Aaron is an pastor, academic, writer, preacher, and activist who is also a recovering alcoholic living with bipolar disorder. He is a co-founder of The Beloved Community Project of Yellow Springs, a non-profit that aims to nurture a spiritual community open to all persons that focuses on issues of local justice, such as food insecurity and addressing systemic racism. Aaron has taught at multiple universities in the area and his sermons are popular even among the non-churchgoer. He is an experienced emcee and is regularly asked to engage in public speaking for social justice. Aaron will sometimes speak for free, depending on the cause and circumstances.
workshops and retreats
Together, Aaron and Miriam can put together topical workshops and retreats, including food and entertainment. Set up a consultation and let's vision together!
Aaron is the author of The Many Deaths of Judas Iscariot: A Meditation on Suicide, and dozens of articles, essays, and opinion columns. He runs the Theo-Logical blog at rescuingjudas.com, which is in its seventh year. His newest book, Mark as Manifesto: The Autobiography of a Gospel, will be published by Wipf & Stock in late-2018 or early-2019. He is currently working on Jesus Without the Jackassery: A Post-Trump Christianity, which has a publisher. Aaron is available to consult on theses and dissertations (subject-dependent), to edit book manuscripts, to write speeches or public remarks, and other tasks as appropriate.