Where you live: Houston, Texas
What you do as a vocation or avocation?
I am a sociology faculty member at Rice University with particular interest in leadership, religion, and culture
Your two favorite books:
The Cup of Wrath by Mary Glazener
Your two favorite songs:
“We Can” by LeAnn Rimes
“Song of Hope by Robbie Seay Band
Why you are interested in spirituality?
My Christian faith is the central driving force of my life. In it, all parts of my life cohere.
Your favorite quote:
“To be great is to be misunderstood.” (Emerson)
My wife, who is about to give birth to our newest family additions, twin daughters
A spiritual lesson you hope to learn?
How to be a generous and self-giving leader
A place in the world where you feel spiritually ‘connected?’
The community of faith my family and I attend, West University Baptist Church”