopal District AME Church (Dover, DE)

July 12 @ 4pm—Invited Presenter, Baptist World Alliance International Conference

(via Zoom)

June 2022

 

June 28-30—Virtual Guest Presenter on Racial Equity and Belonging

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly (Dallas, Texas)

 

June 27-29 @6:30pm—Guest Presenter, “Race, Reconciliation and Belonging”

Baptist General Convention of Virginia’s 123rd Annual Session and Congress of 

Christian Faith Formation (Richmond, Virginia)

 

June 26 @ 3pm—Reconciliation Workshop Presenter, First Baptist Church of Vienna

and Burke Presbyterian Church (Vienna, Virginia)

 

June 26 @ 10am—Guest Preacher, “Reconciliation Sunday” Worship Experience

First Baptist Church of Vienna (Vienna, Virginia)

June 19 @ 7pmEST—Invited Guest Speaker on Reconciliation and Juneteenth,

(Hosted by Mission Reconcile and broadcast via FBLive)

 

June 18 @ 7pmEST—Invited Lecturer for Conversation on Reconciliation with

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation & First Baptist Church of Vienna (via Zoom)

 

June 14-17—Guest Preacher & Racial Equity Facilitator

Louisiana Annual Conference, United Methodist Church (Baton Rouge, LA)

June 1 @ 6:30pm—Guest Preacher, Kyle’s Temple AME Zion Church 

Men’s Season Kick-off Mid-Week Worship (Durham, NC) 

May 2022

 

May 31-June 3—Intensive Instructor, “Law, Religion and Social Change”

North Carolina Central University Law School (Durham, NC)

 

May 16-20 @4:15pm—Intensive Instructor, “Christianity, Race, and the American Nation”

Duke Divinity School (Durham, NC)

 

May 11-13—Presentation on “Creating a Culture of Belonging in a Reconciling Community”

Duke Divinity School Center for Reconciliation Summer Institute (Durham, NC)

 

May 3, 10, and 17 @ 6pm—Workshop Facilitator, “The Church’s Work in Social Justice: 

The Politics of Prophetic Leadership and Social Justice,” Gordon, Hill, Treadwell & Bell 

Lay Leadership Institute and Payne Theological Seminary (via Zoom) 

April 2022

 

April 30 @ 9:30 & 11am—Racial Reconciliation Worships in “Ministry by Design Conference”

Hayes Barton Baptist Church (Raleigh, NC)

April 25 @ 1:30 @ 3:30pm—Guest Speaker on Prophetic Leadership & HBCUs

North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)

April 24—Book Talk @ 3pm, “Called to Reconciliation,” with Civil Rights Pilgrimage Group

via Zoom

April 22—Racial Reconciliation Workshop, @ 1pm, WNOBR PE District, AME Church

Days Chapel AME Church (Clinton, LA) 

 

April 19—Keynote Speaker, @ 4:30pm, “Living Out King’s Legacy in Diversity & Inclusion”  

University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri)

April 18 @ 2pm—Called to Reconciliation Book Talk Webinar

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina (via Zoom)

 

April 4—Keynote Speaker, “Where Do We Go From Here?” @ 7:00pm (MLK Memorial) 

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Wilmington, NC)

 

April 3—Guest Preacher, Allen Temple AME Church @ 10:00am

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sunday (Tampa, Florida)

 

April 1—Panel Moderator @ 6:30pm “Where Do We Go From Here?: Voting Rights in 2022

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Southern Region Convention (Myrtle Beach, SC)

March 2022

 

March 29-30—Baptist Joint Committee’s Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty

Mercer University Law School (Macon, GA) & Mercer University School of Theology (Atlanta) 

 

March 18-20—Keynote Speaker, Association of Smaller Congregations Annual Conference

Synod of the South Atlantic (Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.)

Epworth by the Sea Resort (St. Simon’s Island, GA)

 

March 16 @5:30pm, Keynote Speaker, “How Faith Informs Us” (Wake Forest Divinity School)

(Winston Salem, NC)

March 15 @ 2 to 3pm—Visiting Lecturer, “Creating a Culture of Belonging” 

via Zoom, Duke Divinity School Doctoral Cohort

 

March 13 @ 3pm, Book Talk, “Called to Reconciliation,” with Civil Rights Pilgrimage Group

via Zoom

 

March 9 @ 7:30pm—Reengaging African American Men Conference Keynote Speaker

The Holy United Church of America Headquarters (Greensboro, NC)

 

March 8 @ 7pm—Conversations in Reconciliation, with Bishop Tim Smith and ELCA of NC

via Zoom, North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

February 2022

 

February 27 @ 1pm—Called to Reconciliation—Book Talk & Signing 

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Durham, NC)

 

February 24 @ 8pm—Keynote Speaker, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Mars Hill University (Mars Hill, NC)

 

February 23—Featured Guest, “Shades of Hope” (Podcast of Racial Reconciliation)

 

February 22 @7pm—Conversations in Reconciliation, with Bishop Tim Smith and ELCA of NC

via Zoom, North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

 

February 17 @ 4:30pm, “Black History Month Keynote Speaker,” (via Zoom and WebEx)

(University of North Carolina @ Pembrooke)

 

February 15 @ 6pm—The Role of the Church in Social Justice—Invited Lecturer 

Croasdaile Village (Durham, NC)

 

February 15 @12noon—Book Talk on “Called to Reconciliation” (via Zoom)

Durham Congregations in Action 

 

February 15 @ 9:30am—YouTube Live Book Talk on “Called to Reconciliation”

The Baker Publishing Group 

 

February 13 @ 10:30am—Guest Preacher, Reconciliation Sunday 

Church of the Redeemer (Morristown, NJ)

 

February 8 @ 9am and 2:30pm—Turner Theological Seminary, Founder’s Day Lecture

Chapel of the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, GA)

January 2022

 

Jan. 30 @ 3pm—Book Talk, “Called to Reconciliation,” with Civil Rights Pilgrimage Group

via Zoom

 

January 25 @ 7pm—Conversations in Reconciliation, with Bishop Tim Smith and ELCA of NC

via Zoom, North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

 

January 17 @ 7pm—Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Keynote Speaker

Chowan University (Murfreesboro, NC)

 

January 9 @ 3pm—Book Talk, “Called to Reconciliation,” with Civil Rights Pilgrimage Group

via Zoom

2021

December 2021

 

December 31 @ 10:30pm—Guest Preacher for “Watch Night Worship”

Kyles Temple AME Zion Church (Durham, NC)

December 5 @ 5:06pm—Keynote Speaker, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Founders’ Day Program

Port City Alphas (Wilmington, NC)

 

December 2 @ 11:30 am—Special Presenter, Episcopal Church House of Bishops, Province IV

Christ Cathedral Episcopal Church (New Orleans, LA)

November 2021

 

November 23 @ 7:06pm—Pre-Thanksgiving Prayer Summit, Keynote Address

Gamma Iota Lambda Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY)

 

November 5 @ 11:30am—Panel Moderator, Burden (film on racial reconciliation)

Duke Divinity School (Durham, NC)

October 2021

 

October 20 @ 7pm—Prayer of Invocation at 10th Anniversary MLK Memorial Dinner

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (Washington, DC)

   

October 6 @ 12:30pm—Creating a Culture of Belonging (invited presenter)

Duke Divinity School Center for Reconciliation (Durham, NC)

September 2021

 

September 29 @ 3:00pm—Guest Panelist (“My Name Is Pauli Murray” Amazon Release)

North Carolina Central University School of Law (Durham, NC)

 

September 28 @12noon, via Zoom—Racial Reconciliation Guest Panelist

Durham Congregations in Action (Durham, NC)

 

September 24 @ 12noon via Zoom—Guest Panelist “Social Justice & Voting Rights”

American Constitutional Society/NCCU Law School (Durham, NC)

 

August 2021

 

August 14 @ 12:30pm, via Zoom—Prayer of Invocation 

Lincoln Health 50-year class reunion (Durham, NC)

 

July 2021

 

July 17 @ 8:30am—Deliver Memorial Tribute for Deceased Alpha Brothers

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. General Convention (Indianapolis, IN)

 

July 14 @ 1:30pm—General Convention Opening Prayer of Invocation

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. General Convention (Indianapolis, IN)

 

May 2021

 

May 15 @ 12noon—Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Luncheon Speaker

The Hertz Corporation (Estero, Florida)

 

May 1 @ 1:30pm via Zoom—“The Voting Rights Struggle Continues”

Special Guest Presenter, Orange County Branch (North Carolina), NAACP Meeting

   

April 2021

 

April 29 @ 6pm Annual Sermon Preacher

Opening Worship Service, Western North Carolina Annual Conference

 

April 28 @ 12:30pm via Zoom—“The Struggle for Voting Rights”

Special Guest Presenter, North Carolina Council of Churches Legislative Briefing

 

April 22 @ 12:30p via Zoom—Special Guest Panelists  on Voting Rights & Redistricting

Duke Law School American Constitutional Society & American Civil Liberties Union 

 

February 2021

 

February 25 @ 12 noon via MS Teams, “Lunch and Learn” Corporate Diversity & Inclusion 

Guest Speaker, Loews Hotels 

February 23 @ 11am via Zoom—Voting Rights Landscape and the Redistricting Process

Southern Coalition for Social Justice Presentation to Louisiana CROWD Academy  

 

January 2021

 

January 28 @ 12 noon via Zoom—“Voting Rights: Then and Now”

Guest Panelist, United States Capitol Historical Society

 

January 27 @ 12 noon via MS Teams—"Where Do We Go From Here?”

Guest Speaker, Hertz Diversity & Inclusion Series

 

January 15 @ 7:06pm via Zoom—Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Prayer of Invocation, Inauguration of General President Willis L. Lonzer, III, PhD

2020

November 2020

 

November 12 at 7pm via Zoom, “Election Impact: Chaos or Community?”

Feature Panelist on America’s Future after the November 2020 Elections

 

October 2020

 

October 23 at 11 am at Southern University Law Center (Baton Rouge, LA)

CLE Presenter (via Zoom) “Obstacles and Opportunities: 

A Historical Overview of Faith Communities and Citizen Participation” 

 

October 21 at St. Joseph AME Church (Durham, NC)

Host Faith Leaders of North Carolina Press Conference

 

October 11 at 3pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Durham, NC)

Guest Preacher for Racial Reconciliation Worship Celebration 

 

October 8 at 7pm via FacebookLive, Moderator, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.’s

“Politics and Pulpits: Prophetic Leadership and Social Justice in the Church

 

October 6 at 7pm at Carey First Christian Church (Carey, NC)

Guest Preacher/Revivalist, Fall Revival Series

 

September 2020

 

September 27 at 11 am at St. John AME Church (Columbus, OH)

Guest Preacher, Annual Men’s Day Celebration

 

August 2020

 

August 18 at 6:30pm via FacebookLive (NC state Rep. Zack Hawkins)

Lead Conversation on Interfaith Perspectives for Democratic National Convention

June 2020

 

June 30 at 6:30am via Association of North Carolina Alpha Men 

Guest Speaker, Weekly Prayer Call

 

June 26 at 7pm at St. Phillip AME Church (Savannah, GA)

Ordination Service Preacher for the Old Georgia Annual Conference  

 

June 24 at 12:00pm via Zoom at Greater Bethel AME Church (Charlotte, NC)

Guest Speaker for Weekly Prayer Call

 

June 11 at 6:30pm DurhamCares panelist (via Zoom in Durham, NC)

Addressing COVID-19 and Racial Injustice

 

April 2020

 

April 17 at 11am at First AME Church (Athens, GA)

Guest Preacher, Service of Ordination

Augusta Annual Conference AME Church 

(RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19)

 

April 4 at 9am North Carolina Central School of Law (Durham, NC)

Guest Speaker (via ZOOM), Christian Legal Society Annual Breakfast

 

March 2020

 

March 8 at 11am at Bethel AME Church (Morristown, NJ)

Guest Preacher for Annual Greek Sunday Celebration

 

February 2020

 

February 9 at 3pm at Orange Grove Baptist Church (Durham, NC)

Guest Preacher/Revivalist for City-Wide Get Out the Vote Rally

 

January 2020

 

January 25 at 10am at Rose High School (Greenville, NC)

Presentation on Faith-Based Civic Leadership 

National HBCU Council/Pitt County NAACP

 

January 18 at 9am at St. Stephen AME Church (Wilmington, NC)

Keynote Speaker, Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

New Hanover County NAACP

2019

December 2019

 

December 21 at 10am at Choice Radio 92.1 FM (Raleigh, NC)

Featured Talk Show Guest, “On the Table with Mark Middleton”

 

December 1 @ 7:06pm at Shaw University (Raleigh, NC)

Keynote Address, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

Founders Day Celebration

 

October 2019

 

October 27 @ 3pm at North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC)

Guest Panelist, “Words with the Wise Conversation Series”

Annual Public Program of North Carolina Central University

 

October 26 @ 10am at St. Paul AME Church (Raleigh, NC)

Presenter, “Real Talk for Real Men Leading in a Real Church!”

 

October 22 @ 1pm at Vidant Medical Center (Greenville, NC)

Presenter, “Recognizing & Minimizing Clergy Burnout:

 

September 2019

 

September 15 at 3pm at White Rock AME Church (Micro, NC)

Guest Preacher, Church Homecoming Celebration

 

September 14 at 9am at Macedonia AME Church (Milton, NC)

Social Justice Prayer of Invocation, WNCC Laity Prayer Breakfast 

 

August 2019

 

August 18 at 3pm at Bethel (Pleasant Gardens) AME Church (Greensboro, NC)

Great Preacher, Church Anniversary Celebration  

 

August 3 at 9:30am at North Carolina Central University Law School (Durham, NC)

Invited Presenter, National HBCU Alumni Association Annual Conference 

 

July 2019

 

July 24 at 10am at Bally’s Hotel & Casino Resort (Las Vegas, NV)

Convention Opening Prayer of Invocation

113th Anniversary Convention, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

 

July 21 at Foxy 107/104 Radio Station (Raleigh, NC)

Spectacular New Magazine Radio Interview on Faith & Social Justice 

    

April 2019

 

April 28 at 8:30am at Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center (Baton Rouge, LA)

Invited Public Response to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards

AME Church 8th Episcopal District Combined Clergy & Spouses Retreat

 

April 27 at 9am at Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center (Baton Rouge, LA)

Presenter, “Managing and Minimizing Clergy Burnout” 

AME Church 8th Episcopal District Combined Clergy & Spouses Retreat

 

March 2019

 

March 31 at 8am at Sixth Baptist Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, Sunday Morning Worship

 

March 31 at 10:30am at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, Racial Reconciliation Sunday

 

March 26 at 4:30pm at Howard University Law School (Washington, DC)

Keynote Speaker, “Making Black Lives Matter: From Ferguson to Flint”

 

March 23 at 12pm at Bethel AME Church (Mound Bayou, MS)

Closing Worship Preacher, Greenville-Greenwood District AME Church

Presiding Elder Conference

 

March 23 at 10:30 am at Bethel AME Church (Mound Bayou, MS)

Featured Presenter, “Why We Preach What We Preach”

Greenville-Greenwood District AME Church Presiding Elder Conference

 

March 17 at 9am at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, Annual Men’s Day Celebration

 

February 2019

 

February 13 @ 6pm at Trinity Episcopal Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, Absalom Jones/Richard Allen Ecumenical Fellowship

 

February 9 @ 10:30am at Bonner-Campbell Complex (Edwards, MS)

Invited Preacher, AME Church Founder’s Day Celebration and Rededication Services 

 

January 2019

 

January 12 @ 8am at Bally’s Hotel (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Prayer of Invocation for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Board of Directors’ Meeting 


 

January 6 @ 6pm at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Feast of the Blessed Frances Gaudet

2018

November 2018

 

November 22 @ 9am at Payne Memorial AME Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, Thanksgiving Day Worship 

 

November 15 @ 10am at Payne Theological Seminary (Wilberforce, OH)

Keynote Lecturer, Vinton Anderson Ecumenical Institute Annual Symposium

 

October 2018 

 

October 28 @ 8am & 10am at Oak Grove AME Church (Detroit, MI)

Guest Preacher, Pastoral Appreciation Celebration’s for Dr. Robert Brumfield

 

October 16 @ 7pm at Mt. Olive AME Church (Slidell, LA)

Communion Worship Service Preacher, 154th Session, Louisiana Annual Conference   

 

September 2018

 

September 15 @ 10am at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Speaker, Church’s Annual Prayer Breakfast 

 

August 2018

 

August 2 @ 7pm at the Hilton New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)

Prayer of Invocation, National Bar Association Annual Awards Dinner

 

July 2018

 

July 31 @ 2:30pm at the Hilton New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)

Invited Panelist, Law & Religion Section of National Bar Association CLE

 

July 29 @ 7am at the Hilton New Orleans Grand Ballroom (New Orleans, LA)

Invited Preacher, Prayer Breakfast for the National Bar Association Annual Convention 

 

July 25 @ 4pm at The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)

Lead Sexual Misconduct Certification Training, 

Eighth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

 

July 22 @ 8:30am and 11am at Cornerstone United Methodist Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, College Student Send-off Sunday 
 

June 2018

 

June 24 @ 11am at Union Bethel AME Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher for Church’s 156th Anniversary Celebration

 

June 21 @ 11am at Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA)

Moderator for Panel on Faith & Social Justice

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. College Brothers’ Leadership Retreat

 

June 16 @ 10am at Union Chapel AME Church (Kentwood, LA)

Invited Preacher, Central New Orleans Bogalusa District Church School Convention

June 18 @ Holiday Inn Hotel (Meridian, MS)

Conference Presenter, From Babylon to Birmingham & Beyond: Biblical Origins of the Civil Rights Movement

Meridian/Philadelphia, MS National Civil Rights Conference 

 

May 2018

 

May 12 @ 10am at Southern University’s F.G. Clark Activity Center (Baton Rouge, LA)

Prayers of Invocation & Benediction, Southern University Law Center Commencement

 

May 4 @ 6pm at The McKenna Museum of Art (New Orleans, LA)

Prayer of Invocation, Investiture of the Honorable Dwight McKenna, Coroner of Orleans Parish 

 

April 2018

 

April 7 @ 4pm at the Memphis Convention Center (Memphis, TN)

Presiding Liturgist, 50th Anniversary Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Omega Chapter Rite—Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 

 

April 4 @ 10am at the Doubletree Hotel (Memphis, TN)

Prayer of Invocation, Board of Directors Meeting of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

 

February 2018

 

February 18 @ 10am at St. John AME Church (Aurora, IL)

Guest Speaker, Black History Month Worship Celebration

 

February 10 @ 3pm at St. Luke Episcopal Church (New Orleans, LA)

Guest Preacher, Joint Celebration of Absalom Jones & Richard Allen

 

February 3 @ 10am at Mt. Olive AME Church (Slidell, LA)

Presenter/Training Facilitator, for Leadership Development Institute 

 

January 2018

 

January 17 @ 3pm at The Omni Royal Orleans Hotel (New Orleans, LA)

Special Presenter, “Filling the Empty Pews: Ministry in the Post-Modern Era”

Council of Bishops of the AME Church Annual Winter Retreat

 

January 6 @ 8:30am at Duke Divinity School’s Goodson Chapel (Durham, NC)

Doctoral Cohort Preacher, Feast of the Epiphany Worship Celebration