• May 1, 2017 (talk): Miracle Messages, at ShelterTech (San Francisco, CA)
  • April 8, 2017 (keynote): How would Jesus use a smartphone?, at the Public Affairs Conference (Elsah, IL)
  • April 2, 2017 (talk): The Miracle of a Story, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church (San Francisco, CA)
  • March 23, 2017 (panel): Homelessness in San Francisco, at the SF Friends School (San Francisco, CA)
  • March 2, 2017 (talk): How to use social media for social good, at The Conference Board (Washington, D.C.)
  • February 22, 2017 (talk): How I found my passion and how you can too, at F***Up Night (San Francisco, CA)
  • January 17, 2017 (talk): Don't be a stranger, TED Talk at A Taste of TED, at TED (New York City, NY)
  • January 15, 2017 (talk): Learn to create miracles, featured talk at Peace Accelerators (New York City, NY)


  • December 13, 2016 (talk): Don't be a stranger, TED Talk at TED (New York City, NY)
  • November 6, 2016 (panel): Roughly Speaking post-performance panel, at Tada Theater (New York City, NY)
  • July 1, 2016 (talk): End Homelessness w/ Technology?, at Singularity University GSP16 (NASA Ames, CA)
  • February 24, 2016 (talk): Miracle Messages, at the Rotary Club of SF Evening (San Francisco, CA)
  • January 28, 2016 (talk): Miracle Messages, at Shaping Davos (1/3 selected) at the d.school (Stanford, CA)
  • January 13, 2016 (talk): Miracle Messages, at the Rotary Club of SF Chinatown (San Francisco, CA)
  • January 2, 2016 (talk): Miracle Messages, at the Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge (San Francisco, CA)


  • December 8, 2015 (talk): Miracle Messages, at the Rotary Club in the Castro (San Francisco, CA)
  • November 15, 2015 (sermon): Miracle Messages in South Florida, at First Presbyterian (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
  • September 23, 2015 (panel): Kiva Bay Area Panel on Homelessness (San Francisco, CA)
  • June 7, 2015 (sermon): Walk with Jesus with your smartphone, at St. Clare's Church (Pleasanton, CA)
  • May 28, 2015 (panel): Climate Reality Leadership Corps, at Orrick (San Francisco)
  • May 20, 2015 (talk): What We Learned From Our Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, at Indiegogo (SF)
  • May 9, 2015 (talk + reading): 500-Year Flood book talk, at New Bo Books Library (Cedar Rapids, IA) 
  • May 7, 2015 (panel): A Community Forum on Social Capital, with The Gazette & KCRG (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • May 7, 2015 (reading): 500-Year Flood book reading, with The Gazette & KCRG (Cedar Rapids, IA)
  • May 2, 2015 (talk): 500-Year Flood book talk, at the Cornell College Library (Mt. Vernon, IA)
  • April 30, 2015 (workshop): Sharing your story as a nonprofit, with Pathways to Housing PA (Philadelphia, PA)