Talks & Workshops

“Becoming a Witness in the World of Pain,” Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship, September 11, 2022.

“Crossing Boundaries: A Lesson from Ruth,” Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship, August 7, 2022.

“Standing at Frontiers: Learning from the Book of Ruth,” House of Hope Presbyterian Church, August 7, 2022.

“Returning Home Together,” Mennonite World Conference Indonesia 2022, Closing Message, July 10, 2022.

“Becoming a Creation Care Church,” Mennonite World Conference Indonesia 2022 General Council Workshop, July 4, 2022.

“Be Joyful amid Hardships,” Bank of Indonesia National Fellowship, June, 17, 2022.

“Glowing in Divinity amid World’s Calamity,” Chelsea Community Church, Manhattan, NY, February 27, 2022.

“Finding Again Joy and Hope in the Lord (Rom. 15:13),” World Vision Indonesia Board’s Virtual Retreat, February 19, 2022.

“The Baptism of Jesus Christ,” Gereja Kristen Indonesia Sudirman, Bandung, Indonesia, January 9, 2021 (Link)

“Our Role in Making All Things New,” Christmas Celebration of World Vision Indonesia, December 17, 2021.

“Jesus: Lord of All Things – Christ the King Sunday,” Gereja Kebangunan Kalam Allah Indonesia Jemaat Surabaya, November 21, 2021. (Link)

“Uniting the Church,” Emerge, 2021 Virtual Youth Bible Camp, Indonesian Bible Society, October 29-30, 2021.

“Created in Climate Order: Human’s Role in Creation in Genesis 2:4-7,” Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship, New York, October 10, 2021.

“Christ, Suffering, and Hope?,” Gereja Kristen Indonesia Menteng, September 26, 2021 (Link)

“Winning the Soul, Not the Argument,” Special Event for Pastors and Church Workers, Growth in Christ Ministry, July 31, 2021.

“A True Version of You: Scandal for the World!,” The Light Church, Jakarta, July 18, 2021 (Link)

“Living Life Fully,” Youth Summer Camp, Jakarta School of Theology and Philosophy, July 5-9, 2021. Sessions led:

  • The Doctrine of Scripture, July 5.
  • The Doctrine of Salvation, July, 7.

“The Power of Gratitude,” National End-Year Service, Citra Kasih and Citra Berkat School, June 22, 2021.

“The Trinity: Trinity Sunday Service,” Gereja Kristen Indonesia Sudirman, Bandung, May 30, 2021. (Link)

“Spirituality of Gen-Z,” Gereja Kristen Indonesia Coyudan, Surakarta, May 29, 2021. (Link)

“Mysticism and Politics,” Gema Kasih Indonesia, YKB GKI TV, May 20, 2021. (Link)

“Re-Learning the ABCs of the Church,” Sunday Service, Chelsea Community Church, Manhattan, NY, May 2, 2021.

“Philosophy, Science, and Religion: A Panel Webinar,” LogosID, April 11, 2021. (Link)

“Doubt and Discipleshuip,” Chelsea Community Church, Manhattan, New York City, January 17, 2021.

“Reading Mary and Martha for Today,” Ngulik Alkitab, YKB GKI TV, January 12, 2021. (Link)

“Here am I, the servant of the Lord,” Sunday Service, (Bapos) GKI Taman Yasmin, December 20, 2020. (Link)

“C-Talks – Burnout,” Connexion Gereja Kristus Yesus BSD, Tangerang, December 18, 2020. (Link)

“Why We Desperately Need Advent This Year,” Wonder of Worship Ministry Live Talk, with Rev. Indah Sriulina Ginting and Ev. Jimmy Setiawan, Jakarta, November 27, 2020. (Link)

“Spirituality of Jesus and Possessions,” GKMI Anugerah Rayon Kembangan, November 26, 2020. (Link)

“If Religions Teach Peace, Why is There Religious Violence?,” PijarTV, November 17, 2020. (Link)

“Who Created God?,” Selasa Berbagi Live Broadcast, PijarTV, November 10, 2020. (Link)

“An Im-possible Party: The Other Side of the Kingdom of God,” Sunday Service, Sudirman Indonesia Christian Church, Bandung, November 8, 2020. (Link)

“Young Intellectuals Looking the Future: A Live Talk,” Sahabat Memorasi, September 27, 2020 (Link).

“A Theology of Meal Table,” Live Instagram with Pastorgram Rendy Chandradinata, August 18, 2020.

“The Liberating Wisdom (Matt. 11:16-19; 25-30),” Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship Sunday Service, July 5, 2020 (Zoom meeting).

“Building the Spirit of Anti-Racism and the Struggle for Justice,” Enlightenment Talk, moderated by Rev. Titin M. Gultom, June 13, 2020 (Instagram Live).

“Ascension of Jesus: A Table Talk,” Wonder of Worship Ministry, Jakarta, Indonesia, May 18, 2020 (Instagram Live).

“Who’s Afraid of Hell?,” Indonesian Community Fellowship, Boston, MA, May 1, 2020 (Zoom meeting).

“On Patience: A Search for Meaning,” Agape Fellowship, Doha, Qatar, April 24, 2020 (Zoom meeting).

“Left by the Devil, Waited on by Angels,” Guest preacher, Chelsea Community Church, Manhattan, NY (First Sunday of Lent), March 1, 2020.

“Jesus Christ – Our Hope,” Preaching at Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship (Anabaptist World Fellowship Sunday), January 10, 2020.

Discussion on “A Compassionate Space-Making: Toward a Trinitarian Theology of Friendship,” The Ecumenical Review 71, no. 1-2 (2019), Theology on Tap, Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship at Project Parlor, Brooklyn, NY, June 22, 2019.

“Trinity, Compassion, Friendship,” Preaching at Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship Service (Trinity Sunday), June 16, 2019.

“Gracious and Merciful,” Preaching at House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Bellerose, Queens, NY (20th Ordinary Sunday), August 19, 2018.

“Engaging the Whirlwind,” Preaching at Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship Service (Fifth Pentecost Sunday), June 24, 2018.

“By Another Way,”  Preaching at Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship (Epiphany Sunday), January 8, 2018.

“Mighty and Holy,”  Preaching at Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship (Second Advent Sunday), December 10, 2017.

“Who Are the Mennonites?,” Doctrinal Preaching at Indonesian Bethany El-Shadday Creative Community (Franconia Mennonite Conference), September 24, 2017.

“The Church as a Spiritual Garden,” Gereja Kristen Indonesia Sudirman, Bandung, July 16, 2017.

Agape Christian Fellowship, Doha, Qatar (eight sessions), May 3–8, 2017.

“Seeking the Meaning of the Third Advent Gaudete for Today,” Gereja Protestan Indonesia di Bagian Barat Immanuel, Jakarta, December 10, 2016.

Week of Pentecost: “New Heaven and New Earth,” Gereja Kristus Petamburan, Jakarta, May 13, 2016.

Week of Pentecost: “The Millenium and the Judgment of God,” Gereja Kristus Petamburan, Jakarta, May 12, 2016.

Week of Pentecost: “The Power of Simple Prayer: Encountering God as Friend,” GKI Kayu Putih, Jakarta, May 10, 2016.

Week of Pentecost: “Prayer and Praise,” GKI Taman Kedoya Indah, Jakarta, May 9, 2016.

Week of Pentecost: “Worship in Spirit and Truth,” GKI Muara Karang, Jakarta, May 8, 2016.

Krista Mitra Christian Schools, Wisma Elika, Bandungan, Semarang, January 29, 2016.

Senior class (12th grade).  Workhop titles: “Good Management, Good Result” and “The Fighting Spirit”

Junior class (9th grade). Workshop titles: “The Challenging Spirit” and “Overcoming Life’s Barriers”

“Spirituality of Frugality: Living Together in Diversity,” Assembly of the Fellowship of Churches of Indonesia, Parapat, North Sumatra, January 26, 2016.

“Spirituality, Aging and Dying: Contemplating on the Greatest Gift,” Collegium Pastorale Preparation Retreat, Jakarta Theological Seminary, January 4-6, 2016.

“Reading the Bible with Jesus as a Kaleidoscope of Violence,” Kaleidoskop Pelanggaran HAM di Indonesia 2015, Gereja Komunitas Anugerah Reformed-Baptis, Jakarta, December 13, 2015.

“What Am I Living For? Spirituality of Ephesians 1:3-14,” GKMI Semarang, Central Java, October 7, 2015.

“Spirituality Check-Ups,” Semarang Regional Hospital, Semarang, Central Java, October 2, 2015.

“Spirituality in the Time of Crisis,” GKMI Kudus Cabang Kalirejo, Kudus, September 30, 2015.

Amor Fati: What Is Silence,” Gereja Kristen Anugerah Reformed Baptist Jakarta, Indonesia. (Link), September 23, 2015.

“Spirituality of Protestant Liturgy: Ten Theses,” Indonesian Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA, August 15, 2015.

Spirituality Workshops “Jesus is the Center of My Life: Finding Balance in Life, Work, and Ministry,” Chinese-Indonesian Church, Sacramento, CA. Topics: “The Examen Prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola,” “Following Jesus in Today’s World,” “The Leadership Compass,” “Come as You Are,” June 26-28, 2015.

Ministry Workshops (Youth Group and Sunday Services), Chinese-Indonesian Church, San Francisco, CA. Topics: “When You Doubt: Ignatian Examen Prayer,” “Listen to the Spirit: Ignatian Way of Discernment,” “Stay with Us! Encountering Jesus as Stranger,” “Characteristics of the Children of God,” April 17-19, 2015.

Chinese-Indonesian Church, San Francisco, CA. Topics:”God Loves You for Who You Are (Youth), “Psalm 111 Exposition (two sessions),” “Mission: Living in God’s Covenant (two sessions),” February 20-22, 2015.

Thanksgiving 2014 Retreat Youth Sessions, Indonesian Presbyterian Church, San Jose, CA. Workshops on Spirituality:”The Eternal Love of God,””Finding Who You Are,””The Beloved Child,” “Repaying God’s Love,” “Fostering a Community of Love,” November 27-29, 2014.

Metanoia Youth Summer Camp, Muria Christian Church in Indonesia in the town of Kudus, Indonesia.  Workshops on Discipleship: “The Cross Made Visible,” “Move On, Never Give Up!,” July 2-5, 2014.

Seventh Grades Camp, Muria Christian Church in Indonesia in the town of Kudus, Indonesia. Workshop on Prayer “The Examen Prayer,” June 23-25, 2014.

Guest speaker at a number of churches and institutions (Indonesian Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Evergreen Mennonite Church, Seattle Mennonite Church, Gereja Kristen Indonesia, Gereja Kristen Jawa, Panti Wreda Elim, etc.), 2005 – 2013.

Guest lecturer at Student Fellowships (Diponegoro University, Evangelical Student Fellowship, Ecclesia Christi at Soegijapranata Catholic University).